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Should I remove Bluetooth XP Suite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,436
Reach 0.0089%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 335.72 days
639.07 days >
Average installed length: 335.78 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.0.0.204 7.20%
7.4.0.145 14.40%
7.4.0.140 1.60%
7.4.0.135 5.60%
7.4.0.120 5.60%
7.4.0.110 0.80%
7.3.0.170 0.80%
7.3.0.150 5.60%
7.3.0.130 4.00%
7.03.000.125 0.80%
7.3.0.90 19.20%
7.02.000.100 0.80%
7.2.0.83 0.80%
7.2.0.80 4.00%
7.2.0.65 0.80%
7.2.0.60 6.40%
7.02.000.55 2.40%
6.04.005.19 6.40%
6.04.005.14 4.00%
6.04.005.1 0.80%
6.04.004.1 0.80%
6.04.002.3 2.40%
6.04.002.1 1.60%
6.02.008.1 1.60%
6.02.005.3 0.80%
6.02.004 0.80%

Other programs by Atheros Communications

Bluetooth XP Suite

What is Bluetooth XP Suite?  (from Atheros Communications)

Bluetooth XP Suite is a PC-based software package that provides the upper-layer Bluetooth stack functionality in support of the Atheros Bluetooth solution. Bluetooth Win7 Suite requires a Bluetooth device to be connected via USB to the PC for proper operation. Bluetooth Win7 Suite, through its simple Graphical User Int...  Read more

Overview

Bluetooth XP Suite is a program developed by Atheros Communications. The most used version is 7.3.0.90, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is BluetoothSuit.exe. The software installer includes 79 files and is usually about 88.7 MB (93,004,255 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows XP. While about 19% of users of Bluetooth XP Suite come from Germany, it is also popular in Italy and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.atheros.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bluetooth XP Suite\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{28B0F39B-C0C6-4CC5-902B-9BF20111804C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 88.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Bluetooth XP Suite

Program executable:BluetoothSuit.exe
Name:Bluetooth Software
Bluetooth Server Stack
Path:C:\Program Files\Bluetooth XP Suite\BluetoothSuit.exe
MD5:36325103a19b4a333ac7eeb9a40727c2
Additional files:
  • athcfg20res.dll - Atheros Configuration API Res Dynamic Link Library (ACAPI RES DLL)
  • athcfg20resU.dll
  • AthCopyHookX.dll - Bluetooth Software (AthCopyH Dynamic Link Library)
  • BluetoothSuit.exe - Bluetooth Server Stack
  • BMExplorerARA.dll
  • BMExplorerBG.dll
  • BMExplorerCHS.dll
  • BMExplorerCHT.dll
  • BMExplorerCRO.dll
  • BMExplorerCZE.dll
  • BMExplorerDEN.dll
  • BMExplorerDEU.dll
  • BMExplorerESN.dll
  • BMExplorerET.dll
  • BMExplorerFIN.dll
  • BMExplorerFRA.dll
  • BMExplorerGRE.dll
  • BMExplorerHEB.dll
  • BMExplorerHUN.dll
  • BMExplorerITA.dll
  • BMExplorerJPN.dll
  • BMExplorerKOR.dll
  • BMExplorerLT.dll
  • BMExplorerLV.dll
  • BMExplorerNL.dll
  • BMExplorerNOR.dll
  • BMExplorerPB.dll
  • BMExplorerPOL.dll
  • BMExplorerPU.dll
  • BMExplorerROU.dll
  • BMExplorerRUS.dll
  • BMExplorerSK.dll
  • BMExplorerSL.dll
  • BMExplorerSWE.dll
  • BMExplorerTUR.dll
  • BMVFPlugIn.dll - NSExtAddDelFld Module
  • BPP.dll - BPP Dynamic Link Library
  • BTAPI.dll - Bluetooth API Extension
  • BTBIP.dll - BasicImaging Dynamic Link Library
  • BTBPP.dll - BasicPrinting Dynamic Link Library
  • BTGOEP.dll - GOEP Dynamic Link Library
  • BtObexFt.dll - Bluetooth OBEX API for File Xfer Profile
  • BTOBEXOP.dll - Bluetooth OBEX API
  • FileTransfer.dll - FileTranster Dynamic Link Library
  • goep.dll
  • GOEP_BPP.dll - goep_bpp Dynamic Link Library
  • goep_single.dll - goep_sin Dynamic Link Library
  • GOEPBIP.dll - GOEPBIP Dynamic Link Library
  • Imaging.dll - Imaging Dynamic Link Library
  • kbhook.dll - kbhook Dynamic Link Library
  • mpst.dll - mpst
  • MSMPlugin.dll - msmplugin
  • NSExtAddDelFld_ARA.dll
  • NSExtAddDelFld_BG.dll
  • NSExtAddDelFld_BPO.dll
  • NSExtAddDelFld_CHS.dll
  • NSExtAddDelFld_CHT.dll
  • NSExtAddDelFld_CRO.dll
  • NSExtAddDelFld_CZE.dll
  • NSExtAddDelFld_DEN.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • Ath_CoexAgent.exe runs as a service named 'ZAtheros Bt and Wlan Coex Agent' (ZAtheros Bt and Wlan Coex Agent) "Co-existence Coordinator Service between 11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN and Bluetooth.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BluetoothSuit.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AtherosBtXpStack' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Bluetooth XP Suite\BluetoothSuit.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • BluetoothSuit.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Bluetooth XP Suite\BluetoothSuit.exe'.

How do I remove Bluetooth XP Suite?

Quickly and completely remove Bluetooth XP Suite from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Bluetooth XP Suite from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Bluetooth XP Suite, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Bluetooth XP Suite.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 96%
Win 7 (SP1) 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 99.20%
Windows 7 0.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 99.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.60% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 18.60%
  Italy 12.40%
  Spain 9.30%
  United States 5.43%
  Iran 4.65%
  Brazil 3.88%
  Netherlands 3.10%
  DZ 3.10%
  Czech Republic 3.10%
  Belgium 2.33%
  France 2.33%
  Hungary 2.33%
  Poland 2.33%
  India 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.51%
American Megatrends 19.51%
GIGABYTE 13.41%
Acer 13.41%
Samsung 10.98%
Sahara 9.76%
Dell 6.10%
ASUS 3.66%
Intel 2.44%
Toshiba 1.22%
Common models
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 7.87%
HP 635 Notebook PC 4.49%
GBT AWRDACPI 2.25%
HP ProBook 4330s 2.25%
MULTIRAMA_PC NB MULTIRAMA 2.25%
HP 430 Notebook PC 2.25%

About Atheros Communications

Qualcomm Atheros is a developer of semiconductors for network communications, focusing primarily on wireless. The Atheros chipsets for the IEEE 802.
Publisher URL: www.qca.qualcomm.com

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