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Should I remove Broadcom GPS?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
15.7.9931.0 40.00%
4.29.78174.0 6.67%
4.29.73357.0 20.00%
4.29.68115.0 33.33%

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Broadcom GPS

Overview

Broadcom GPS is a software program developed by Broadcom. The most common release is 15.7.9931.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 8.92 MB (9,354,240 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 29% of users of Broadcom GPS come from Brazil, it is also popular in the United States and Chile.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.hp.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\broadcom\gps
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DB7C696A-22C9-4709-986B-C7C5A719101D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.92 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Broadcom GPS

  • commandintf.dll - Broadcom GPS Command Interface Dynamic Link Library (GPS Command Interface Dynamic Link Library)
  • ltoget.exe - Express GPS Connect Data Download Manager (Downloads Express GPS Connect files.)
  • gpsmgr.exe - Broadcom GPS Manager Service
  • gpsct.exe - Gpsct (A-GPS control task)
  • gpiodrv.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • gpsmgr.exe runs as a service named 'Broadcom GPS Manager' (BrcmGpsMgr) "Broadcom GPS Manager".

How do I remove Broadcom GPS?

Quickly and completely remove Broadcom GPS from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Broadcom GPS 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 Broadcom GPS, 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 Broadcom GPS.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 7%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.33%
Windows XP 26.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Starter 60.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 26.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.67%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.41% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 29.41%
  United States 23.53%
  Chile 17.65%
  Republic Of Moldova 5.88%
  Austria 5.88%
  Germany 5.88%
  Canada 5.88%
  Poland 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 69.23%
Intel 15.38%
Medion 7.69%
GIGABYTE 7.69%
Common models
HP Mini 210-2100 26.67%
HP Mini 210-1100 20.00%
MA M11JB 6.67%
MEDIONPC MS-7204 6.67%
Gigabyte X48-DS4 6.67%
MEDIONPC MS-7255 6.67%

About Broadcom

Broadcom Corporation is a fabless semiconductor company in the wireless and broadband communication business.
Publisher URL: www.broadcom.com

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