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VersionDistribution 10.00% 90.00%

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CP210x Software Development Kit


CP210x Software Development Kit is a program developed by Silicon Laboratories. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 67 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 47% of users of CP210x Software Development Kit come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.silabs.com
Installation folder: C:\Silabs\MCU
Uninstaller: "C:\Silabs\MCU\Uninstall_CP210x_SDK\Uninstall_CP210x_SDK\Uninstall_CP210x_SDK.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by CP210x Software Development Kit

  • CustomUSBDriverWizard.exe - DriverCustomizationWizard Application (Silicon Labs Driver Customization Wizard)
  • awt.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U15 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM
  • CP210xPortReadWrite.exe - CP210xPortReadWrite Application (CP210xPortReadWrite MFC Application)
  • CP210xSerialTest.exe - CP210xSerialTest Application (CP210xSerialTest MFC Application)
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • deploytk.dll
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • ioser12.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • javaws.exe - Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
  • jawt.dll
  • jbroker.exe
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jkernel.dll
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpicom.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in COM Library
  • jpiexp.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in for Internet Explorer
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • jpishare.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in Share Library
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • jqsnotify.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter binary
  • jucheck.exe - Java(TM) Update Checker
  • jureg.exe
  • jusched.exe
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • policytool.exe
  • remove.exe
  • rmid.exe
  • rmiregistry.exe
  • servertool.exe
  • SilabsUSBInstaller_x64.exe (by Microsoft) - Treiberpaket-Installationsprogramm (DPInst) (Treiberpaket-Installationsprogramm)
  • SilabsUSBInstaller_x86.exe (by Microsoft)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • jp2ssv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper' with the class of {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9}.
  • jqs.exe runs as a service named 'Java Quick Starter' (JavaQuickStarterService) "Prefetches JRE files for faster startup of Java applets and applications".

How do I remove CP210x Software Development Kit?

Quickly and completely remove CP210x Software Development Kit from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall CP210x Software Development Kit 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 CP210x Software Development Kit, 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 CP210x Software Development Kit.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by CP210x Software Development Kit you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 8 40%
Win Vista (SP2) 10%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 40.00%
Windows 7 30.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%
Windows 10 Pro 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.67%
  Germany 20.00%
  France 13.33%
  United Kingdom 6.67%
  Greece 6.67%
  UA 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.86%
Medion 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Gateway 14.29%
Apple 14.29%
Common models
MEDION WIM2180 14.29%
InformationComputerSystem... 14.29%
Gateway DX430 14.29%
Dell OptiPlex 780 14.29%
Dell OptiPlex 380 14.29%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 14.29%

Publisher URL: www.silabs.com


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