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Should I remove Comcast Connection Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.02.0332.0 100.00%

Comcast Connection Manager

Overview

Comcast Connection Manager is a program developed by Comcast. 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 installer includes 42 files and is usually about 28.27 MB (29,641,593 bytes). DBUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Comcast.com
Help link: customer.comcast.com/help/highspeed2go
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Comcast\Connection Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{BCDD734C-E564-4DED-9B65-0400B76A3163}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 28.27 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Comcast Connection Manager

  • ComcastCM.exe - Comcast Connection Manager
  • NwtGatewayDLL.dll - NwtGatewayDLL Dynamic Link Library (NwtGatewayDLL DLL)
  • NetMonky.ocx (by Novatel Wireless) - NetMonkey ActiveX Control Module (NVTL NetMonkey ActiveX Control Module)
  • MaaaClient.dll (by PCTEL) - MaaaClient Dynamic Link Library (MaaaApi)
  • EapTlsUi.dll (by Smith Micro Software) - EapTlsUi Dynamic Link Library
  • Blaze.ocx - Blaze ActiveX Control Module (NVTL Blaze ActiveX Control Module)
  • EapChap.dll (by Smith Micro Software) - EapChap Dynamic Link Library
  • loader.dll (by Novatel Wireless) - Novatel Wireless Inc. Loader (Loader)
  • EapTls.dll - EapTls Dynamic Link Library
  • Menu.ocx - Menu ActiveX Control Module (NVTL Menu ActiveX Control Module)
  • Leap.dll - Leap Dynamic Link Library
  • Eap.dll - Eap Dynamic Link Library
  • MurocApi.dll (by Intel(R)) - Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless (Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Muroc API Module)
  • FullPermiss.exe - FullPerm Application
  • CustomDiagDisplay.dll (by SmithMicro) - CustomDiagDisplay
  • DeviceInstaller.dll (by Smith Micro) - Device Installer
  • fwu680DLL.dll (by C-motech Co.,Ltd) - C-motech 680 API
  • FirmwareLauncher.exe (by SmithMicro) - Update Launcher
  • FeatureMan.dll - FeatureManager
  • ExtendedTools.dll - ExtendedTools
  • InstallModem.exe - Device Wizard
  • Acceleration.dll - Acceleration
  • fw6085DLL.dll (by C-motech Co.,Ltd) - C-motech API
  • CatDbHelper.exe (by PCTEL) - CatDBHelper
  • Diagnostic.dll - Diagnostics
  • EngineeringDiagnostics.dll - Spr WWAN UI (Sprint WWAN User Interface)
  • FileManager.dll - FileManager
  • MiniBrowser.dll - Minibrowser (SmithMicro Inc. MiniBrowser Component)
  • ConAppsSvc.exe - ConAppsSvc
  • LFLauncher.exe - LFLauncher
  • NdisHelper.dll - NdisHelper
  • DBUpdater.exe - DBUpdater
  • DevWizHlp.dll - DevWizHlp
  • fwudoNDIS.dll - fwudoNDIS (QMI)
  • AuthImpl.dll - AuthImpl
  • Ethernet.dll - Ethernet
  • EventMan.dll - EventMan
  • Firewall.dll - Firewall
  • Installm.exe - IPDETECT (IPDETECT MFC Application)
  • ConApps.dll - ConApps
  • Gprs.dll - WLAN UI (WWAN User Interface)
  • fwudowmxDLL.dll - C-motech U300 API

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • ConAppsSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Comcast Con App Svc' (COMCAST).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ComcastCM.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Comcast Connection Manager' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Comcast\Connection Manager\ComcastCM.exe" -a.

How do I remove Comcast Connection Manager?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 20%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 10 Home 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Sony 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 620 40.00%
Sony VPCL213FX 20.00%
eMachines ET1331G 20.00%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 20.00%

About Comcast

Comcast is the largest cable operator and media conglomerates, home Net service provider in the United States, providing cable tv, broadband Net, phone service and in some areas home security to both residential and commercial customers.
Publisher URL: www.comcast.com

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