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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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DataCard Connect


DataCard Connect is a program developed by Alcatel. 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 12 files and is usually about 12.51 MB (13,117,279 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 57% of users of DataCard Connect come from AO, it is also popular in the United States and BZ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.alcatel-lucent.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\datacard connect
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DataCard Connect\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 12.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DataCard Connect

  • Uninstall.exe (by Uninstall) - Uninstall
  • Setup.exe (by Install) - Install
  • BGService.exe
  • CleanDevice.exe
  • DataCardService.exe
  • Launch.exe
  • SetupDel.exe
  • SetupDev.exe
  • UninstallDrv.exe
  • UninstallDrv64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DataCardService.exe runs as a service named 'ALCATEL' (ALCATEL).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BGService.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DataCard Connect(QC)' which loads as C:\Program Files\DataCard Connect\BGService.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.01 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0015590556%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00094635%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00061270%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:250
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:1.14 MB
Total CPU:0.0020832841%
Kernel CPU:0.00023956%
User CPU:0.00184372%
CPU cycles/sec:3,813
I/O reads/min:52 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove DataCard Connect?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows 8 23.81%
Windows Vista 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.00%
Windows 8 15.00%
Windows 10 Home 5.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.52% of installs come from AO
Which countries install it?
  AO 56.52%
  United States 17.39%
  BZ 8.70%
  France 4.35%
  Indonesia 4.35%
  Israel 4.35%
  KE 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.81%
Acer 23.81%
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
Toshiba 19.05%
Samsung 4.76%
ASUS 4.76%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 5.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 5.26%
Samsung R510/P510 5.26%
Samsung 530U3C/530U4C/532... 5.26%


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