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Should I remove Intel Wireless Bluetooth?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #1,238
United States Rank #990
Reach 0.6510%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.18 days
93.67 days >
Average installed length: 49.22 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
18.1.1546.2762 0.43%
18.1.1539.2349 0.03%
18.1.1538.2273 0.35%
18.1.1535.1946 0.11%
18.1.1533.1853 0.47%
18.1.1533.1836 0.21%
18.1.1533.1834 0.01%
18.1.1530.1703 0.01%
18.1.1527.1551 0.89%
18.1.1525.1470 0.25%
18.1.1525.1445 2.00%
18.1.1525.1421 0.02%
17.1.1532.1814 3.29%
17.1.1532.1813 0.11%
17.1.1532.1810 0.05%
17.1.1531.1764 2.62%
17.1.1530.1694 0.12%
17.1.1530.1676 1.40%
17.1.1530.1669 1.24%
17.1.1530.1652 0.22%
17.1.1529.1620 4.84%
17.1.1529.1613 2.51%
17.1.1527.1534 1.20%
17.1.1525.1443 9.41%
17.1.1524.1353 13.89%
17.1.1519.1030 0.03%
17.1.1518.0988 0.08%
17.1.1512.0771 7.15%
17.1.1509.0681 0.85%
17.1.1506.0563 0.77%
17.1.1504.0516 0.13%
17.1.1451.0413 0.16%
17.1.1450.0402 8.05%
17.1.1440.02 4.67%
17.1.1434.02 8.92%
17.1.1433.02 19.31%
17.0.1428.01 4.19%

Other programs by Intel

Intel Wireless Bluetooth

Overview

Intel Wireless Bluetooth is a program developed by Intel. The most used version is 17.1.1433.02, 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. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 7.09 MB (7,430,144 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of Intel Wireless Bluetooth come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\intel\bluetooth
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{922CA1B2-9D74-49DF-A23F-90F710F51DD7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.09 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Wireless Bluetooth

  • ibtproppage.dll - Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) (Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) iBT Property Page DLL)
  • ibtsiva.exe - Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) iBtSiva Service
  • ibtuart.sys - Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) Driver
  • ibtusb.sys - Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) USB Driver
  • ibtrmgmt.dll - Intel Bluetooth RF Management (Intel Bluetooth Radio Management)
  • ibtusbbl.sys - Intel Bluetooth (Intel Bluetooth USB Bootloader)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • ibtsiva.exe runs as a service named 'Intel Bluetooth Service' (ibtsiva.exe) "Intel(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) iBtSiva Service".

How do I remove Intel Wireless Bluetooth?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 100%
Win 8.1 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 99.60%
Windows 7 0.39%
Windows 8.1 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 50.94%
Windows 8.1 30.85%
Windows 10 Pro 6.14%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.59%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 2.76%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 2.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  United Kingdom 5.90%
  Canada 3.75%
  Germany 2.97%
  Spain 2.64%
  France 2.43%
  Australia 2.43%
  Netherlands 2.33%
  Italy 2.22%
  Sweden 1.22%
  Belgium 1.00%
  Norway 0.97%
  India 0.94%
  DK 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 31.23%
Hewlett-Packard 20.46%
Dell 14.26%
Toshiba 13.05%
ASUS 12.03%
Acer 5.97%
MSI 1.85%
Medion 0.58%
Samsung 0.56%
Common models
LENOVO 80E5 8.19%
LENOVO 80L0 5.89%
LENOVO 20378 5.63%
ASUSTeK UX305FA 4.04%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L50-B 3.77%
Dell Inspiron 5558 3.30%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com

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