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Should I remove Modem Helper?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #6,627
United States Rank #3,752
Reach 0.0918%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.64 days
372.91 days >
Average installed length: 195.94 days


3.07 1.27%
3.02 6.35%
3.01 19.05%
2.50 2.54%
2.41 6.67%
2.40 29.52%
2.33 7.62%
2.31 0.95%
2.28 13.33%
2.25 6.35%
2.24 2.86%
2.20 2.54%
2.17 0.95%

Typically installed together

Modem Helper

What is Modem Helper?

Modem Helper is a utility that is pre-installed installed with many Dell PCs that have integrated modems. Modem Helper runs a set of tests to detect the modem, analyze it, and provide relevant instructions should any problems be detected. It can be used to reinstall drivers, detect if a dial tone is present, or even see if a modem is installed or not in the PC.


Modem Helper is a software program developed by BVRP Software, Inc. The most common release is 2.40, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named mdm_util.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 2.37 MB (2,490,020 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows XP. While about 78% of users of Modem Helper come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bvrp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Modem Helper
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{7F142D56-3326-
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 2.37 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Modem Helper

Program executable:mdm_util.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\modem helper\mdm_util.exe
Additional files:
  • MDMDptch.dll - ModemHelperDispatch Module
  • bvrpctln.dll - WinPhone (Custom controls and utilities library)
  • check.dll
  • EnumPCI.exe
  • MDMCore.dll
  • MDMDsply.dll
  • MdmInfo.dll
  • MDMLog.dll
  • MDMSetup.dll
  • MdmThk32.dll
  • MdmVers.dll
  • test0.dll
  • test1.dll

How do I remove Modem Helper?

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

Win XP 88%
Win 8 1%
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 93.02%
Windows 7 3.49%
Windows Vista 2.86%
Windows 8 0.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 92.79%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.28%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.64%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.31%
Windows 8 Pro 0.33%
Windows 7 Professional 0.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.19%
  United Kingdom 2.81%
  Canada 2.38%
  France 1.94%
  Germany 1.94%
  Japan 1.51%
  Italy 1.08%
  Hong Kong 0.65%
  Switzerland 0.65%
  Sweden 0.65%
  Iran 0.65%
  Netherlands 0.65%
  TN 0.43%
  Brazil 0.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 97.13%
Hewlett-Packard 2.23%
American Megatrends 0.32%
Gateway 0.32%
Common models
Dell Computer Dimension 3... 5.59%
Dell Dell DM051 5.59%
Dell MM061 5.59%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 5.24%
Dell Dell DXP051 4.55%
Dell Dell DXP061 4.55%

About (from BVRP Software, Inc)

Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia, all featured with the latest cutting edge technology to provide a more secure and enjoyable experience to people looking for easy and affordable software solutions in everyday life.
Publisher URL: www.bvrp.com


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