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Should I remove Motorola Bluetooth?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #4,652
United States Rank #8,471
Reach 0.1470%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.76 days
553.32 days >
Average installed length: 290.73 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.0.51.250 2.86%
3.0.12.288 5.50%
3.0.12.285 12.91%
3.0.12.280 0.85%
3.0.12.267 5.19%
3.0.11.247 0.95%
3.0.02.288 5.82%
3.0.02.285 22.12%
3.0.02.280 4.55%
3.0.02.272 10.16%
3.0.02.267 3.49%
3.0.01.258 0.11%
3.0.01.252 1.48%
3.0.01.247 0.32%
3.0.1.237 4.55%
3.0.1.227 6.77%
3.0.0.217 6.77%
3.0.0.215 0.21%
2.1.2.202 0.32%
2.1.2.193 2.43%
2.1.2.177 2.54%
2.1.2.160 0.11%

Other programs by Motorola

Motorola Bluetooth

What is Motorola Bluetooth?  (from Motorola)

Bluetooth technology takes the wires away so you're free to do more, from almost anywhere. It's wire-free connectivity that brings simplicity to your home, your office or even on the go. Bluetooth technology is how mobile phones, computers, and personal digital assistants (PDAs), not to mention a broad selection of oth...  Read more

Overview

Motorola Bluetooth is a program developed by Motorola. The most used version is 3.0.02.285, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is obexsrv.exe. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 135.84 MB (142,435,913 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 21% of users of Motorola Bluetooth come from Brazil, it is also popular in the United States and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.motorola.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Motorola\Bluetooth\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Motorola\Bluetooth\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 135.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Motorola Bluetooth

Program executable:obexsrv.exe
Name:Motorola Bluetooth
Bluetooth OBEX Service
Path:C:\Program Files\motorola\bluetooth\obexsrv.exe
MD5:0bc0dc720f22a9d6d721fd5b7d15e84f
Additional files:
  • mbtfca.dll - Motorola Bluetooth FCA (Bluetooth Factory Check Application)
  • actwiz.dll - Motorola Bluetooth (On-line Activation Wizard)
  • actwiz.exe
  • audiosrv.exe - Bluetooth Media Service
  • btmoffice.dll - Office Bluetooth integration
  • btmofficea.dll
  • btmshell.dll - Bluetooth Shell Extension
  • btplayerctrl.exe - Bluetooth Media Player Controller
  • btwmpplugin.dll - Bluetooth Windows Media Player Plugin
  • devmgrsrv.exe - Bluetooth Device Manager
  • libInst.dll - libInst Dynamic Link Library
  • libRun.dll - libRun Dynamic Link Library
  • licsvcinst32.exe - licsvcinst
  • licsvcinst64.exe
  • mkil.dll - Keyboard Indicator Listener
  • pprtmon.dll - Bluetooth Port Monitor
  • vdpsnk.dll - VDP Filter
  • vdpsnka.dll
  • vdpsrc.dll
  • vdpsrca.dll
  • actwiza.dll (by Macrovision Europe) - FLEXnet Publisher (32 bit) (FLEXnet Secure Activation Module)
  • devmgrsrva.dll (by Macrovision Europe)
  • fnpcommssoap.dll - FLEXnet Publisher Communication SOAP Module
  • libInsta.dll
  • licsvcinst32.dll - Activation Licensing Service Installer
  • licsvcinst64.dll
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • btmshell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'BTMSentToExt' with a class of {0A7D34C2-E9DA-48A1-9E34-0CDFC2DE3B44}.
3 Services
  • devmgrsrv.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth Device Manager' (Bluetooth Device Manager).
  • audiosrv.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth Media Service' (Bluetooth Media Service).
  • obexsrv.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth OBEX Service' (Bluetooth OBEX Service).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • btmshell.dll is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BTMTrayAgent' which loads as rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Motorola\Bluetooth\btmshell.dll",TrayApp.
  • mkil.dll is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IndicatorListener' which loads as rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Motorola\Bluetooth\mkil.dll",StartNotification.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • devmgrsrv.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Motorola\Bluetooth\devmgrsrv.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

audiosrv.exe
Memory:1.6 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000655148%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001792%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004759%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:1
70 average
btplayerctrl.exe
Memory:1.57 MB
Total CPU:0.0000308871%
Kernel CPU:0.00002221%
User CPU:0.00000867%
devmgrsrv.exe
Memory:5.48 MB
Total CPU:0.0000801084%
Kernel CPU:0.00005260%
User CPU:0.00002751%
Switches/sec:1

How do I remove Motorola Bluetooth?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.15%
Windows 8 3.71%
Windows XP 3.60%
Windows Vista 2.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.54%
Windows 7 Professional 12.57%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.20%
Windows 7 Starter 6.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.27% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 21.27%
  United States 19.18%
  Japan 6.76%
  Germany 6.36%
  United Kingdom 3.98%
  Iran 3.68%
  Belgium 2.58%
  France 2.49%
  Turkey 1.89%
  Greece 1.69%
  Netherlands 1.29%
  Philippines 1.29%
  Canada 1.19%
  Indonesia 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
MSI 38.73%
Acer 14.88%
Dell 13.79%
Intel 7.88%
Hewlett-Packard 7.00%
Lenovo 6.13%
Alienware 3.06%
Sahara 3.06%
ASUS 2.41%
GIGABYTE 2.19%
American Megatrends 0.88%
Common models
Positivo MOBILE 14.61%
Dell Inspiron 1018 4.68%
Micro-Star MS-16F1 3.93%
Positivo SW6H 3.75%
Micro-Star MS-1688 3.18%
Micro-Star MS-1675 3.18%

About Motorola

Motorola is a telecommunications company divided into two companies, Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions.
Publisher URL: www.motorola.com

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