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Should I remove Optus Mobile Broadband?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,255
Reach 0.0303%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 260.16 days
987.38 days >
Average installed length: 518.79 days


VersionDistribution 0.47% 0.47% 11.97% 6.10% 20.89% 0.70% 4.46% 21.60% 2.82% 7.28% 0.70%
11.300.05.18.74 22.54%

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Optus Mobile Broadband


Optus Mobile Broadband is a program developed by Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd. The most used version is 11.300.05.18.74, 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 main program executable is optus mobile broadband.exe. The software installer includes 77 files and is usually about 77.47 MB (81,237,525 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 93% of users of Optus Mobile Broadband come from Australia, it is also popular in the United States and Philippines.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.huawei.com
Help link: mobile.huawei.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\optus mobile broadband
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Optus Mobile Broadband\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 77.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Optus Mobile Broadband

Program executable:optus mobile broadband.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\optus mobile broadband\optus mobile broadband.exe
Additional files:
  • FindDevice.exe - Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. DataCard_Setup (FindDevice)
  • FindDevice64.exe
  • LiveUpdateInterface.dll
  • AddrBookPlugin.dll - Address Book Plugin
  • AddrBookUIPlugin.dll
  • CryptPlugin.dll - Crypt Plugin
  • mcciwin32.dll
  • NetInfoUIExPlugin.dll
  • AboutPlugin.dll
  • CallLogUIPlugin.dll
  • CallUIPlugin.dll
  • CBSSettingPlugin.dll
  • DiagnosisPlugin.dll
  • DialupUIPlugin.dll
  • LayoutPlugin.dll
  • MenuMgrPlugin.dll
  • NDISPlugin.dll
  • NetConnectPlugin.dll
  • NetInfoRecordUIPlugin.dll
  • NetSettingPlugin.dll
  • AddPbk.exe
  • AddrBookSrvPlugin.dll
  • AtCodec.dll
  • ATR2SMgr.dll
  • CallAppPlugin.dll
  • CallLogSrvPlugin.dll
  • CallSrvPlugin.dll
  • Common.dll
  • core.dll
  • DataServicePlugin.dll
  • DeviceAppPlugin.dll
  • DeviceInfoExPlugin.dll
  • DeviceMgrUIPlugin.dll
  • DeviceSrvPlugin.dll
  • DialUpPlugin.dll
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • NetConnectSrvPlugin.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • FindDevice64.exe runs as a service named 'HWDeviceService64.exe' (HWDeviceService64.exe) "Service for runing Mobile applications autorun.".
  • FindDevice.exe runs as a service named 'HWDeviceService.exe' (HWDeviceService.exe) "Service for runing Mobile applications autorun.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.64 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0127852398%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00549674%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00728850%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:23,172
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:340 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:15 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:4.21 MB
Total CPU:0.0085907161%
Kernel CPU:0.00543723%
User CPU:0.00315348%
CPU cycles/sec:254,027
I/O reads/min:54.62 KB
I/O writes/min:43.81 KB

How do I remove Optus Mobile Broadband?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.97%
Windows 8 26.53%
Windows Vista 6.81%
Windows XP 4.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.40%
Windows 7 Professional 11.56%
Windows 8.1 10.38%
Windows 8 7.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.41% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 93.41%
  United States 3.17%
  Philippines 0.73%
  United Kingdom 0.49%
  Indonesia 0.49%
  Italy 0.24%
  Saudi Arabia 0.24%
  Canada 0.24%
  BH 0.24%
  Singapore 0.24%
  South Africa 0.24%
  India 0.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.73%
Toshiba 22.15%
Acer 18.35%
ASUS 14.87%
Dell 12.34%
Lenovo 2.22%
Samsung 1.90%
Intel 1.27%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.39%
TOSHIBA Satellite C850 3.43%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 2.45%
Acer Aspire E1-531 2.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 1.96%

About Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd

Huawei is a networking and telecommunications equipment and services company based in China.
Publisher URL: www.huawei.com


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