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Should I remove PL-2303 USB-to-Serial?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #786
United States Rank #1,069
Reach 1.0150%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.10 days
357.02 days >
Average installed length: 187.59 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.12.0 0.22%
1.11.0 0.35%
1.10.3 0.03%
1.10.1 0.01%
1.10.0 2.37%
1.9.4 0.04%
1.9.0 5.02%
1.8.22 0.05%
1.8.19 1.31%
1.8.18 0.01%
1.8.15 0.01%
1.8.12 0.44%
1.8.0 3.96%
1.7.6 0.01%
1.7.3 0.01%
1.7.1 0.19%
1.7.0 5.66%
1.6.5 0.01%
1.6.1 0.87%
1.6.0 2.13%
1.5.2 0.08%
1.5.0 3.37%
1.4.17 3.19%
1.3.0 26.43%
1.2.11 0.01%
1.2.10 12.91%
1.1.5 0.03%
1.1.0 6.09%
1.0.6.26 1.77%
1.00.000 23.42%

Other programs by Prolific Technology

PL-2303 USB-to-Serial

What is PL-2303 USB-to-Serial?

Allows any PC to connect serial devices and programs that communicate through COM ports. Programmable baud rate from 75bps to 12Mbps. Typical speeds up to 230Kbps. Plug and play creation of a COM port. Powered by USB - no external power needed.

Overview

The most used version is 1.3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is PLUninst.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 627.27 KB (642,328 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.prolific.com.tw/US/ShowProduct.aspx?p_id=225&pcid=41
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Prolific Technology INC\PL-2303 USB-to-Serial
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{ECC3713C-08A4-40E3-95F1-7D0704F1CE5E}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009Installed -remov
Estimated size: 627.27 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by PL-2303 USB-to-Serial

Program executable:PLUninst.exe
Name:QRemover Application
QRemover MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Prolific Technology INC\PL-2303 USB-to-Serial\PLUninst.exe
MD5:5e4d5ad7d6b97325158f9b208ed6b98b
  • PLUninst.exe - QRemover Application (QRemover MFC Application)

How do I remove PL-2303 USB-to-Serial?

Quickly and completely remove PL-2303 USB-to-Serial from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PL-2303 USB-to-Serial 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 PL-2303 USB-to-Serial, 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 PL-2303 USB-to-Serial.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 8.1 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#786

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.92%
Windows 8 20.61%
Windows XP 7.79%
Windows Vista 4.61%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Windows 8.1 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.39%
Windows 7 Professional 19.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.70%
Windows 8.1 5.10%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.60%
  Germany 10.83%
  France 5.19%
  United Kingdom 5.15%
  Italy 2.95%
  Canada 2.84%
  Brazil 1.96%
  Australia 1.75%
  Taiwan 1.50%
  Netherlands 1.45%
  India 1.45%
  Spain 1.32%
  Sweden 1.28%
  Belgium 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.81%
Dell 21.74%
Toshiba 17.97%
Acer 13.95%
ASUS 7.89%
GIGABYTE 5.56%
Lenovo 2.80%
Samsung 2.24%
Intel 2.17%
American Megatrends 0.98%
Sahara 0.95%
Medion 0.94%
Common models
TOSHIBA PORTEGE R835 5.96%
TOSHIBA PORTEGE R830 5.12%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.90%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.20%
TOSHIBA PORTEGE R700 3.81%
TOSHIBA PORTEGE R705 3.81%

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