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Should I remove PowerSDR W5WC?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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PowerSDR W5WC is a program developed by OpenHPSDR/TAPR. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 6.14 MB (6,437,376 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 71% of users of PowerSDR W5WC come from the United States, it is also popular in Spain and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\openhpsdr\powersdr (w5wc)
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{70DEDCEB-B6FB-4861-ACA1-69E7D977D78E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.14 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PowerSDR W5WC

  • libusb0.dll (by http://libusb-win32.sourceforge.net) - LibUSB-Win32 - DLL
  • powersdr.exe (by FlexRadio Systems) - PowerSDR (PowerSDR/HPSDR)
  • flexcw.dll (by FlexRadio Systems) - FlexCW
  • dttsp.dll
  • fftw_wisdom.exe
  • janusaudio.dll
  • libfftw3f-3.dll
  • loadfpga.exe
  • loadfw.exe
  • msecsleep.exe
  • ojtone.exe
  • pa19.dll
  • pthreadvc.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • writei2c.exe

How do I remove PowerSDR W5WC?

Quickly and completely remove PowerSDR (W5WC) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PowerSDR W5WC 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 PowerSDR (W5WC), 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 PowerSDR W5WC.

Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  Spain 14.29%
  Israel 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Acer 50.00%


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