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Should I remove Rogers Connection Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,049
Reach 0.0071%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 192.59 days
1053.66 days >
Average installed length: 553.62 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.0.3321.5603 82.00%
6.0.3080.5603 11.00%
5.0.2460.5603 7.00%

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Rogers Connection Manager

What is Rogers Connection Manager?

The Rogers Connection Manager is a utility that provides broadband Internet connectivity and configuration functionality.

Overview

Rogers Connection Manager is a software program developed by Sierra Wireless. The most common release is 6.0.3321.5603, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named SwiTMApp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 32 files and is usually about 12.96 MB (13,593,389 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 89% of users of Rogers Connection Manager come from Canada, it is also popular in the United States and Argentina.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.SierraWireless.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Rogers\Rogers Connection Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C295E308-5238-4157-962C-FDBF090ECC7E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.96 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Rogers Connection Manager

Program executable:SwiTMApp.exe
Name:Swi Theme Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\Rogers\Rogers Connection Manager\SwiTMApp.exe
MD5:33a3728816c23b4d14f036710252b2ce
Additional files:
  • swi_evdowrappermx.dll - Sierra Wireless Swi EVDO Wrapper Dynamic Link Library (Sierra Wireless Swi EVDO Wrapper DLL)
  • SwiSDKWrapperRes.dll
  • SwiSDKWrapperRes000C.dll
  • SwiSDKWrapperRes0C0C.dll
  • RepairDriver64.exe - RepairDriver64 Application
  • WaHelper.exe - WatcherHelper Application
  • SwiSkXUI.dll - Skinned Extended UI API
  • SwiCardDetect.dll - Card Detection Library
  • SwiWRA.dll - Sierra Wireless SwiWRA (SwiWRA)
  • SwiTMApi.dll - Swi Theme Manager API
  • WaveInOut.dll - Audio Routing Library
  • SwiStrRes.dll - String Resource API
  • SwiTMApp.exe - Swi Theme Manager
  • SwiApiInterface.dll - SwiApiInterface (Sierra Wireless API)
  • SwiXUI.dll - Extended UI API
  • SwiProfileMgr.dll - SwiProfileMgr (Profile Manager)
  • SwiPhonebkUI.dll - Phonebook UI
  • SwiVoice.dll - Voice Module
  • SwiSMS.dll - SMS Library
  • SwiDevInfo.exe - SwiDevInfo (Device information helper)
  • SwiGSM.dll - GSM Module
  • SwiApiMux.exe - SwiApiMux (Sierra Wireless API MUX)
  • SwiCxnMgr.dll - SwiCxnMgr (Data connection manager)
  • SwiDialup.dll - SwiDialup (Dial Up Networking (DUN) library)
  • SwiSkinUI.dll - Skin API
  • WaUI.dll - UI Layer
  • Watcher.exe - Watcher
  • SwiSmsUI.dll - SMS UI
  • SwiCDMA.dll - CDMA
  • SwiIOTA.dll - IOTA
  • SwiGps.dll - GPS

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Watcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8FFD2AFF-FC42-4125-A422-3089C59C2AF7}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • WaHelper.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WatcherHelper' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Rogers\Rogers Connection Manager\WaHelper.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SwiApiMux.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Rogers\Rogers Connection Manager\SwiApiMux.exe'.

How do I remove Rogers Connection Manager?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 31.00%
Windows XP 5.00%
Windows Vista 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.00%
Windows 8.1 17.00%
Windows 7 Professional 7.00%
Windows 8 6.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.78% of installs come from Canada
Which countries install it?
  Canada 88.78%
  United States 9.18%
  Argentina 1.02%
  United Kingdom 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.94%
Acer 23.53%
Dell 10.59%
ASUS 10.59%
Lenovo 9.41%
Samsung 4.71%
Toshiba 3.53%
Sahara 1.18%
MSI 1.18%
Intel 1.18%
GIGABYTE 1.18%
Common models
ASUSTeK G75VW 3.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.09%
Hewlett-Packard 810-109 2.06%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.06%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.06%
Gateway NV53 2.06%

About Sierra Wireless

Sierra Wireless is a wireless communications equipment manufacturer that sells mobile computing and machine-to-machine communications products that work over cellular networks.
Publisher URL: www.sierrawireless.com

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