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Should I remove Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista?

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1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,474
United States Rank #12,042
Reach 0.0650%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.34 days
511.63 days >
Average installed length: 268.82 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.40.24 27.88%
5.40 10.76%
5.30 12.62%
5.20.1 7.46%
5.10 1.98%
5.00 2.20%
4.40 37.10%

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Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista

What is Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista?

The Silicon Laboratories CP210x VPC to UART Bridge Device Driver is the software driver for the CP210x VPC to UART Bridge. It is a program used to communicate from the Windows PC OS to the device. This software is required in most cases for the hardware device to function properly. In most cases, drivers come with Windows or can be found by going to Windows Update in Control Panel and checking for updates as well as downloaded from the Silicon Laboratories support website.

Overview

The most common release is 4.40, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named IDE.exe. The setup package generally installs about 134 files and is usually about 2.84 MB (2,978,295 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.silabs.com
Installation folder: C:\SiLabs\MCU
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{91AB4B40-3F46-4744-A021-870821698885}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.84 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista

Program executable:IDE.exe
Name:Silicon Laboratories IDE
Path:C:\SiLabs\MCU\IDE.exe
MD5:b1e3acceba4c2e615e88a2e838ceb73a
Additional files:
  • USBHID.dll - Silicon Laboratories, Inc. USBHID (USBHID)
  • IDE.exe - Silicon Laboratories IDE
  • CP210xManufacturing.dll - Silicon Laboratories CP210x USB to UART Bridge (CP210x Manufacturing Interface DLL)
  • SiUSBXp.dll - Silicon Laboratories USBXpress (SiUSBXp)
  • CP210xVCPInstaller.exe - DriverInstaller Application (Driver Installation Utility)
  • USBXpressInstaller.exe
  • CP210xSetIDs.exe - CP210xSetIDs Application (CP210xSetIDs MFC Application)
  • TestPanel.exe - TestPanel Application (TestPanel Application)
  • FileTransfer.exe - FileTransfer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • USBXpressInstaller.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BB0EEA0D-27E1-46C1-98EF-ED096333ECCE}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista?

Quickly and completely remove Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista 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 Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista, 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 Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#7,474

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.55%
Windows XP 21.30%
Windows 8 17.78%
Windows Vista 15.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.63%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.21%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.75%
Windows 7 Professional 11.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.90%
Windows 8.1 7.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.33% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 37.33%
  United States 19.54%
  Italy 3.21%
  Austria 2.90%
  Iran 2.90%
  United Kingdom 2.59%
  Brazil 2.17%
  France 2.17%
  Netherlands 2.07%
  Belgium 1.65%
  Spain 1.55%
  Canada 1.55%
  Australia 1.45%
  Mexico 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.84%
Dell 17.12%
Acer 15.76%
Medion 11.87%
GIGABYTE 8.37%
ASUS 7.00%
Intel 5.25%
Toshiba 5.25%
Sahara 3.50%
American Megatrends 2.33%
Lenovo 2.14%
Samsung 1.56%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.87%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.98%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.10%
ASUS All Series 2.21%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 2.21%
MEDIONPC MS-7204 2.21%

Publisher URL: www.silabs.com

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