74,139,804 programs installed

Should I remove Software WIDCOMM Bluetooth?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #11,777
Reach 0.0322%


VersionDistribution 0.44% 0.67% 16.41% 19.07% 4.21% 11.75% 1.33% 1.11% 2.22% 41.69% 0.22% 0.44% 0.22% 0.22%

Other programs by Broadcom

Software WIDCOMM Bluetooth


Software WIDCOMM Bluetooth is a program developed by Broadcom. The most used version is, 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 BTTray.exe. The software installer includes 54 files and is usually about 4.61 MB (4,832,076 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 97% of users of Software WIDCOMM Bluetooth come from Brazil, it is also popular in the United States and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.broadcom.com
Help link: Support.Dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bluetooth Software\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9E9D49A4-1DF4-4138-B7DB-5D87A893088E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Software WIDCOMM Bluetooth

Program executable:BTTray.exe
Name:Bluetooth Software
Bluetooth Tray Application
Path:C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BTTray.exe
Additional files:
  • AdminUtils.exe - Bluetooth Software (Admin Utility Application)
  • BluetoothHeadsetProxy.exe - Bluetooth Headset Skype Proxy
  • bt2k_ins.dll - bt2k_ins
  • BtAudioHelper.dll - BtAudioHelper
  • BtBalloon.dll - Balloon Tooltip Routine DLL
  • btbip.dll - btbip DLL
  • BTChooser.dll - BTChooser DLL
  • btcss.dll - Bluetooth Status and Properties dll
  • btdev.dll - Bluetooth Device dll
  • btins.dll - Bluetooth Installation dll
  • BtITunesPlugIn.exe - BtITunesPlugIn DLL
  • BtMmHook.dll - Multimedia Keys Hook DLL
  • BTNCopy.dll - BTNCopy Module
  • btosif.dll - BTOSIF DLL
  • btosif_notes.dll - BTOSIF Notes DLL
  • btosif_ol.dll - BTOSIF Outlook DLL
  • btosif_olx.dll - BTOSIF Outlook Express DLL
  • btosif_wincal.dll
  • btrez.dll - btrez DLL
  • btsec.dll - BTW license dll
  • btsendto.dll - SendTo Dialog DLL
  • btsendto_explorer.exe - SendTo from Explorer Application
  • btsendto_ie.dll - SendTo from Internet Explorer DLL
  • btsendto_notes.dll - SendTo from Notes DLL
  • btsendto_office.dll - SendTo from Office DLL
  • btsendto_wab.dll - SendTo From WAB DLL
  • BTStackServer.exe - Bluetooth Stack COM Server
  • BTTray.exe - Bluetooth Tray Application
  • Btwapi.dll - WBTApi DLL
  • BtwApplExt.dll - Bluetooth Applet Extension
  • BtwCP.dll - BtwCP DLL
  • btwdins.exe - Bluetooth Support Server
  • BtWdSdk.dll - WidcommSdk DLL
  • BtwHfConfig.exe - Bluetooth Hands-free configuration app
  • btwhidcs.dll - Bluetooth HID Power Control Suite dll
  • BtwHtmlPrint.exe - BTW HTML Print Application
  • BtwIEProxy.Exe - Internet Explorer Bluetooth Plug-in
  • BtWizard.dll - BtWizard Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • btwdins.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth Service' (btwdins) "Handles installation and removal of Bluetooth devices.".

How do I remove Software WIDCOMM Bluetooth?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 98.00%
Windows 8 1.55%
Windows Vista 0.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Basic 30.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.20%
Windows 7 Professional 13.39%
Windows 7 Starter 5.58%
Windows 10 Home 0.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.09% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 97.09%
  United States 1.57%
  Italy 0.45%
  Ireland 0.22%
  Canada 0.22%
  Switzerland 0.22%
  Israel 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 74.42%
Sony 12.50%
Acer 4.07%
Samsung 3.78%
ASUS 2.03%
Lenovo 1.74%
Hewlett-Packard 1.16%
Alienware 0.29%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5010 19.24%
Dell Vostro 3500 9.17%
Dell Inspiron N4030 6.04%
Itautec S.A. Infoway 5.82%
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.92%
Dell Inspiron N4010 4.92%

About Broadcom

Broadcom Corporation is a fabless semiconductor company in the wireless and broadband communication business.
Publisher URL: www.broadcom.com


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.