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Sprint Mobile Broadband Novatel Wireless - Lite

What is Sprint Mobile Broadband Novatel Wireless - Lite?  (from Novatel Wireless)

Your Sprint Mobile Broadband USB modem connects to a USBport and functions as a wireless network EVDO device. Thesleek new design also contains a built-in microSD™ memorystorage slot that can be used with a microSD card todownload digital content directly to the device. The Sprint Mobile Broadband USB modem operates ov...  Read more


Sprint Mobile Broadband Novatel Wireless - Lite is a software program developed by Novatel Wireless. The most common release is 3.10.014, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 36.34 MB (38,108,232 bytes). The installed file AutomatedUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nvtl.com
Help link: www.nvtl.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\Sprint\Sprint PCS Connection Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{334FF5F7-7533-49F4-BFDF-3BE2BB9BEEC7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 36.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sprint Mobile Broadband Novatel Wireless - Lite

  • NWPRLDownloadSprint.exe - 1xEV-DO Card Merlin 620 PRL Downloader (Novatel Wireless PRL Downloader Application)
  • NDISUtil.dll - Novatel Wireless EVDO NDIS Utility (EVDO NDIS Utility Dll)
  • OSCM2_Res001.dll - OSCM2_Res001 Dynamic Link Library (English [USA] Resources for the Sprint Mobile Broadband Connection Manager v3.0)
  • NVTLDriver.exe - Mobile Broadband Generic Drivers (Setup Launcher)
  • NWT_V620ed.dll - NWT_V620ed Dynamic Link Library (NWT_V620ed DLL)
  • NwtArchive.dll - NwtArchive Dynamic Link Library (NwtArchive DLL)
  • NWSoftwareDownloadSprintS720.exe - S700-Test (FUU MFC Application)
  • NWSoftwareDownloadSprintES620.exe - ES620
  • NWSoftwareDownloadSprintS620.exe - S620
  • NWSoftwareDownloadSprintU727.exe - S727
  • OSCM2Vision_hiNovatelEVDO.dll (by Sprint Spectrum) - OSCM2Vision_hiNovatelEVDO Dynamic Link Library (OSCM2Vision_hiNovatelEVDO DLL)
  • OSCM2Vision_Res001.dll (by Sprint Spectrum) - OSCMVision_Res001 Dynamic Link Library (OSCMVision_Res001 DLL)
  • OSCM2Vision_si2K.dll - OSCM2Vision_si2K Dynamic Link Library (OSCM2Vision_si2K DLL)
  • OSCM2Vision_siXP.dll - OSCM2Vision_siXP Dynamic Link Library (OSCM2Vision_siXP DLL)
  • AutomatedUpdate.dll (by Sprint PCS) - AutomatedUpdate Dynamic Link Library (AutomatedUpdate DLL)
  • DebugLogDLL.dll (by Sprint Spectrum, L.L.P) - DebugLogDLL Dynamic Link Library (DebugLogDLL DLL)
  • OSCM2Vision.dll - OSCM2Vision Dynamic Link Library (OSCM2Vision DLL)
  • GenUtil.dll - GenUtil Dynamic Link Library (GenUtil DLL)
  • W32N55.dll (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (Rawether NDIS API DLL (X86))
  • UpdateFiles.exe (by Sprint Spectrum, L.L.P) - UpdateFiles Application (UpdateFiles)
  • DebugLog.exe - DebugLog Application (DebugLog MFC Application)
  • Resource000.dll (by Sprint) - Sprint Resource000 (Resource000)
  • OSCM3.exe - OSCM3 Application (OSCM3 MFC Application)
  • GA.dll (by Sprint PCS) - Sprint PCS GA (GA)
  • GA.exe (by PCS) - PCS GA
  • OSCMUtilityService.exe (by Sprint Spectrum, L.L.C) - OSCM (OSCM2Vision)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • OSCM3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{70457757-6CD3-494C-AF45-03F866099534}' (runs on registration).
  • OSCMUtilityService.exe runs as a service named 'OSCM Utility Service' (OSCM Utility Service).

How do I remove Sprint Mobile Broadband Novatel Wireless - Lite?

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Or, you can uninstall Sprint Mobile Broadband Novatel Wireless - Lite 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 Sprint Mobile Broadband (Novatel Wireless) - Lite, 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 Sprint Mobile Broadband Novatel Wireless - Lite.

Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win 7 10%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.84%
Hewlett-Packard 31.58%
Acer 10.53%
Toshiba 5.26%
Sony 5.26%
Samsung 5.26%
Sahara 5.26%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 10.00%
Dell Inspiron 1525 5.00%
Dell Dell DV051 5.00%
Dell Computer OptiPlex GX... 5.00%
Sony VGN-NW220F 5.00%


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