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3.02.013 33.33%
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Sprint PCS Connection Manager


Sprint PCS Connection Manager is a program developed by Sprint. The most used version is 3.02.013, 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 oscm3.exe. The software installer includes 66 files and is usually about 51.9 MB (54,424,612 bytes). AutomatedUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of Sprint PCS Connection Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in UA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sprint.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\Sprint\Sprint PCS Connection Manager
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1
Estimated size: 51.9 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Sprint PCS Connection Manager

Program executable:oscm3.exe
Name:OSCM3 Application
OSCM3 MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\novatel wireless\sprint\sprint pcs connection manager\oscm3.exe
Additional files:
  • NWT_S620If.exe - NWT_S620If Application (NWT_S620If MFC Application)
  • Resource000.dll - Sprint Resource000 (Resource000)
  • OSCM2Vision_hiNovatelEVDO.dll - OSCM2Vision_hiNovatelEVDO Dynamic Link Library (OSCM2Vision_hiNovatelEVDO DLL)
  • NWERIDownloadSprint.exe (by Novatel Wireless) - 1xEV-DO Card Merlin 620/720 ERI Downloader (Novatel Wireless ERI Downloader Application)
  • OSCM2Vision_Res001.dll - OSCMVision_Res001 Dynamic Link Library (OSCMVision_Res001 DLL)
  • NWPRLDownloadSprint.exe (by Novatel Wireless) - 1xEV-DO Device PRL Downloader (60711) (Novatel Wireless PRL Downloader Application)
  • OSCM2Vision_si2K.dll - OSCM2Vision_si2K Dynamic Link Library (OSCM2Vision_si2K DLL)
  • OSCM2Vision_siXP.dll - OSCM2Vision_siXP Dynamic Link Library (OSCM2Vision_siXP DLL)
  • AutomatedUpdate.dll - AutomatedUpdate Dynamic Link Library (AutomatedUpdate DLL)
  • Vision_oiBMIv2.dll - Vision_oiBMIv2 Dynamic Link Library (Vision_oiBMIv2 DLL)
  • NDISUtil.dll (by Novatel Wireless Inc) - 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)
  • DebugLogDLL.dll - DebugLogDLL Dynamic Link Library (DebugLogDLL DLL)
  • NvtlDriver.exe - Mobile Broadband Generic Drivers (Setup Launcher)
  • OSCM2Vision.dll - OSCM2Vision Dynamic Link Library (OSCM2Vision DLL)
  • Utility.ocx - Utilities ActiveX Control Module (NVTL Utilities ActiveX Control Module)
  • NWT_V620ed.dll - NWT_V620ed Dynamic Link Library (NWT_V620ed DLL)
  • NwtArchive.dll (by Novatel Wireless, Inc) - NwtArchive Dynamic Link Library (NwtArchive DLL)
  • bmapi.dll (by Bytemobile) - Bytemobile Optimization Client (Bytemobile API)
  • bmctl.exe (by Bytemobile) - Bytemobile Control Process
  • bmimg.dll - Bytemobile Image Library
  • bminstall.dll - Bytemobile Installation Library
  • bmlogger.exe
  • bmop.exe - Bytemobile Dynamic Interleaving Agent
  • InstCfg.dll - Novatel Wireless Inc. InstCfg (InstCfg)
  • Blaze.ocx - Blaze ActiveX Control Module (NVTL Blaze ActiveX Control Module)
  • 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 - UpdateFiles Application (UpdateFiles)
  • GPSModule.exe - GPSModule Application (GPSModule MFC Application)
  • DebugLog.exe - DebugLog Application (DebugLog MFC Application)
  • Phoenix.exe - Phoenix Application (NVTL Phoenix MFC Application)
  • MACARACL.dll - Macara Client API
  • GA.dll - Sprint PCS GA (GA)
  • NWSoftwareDownloadSprintS720.exe (by Novatel Wireless, Inc) - S700-Test (FUU MFC Application)
  • GA.exe (by PCS) - PCS GA
  • NWSoftwareDownloadSprintES620.exe - ES620
  • NWSoftwareDownloadSprintS620.exe - S620
  • NWSoftwareDownloadSprintU727.exe - S727
  • OSCMUtilityService.exe - OSCM (OSCM2Vision)
  • CheckLSP.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • OSCMUtilityService.exe runs as a service named 'OSCM Utility Service' (OSCM Utility Service).

How do I remove Sprint PCS Connection Manager?

Quickly and completely remove Sprint PCS 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 Sprint PCS 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 Sprint PCS 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 Sprint PCS Connection Manager.

Win XP 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 66.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  UA 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Gateway 33.33%
Acer 33.33%


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