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Should I remove Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,319
United States Rank #886
Reach 0.3544%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.03 days
295.79 days >
Average installed length: 155.41 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.14.0503 3.24%
2.14.0402 12.87%
2.14.0305 5.43%
2.14.0106 19.35%
2.13.1101 9.63%
2.13.0901 6.74%
2.13.0806 5.60%
2.13.0704 7.49%
2.13.0607 1.66%
2.13.0602 0.44%
2.13.0524 1.44%
2.13.0522 0.70%
2.13.0502 0.79%
2.13.0501 1.40%
2.13.0246 6.74%
2.12.0807 8.63%
2.12.0714 0.39%
2.12.0707 0.18%
1.11.0305 4.20%
1.11.0104 0.18%
1.10.1206 1.40%
1.10.1203 1.49%

Typically installed together

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Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung

What is Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung?

This program is designed to update your Verizon mobile device Android OS if you cannot you the over-the-air update mechanism. This will utilize upgrades through a connection to the PC's USB port (drivers are required).

Overview

The most common release is 2.14.0106, 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 UtilityApplication.exe. The setup package generally installs about 34 files and is usually about 2.5 MB (2,621,704 bytes). The installed file LiveUpdater.exe 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.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.verizonwireless.com/vmm
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\Verizon\UA_ar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B32C8567-FBEE-4DB6-A2C6-23A2C50617F8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.5 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung

Program executable:UtilityApplication.exe
Name:VerizonWireless Software Upgrade Assistant - Samsung
Software Upgrade Assistant Monitor
Path:C:\ProgramData\Verizon\UA_ar\UtilityApplication.exe
MD5:d43fe2a83d086f0311aefc87589ac45b
Additional files:
  • UtilApplicationAgent.exe
  • UtilityApplication.exe
  • ToolLauncher.exe - ToolLauncher (Verizon 2.0 ToolLauncher for Android)
  • SS_RC.dll - ALL (Rooting Count Check DLL)
  • DeviceDBModule.dll
  • DeviceModule.dll
  • FileAndProcessModule.dll
  • GlobalUtils.dll
  • LiveUpdater.exe - LiveUpdater (Verizon 2.0 LiveUpdater for Android)
  • NetworkModule.dll
  • Resource.dll
  • UA.exe - UA (Verizon 2.0 UA for Android)
  • UA_Modules.dll
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • mfc90u.dll (by Microsoft) - MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version
  • mfcm90.dll - MFC Managed Library - Retail Version
  • mfcm90u.dll
  • msvcr90.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005
  • CommunicationManager.exe
  • GdiPlus.dll - Microsoft GDI+
  • mfc80u.dll
  • msvcp80.dll
  • SS_COMMON.dll (by Pineone) - SamsungPST_Common (SamsungPST_Common_DLL)
  • SUAComnCtrl.dll - Verizon Wireless Software Upgrade Assitant (SUA ComnCtrl)
  • SUAInstaller.exe
  • SUARefresh.exe - VerizonWireless Software Upgrade Assistant - Samsung (Software Upgrade Assistant Refresh)
  • ToolkitPro1331vc80U.dll (by Codejock Software)
  • UTEngine.dll
  • VerizonCM.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UA.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F954F909-9325-484B-8AF9-E6CFB52626D0}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

UA.exe
Memory:36.05 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0032162733%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00173570%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00148057%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,884,921
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:1
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.04 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:304.35 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung?

Quickly and completely remove Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung 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 Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung, 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 Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Server 2003 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,319

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.94%
Windows 8 20.80%
Windows XP 6.48%
Windows Vista 5.74%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.60%
Windows 7 Professional 12.03%
Windows 8.1 9.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.38%
  Belgium 0.08%
  Taiwan 0.05%
  Sweden 0.05%
  GU 0.05%
  YE 0.05%
  Canada 0.05%
  United Kingdom 0.05%
  MA 0.03%
  South Africa 0.03%
  Korea 0.03%
  India 0.03%
  Mexico 0.03%
  Kuwait 0.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.56%
Dell 29.92%
Toshiba 9.22%
Acer 9.22%
ASUS 6.77%
Lenovo 3.74%
GIGABYTE 3.68%
Samsung 2.84%
Intel 0.90%
Alienware 0.64%
Sahara 0.52%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.08%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.95%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.56%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.19%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.19%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.05%

About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics which is part of the Samsung Group produces a wide range of printers for both consumers and business use, including mono-laser printers, color laser printers, multifunction printers, and enterprise-use high-speed digital multifunction printer models.
Publisher URL: www.samsung.com

comments4 comments

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Leslie9 months ago
Thank you so much! Removing it solved the problem.
user comment
Crozzroadz10 months ago
Attempts to remove this from my pc failed. Error 1316. A network error occurred while attempting to read the file C:\windows\installer.......
user comment
Anonymous10 months ago
Uninstalled. Thanks, this site was very helpful.
user comment
Carolover a year ago
Wow. Verizon just gets worse and worse. Did they *REALLY* think people would know that some strange, generic "Utility Application" was "Verizon Bloatware"? Or did Verizon use the cryptic name on purpose because they know no one wants Verizon Bloatware anyway.