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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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Vista Profile Pack

What is Vista Profile Pack?  (from Cambridge Silicon Radio)

A solution for adding Bluetooth® wireless technology features to Microsoft Windows Vista operating system platforms. BCM1000-VPP enables PC OEMs and accessory manufacturers to quickly and easily add Bluetooth profiles, including mono and stereo audio features, and functionality to complete Microsoft's Bluetooth offerin...  Read more


Vista Profile Pack is a software program developed by Cambridge Silicon Radio. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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. The setup package generally installs about 41 files and is usually about 18.26 MB (19,149,507 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 83% of users of Vista Profile Pack come from the United States, it is also popular in Switzerland and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Bluetooth.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CSR\Vista Profile Pack\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{529ABF8F-1ED2-404D-987D-2DBFCF88C3E6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 18.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Vista Profile Pack

  • BtHidUi.exe - HID Switch Service
  • HidSw.exe
  • HidSwEnu.dll
  • BthFilterHelper_PS.dll (by CSR, plc) - BthFilterHelper Proxy Stub Library
  • BthFilterHelper.exe (by CSR, plc) - BthFilter Helper Service
  • DisHid.exe (by CSR) - UinstallService (Disable HID mode)
  • CSRHIDInstall.dll
  • HidSwCHS.dll
  • HidSwCHT.dll
  • HidSwDAN.dll
  • HidSwDEU.dll
  • HidSwESP.dll
  • HidSwFIN.dll
  • HidSwFRA.dll
  • HidSwITA.dll
  • HidswJPN.dll
  • HidSwKOR.dll
  • HidSwNLD.dll
  • HidSwNOR.dll
  • HidSwPLK.dll
  • HidSwPTB.dll
  • HidSwRUS.dll
  • HidSwSVE.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • BthFilterHelper.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth Feature Support' (BthFilterHelper) "This service facilitates Bluetooth features such as radio on/off. If the service is disabled certain Bluetooth features may not work reliably.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BtHidUi.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BtHidUi' which loads as C:\Program Files\CSR\Vista Profile Pack\BtHidUi.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:912 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000693435%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001705%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005229%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,581
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Vista Profile Pack?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 10%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.00%
Windows 8 Pro 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Switzerland 4.17%
  United Kingdom 4.17%
  Poland 4.17%
  RS 4.17%


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