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Should I remove Windows Phone IP Over USB?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #46,370
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10.0.10240.0 89.80%
10.0.10162.0 2.04%
8.0.12626 2.04%
8.0.12476 2.04%
8.0.12227 4.08%

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Windows Phone IP Over USB


Windows Phone IP Over USB is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 10.0.10240.0, 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. The setup package generally installs about 5 files. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 33% of users of Windows Phone IP Over USB come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\microsoft shared\phone tools\corecon\11.0\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A5BB1548-4FCF-45B8-903E-02A66D4C8873}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Phone IP Over USB

  • ipoverusbdiscovery.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Operating System (Windows Phone IP Over USB Discovery library)
  • ipoverusbenum.exe - Windows Phone IP Over USB Enum tool
  • ipoverusbkitconfig.dll
  • ipoverusbpc.dll - Windows Phone IP Over USB PC Service Library
  • ipoverusbsvc.exe - Windows Phone IP Over USB PC Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ipoverusbsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Windows Phone IP over USB Transport (IpOverUsbSvc)' (IpOverUsbSvc) "Enables communication between the Windows SDK and a Windows Device. If the service is stopped, application deployment and debugging will fail on device.".

How do I remove Windows Phone IP Over USB?

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

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  Brazil 10.00%
  Netherlands 6.67%
  Italy 6.67%
  United Kingdom 5.00%
  France 3.33%
  Turkey 3.33%
  Hong Kong 1.67%
  Kazakstan 1.67%
  Chile 1.67%
  TN 1.67%
  Dominican Republic 1.67%
  BY 1.67%
  SD 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 20.83%
Dell 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
ASUS 12.50%
Samsung 12.50%
Toshiba 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard 4.17%
Sony 4.17%
American Megatrends 4.17%
Common models
MSI MS-7816 4.88%
Acer Aspire E5-571G 4.88%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 2.44%
HP ProBook 2.44%
Dell XPS 12 9Q23 2.44%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.44%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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