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Wireless Connectivity Software


Wireless Connectivity Software is a program developed by Broadcom. 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 software installer includes 42 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 39% of users of Wireless Connectivity Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and TN.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.broadcom.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bluetooth Software\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A1439D4F-FD46-47F2-A1D3-FEE097C29A09}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Wireless Connectivity Software

  • AdminUtils.exe - Bluetooth Software (Admin Utility Application)
  • Bluetooth Headset Helper.exe - Bluetooth Headset Helper
  • bt2k_ins.dll - bt2k_ins
  • BtAudioHelper.dll - BtAudioHelper
  • BtBalloon.dll - Balloon Tooltip Routine DLL
  • btbip.dll - btbip DLL
  • BTChooser.dll - BTChooser DLL
  • btdev.dll - Bluetooth Device dll
  • btins.dll - Bluetooth Installation dll
  • BtITunesPlugIn.exe - BtITunesPlugIn DLL
  • BTKeyInd.dll - KeyBoard Hook DLL
  • BtMmHook.dll - Multimedia Keys Hook DLL
  • BTNCopy.dll - BTNCopy Module
  • btosif.dll - BTOSIF DLL
  • btosif_notes.dll - BTOSIF Notes DLL
  • btosif_ol.dll - BTOSIF Outlook DLL
  • btosif_olx.dll - BTOSIF Outlook Express DLL
  • btosif_wincal.dll
  • btrez.dll - btrez DLL
  • btsec.dll - BTW license dll
  • btsendto.dll - SendTo Dialog DLL
  • btsendto_explorer.exe - SendTo from Explorer Application
  • btsendto_ie.dll - SendTo from Internet Explorer DLL
  • btsendto_notes.dll - SendTo from Notes DLL
  • btsendto_office.dll - SendTo from Office DLL
  • btsendto_wab.dll - SendTo From WAB DLL
  • BTStackServer.exe - Bluetooth Stack COM Server
  • BTTray.exe - Bluetooth Tray Application
  • Btwapi.dll - WBTApi DLL
  • BtwApplExt.dll - Bluetooth Applet Extension
  • BtwCP.dll - BtwCP DLL
  • btwdins.exe - Bluetooth Support Server
  • BtWdSdk.dll - WidcommSdk DLL
  • BtwHfConfig.exe - Bluetooth Hands-free configuration app
  • btwhidcs.dll - Bluetooth HID Power Control Suite dll
  • BtwHtmlPrint.exe - BTW HTML Print Application
  • BtwHtmlRenderer.dll
  • BtwHtmlRenderer64.dll
  • BtwIEProxy.Exe - Internet Explorer Bluetooth Plug-in
  • BtWizard.dll - BtWizard Module
  • BtwMetaPlayer.dll - Bluetooth MetaPlayer Application
  • BTInvoke.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • btwdins.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth Service' (btwdins) "Handles installation and removal of Bluetooth devices.".

How do I remove Wireless Connectivity Software?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 8 38%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.54%
Windows 8 38.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.08%
Windows 10 Home 15.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro 15.38%
Windows 10 Pro 7.69%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.89%
  Canada 11.11%
  TN 5.56%
  Brazil 5.56%
  UA 5.56%
  France 5.56%
  GE 5.56%
  Australia 5.56%
  Russia 5.56%
  Sweden 5.56%
  Italy 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Acer 20.00%
Sony 10.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Dell 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Common models
Sony VPCF13E8R 9.09%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 9.09%
LENOVO ChiefRiver Platfor... 9.09%
LENOVO 80K9 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 9.09%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 9.09%

About Broadcom

Broadcom Corporation is a fabless semiconductor company in the wireless and broadband communication business.
Publisher URL: www.broadcom.com


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