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XFINITY Connection Manager


XFINITY Connection Manager is a software program developed by Comcast. 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 42 files and is usually about 36.55 MB (38,321,545 bytes). The installed file DBUpdater.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. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: customer.comcast.com/2go
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\XFINITY\Connection Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{469AFE19-80BA-4194-8CDB-9B168D450C76}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 36.55 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by XFINITY Connection Manager

  • DeviceInstaller.dll (by Smith Micro) - Device Installer
  • Acceleration.dll (by SmithMicro) - Acceleration
  • AuthImpl.dll (by SmithMicro) - AuthImpl
  • Blaze.ocx - Blaze ActiveX Control Module (NVTL Blaze ActiveX Control Module)
  • CatDbHelper.exe (by PCTEL) - CatDBHelper
  • ConApps.dll - ConApps
  • ConAppsSvc.exe - ConAppsSvc
  • CustomDiagDisplay.dll - CustomDiagDisplay
  • DBUpdater.exe - DBUpdater
  • DevWizHlp.dll - DevWizHlp
  • Diagnostic.dll - Diagnostics
  • DualModeInterface.dll
  • Eap.dll - Eap Dynamic Link Library
  • EngineeringDiagnostics.dll - Spr WWAN UI (Sprint WWAN User Interface)
  • Ethernet.dll - Ethernet
  • EventMan.dll - EventMan
  • ExtendedTools.dll - ExtendedTools
  • FeatureMan.dll - FeatureManager
  • FileManager.dll - FileManager
  • Firewall.dll - Firewall
  • FirmwareLauncher.exe - Update Launcher
  • FullPermiss.exe - FullPerm Application
  • fw6085DLL.dll (by C-motech Co.,Ltd) - C-motech API
  • fwu600dll.dll (by Franklin Wireless) - LIGHT 2.0 SDK Library (LIGHT 2.0 Dynamic Linking Library)
  • fwu680DLL.dll (by C-motech Co.,Ltd) - C-motech 680 API
  • fwudoNDIS.dll - fwudoNDIS (QMI)
  • fwudowmxDLL.dll - C-motech U300 API
  • Gprs.dll - WLAN UI (WWAN User Interface)
  • Installm.exe - IPDETECT (IPDETECT MFC Application)
  • InstallModem.exe - Device Wizard
  • LFLauncher.exe - LFLauncher
  • loader.dll (by Novatel Wireless) - Novatel Wireless Inc. Loader (Loader)
  • Maaa.dll - SmithMicro Service Activation (3G device activation)
  • MaaaClient.dll (by PCTEL) - MaaaClient Dynamic Link Library (MaaaApi)
  • Menu.ocx (by Novatel Wireless) - Menu ActiveX Control Module (NVTL Menu ActiveX Control Module)
  • minib.dll - Minibrowser Dynamic Link Library (Minib)
  • MiniBrowser.dll - Minibrowser (SmithMicro Inc. MiniBrowser Component)
  • MurocApi.dll (by Intel(R)) - Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless (Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Muroc API Module)
  • NdisHelper.dll - NdisHelper
  • NetMonky.ocx - NetMonkey ActiveX Control Module (NVTL NetMonkey ActiveX Control Module)
  • NwtGatewayDLL.dll - NwtGatewayDLL Dynamic Link Library (NwtGatewayDLL DLL)
  • OemDriverManager64.exe (by John Schoen) - OemDriverManager (Engineering utility for managing drivers.)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ConAppsSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Comcast Con App Svc' (COMCAST).

How do I remove XFINITY Connection Manager?

Quickly and completely remove XFINITY 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 XFINITY 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 XFINITY 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 XFINITY Connection Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista (SP2) 25%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 75.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Toshiba 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 25.00%
HP-Pavilion NY553AA-ABA e... 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1070t 25.00%
Acer Aspire 7551 25.00%

About Comcast

Comcast is the largest cable operator and media conglomerates, home Net service provider in the United States, providing cable tv, broadband Net, phone service and in some areas home security to both residential and commercial customers.
Publisher URL: www.comcast.com


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