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Should I remove Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,492
United States Rank #1,238
Reach 0.5974%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 67.71 days
742.23 days >
Average installed length: 389.99 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
15.4.10.2 0.05%
15.4.9.2 0.05%
15.4.8.2 0.05%
15.4.5.1 0.10%
15.4.4.1 0.15%
15.2.4.1 0.05%
15.0.5.1 0.59%
14.8.7.1 0.44%
14.6.1.5 0.93%
14.6.1.3 0.29%
14.2.5.1 0.20%
14.0.2.2 1.85%
12.53.04 0.05%
12.53.03 0.54%
12.53.01 0.20%
12.32.02 0.54%
12.32.01 0.49%
12.24.03 0.05%
12.24.02 6.78%
12.24.01 4.15%
11.44.05 0.63%
11.44.04 1.46%
11.44.03 0.68%
11.32.04 0.44%
11.32.03 0.93%
11.31.01 1.41%
11.11.03 9.27%
10.52.12 2.49%
10.52.10 0.29%
10.52.04 0.15%
10.50.08 4.59%
10.50.03 9.22%
10.37.02 0.68%
10.15.14 2.88%
10.15.13 1.07%
10.15.10 9.90%
10.15.08 8.49%
10.15.06 0.59%
10.02.07 0.05%
9.05.02 0.39%
9.02.06 13.22%
8.27.10 0.20%
8.26.03 0.10%
8.22.17 0.10%
8.22.11 5.51%
8.14.04 0.05%
8.13.03 0.05%
8.13.01 0.68%
8.10.09 0.10%
8.10.07 6.83%
8.09.01 0.05%
51 versions

Typically installed together

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Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller

What is Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller?  (from Broadcom)

The Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller is a tenth-generation 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet LAN controller solution for high-performance network applications. The device combines a triple-speed IEEE 802.3-compliant Media Access Controller (MAC) with a triple-speed Ethernet transceiver, x1 PCIe bus interface, and on-chi...  Read more

Overview

Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller is a program developed by Broadcom. The most used version is 9.02.06, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is bdrvinst.exe. The software installer includes 37 files and is usually about 579.12 KB (593,016 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 54% of users of Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.broadcom.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Broadcom\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{FC57FC53-104C-415C-98D7-B05E659461A9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 579.12 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller

Program executable:bdrvinst.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Broadcom\drvinst\bdrvinst.exe
MD5:c65f7bdc171eff4f15f5f5ab92465eed
Additional files:
  • addinexpress.mso.2005.dll (by Add-in Express Ltd) - Add-in Express .NET (Add-in Express .NET Office Add-in)
  • adxloader.dll
  • adxloader64.dll
  • adxregistrator.exe (by Add-in Express) - adxregistrator
  • bwscript.dll (by B-ware Business Software) - B-ware Active Scripting Host 2.0
  • bwsleep.dll (by B-ware Business Software) - BWSleep
  • bwutil.dll (by B-ware Business Software) - B-ware .Web Framework Utilities
  • designer.dll (by B-ware Business Software) - B-ware .Web Framework Designer
  • docsyscommon.dll (by B-ware Business Software) - DocSysCommon
  • docsysstarter.exe (by Microsoft) - DocSysStarter
  • docsysweb.dll (by B-ware Business Software) - DocSysWeb
  • docsysweb.plugin.dll (by B-ware Business Software) - DocSysPlugin
  • docsyswebaddin.dll (by B-ware Business Software) - DocSysWebAddIn (Bware.DocSysWebRibbon)
  • dotweb.dll (by B-ware Business Software) - B-ware .Web Framework Host
  • extensibility.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • graph.dll (by B-ware) - Graph Module
  • image.dll (by Ingenieursbureau B-ware b.v) - B-ware .Web Framework Image
  • interop.adodb.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ADODB'.
  • interop.adox.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ADOX'.
  • interop.excel.dll
  • interop.msscriptcontrol.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'MSScriptControl'.
  • interop.msxml2.dll
  • interop.office.dll
  • interop.outlook.dll
  • interop.powerpoint.dll
  • interop.scripting.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Scripting'.
  • interop.vbide.dll
  • interop.word.dll
  • jmail.dll (by Dimac Development AB (http://www.dimac.net)) - w3 JMail (JMail 4.5.0)
  • msppt.dll (by B-ware Business Software) - DocSys.Web Engine (DocSys.Web Engine for Microsoft PowerPoint)
  • msword.dll (by B-ware Business Software) - DocSys.Web Engine for Microsoft Word
  • tidycom.dll - TidyCOM Module

How do I remove Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 53%
Win Server 2003 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,492

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 54.85%
Windows Vista 23.70%
Windows 7 20.67%
Windows 8 0.54%
Windows Server 2003 0.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 55.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.47%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.69%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.59%
Windows 7 Professional 4.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.86%
  Germany 6.04%
  United Kingdom 4.39%
  Italy 2.96%
  Canada 2.33%
  Israel 1.69%
  France 1.61%
  Japan 1.39%
  Spain 1.39%
  Poland 1.39%
  Taiwan 1.35%
  Australia 1.13%
  Czech Republic 1.09%
  India 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 49.73%
Acer 28.79%
Lenovo 16.99%
Hewlett-Packard 1.38%
Sahara 0.99%
Compaq 0.54%
ASUS 0.44%
Intel 0.30%
Gateway 0.25%
GIGABYTE 0.15%
Toshiba 0.15%
Samsung 0.10%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 5.88%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 5.77%
LENOVO 2958 5.47%
Dell Latitude D630 4.24%
Dell OptiPlex GX280 ... 3.42%
Dell Latitude D620 3.17%

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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