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Should I remove A1 Dashboard?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,948
United States Rank #47,705
Reach 0.0149%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 151.96 days
931.25 days >
Average installed length: 489.30 days


2.0.4 11.90%
2.0.2 15.31%
2.0 8.84% 12.93% 5.44% 12.59% 15.31% 17.35%

A1 Dashboard

What is A1 Dashboard?  (from A1 Telekom Austria AG)

The new dashboards for Windows, you can use all A1 broadband sticks. Just download, install on your PC, laptop or Mac, plug in A1 broadband stick and surf away.


A1 Dashboard is a software program developed by A1 Telekom Austria AG. 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named a1_dashboard.exe. The setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 51 MB (53,478,043 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 85% of users of A1 Dashboard come from Austria, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.a1.net
Help link: www.a1.net/privat/hilfe
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\A1 Dashboard
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{E20C9620-7DFA-4C75-8F3B-02E4B3F4D981}\A1_Dashboard.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by A1 Dashboard

Program executable:a1_dashboard.exe
Additional files:
  • Del_CD_ROM64.exe (by Huawei Technologies Co) - Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. DataCard_Setup (DataCard_Setup)
  • A1Dashboard.exe (by WebToGo Gmbh)
  • WTGHuaweiNDISUtil.dll
  • GobiConnectionMgmt.dll (by QUALCOMM) - GobiConnectionMgmt (QUALCOMM Gobi 3000 Connection Management API)
  • HuaweiGobiConnectionMgmt.dll (by HUAWEI Technologies Co) - HUAWEI Gobi 3000 Connection Management API
  • SierraGobiConnectionMgmt.dll (by Sierra Wireless) - Sierra Wireless Gobi 3000 Connection Management API
  • ejectdisk.exe - SwitchToModem (1. 0. 0. 11B)
  • QCWWAN2k.dll (by QUALCOMM) - QCWWANCMAPI2k (QUALCOMM Wireless WAN Connection Manager API for Gobi 2000)
  • QCWWAN.dll - QCWWANCMAPI (QUALCOMM Wireless WAN Connection Manager API)
  • SierraLTEGobiApi.dll - GobiApi DLL (Sierra Wireless GobiApi DLL)
  • pdflib.dll (by PDFlib GmbH) - PdfLib (PdfLib: a library for generating PDF on the fly)
  • A1Dashboard_Launcher.exe
  • A1Dashboard_Service.exe
  • A1Dashboard_Upgrader.exe
  • m2Recoverykit.dll (by mquadr.at software engineering and consulting GmbH)
  • Uninstaller.exe
  • WTGAlertsEx.dll (by WebToGo Mobiles Internet GmbH)
  • WtgMobileBroadband7.dll
  • WtgMobileBroadband764.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ejectdisk.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C7D882A2-C6BC-4F1F-AF10-FD7AAB003A67}' (runs on registration).
  • A1Dashboard_Service.exe runs as a service named 'A1 Dashboard Service' (TAG_Service).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • A1Dashboard.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TAG_A1Dashboard.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\A1 Dashboard\A1Dashboard.exe.
  • A1Dashboard_Launcher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TAG_A1Dashboard_Launcher.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\A1 Dashboard\A1Dashboard_Launcher.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.46 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003628556%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00011121%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00025165%
0.015104% average
Memory:1.07 MB
Total CPU:0.0000591189%
Kernel CPU:0.00005435%
User CPU:0.00000477%

How do I remove A1 Dashboard?

You can uninstall A1 Dashboard 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program A1 Dashboard, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 A1 Dashboard.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.48%
Windows 10 31.29%
Windows Vista 7.82%
Windows XP 3.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.67%
Windows 8.1 16.10%
Windows 7 Professional 11.64%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.16%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.22% of installs come from Austria
Which countries install it?
  Austria 85.22%
  United States 5.50%
  Germany 4.47%
  Hungary 1.37%
  Switzerland 0.69%
  United Kingdom 0.69%
  France 0.34%
  Israel 0.34%
  Netherlands 0.34%
  BA 0.34%
  Canada 0.34%
  Slovakia 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.08%
ASUS 16.23%
Acer 15.71%
Medion 11.52%
Toshiba 10.47%
Samsung 7.85%
Dell 5.24%
Sony 4.19%
Lenovo 3.66%
Alienware 1.05%
Common models
ASUSTeK K53SV 4.80%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.40%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.40%
ASUSTeK X75VC 1.60%
HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebo... 1.60%
Sony VPCEB4X1E 1.60%


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