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Should I remove ASUS Bluetooth Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,791
United States Rank #9,201
Reach 0.0380%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.72 days
198.22 days >
Average installed length: 104.15 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
12.0.1.170 3.40%
12.0.0.9800 40.08%
12.0.0.5000 21.88%
6.5.1.6000 5.84%
6.5.1.3700 28.13%
5.6.0.8700 0.68%

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ASUS Bluetooth Software

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What is ASUS Bluetooth Software?  (from ASUS)

Latest Bluetooth v2.1 specification with EDR function enables data transfer up to 3Mbps. Based on USB 2.0 for fast data transfer and power supply no extra power supply needed. Support up to 100msters signal range in open space.

Overview

ASUS Bluetooth Software is a program developed by ASUS. The most used version is 12.0.0.9800, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 533.88 KB (546,693 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 48% of users of ASUS Bluetooth Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com/Networking/USBBT211_Mini_Bluetooth_Dongle
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\Bluetooth Software\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A1439D4F-FD46-47F2-A1D3-FEE097C29A09}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 533.88 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS Bluetooth Software

  • Bluetooth Headset Helper.exe (by Broadcom) - Bluetooth Software (Bluetooth Headset Helper)
  • bt2k_ins.dll (by Broadcom) - bt2k_ins
  • BtAudioHelper.dll - BtAudioHelper
  • BtBalloon.dll - Balloon Tooltip Routine 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
  • BtwIEProxy.exe - Internet Explorer Bluetooth Plug-in
  • BtWizard.dll - BtWizard Module
  • btwleapi.dll - BtwLeAPI

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • BTTray.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D2902973-36DD-4F02-AE2C-0CB783BF8FB8}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • btwdins.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth Service' (btwdins) "Handles installation and removal of Bluetooth devices.".

How do I remove ASUS Bluetooth Software?

Quickly and completely remove ASUS Bluetooth Software from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ASUS Bluetooth 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 ASUS Bluetooth 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 ASUS Bluetooth Software.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 71%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 71.47%
Windows 7 27.58%
Windows XP 0.82%
Windows Vista 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 27.46%
Windows 8.1 22.95%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.57%
Windows 10 Pro 9.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.79%
Windows 7 Professional 6.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.51%
  Italy 10.43%
  United Kingdom 7.48%
  France 7.37%
  Germany 5.78%
  Canada 3.97%
  Poland 1.93%
  Russia 1.36%
  Netherlands 1.25%
  Czech Republic 1.25%
  Spain 0.91%
  Austria 0.79%
  Sweden 0.68%
  Ireland 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 69.34%
Hewlett-Packard 8.59%
Dell 5.66%
Acer 5.47%
GIGABYTE 4.10%
Toshiba 3.13%
Medion 1.17%
Lenovo 0.78%
Alienware 0.39%
MSI 0.39%
Intel 0.39%
Samsung 0.39%
Common models
ASUSTeK X555LD 29.18%
ASUSTeK X555LN 19.82%
ASUSTeK X555LA 15.14%
ASUS All Series 5.79%
ASUSTeK K72Jr 1.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite P875 0.67%

About ASUS

ASUSTeK Computer, also often called ASUS is a computer hardware & electronics company.
Publisher URL: www.asus.com

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