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9% remove it91% keep it
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AT&T Connection Software

What is AT&T Connection Software?  (from AT&T)

Connecting to the AT&T Wi-Fi service just got easier. The AT&T Wi-Fi Connection Software scans for AT&T Wi-Fi Network hotspots world wide and will assist with your network login process. The AT&T Connection Software is not required in order to use the AT&T Wi-Fi service, but it is highly recommended to enhance your mob...  Read more


AT&T Connection Software is a program developed by AT&T. 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 and is usually about 20.18 MB (21,156,423 bytes). DBUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.att.com/gen/general?pid=9182
Help link: www.wireless.att.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AT&T\Connection Software\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8FD11A03-5319-45CE-832F-CEA24CDD745F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.18 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AT&T Connection Software

  • NwtPhoenixSMSCodecWrapper.dll - NwtPhoenixSMSCodecWrapper Dynamic Link Library (NwtPhoenixSMSCodecWrapper DLL)
  • NwtGatewayDLL.dll - NwtGatewayDLL Dynamic Link Library (NwtGatewayDLL DLL)
  • OutlookViewer.dll - OutlookViewer Dynamic Link Library (OutlookViewer DLL)
  • NetMonky.ocx (by Novatel Wireless) - NetMonkey ActiveX Control Module (NVTL NetMonkey ActiveX Control Module)
  • MaaaClient.dll (by PCTEL) - MaaaClient Dynamic Link Library (MaaaApi)
  • Blaze.ocx - Blaze ActiveX Control Module (NVTL Blaze ActiveX Control Module)
  • loader.dll (by Novatel Wireless) - Novatel Wireless Inc. Loader (Loader)
  • Menu.ocx - Menu ActiveX Control Module (NVTL Menu ActiveX Control Module)
  • PCARmDrv.exe (by PCTEL) - PCTEL Rawether for Windows (Rawether Service Control Entry Remover)
  • Eap.dll - Eap Dynamic Link Library
  • Pac.dll - Pac Dynamic Link Library
  • FirmwareLauncher.exe - Firmware Application (Firmware Launcher)
  • FullPermiss.exe - FullPerm Application
  • Phoenix.exe - Phoenix Application (NVTL Phoenix MFC Application)
  • CustomDiagDisplay.dll - CustomDiagDisplay
  • AccessDirectory.dll - AccessDirectory
  • FeatureMan.dll - FeatureManager
  • PanelFrmwrk.dll - PanelFrameWork
  • InstallModem.exe - Device Wizard
  • Acceleration.dll - Acceleration
  • CatDbHelper.exe - CatDBHelper
  • Diagnostic.dll - Diagnostics
  • FileManager.dll - FileManager
  • MiniBrowser.dll - Minibrowser (PCTEL MiniBrowser Component)
  • ConAppsSvc.exe - ConAppsSvc
  • LFLauncher.exe - LFLauncher
  • NdisHelper.dll - NdisHelper
  • DBUpdater.exe - DBUpdater
  • DevWizHlp.dll - DevWizHlp
  • PRCApiCli.dll - PRCApiCli (RC Api Dll)
  • PRCApiSrv.dll - PRCApiSrv (Server side, RC Api Dll)
  • AuthImpl.dll - AuthImpl
  • Ethernet.dll - Ethernet
  • EventMan.dll - EventMan
  • Firewall.dll - Firewall
  • Installm.exe - IPDETECT (IPDETECT MFC Application)
  • ProcUtil.dll - ProcUtil
  • ConApps.dll - ConApps
  • Gprs.dll - WLAN UI (WWAN User Interface)
  • Profile.dll - Profile

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ConAppsSvc.exe runs as a service named 'AT&T Con App Svc' (CAATT).

How do I remove AT&T Connection Software?

You can uninstall AT&T Connection 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AT&T Connection Software, 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 AT&T Connection Software.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP2) 44%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows Vista 44.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 44.44%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%

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 44.44%
Sony 22.22%
Toshiba 11.11%
Gateway 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 22.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305D 11.11%
Sony VPCEB36GM 11.11%
Sony VGN-AR630E 11.11%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 11.11%
HP G71 Notebook PC 11.11%

Publisher URL: www.att.com


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