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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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Atheros Wi-Fi Protected Setup Library

What is Atheros Wi-Fi Protected Setup Library?  (from Atheros Communications)

Offers one-button-press Wi-Fi Protected Setup configuration and security with WPA2. Qualcomm Direct Connect technology is already market-proven in mobile handsets and routers. And, computing multiple platforms are launching Direct Connect this year. Qualcomm® Direct Connect™ technology enables two or more Wi-Fi®-enable...  Read more


Atheros Wi-Fi Protected Setup Library is a program developed by Atheros Communications. 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 main program executable is jswscapp.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 4.75 MB (4,978,793 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows Vista (SP1). While about 70% of users of Atheros Wi-Fi Protected Setup Library come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.atheros.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Jumpstart
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B0BCDCBD-863D-4CAB-BF68-8D1F6B1BDC13}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 4.75 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Atheros Wi-Fi Protected Setup Library

Program executable:jswscapp.exe
Jumpstart for Wireless
Path:C:\Program Files\jumpstart\jswscapp.exe
Additional files:
  • jswnwstore.dll - Jumpstart for Wireless (Jumpstart for Wireless Native Wifi profile interface)
  • jswpsapi.exe - JumpStart (Jumpstart for Wireless API)
  • jswscapploc.dll - Jumpstart for Wireless Resource Library
  • jswscsup.dll - JSCSCSUP (Jumpstart Supplicant for Wireless)
  • jswscimd.dll - wsimd (Atheros Intermediate Driver Interface)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • jswpsapi.exe runs as a service named 'jswpsapi' (jswpsapi) "Provides support for running Jumpstart Wifi Protected Setup".

How do I remove Atheros Wi-Fi Protected Setup Library?

You can uninstall Atheros Wi-Fi Protected Setup Library 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 Atheros Wi-Fi Protected Setup Library, 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 Atheros Wi-Fi Protected Setup Library.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 91.63%
Windows 7 7.77%
Windows 10 0.49%
Windows XP 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 70.57%
Windows Vista Home Basic 19.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.99%
Windows Vista Business 1.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.37%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.84%
  United Kingdom 7.64%
  Canada 3.99%
  Germany 2.98%
  France 1.86%
  Japan 1.74%
  Australia 1.43%
  Italy 1.16%
  Netherlands 1.01%
  Mexico 0.58%
  Portugal 0.58%
  Belgium 0.47%
  Poland 0.43%
  Ireland 0.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.18%
Hewlett-Packard 0.27%
ASUS 0.22%
Dell 0.05%
Acer 0.05%
Sony 0.05%
Samsung 0.05%
Lenovo 0.05%
Intel 0.05%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 17.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 14.75%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305D 10.51%
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 7.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite L350 6.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355D 6.39%

About Atheros Communications

Qualcomm Atheros is a developer of semiconductors for network communications, focusing primarily on wireless. The Atheros chipsets for the IEEE 802.
Publisher URL: www.qca.qualcomm.com


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