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Should I remove BlackBerry Device Communication Components?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,739
United States Rank #23,506
Reach 0.0085%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.01 days
531.38 days >
Average installed length: 279.20 days


VersionDistribution 2.38% 0.60% 6.55% 1.19% 3.57% 1.79% 23.21% 6.55% 0.60% 0.60% 12.50% 20.24% 11.90% 3.57% 2.98% 1.19% 0.60%

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BlackBerry Device Communication Components

What is BlackBerry Device Communication Components?  (from Research In Motion)

When upgrading BlackBerry® Web Desktop Manager, BlackBerry® Device Communication Components must also be upgraded to facilitate proper communication with the upgraded BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager and BlackBerry® Administration Service. When accessing BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager or BlackBerry Administration Service...  Read more


BlackBerry Device Communication Components is a program developed by Research In Motion. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is RIMProxy.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 10.86 MB (11,388,700 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 39% of users of BlackBerry Device Communication Components come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rim.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion\SCDeviceController\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{03897B5D-7AF0-42C5-9535-36555010967D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BlackBerry Device Communication Components

Program executable:RIMProxy.exe
Name:RIM HTTP Proxy
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion\SCDeviceController\RIMProxy.exe
Additional files:
  • SCDeviceController.dll - RIM Scriptable Device Controller (RIM Script-Capable Device Controller)
  • SCDeviceControllerRes_de.dll - RIM Device Controller Resources
  • SCDeviceControllerRes_es.dll
  • SCDeviceControllerRes_fr.dll
  • SCDeviceControllerRes_it.dll
  • SCDeviceControllerRes_ja.dll
  • SCDeviceControllerRes_jp.dll
  • SCDeviceControllerRes_pt_BR.dll
  • CE.dll - Research In Motion CE (BlackBerry Cryptographic DLL)
  • RIMProxy.exe - RIM HTTP Proxy (RIM Http Proxy)

How do I remove BlackBerry Device Communication Components?

You can uninstall BlackBerry Device Communication Components 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 BlackBerry Device Communication Components, 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 BlackBerry Device Communication Components.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 10 1%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows 10 16.07%
Windows XP 8.33%
Windows Vista 2.98%
Windows Server 2003 1.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 46.71%
Windows 7 Enterprise 16.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.99%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.79%
Windows 10 Pro 2.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.18%
  United Kingdom 11.86%
  France 7.22%
  Canada 5.67%
  Italy 5.15%
  Germany 4.12%
  Austria 2.06%
  Singapore 1.55%
  CY 1.55%
  Czech Republic 1.55%
  Spain 1.55%
  Belgium 1.55%
  BM 1.03%
  Hungary 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.63%
Hewlett-Packard 32.03%
Lenovo 11.72%
Intel 5.47%
Toshiba 3.13%
Acer 2.34%
Compaq 1.56%
American Megatrends 0.78%
Samsung 0.78%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 4.69%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 2.34%
Dell Latitude E6520 2.34%
Dell Latitude E6500 2.34%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.34%
HP ProBook 4540s 2.34%

About Research In Motion

Research In Motion Limited (RIM) is a Canadian telecommunication company known as the developer of the BlackBerry smartphone and tablet.
Publisher URL: www.rim.com


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