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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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VersionDistribution 14.55% 85.45%

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BlackBerry USB and Modem Drivers 6.1

What is BlackBerry USB and Modem Drivers?

This is the software driver package for the installed BlackBerry USB and Modem. The driver package is required in order for the BlackBerry USB and Modem devices to function properly and is the software that allows your computer to communicate with this hardware device.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is DesktopMgr.exe. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 65.54 MB (68,721,548 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rim.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0A93B883-270E-4879-BAD6-1B10323A2649}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 65.54 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BlackBerry USB and Modem Drivers 6.1

Program executable:DesktopMgr.exe
Name:Desktop Tools for RIM Handhelds
BlackBerry Desktop Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry\DesktopMgr.exe
Additional files:
  • application_loader.dll - Desktop Tools for RIM Handhelds (Application loader extension)
  • backup_restore.dll - Backup Restore extension
  • BlackBerryModemConfiguration.exe - BlackBerryModemConfiguration
  • DesktopMgr.exe - BlackBerry Desktop Manager
  • device_file_access_dll.dll - Device File Access DLL
  • Device_Switch.dll - Device switch wizard
  • DeviceOptions.dll - Device Options Management Extension
  • media_sync.dll - Media Sync extension
  • ras_connection_manager.dll - IP Modem extension
  • rim_asci.dll - ASCII Importer/Exporter Connector
  • rim_hh.dll - BlackBerry Smart Phone Connector for Intellisync
  • RIMCXLServer.dll - RIM CXLServer Implementation
  • Synchronize.dll - Synchronization Desktop Extension
  • WebLink.dll - Web Link Desktop Extension
  • product.dll - BlackBerry Desktop Tools (BlackBerry Product Description)
  • product_common.dll
  • CE.dll - Research In Motion CE (BES Crypto Kernel)

How do I remove BlackBerry USB and Modem Drivers?

You can uninstall BlackBerry USB and Modem Drivers 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 USB and Modem Drivers 6.1, 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 USB and Modem Drivers.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 10 4%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.64%
Windows XP 21.82%
Windows Vista 10.91%
Windows 10 3.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 24.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.37%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.56%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.28%
  United Kingdom 11.59%
  Canada 4.35%
  South Africa 2.90%
  Mexico 2.90%
  Spain 2.90%
  Peru 2.90%
  TT 1.45%
  Nicaragua 1.45%
  MA 1.45%
  Singapore 1.45%
  Uruguay 1.45%
  Colombia 1.45%
  France 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.53%
Dell 24.49%
Acer 20.41%
Lenovo 6.12%
Sony 4.08%
Intel 4.08%
American Megatrends 4.08%
ASUS 2.04%
Packard Bell 2.04%
Toshiba 2.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 4.17%
HP Compaq dc5700 Microtow... 4.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 NoteBook ... 4.17%
Dell OptiPlex 790 4.17%
Time Computers KM266-8237 2.08%
Sony VPCEB11FD 2.08%

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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