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Should I remove Bluetooth Feature Pack?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,622
United States Rank #23,955
Reach 0.0525%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.01 days
737.92 days >
Average installed length: 387.72 days


5.0.17 3.80%
5.0.14 65.13%
5.0.13 15.33%
5.0.12 0.81%
5.0.11 11.26%
5.0.9 2.17%
5.0.7 1.49%

Typically installed together

Bluetooth Feature Pack 5.0


Bluetooth Feature Pack 5.0 is a program developed by CSR Plc. The most used version is 5.0.14, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is VFPRadioSupportService(1838).exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 6.89 MB (7,221,972 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 23% of users of Bluetooth Feature Pack come from Germany, it is also popular in United Kingdom and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Bluetooth.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CSR\Bluetooth Feature Pack 5.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B2F4C332-2359-4ADE-AF0C-C631768BBB89}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Bluetooth Feature Pack 5.0

Program executable:VFPRadioSupportService(1838).exe
Path:C:\Program Files\CSR\Bluetooth Feature Pack 5.0\VFPRadioSupportService(1838).exe
Additional files:
  • CSRInfo.exe (by CSR, plc) - EXE to get the build infomation off the Bluetooth Chip
  • VFPRadioSupportService_ps.dll (by CSR, plc) - VFPRadioSupportService Proxy Stub Library
  • BtPrivs.exe - Bluetooth File Sharing Privilege Utility
  • BTSharePanel.dll - Bluetooth Audio Setting Property sheet
  • ConMgr.exe - Bluetooth Audio Configuration Monitor
  • HfgATCmds.exe - Handsfree Headset Helper Application
  • vfp_msgs.dll - CSR Vista Feature Pack Message DLL
  • SendToBipShellExt.dll - BIP Initiator Send To Extension
  • CSRBipPushResponder.exe - Bluetooth Image Push Responder
  • CSRBthFtpShellExt.dll - Bluetooth FTP Client Extension
  • VFPRadioSupportService.exe - VFPRadioSupport Helper Service
  • HFGService_PS.dll - HFGService Proxy Stub Library
  • VFPRadio.dll - Bluetooth Radio On/Off DLL
  • CSRBipPushInitiatorWizard.exe - BIP Push Initiator Wizard
  • HFGService.dll - Handsfree Headset Service
  • CSRSkype.exe - Skype Handsfree Support
  • CSRBthFtpServer.exe - Bluetooth FTP Server
  • ImageTranscoder.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • VFPRadioSupportService.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth Feature Support' (VFPRadioSupportService) "This service facilitates Bluetooth features such as radio on/off. If the service is disabled certain Bluetooth features may not work reliably.".
4 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • CSRBipPushResponder.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CSRBIP' which loads as C:\Program Files\CSR\Bluetooth Feature Pack 5.0\CSRBipPushResponder.exe.
  • CSRSkype.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CSRSkype' which loads as C:\Program Files\CSR\Bluetooth Feature Pack 5.0\CSRSkype.exe.
  • ConMgr.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ConMgr' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CSR\Bluetooth Feature Pack 5.0\ConMgr.exe".
  • CSRBthFtpServer.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CSRFTP' which loads as C:\Program Files\CSR\Bluetooth Feature Pack 5.0\CSRBthFtpServer.exe.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • CSRSkype.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CSR\Bluetooth Feature Pack 5.0\CSRSkype.exe'.
  • CSRBthFtpServer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CSR\Bluetooth Feature Pack 5.0\CSRBthFtpServer.exe'.
  • ConMgr.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CSR\Bluetooth Feature Pack 5.0\ConMgr.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.05 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00016448%
0.016088% average
Memory:1.06 MB
Total CPU:0.0012450473%
Kernel CPU:0.00062252%
User CPU:0.00062252%
Memory:808 KB
Kernel CPU:0.00126982%

How do I remove Bluetooth Feature Pack?

Quickly and completely remove Bluetooth Feature Pack 5.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Bluetooth Feature Pack 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 Bluetooth Feature Pack 5.0, 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 Bluetooth Feature Pack.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 95.52%
Windows 8 4.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.61%
Windows 7 Professional 30.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.69%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.50%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.36%
Windows 7 Starter 1.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.14% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 23.14%
  United Kingdom 9.61%
  United States 6.63%
  Finland 4.87%
  Italy 4.74%
  Iran 3.11%
  Sweden 2.84%
  Greece 2.57%
  Hong Kong 2.30%
  Egypt 2.03%
  Taiwan 1.76%
  Austria 1.76%
  MK 1.62%
  France 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.81%
Acer 23.73%
Hewlett-Packard 23.73%
ASUS 13.56%
Lenovo 5.08%
Toshiba 5.08%
Common models


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