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Should I remove Broadband?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,253
United States Rank #43,877
Reach 0.0181%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.93 days
233.92 days >
Average installed length: 122.91 days


VersionDistribution 0.56% 21.91% 38.76% 2.25% 33.43%
11.300.05.01.172 3.09%

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Broadband is a program developed by Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is broadband.exe. The software installer includes 77 files and is usually about 21.44 MB (22,483,233 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 83% of users of Broadband come from Pakistan, it is also popular in the United States and United Arab Emirates.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.huawei.com
Help link: mobile.huawei.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\broadband
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Broadband\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 21.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Broadband

Program executable:broadband.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\broadband\broadband.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdateInterface.dll
  • AddrBookPlugin.dll - Address Book Plugin
  • AddrBookUIPlugin.dll
  • CryptPlugin.dll - Crypt Plugin
  • mcciwin32.dll
  • AboutPlugin.dll
  • CallLogUIPlugin.dll
  • CallUIPlugin.dll
  • CBSSettingPlugin.dll
  • DiagnosisPlugin.dll
  • DialupUIPlugin.dll
  • LayoutPlugin.dll
  • MenuMgrPlugin.dll
  • NDISPlugin.dll
  • NetConnectPlugin.dll
  • NetInfoRecordUIPlugin.dll
  • AddPbk.exe
  • AddrBookSrvPlugin.dll
  • AtCodec.dll
  • ATR2SMgr.dll
  • CallAppPlugin.dll
  • CallLogSrvPlugin.dll
  • CallSrvPlugin.dll
  • Common.dll
  • core.dll
  • DataServicePlugin.dll
  • DeviceAppPlugin.dll
  • DeviceMgrUIPlugin.dll
  • DeviceSrvPlugin.dll
  • DialUpPlugin.dll
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • NetConnectSrvPlugin.dll
  • NetInfoSrvPlugin.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • AddPbk.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CFD0ABA4-46FE-49C9-A973-19BBE62C6B95}' (runs on registration).
  • Broadband.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{40B381CC-B581-4EBA-B846-857D11924316}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Broadband.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Mobile Partner' and executes as C:\Program Files\Broadband\Broadband.exe.

How do I remove Broadband?

You can uninstall Broadband 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 Broadband, 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 Broadband.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Server 2003 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.52%
Windows 10 32.58%
Windows XP 5.06%
Windows Vista 0.56%
Windows Server 2003 0.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.40%
Windows 7 Professional 15.45%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.55%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.49% of installs come from Pakistan
Which countries install it?
  Pakistan 83.49%
  United States 6.12%
  United Arab Emirates 2.45%
  Italy 1.83%
  Canada 0.92%
  United Kingdom 0.92%
  Singapore 0.61%
  Australia 0.61%
  Greece 0.61%
  Saudi Arabia 0.61%
  BH 0.31%
  France 0.31%
  India 0.31%
  Germany 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.04%
Dell 32.66%
Acer 15.82%
Lenovo 4.04%
Intel 2.69%
ASUS 2.69%
Samsung 2.02%
Sony 1.35%
Toshiba 1.01%
Compaq 0.67%
Common models
HP ProBook 4530s 5.33%
Dell Inspiron N4050 3.69%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.87%
Dell Vostro 1500 2.87%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.46%
Dell Inspiron 5521 2.46%

About Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd

Huawei is a networking and telecommunications equipment and services company based in China.
Publisher URL: www.huawei.com


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