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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,001
United States Rank #2,287
Reach 0.3308%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.98 days
265.05 days >
Average installed length: 139.27 days


VersionDistribution 0.80% 4.10% 70.67% 19.54% 2.29% 2.61%

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Broadcom 2070 Bluetooth 3.0

What is Broadcom 2070 Bluetooth?

A Bluetooth stack is software that refers to an implementation of the Bluetooth protocol stack. Widcomm was the first Bluetooth stack for the Windows operating system. The stack was initially developed by a company named Widcomm, which was acquired by Broadcom. The Microsoft Windows Bluetooth stack only supports external or integrated Bluetooth dongles attached through USB.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named BTStackServer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 43 files and is usually about 511.27 KB (523,545 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Help link: www.hp.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{436E0B79-2CFB-4E5F-9380-E17C1B25D0C5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 511.27 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Broadcom 2070 Bluetooth 3.0

Program executable:BTStackServer.exe
Name:Bluetooth Software
Bluetooth Stack COM Server
Path:C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BTStackServer.exe
Bluetooth Stack COM Server for Broadcom's OEM distributed Bluetooth Windows software drivers. This module is installed as part of the OEMs driver updates.
Additional files:
  • BluetoothHeadsetProxy.exe - Bluetooth Software (Bluetooth Headset Skype Proxy)
  • BtAudioHelper.dll - BtAudioHelper
  • BtBalloon.dll - Balloon Tooltip Routine DLL
  • BtMmHook.dll - Multimedia Keys Hook DLL
  • BTNCopy.dll - BTNCopy Module
  • btosif.dll - BTOSIF DLL
  • btosif_notes.dll - BTOSIF Notes DLL
  • btosif_ol.dll - BTOSIF Outlook DLL
  • btosif_olx.dll - BTOSIF Outlook Express DLL
  • btrez.dll - btrez DLL
  • BTStackServer.exe - Bluetooth Stack COM Server
  • BTTray.exe - Bluetooth Tray Application
  • Btwapi.dll - WBTApi DLL
  • BtwCP.dll - BtwCP DLL
  • AdminUtils.exe
  • bt2k_ins.dll
  • btbip.dll
  • BTChooser.dll
  • btdev.dll
  • btins.dll
  • BtITunesPlugIn.exe
  • btosif_wincal.dll
  • btsec.dll
  • btsendto.dll
  • btsendto_explorer.exe
  • btsendto_ie.dll
  • btsendto_notes.dll
  • btsendto_office.dll
  • btsendto_wab.dll
  • BtwApplExt.dll
  • btw_ci.dll - Bluetooth Software (Class-Installer DLL for the Bluetooth Devices)
  • btwdsdk.dll - WidcommSdk DLL
  • btwmpplugin.dll - BtWmpPlugIn DLL
  • btwnamespaceext.dll - BtwNamespaceExt DLL
  • btwnelib.dll - BtwNeLib DLL
  • btwrsupport.dll - BtwRSupport DLL
  • btwvdpcapfilter.dll - Bluetooth VDP DirectShow Filter
  • btwuiext.resources.dll - BTWUIExt

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:23.22 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0073119174%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00578702%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00152490%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:91,408
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:1.1 MB
Kernel CPU:0.00029488%
CPU cycles/sec:24
Memory:7.34 MB
Total CPU:0.0048402108%
Kernel CPU:0.00483955%
User CPU:0.00000067%
CPU cycles/sec:2,741

How do I remove Broadcom 2070 Bluetooth?

You can uninstall Broadcom 2070 Bluetooth 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 Broadcom 2070 Bluetooth 3.0, 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 Broadcom 2070 Bluetooth.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.89%
Windows 10 6.77%
Windows Vista 0.23%
Windows XP 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.34%
Windows 7 Professional 24.52%
Windows 7 Home Basic 7.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.37%
Windows 10 Home 4.97%
Windows 7 Starter 3.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.85%
  France 5.66%
  United Kingdom 5.14%
  Brazil 4.81%
  Australia 3.18%
  Germany 2.62%
  Canada 2.56%
  Netherlands 1.78%
  Sweden 1.55%
  India 1.53%
  Mexico 1.53%
  Switzerland 1.22%
  Spain 0.94%
  Italy 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 98.60%
Dell 0.53%
Acer 0.42%
ASUS 0.25%
Lenovo 0.11%
Apple 0.03%
Samsung 0.03%
Sony 0.02%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 23.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 11.07%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.93%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 4.30%
HP G42 Notebook PC 3.90%
HP ProBook 6560b 3.73%

About Broadcom

Broadcom Corporation is a fabless semiconductor company in the wireless and broadband communication business.
Publisher URL: www.broadcom.com


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