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Should I remove Broadcom Advanced Control Suite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,806
United States Rank #15,043
Reach 0.0065%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 49.86 days
672.24 days >
Average installed length: 353.21 days


7.25.03 4.65%
4.13.0000 0.78%
4.12.0000 20.93%
4.10.0000 6.20%
3.36.0000 52.71%
3.26.0000 10.08%
3.13.0000 4.65%

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Broadcom Advanced Control Suite

What is Broadcom Advanced Control Suite?

Broadcom Advanced Control Suite 2 (BACS2) is an integrated utility that provides useful information about each network adapter that is installed in your server. BACS2 also enables you to perform detailed tests, diagnostics, and analyses on each adapter, as well as to view and modify property values and view traffic statistics for each adapter.

About  (from Broadcom)

Broadcom Advanced Server Program (BASP), which runs within Broadcom Advanced Control Suite 2, is used to configure teams for load balancing, fault tolerance, and virtual local area networks (VLANs). BASP functionality is available only on servers that use at least one Broadcom Ethernet network adapter.


The most used version is 3.36.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 1.79 MB (1,873,150 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.broadcom.com
Help link: www.support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Broadcom\BACS\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Archivos comunes\InstallShield\Driver\8\Intel 32\IDriver.exe /M{2A6282FF-B75B-463F-90F5-0A43732F690D} /l1034
Estimated size: 1.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Broadcom Advanced Control Suite

  • cabw32.dll - Cable Management Library for Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet NIC Application (cabw32)
  • BMAPI.dll - Broadcom Management Application Programming Interface
  • BACS.exe - Broadcom Advanced Control Suite
  • BASFND.sys - Broadcom NetDetect Driver (Broadcom NetDetect Driver.)
  • BacsTray.exe - BacsTray Application
  • FAD.sys - Frame Access Driver
  • FADXP32.sys

How do I remove Broadcom Advanced Control Suite?

You can uninstall Broadcom Advanced Control Suite 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 Advanced Control Suite, 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 Advanced Control Suite.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 92.25%
Windows 7 3.88%
Windows 10 2.33%
Windows Vista 1.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 92.19%
Windows 7 Professional 3.91%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.56%
Windows 10 Home 1.56%
Windows 10 Pro 0.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.78%
  France 3.43%
  Germany 2.94%
  United Kingdom 1.96%
  Belgium 1.47%
  Canada 1.47%
  Dominican Republic 0.49%
  Norway 0.49%
  Sweden 0.49%
  Portugal 0.49%
  Spain 0.49%
  Poland 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 80.95%
Intel 12.70%
Hewlett-Packard 3.97%
Sahara 0.79%
Acer 0.79%
American Megatrends 0.79%
Common models
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 14.29%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 12.50%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 10.71%
Dell Computer Dimension 8... 10.71%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 7.14%
Dell Computer Inspiron 86... 7.14%

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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