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Should I remove Broadcom Bluetooth Drivers?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,599
United States Rank #1,393
Reach 0.4233%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.49 days
719.48 days >
Average installed length: 378.03 days


VersionDistribution 1.05% 5.57% 7.74% 0.19% 4.56% 0.08% 0.78% 17.72% 0.50% 7.58% 6.08% 6.82% 15.13% 0.18% 12.79% 13.22%

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Broadcom Bluetooth Drivers


Broadcom Bluetooth Drivers is a program developed by Broadcom. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is dpinst.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 13.22 MB (13,860,955 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 55% of users of Broadcom Bluetooth Drivers come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Broadcom\Bluetooth Drivers\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0A1B4690-E176-4533-8058-939480AEE1D0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Broadcom Bluetooth Drivers

Program executable:dpinst.exe
Name:Driver Package Installer (DPInst)
Driver Package Installer
Path:C:\Program Files\Broadcom\Bluetooth Drivers\dpinst.exe
Additional files:
  • BtDrvIns.dll - Bluetooth driver installer (Bluetooth driver installer version DLL)
  • bcbtums.sys - Bluetooth Software (Broadcom Bluetooth Firmware Download Filter)
  • BcmBtRSupport.dll - BcmBtRSupport DLL
  • btwampfl.sys - Broadcom Bluetooth USB AMP Filter
  • btwdi.dll - Broadcom Bluetooth BT Device Co-Installer
  • BtwRadioSwitch.dll - Bluetooth Radio Management Support
  • BtwRSupportService.exe
  • BtwSerialBus.sys - Bluetooth Serial Bus Driver

How do I remove Broadcom Bluetooth Drivers?

You can uninstall Broadcom Bluetooth 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 Broadcom Bluetooth Drivers, 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 Bluetooth Drivers.

Win 10 100%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.66%
Windows 7 0.32%
Windows Vista 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 45.92%
Windows 8.1 30.41%
Windows 8.1 Connected 6.40%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 4.92%
Windows 10 Pro 4.19%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.00%
  Italy 7.77%
  United Kingdom 7.34%
  France 5.27%
  Canada 3.89%
  India 2.28%
  Germany 2.24%
  Australia 1.84%
  Netherlands 1.56%
  Spain 1.11%
  Belgium 0.79%
  Mexico 0.71%
  New Zealand 0.65%
  DK 0.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 98.67%
Acer 0.96%
Lenovo 0.18%
Dell 0.10%
ASUS 0.04%
Toshiba 0.04%
Sony 0.02%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 15.86%
HP HP Notebook 9.39%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 8.72%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 5.42%
HP Stream Notebook PC 13 5.21%
HP Stream Notebook PC 11 5.12%

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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