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Should I remove Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,762
United States Rank #9,265
Reach 0.0191%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 32.34 days
953.99 days >
Average installed length: 501.25 days


7.54.05 1.86%
7.53.02 58.89%
7.51.01 1.33%
7.50.02 0.53%
7.03.09 20.16%
7.03.07 0.27%
7.03.04 0.27%
5.08.02 0.53%
5.07.01 0.53%
3.63 2.12%
3.62 6.10%
3.61 7.16%
3.40 0.27%

Other programs by Broadcom

Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller

What is Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller?  (from Broadcom)

The Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller is a tenth-generation 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet LAN controller solution for high-performance network applications. The device combines a triple-speed IEEE 802.3-compliant Media Access Controller (MAC) with a triple-speed Ethernet transceiver, x1 PCIe bus interface, and on-chi...  Read more


Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller is a program developed by Broadcom. The most used version is 7.53.02, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 74% of users of Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.broadcom.com
Help link: www.support.dell.com
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\8\Intel 32\IDriver.exe /M{BE6890C7-31EF-478C-812E-1E2899ABFCA9} /l1033

How do I remove Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller?

You can uninstall Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller 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 Gigabit Integrated Controller, 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 Gigabit Integrated Controller.

Win XP 90%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 92.57%
Windows 7 5.84%
Windows 10 1.33%
Windows Vista 0.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 92.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.92%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.33%
Windows 7 Professional 0.80%
Windows 10 Home 0.80%
Windows 10 Pro 0.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.37%
  Germany 3.61%
  United Kingdom 3.07%
  Italy 1.99%
  Canada 1.62%
  Japan 1.26%
  France 1.26%
  Australia 0.90%
  Sweden 0.90%
  Czech Republic 0.72%
  Belgium 0.72%
  Netherlands 0.72%
  Hong Kong 0.72%
  Thailand 0.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 86.52%
Hewlett-Packard 5.93%
Sahara 4.31%
Acer 1.08%
Compaq 0.81%
Lenovo 0.54%
Gateway 0.27%
Toshiba 0.27%
Intel 0.27%
Common models
Dell Dimension 8400 ... 23.21%
Dell Latitude D610 14.33%
Dell OptiPlex GX280 ... 11.46%
Dell Latitude D810 7.16%
Dell Dimension XPS ... 5.44%
Dell OptiPlex SX280 ... 4.01%

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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