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Broadcom USH Tools


Broadcom USH Tools is a program developed by Broadcom. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 6.05 MB (6,343,135 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.broadcom.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Broadcom Corporation\Broadcom USH Host Components\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E7BB5507-E499-4972-ACFE-499C15B465F2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.05 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Broadcom USH Tools

  • CV_Simulator.dll - Microsoft Windows Development Kit (CV USB Device simulator)
  • CVUsrIfc.dll - Broadcom CV Host Component 1.0 (CV User Interface)
  • HostControlService.exe - Host Control Application
  • HostStorageService.exe - Host Storage Application
  • bipdll.dll - Broadcom Integrity Platform
  • lms.dll - lms Dynamic Link Library
  • fwupgrdtool.exe - Firmware Upgrade Tool (Broadcom Firmware Upgrade Tool)
  • BSPTestApp.exe - BSPTestA Application (BSPTest Application)
  • ushdiag.exe - ushdiag Application (ushdiag MFC Application)
  • tpm.dll - Broadcom TPM
  • tpmddl.dll
  • tpmlib.dll
  • batest.exe - batest
  • BcmTokenProvider.dll
  • bipbsp.dll - brcmbsp Dynamic Link Library
  • brcmbsp.dll
  • cvload.exe (by Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider) - Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK driver (BRCM Credential Vault Firmware Burning Program)
  • cvusb.exe (by Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider) - BRCM Credential Vault USB Read and Write test App
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • mds_install.exe
  • mod_install.exe
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • ushradiomode.exe - ushradio Application
  • WdfCoInstaller01005.dll (by Microsoft) - WDF Coinstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • HostStorageService.exe runs as a service named 'Credential Vault Host Storage' (Credential Vault Host Storage) "Host Storage Service for Persisting CV Objects into Hard drive".
  • HostControlService.exe runs as a service named 'Credential Vault Host Control Service' (Credential Vault Host Control Service) "Host Control Service for Fingerprint Processing".

How do I remove Broadcom USH Tools?

You can uninstall Broadcom USH Tools 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 USH Tools, 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 USH Tools.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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