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Should I remove Cisco ASDM Launcher?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,277
United States Rank #23,550
Reach 0.0058%


1.5.30 50.43%
1.5.24 7.83%
1.5.22 10.43%
1.5.20 9.57%
1.4.18 11.30%
1.4.09 5.22%
1.4.07 2.61%
1.4.03 0.87%
1.2.01 1.74%

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Cisco ASDM Launcher

What is Cisco ASDM Launcher?  (from Cisco Systems)

Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM) delivers world-class security management and monitoring through an intuitive, easy-to-use Web-based management interface. Bundled with Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances and Cisco PIX┬« Security Appliances, Cisco ASDM accelerates security appliance deployment...  Read more


Cisco ASDM Launcher is a program developed by Cisco Systems. The most used version is 1.5.30, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 9 files and is usually about 5.57 MB (5,837,856 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 51% of users of Cisco ASDM Launcher come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cisco.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sdks\ria services\v1.0\libraries\server
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D0774F76-7DDA-4803-9993-A86813CFFD58}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.57 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Cisco ASDM Launcher

  • btaudio.sys (by Broadcom) - Bluetooth Software (Bluetooth Audio Device)
  • btdfu.dll (by Broadcom)
  • btdfuwizardp.exe - Bluetooth DFU Wizard Package
  • btinvoke.dll
  • btinvoke.exe
  • btwdins.exe - Bluetooth Support Server
  • btwmpplugin.dll
  • btwusb.sys - Driver for Bluetooth USB Devices
  • dpinst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • btwdins.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth Service' (btwdins) "Handles installation and removal of Bluetooth devices.".

How do I remove Cisco ASDM Launcher?

You can uninstall Cisco ASDM Launcher 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 Cisco ASDM Launcher, 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 Cisco ASDM Launcher.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.83%
Windows XP 13.91%
Windows 10 12.17%
Windows Vista 3.48%
Windows Server 2003 2.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 42.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.62%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.96%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.31%
Windows 10 Pro 3.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.39%
  Italy 4.86%
  Canada 4.17%
  Netherlands 3.47%
  Taiwan 2.78%
  France 2.08%
  Finland 2.08%
  Saudi Arabia 2.08%
  United Kingdom 2.08%
  MA 1.39%
  Australia 1.39%
  India 1.39%
  Poland 1.39%
  Chile 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.48%
Hewlett-Packard 30.95%
Lenovo 8.33%
Toshiba 3.57%
Intel 3.57%
Acer 3.57%
American Megatrends 2.38%
Compaq 1.19%
ASUS 1.19%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 380 3.06%
Parallels Software Intern... 2.04%
Dell Latitude D630 2.04%
Dell OptiPlex 780 2.04%
Dell Dell System XPS 15... 2.04%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 2.04%

About Cisco Systems

Cisco designs, manufactures, & sells networking equipment whose portfolio of products & services is focused on market segments, Enterprise & Service Provider, Small Business & the Home.
Publisher URL: www.cisco.com


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