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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,765
United States Rank #15,081
Reach 0.0078%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.85 days
54.66 days >
Average installed length: 28.72 days


1.2.0 77.12%
1.0.0 22.88%

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Cisco VUSB

What is Cisco VUSB?

Cisco VUSB is a virtual USB device driver for various Cisco routers.


Cisco VUSB is a program developed by Cisco Systems. The most used version is 1.2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is ciscovusb.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 4.98 MB (5,217,916 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 80% of users of Cisco VUSB come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cisco.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CiscoVUSB
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\CiscoVUSB\Couninst.exe
Estimated size: 4.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cisco VUSB

Program executable:ciscovusb.exe
Name:Cisco VUSB
Cisco VUSB Application
Path:C:\Program Files\ciscovusb\ciscovusb.exe
Additional files:
  • Couninst.exe
  • Svlscapi.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CiscoVUSB.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CiscoVUSB\CiscoVUSB.exe'.

How do I remove Cisco VUSB?

You can uninstall Cisco VUSB 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 VUSB, 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 VUSB.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.09%
Windows 10 31.37%
Windows Vista 5.23%
Windows XP 1.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.56%
Windows 7 Professional 13.73%
Windows 8.1 9.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.84%
Windows 8 Pro 7.19%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.91%
  Canada 11.87%
  Belgium 1.37%
  Brazil 0.91%
  Netherlands 0.91%
  DK 0.91%
  Italy 0.91%
  Panama 0.46%
  Switzerland 0.46%
  Japan 0.46%
  United Arab Emirates 0.46%
  Turkey 0.46%
  Saudi Arabia 0.46%
  United Kingdom 0.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 39.25%
Hewlett-Packard 34.58%
ASUS 10.28%
Acer 3.74%
Lenovo 2.80%
Intel 1.87%
Samsung 1.87%
Sony 1.87%
Alienware 0.93%
Common models
ASUSTeK CM6340 4.24%
Dell XPS 8300 4.24%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.39%
Dell Inspiron N7010 2.54%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.69%
ASUSTeK K53E 1.69%

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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