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Should I remove Cisco Valet Connector?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,639
United States Rank #7,017
Reach 0.0220%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 58.51 days
409.37 days >
Average installed length: 215.10 days


1.2.10148.2 13.86%
1.2.10104.2 46.19%
1.1.10049.0 33.72%
1.0.10028.0 6.24%

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Cisco Valet Connector

What is Cisco Valet Connector?  (from Cisco Systems)

The Valet Connector Wireless Adapter lets you enjoy the Internet without the hassle of messy cords. Use the Valet Connector to provide a fast and reliable wireless connection to non-wireless desktop and laptop PC computers. Simply plug the Connector into your computer's USB port to launch pre-loaded software, follow a ...  Read more


Cisco Valet Connector is a program developed by Cisco Systems. The most used version is 1.2.10104.2, 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 4 files and is usually about 6.83 MB (7,159,784 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 93% of users of Cisco Valet Connector come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Chile.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cisco.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\Cisco Valet Connector
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\Cisco Valet Connector\Setup.exe" -AdapterSetupUninstall -lcid 1033
Estimated size: 6.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cisco Valet Connector

  • CiscoAdapterSvc.exe - CiscoAdapterSvc (Cisco Adapter Svc)
  • setup.exe - Cisco Software

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • CiscoAdapterSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Cisco Valet Connector Service' (RaAutoInstSrv_AM10) "If this service is disabled, the AM10 will not work.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:888 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000390854%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002947%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000961%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Cisco Valet Connector?

You can uninstall Cisco Valet Connector 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 Valet Connector, 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 Valet Connector.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.44%
Windows 10 20.28%
Windows Vista 8.76%
Windows XP 8.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.50%
Windows 7 Professional 13.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.58%
Windows 10 Pro 5.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.63%
  Canada 6.79%
  Chile 0.14%
  Singapore 0.14%
  Mexico 0.14%
  United Kingdom 0.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 41.60%
Hewlett-Packard 28.24%
Acer 10.31%
ASUS 2.67%
Intel 2.67%
Gateway 2.67%
Lenovo 1.91%
Toshiba 1.91%
American Megatrends 1.53%
Sahara 1.15%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p6-2376 3.64%
LENOVO 10A90045US 3.03%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 2.42%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 2.42%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.42%
Dell Inspiron 531 2.42%

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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