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Should I remove Comcast Desktop Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #11,118
United States Rank #5,096
Reach 0.0307%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 336.67 days
1160.22 days >
Average installed length: 609.61 days


24 100.00%

Typically installed together

Comcast Desktop Software v1.2.1

What is Comcast Desktop Software?

Comcast Desktop Software is included free with your Comcast/XFINITY Internet subscription. Simply download and install in minutes, and enjoy a faster, smoother Internet experience. Do-it-yourself fixes, service outage resolutions, optimization scans and more help you get the most from your Internet.


The setup package is about 1.38 MB (1,441,792 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: xfinity.comcast.net
Help link: help.comcast.net
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{118C3943-1683-42EF-824D-C22E70DB42E7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.38 MB

How do I remove Comcast Desktop Software?

You can uninstall Comcast Desktop Software 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 Comcast Desktop Software (v1.2.1), 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 Comcast Desktop Software.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.75%
Windows Vista 18.18%
Windows 10 6.61%
Windows XP 5.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 59.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.67%
Windows 7 Professional 6.17%
Windows 10 Home 6.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.24%
  United Kingdom 0.28%
  Germany 0.19%
  India 0.09%
  Japan 0.09%
  Canada 0.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.51%
Dell 31.60%
Toshiba 15.12%
Acer 7.45%
ASUS 5.87%
Lenovo 3.84%
Gateway 1.35%
Intel 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.29%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.31%
LENOVO 1068AFU 2.98%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.98%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.98%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.65%

About Comcast

Comcast is the largest cable operator and media conglomerates, home Net service provider in the United States, providing cable tv, broadband Net, phone service and in some areas home security to both residential and commercial customers.
Publisher URL: www.comcast.com


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