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Should I remove Dell Mobile Broadband Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,508
United States Rank #7,856
Reach 0.0683%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.61 days
460.56 days >
Average installed length: 241.99 days


VersionDistribution 1.19% 7.72% 7.50% 5.57% 0.15% 7.28% 2.52% 0.15% 18.04% 15.52% 10.47% 5.35% 9.06% 1.71% 5.72% 0.97% 1.04% 0.07%

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Dell Mobile Broadband Manager

What is Dell Mobile Broadband Manager?

On some Dell models, the connection software used may be Dell Mobile Broadband Connection Utility or the Dell ControlPoint Connection Manager. These software applications are supported by Dell. Verizon Wireless may have very limited support for these applications.


It is typically pre-installed with most new Dell computers. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named WirelessManager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 30.02 MB (31,479,690 bytes).

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.support.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Mobile Broadband Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{23EEC842-57ED-4055-A056-9D4185DFB1AA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 30.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Mobile Broadband Manager

Program executable:WirelessManager.exe
Name:Wireless Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Mobile Broadband Manager\WirelessManager.exe
Additional files:
  • Resource.dll
  • Interop.MbnApi.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'MbnApi'.
  • WirelessManager.exe (by Ericsson AB) - Wireless Manager
  • Ericsson.Mbm.Framework.dll (by Ericsson AB) - CXC 172 6753/1 (Framework)
  • Ericsson.Mbm.Logic.dll - Logic
  • Ericsson.Mbm.Presentation.dll - Presentation
  • GpsUtility.exe - GPS Utility
  • SmsUtility.exe - SMS Utility
  • WMCoreAPI.dll - WMCoreApi-cs
  • Logic.dll - Logic
  • MBMDebug.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WirelessManager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CD1755-3F91-4499-9EE8-0429EC82FB2B}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • WirelessManager.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WirelessManager' and executes as C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Mobile Broadband Manager\WirelessManager.exe.

How do I remove Dell Mobile Broadband Manager?

You can uninstall Dell Mobile Broadband Manager 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 Dell Mobile Broadband Manager, 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 Dell Mobile Broadband Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.16%
Windows 10 12.69%
Windows XP 1.71%
Windows Vista 0.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 35.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.24%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.53%
Windows 10 Pro 3.88%
Windows 10 Home 3.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.54%
  Germany 7.97%
  United Kingdom 5.70%
  France 4.60%
  South Africa 3.63%
  Brazil 3.37%
  India 3.24%
  Canada 2.92%
  Netherlands 2.40%
  Poland 2.33%
  Iran 2.07%
  Italy 1.94%
  Australia 1.88%
  Belgium 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 97.89%
Acer 0.90%
Hewlett-Packard 0.75%
ASUS 0.38%
Lenovo 0.08%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 17.72%
Dell Latitude E6410 5.78%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 5.63%
Dell Studio 1558 5.11%
Dell Latitude E6400 3.60%
Dell Latitude E6420 3.45%

About Dell

Dell manufactures, sells and supports computers and related products and services.
Publisher URL: www.dell.com


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