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Should I remove EasyTether?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,635
United States Rank #3,686
Reach 0.0664%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.45 days
662.18 days >
Average installed length: 347.92 days


1.3.4 0.08%
1.3.3 3.75%
1.3.2 2.98%
1.3.1 8.10%
1.3.0 1.38%
1.2.0 5.20%
1.1.18 27.14%
1.1.17 11.54%
1.1.16 7.42%
1.1.15 2.45%
1.1.14 20.87%
1.1.13 4.97%
1.1.12 1.99%
1.1.11 1.30%
1.1.10 0.46%
1.1.9 0.31%
1.1.8 0.08%

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EasyTether is a software program developed by Mobile Stream. The most common release is 1.1.18, 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 easytether.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 3.5 MB (3,665,920 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 84% of users of EasyTether come from the United States, it is also popular in India and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mobile-stream.com/easytether/drivers.html
Help link: www.mobile-stream.com/easytether/support
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{8d3ac0f3-14ee-49ab-9193-a8dbdc6fec0c}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3B1F7D9B-B1F5-4BD4-91DD-0F87D7CB5B2D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.5 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by EasyTether

Program executable:easytether.exe
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{8d3ac0f3-14ee-49ab-9193-a8dbdc6fec0c}\easytether.exe
Additional files:
  • wdfcoinstaller01009.dll (by Microsoft) - WDF Coinstaller
  • winusbcoinstaller2.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Platform Device Update Co-Installer
  • easytthr.exe - EasyTether (EasyTether Tray)
  • easytthr.sys - EasyTether Network Driver

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • easytthr.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6ACAC39C-4380-4541-ABE6-F1BF3621D82C}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • easytthr.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'EasyTether' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Mobile Stream\EasyTether\easytthr.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.43 MB
21.09 MB average
User CPU:0.00002551%
0.015104% average

How do I remove EasyTether?

You can uninstall EasyTether 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 EasyTether, 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 EasyTether.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.06%
Windows 10 23.95%
Windows Vista 6.18%
Windows XP 4.65%
Windows Server 2003 0.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.99%
Windows 7 Professional 12.30%
Windows 8.1 5.53%
Windows 10 Home 5.30%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.00%
  India 2.03%
  United Kingdom 1.42%
  France 0.91%
  Germany 0.91%
  Brazil 0.86%
  Canada 0.61%
  Australia 0.56%
  Japan 0.56%
  Italy 0.46%
  Sweden 0.41%
  Finland 0.36%
  Indonesia 0.36%
  Spain 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.98%
Dell 21.99%
Acer 15.54%
Toshiba 9.96%
ASUS 8.53%
Lenovo 4.05%
Samsung 3.72%
Intel 1.31%
MSI 0.88%
Alienware 0.77%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 9.79%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.16%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.58%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.15%
HP G60 Notebook PC 1.91%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 1.91%


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