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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 #6,202
United States Rank #3,289
Reach 0.0852%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.24 days
685.46 days >
Average installed length: 360.16 days


1.3.3 0.42%
1.3.2 1.84%
1.3.1 8.20%
1.3.0 1.26%
1.2.0 5.44%
1.1.18 28.62%
1.1.17 12.30%
1.1.16 7.78%
1.1.15 2.59%
1.1.14 21.84%
1.1.13 5.36%
1.1.12 2.18%
1.1.11 1.34%
1.1.10 0.50%
1.1.9 0.33%

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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 5 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 8. While about 83% 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?

Quickly and completely remove EasyTether from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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.

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 68.53%
Windows 8 20.20%
Windows Vista 6.51%
Windows XP 4.67%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.37%
Windows 7 Professional 13.12%
Windows 8.1 5.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.47%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.45%
  India 2.13%
  United Kingdom 1.40%
  Brazil 1.01%
  Germany 1.01%
  France 0.84%
  Japan 0.67%
  Australia 0.62%
  Canada 0.50%
  Italy 0.39%
  Sweden 0.39%
  Finland 0.39%
  Indonesia 0.39%
  Spain 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.01%
Dell 23.17%
Acer 15.49%
Toshiba 9.96%
ASUS 8.04%
Samsung 3.60%
Lenovo 3.48%
Intel 1.32%
MSI 0.84%
Alienware 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 9.11%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.59%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.29%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.03%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.03%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.03%


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