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Should I remove FTDI USB Serial Converter Drivers?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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3.00.00 0.27%
2.00.00 99.73%

FTDI USB Serial Converter Drivers

What is FTDI USB Serial Converter Drivers?  (from FTDI Ltd)

The FTDI provides a cost and feature optimized USB full-speed device controller. The design closely matches the PDIUSBD12 and may be used as a drop in replacement for the device. Communicating with a micro-controller over the generic parallel interface the device will appear as another memory device on the processor bu...  Read more


FTDI USB Serial Converter Drivers is a program developed by FTDI Ltd. The most used version is 2.00.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 47% of users of FTDI USB Serial Converter Drivers come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ftdichip.com/Products/ICs/FT120.html
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\system32\ftdiunin.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\ftdiun2k.ini

How do I remove FTDI USB Serial Converter Drivers?

You can uninstall FTDI USB Serial Converter Drivers 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 FTDI USB Serial Converter Drivers, 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 FTDI USB Serial Converter Drivers.

Win XP 41%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 43.32%
Windows 7 28.88%
Windows Vista 23.98%
Windows 10 3.54%
Windows Server 2003 0.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 43.02%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 19.55%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.94%
Windows 7 Professional 8.10%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.43%
  Germany 9.40%
  France 3.58%
  United Kingdom 3.58%
  Canada 3.36%
  Poland 2.46%
  Italy 2.46%
  Brazil 2.01%
  Australia 1.79%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Spain 1.57%
  Belgium 1.12%
  Switzerland 1.12%
  Romania 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.33%
Hewlett-Packard 23.56%
Acer 10.10%
Toshiba 6.73%
Intel 6.25%
American Megatrends 5.29%
Sahara 3.85%
Lenovo 2.40%
Samsung 2.40%
Gateway 1.92%
ASUS 0.96%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.42%
Dell Latitude D620 2.42%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.42%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.42%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.42%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.42%


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