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Should I remove Fresco Logic USB Host Controller?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,608
United States Rank #1,865
Reach 0.4978%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.95 days
470.49 days >
Average installed length: 247.20 days


VersionDistribution 0.10% 0.33% 1.46% 4.80% 1.72% 0.20% 3.35% 0.57% 0.47% 7.89% 0.04% 0.10% 1.02% 2.49% 0.76% 1.99% 2.45% 0.09% 1.91% 7.12% 3.02% 1.05% 4.91% 0.23% 0.03% 0.30% 0.04% 0.36% 15.42% 10.74% 2.16% 7.97% 3.27% 3.19% 1.35% 0.26% 1.99% 4.66% 0.07% 0.11%

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Fresco Logic USB3.0 Host Controller

What is Fresco Logic USB Host Controller?  (from Fresco Logic)

Fresco Logic’s 4-port USB3.0 host controller, equips hardware-based multi-stream, multi-threaded parallel processing engines that deliver full bandwidth to each USB 3.0 port, and have been further optimized for multiple device operation simultaneously. As is the tradition of the GoXtream family, no firmware and a high ...  Read more


Fresco Logic USB3.0 Host Controller is a program developed by Fresco Logic. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The programs's main executable is FLxHCIm.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.68 MB of memory. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 5.28 MB (5,537,253 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 40% of users of Fresco Logic USB Host Controller come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Fresco Logic Inc\Fresco Logic USB3.0 Host Controller\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5B9F1BB4-4C06-41E8-877D-B458742B0D0A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.28 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Fresco Logic USB3.0 Host Controller

Program executable:FLxHCIm.exe
Name:Windows (R) Win 7 DDK driver
Fresco Logic
Path:C:\Program Files\Fresco Logic Inc\Fresco Logic USB3.0 Host Controller\host\FLxHCIm.exe
Additional files:
  • FLxHCIm.exe (by Windows (R) Win 7 DDK provider) - Windows (R) Win 7 DDK driver (Fresco Logic)
  • FLxHCIu.exe (by Windows (R) Win 7 DDK provider)
  • WdfCoInstaller01009.dll (by Microsoft) - WDF Coinstaller
  • MSVCR100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • FLxHCIu.exe runs as a service named 'Hi-Rez Studios Authenticate and Update Service' (HiPatchService).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FLxHCIm.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FLxHCIm' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Fresco Logic\Fresco Logic USB3.0 Host Controller\i386_host\FLxHCIm.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.68 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000100100%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000897%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000104%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:11
8,062,084 average

How do I remove Fresco Logic USB Host Controller?

Quickly and completely remove Fresco Logic USB3.0 Host Controller from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Fresco Logic USB Host Controller 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 Fresco Logic USB3.0 Host Controller, 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 Fresco Logic USB Host Controller.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.02%
Windows 8 12.25%
Windows XP 0.40%
Windows Vista 0.31%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 61.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.32%
Windows 7 Professional 11.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.47%
Windows 10 Home 2.80%
Windows 7 Starter 1.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.65%
  Germany 8.64%
  France 6.51%
  Australia 4.07%
  Canada 3.91%
  Italy 2.62%
  United Kingdom 2.57%
  Netherlands 2.52%
  Sweden 2.02%
  Iran 1.72%
  DK 1.67%
  Taiwan 1.35%
  Spain 1.29%
  Turkey 1.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 78.35%
Hewlett-Packard 10.80%
Dell 4.53%
Medion 2.59%
Acer 1.03%
Lenovo 0.85%
Toshiba 0.52%
MSI 0.34%
Common models
ASUSTeK G74Sx 13.03%
ASUSTeK N53SV 10.74%
ASUSTeK UX31E 7.82%
ASUSTeK N73SV 6.74%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.41%
ASUSTeK G73Sw 4.50%


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