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Should I remove HID OMNIKEY 3x21 PC/SC Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #26,103
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VersionDistribution 75.73% 19.90% 4.37%


What is HID OMNIKEY 3x21 PC/SC Driver?

This is the software driver and additional utilities required for managing and connecting the HID OMNIKEY 3x21 to the PC. Uninstalling this driver may cause the hardware to stop functioning properly (only remove this package if you no longer have the device connected to your PC).


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 3.14 MB (3,293,696 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hidglobal.com/technology.php?tech_cat=19&subcat_id=10
Help link: www.hidglobal.com/omnikeyCustomerSupportForm.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HID Global\OMNIKEY 3x21\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{14FD5BBB-F96C-4C7F-BC67-474BE23284BA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.14 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HID OMNIKEY 3x21 PC/SC Driver

  • cxbu0wdm.sys - PC/SC IFD-Handler for CCID compliant Reader
  • cxbu0x64.sys

How do I remove HID OMNIKEY 3x21 PC/SC Driver?

You can uninstall HID OMNIKEY 3x21 PC/SC Driver 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 HID OMNIKEY 3x21 PC/SC Driver, 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 HID OMNIKEY 3x21 PC/SC Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.87%
Windows 10 23.67%
Windows XP 10.63%
Windows Vista 4.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 20.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.02%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.68%
Windows 10 Pro 6.31%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.75%
  Croatia 8.33%
  Italy 7.02%
  Belgium 6.14%
  Germany 6.14%
  Hungary 3.51%
  MK 3.07%
  Norway 3.07%
  Netherlands 3.07%
  United Kingdom 3.07%
  France 2.63%
  RS 2.63%
  Estonia 2.63%
  Sweden 2.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.96%
Dell 26.02%
Acer 8.94%
ASUS 7.32%
American Megatrends 4.07%
Lenovo 3.25%
Medion 3.25%
Toshiba 2.44%
Intel 1.63%
Samsung 1.63%
Common models
HP ProBook 4530s 3.57%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.68%
HP EliteBook 8570w 2.68%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 1.79%
HP 15 Notebook PC 1.79%
HP Compaq dc5800 Small Fo... 1.79%


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