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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,780
United States Rank #22,653
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.44 days
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Average installed length: 223.86 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Handset WinDriver

What is Handset WinDriver?

This is the Huawei software driver and additional utilities required for managing and connecting the Handset device 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 setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 10.07 MB (10,557,651 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\handset windriver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Handset WinDriver\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 10.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Handset WinDriver

  • devsetup32.exe - DevSetup Application (Huawei(R) DevSetup Version for Windows XP, Vista, Win7.)
  • devsetup64.exe
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov)
  • 7z.exe (by Igor Pavlov)
  • DriverSetup.exe
  • DriverUninstall.exe
  • LocateDevice.dll
  • uninst.exe

How do I remove Handset WinDriver?

You can uninstall Handset WinDriver 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 Handset WinDriver, 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 Handset WinDriver.

Win 10 46%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 45.90%
Windows 7 38.17%
Windows XP 9.60%
Windows Vista 6.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.68%
Windows 8.1 11.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.67%
Windows 10 Home 9.43%
Windows 7 Professional 7.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.19% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 21.19%
  United States 19.29%
  Italy 10.24%
  United Kingdom 5.95%
  Netherlands 4.76%
  Spain 4.52%
  Iran 3.57%
  Australia 2.38%
  Mexico 1.90%
  Venezuela 1.90%
  Colombia 1.67%
  Belgium 1.43%
  RS 1.19%
  Czech Republic 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.20%
Acer 22.40%
Dell 14.80%
ASUS 9.20%
Lenovo 7.20%
Medion 5.60%
Samsung 4.00%
American Megatrends 2.00%
Toshiba 1.60%
Intel 1.20%
Sahara 1.20%
Common models
MEDION MS-7797 5.41%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.73%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.38%
LENOVO 80E3 3.38%
HP 620 2.03%
LENOVO 2191 2.03%

About Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd

Huawei is a networking and telecommunications equipment and services company based in China.
Publisher URL: www.huawei.com


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