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Should I remove HiLink Broadband?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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VersionDistribution 12.12% 87.88%

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HiLink Broadband


HiLink Broadband is a software program developed by Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 8.53 MB (8,948,477 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 76% of users of HiLink Broadband come from Ireland, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.huawei.com
Help link: mobile.huawei.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\mobilebrserv
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\MobileBrServ\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 8.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HiLink Broadband

  • mbbService.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • mbbService.exe runs as a service named 'Pocket WiFi Service' (Pocket WiFi Service) "Provide service for Pocket WiFi device.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.97 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0091442398%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00375489%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00538935%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,749,237
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:6 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:47 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove HiLink Broadband?

You can uninstall HiLink Broadband 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 HiLink Broadband, 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 HiLink Broadband.

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win XP 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.45%
Windows 10 45.45%
Windows Vista 6.06%
Windows XP 3.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.39%
Windows 8.1 21.21%
Windows 10 Home 12.12%
Windows 10 Pro 6.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.06%
Windows 8 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.32% of installs come from Ireland
Which countries install it?
  Ireland 76.32%
  United States 13.16%
  United Kingdom 5.26%
  Australia 2.63%
  Germany 2.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 23.33%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Dell 10.00%
Samsung 10.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
ASUS 6.67%
Sony 3.33%
Common models
HP ProBook 4545s 6.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite S855 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L50... 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite C665 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.13%

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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