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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 #14,794
United States Rank #45,060
Reach 0.0191%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.81 days
348.48 days >
Average installed length: 183.10 days


VersionDistribution 46.28% 53.72%

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Join Air

What is Join Air?

Join Air is the control manager software for ZTE modems and is typically unbranded and can be used with any mobile network carrier.


Join Air is a program developed by ZTE. 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is UIMain.exe. The software installer includes 49 files and is usually about 64.92 MB (68,071,990 bytes). CMUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 36% of users of Join Air come from Indonesia, it is also popular in Thailand and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zte.com.cn
Help link: www.zte.com.cn
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Join Air
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A9E5EDA7-2E6C-49E7-924B-A32B89C24A04}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 64.92 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Join Air

Program executable:UIMain.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Join Air\UIMain.exe
Additional files:
  • Replug.exe - Driver config (
  • Reload.exe - Reload
  • NDISModule.dll - TEMP
  • TUpdateConfig.exe (by ZTE CORPORATION)
  • 6246download.dll - 6246Download_Adapter Dynamic Link Library (6246Download DLL)
  • 6270download.dll - 6270Download Dynamic Link Library (6270Download DLL)
  • 8200download.dll - 6246download Dynamic Link Library (6246download DLL)
  • USBDriverInstaller_x64.exe (by DriverInstaller) - DriverInstaller (
  • USBDriverInstaller_x86.exe (by DriverInstaller)
  • EXETimer.exe
  • ResetCDROM.exe - SwitchToModem (1. 0. 0. 12)
  • UIMain.exe - UIMain
  • UISkin.dll - UISkin
  • AssistantServices.exe
  • ChangeLanguage.exe
  • CMUpdater.exe
  • Diagnoses.exe
  • DLL_Netcard_R.dll
  • KillProcess2.exe
  • ServiceUpdater.exe
  • UICommonDlg.dll
  • UIExec.exe
  • WaitingForm.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • ResetCDROM.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C7D882A2-C6BC-4F1F-AF10-FD7AAB003A67}' (runs on registration).
  • UIMain.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{67B30BF9-7F89-4E15-B4B6-76DE57382514}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • ServiceUpdater.exe runs as a service named 'Service Updater' (Service Updater).
  • AssistantServices.exe runs as a service named 'UI Assistant Service' (UI Assistant Service).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • UIExec.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'UIExec' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Join Air\UIExec.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UIMain.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Join Air\UIMain.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:21.02 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003431758%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00013828%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00020489%
0.015104% average
Memory:4.74 MB
Total CPU:0.0029786487%
Kernel CPU:0.00218101%
User CPU:0.00079764%

How do I remove Join Air?

You can uninstall Join Air 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 Join Air, 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 Join Air.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.87%
Windows 10 23.28%
Windows XP 8.99%
Windows Vista 1.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.98%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.75%
Windows 7 Professional 10.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.58%
Windows 8 Pro 5.63%
Windows 7 Starter 4.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.82% of installs come from Indonesia
Which countries install it?
  Indonesia 35.82%
  Thailand 6.88%
  Italy 6.59%
  Germany 6.30%
  United States 5.16%
  Austria 4.01%
  Romania 4.01%
  Singapore 2.87%
  India 2.87%
  United Kingdom 2.29%
  Spain 1.72%
  Egypt 1.72%
  Poland 1.72%
  Malaysia 1.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.95%
Hewlett-Packard 20.87%
Dell 12.99%
ASUS 11.02%
Lenovo 7.87%
Toshiba 5.51%
Samsung 3.94%
Sahara 1.97%
Intel 1.57%
American Megatrends 1.18%
Medion 1.18%
Common models
Acer Aspire E1-421 2.01%
Acer Aspire V5-431 2.01%
Hewlett-Packard CQ3321L 2.01%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.01%
Acer Aspire 4739 1.34%
Acer Aspire 4738Z 1.34%

About ZTE

ZTE is a Chinese telecommunications equipment and systems company whose core products are wireless, exchange, access, optical transmission and data telecommunications gear; mobile phones; and telecommunications software.
Publisher URL: www.zteusa.com


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