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Should I remove Microsoft Research Mesh Virtual WIFI?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,110
United States Rank #20,446
Reach 0.0184%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.10 days
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Average installed length: 187.61 days


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Microsoft Research Mesh Virtual WIFI


Microsoft Research Mesh Virtual WIFI is a program developed by Microsoft Research. The main program executable is s3minset.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 12.17 MB (12,766,208 bytes). Adobe AIR Updater.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 25% of users of Microsoft Research Mesh Virtual WIFI come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: research.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\s3\uchromep
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{034A32D5-699E-4AED-A2EB-2CCB6E7F37F1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.17 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Research Mesh Virtual WIFI

Program executable:s3minset.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\s3\uchromep\s3minset.exe
Additional files:
  • Adobe AIR Updater.exe (by Adobe Systems) - Adobe AIR (Adobe AIR Installer)
  • AdobeCP15.dll (by Adobe Systems) - AdobeCP Dynamic Link Library
  • airappinstaller.exe - Adobe AIR Application Installer
  • NPSWF32.dll - Shockwave Flash (Shockwave Flash 11.7 r700)
  • template.exe
  • WebKit.dll - WebKit DLL used by Adobe AIR (WebKit dynamic link library)

How do I remove Microsoft Research Mesh Virtual WIFI?

You can uninstall Microsoft Research Mesh Virtual WIFI 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 Microsoft Research Mesh Virtual WIFI, 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 Microsoft Research Mesh Virtual WIFI.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.80%
Windows 10 26.17%
Windows XP 3.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.76%
Windows 7 Professional 12.43%
Windows 10 Home 7.18%
Windows 10 Pro 6.63%
Windows 8 Pro 3.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.26%
  Taiwan 10.20%
  Brazil 6.63%
  India 6.38%
  France 4.34%
  United Kingdom 3.32%
  Italy 3.32%
  Canada 2.81%
  Germany 2.81%
  Spain 2.81%
  Mexico 2.30%
  Singapore 2.04%
  Hong Kong 1.53%
  Finland 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.41%
Acer 18.97%
Dell 18.10%
ASUS 16.38%
Toshiba 9.05%
Samsung 5.17%
Lenovo 4.31%
MSI 2.16%
Alienware 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.83%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.14%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.76%
ASUSTeK K53SV 2.07%
ASUS All Series 2.07%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.07%


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