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Should I remove MobiLink 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,380
United States Rank #11,050
Reach 0.0145%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.68 days
462.70 days >
Average installed length: 243.11 days


VersionDistribution 1.47% 5.39% 2.94% 9.31% 3.43% 2.45% 48.53% 11.27% 11.27% 2.94% 0.49% 0.49%

MobiLink 3

What is MobiLink 3?

MobiLink is the communications software you use to send and receive SMS, and connect to the cellular network. When you surf the web or send or receive email, you are sending and receiving data from the cellular network. Before you can do this, you have to connect to the network.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 installer includes 22 files and is usually about 15.62 MB (16,374,895 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nvtl.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\MobiLink3\
Uninstaller: Msiexec.exe /i{8658F7BC-F76D-4B19-92F2-30C7FAF057A7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 15.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MobiLink 3

  • DebugLog.dll - DebugLog Dynamic Link Library
  • MobiLink3.exe - MobiLink3 Connection Manager
  • NvtlSdk.dll - Novacore SDK NvtlSdk (Novacore SDK Core module)
  • NvtlEnc.dll - Novacore SDK Sms Encoding Module
  • NvtlFile.dll - Novacore SDK File Manager Module
  • NvtlDiag.dll - Novacore SDK Diagnostics Module
  • NvtlActv.dll - Novacore SDK Activation Module
  • NvtlConn.dll - Novacore SDK Connection Module
  • W32N55.dll (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (Rawether NDIS API DLL (X86))
  • setupcfg.dll - Setup Dynamic Link Library (Setup DLL)
  • NvtlGps.dll - Novacore SDK Gps Module
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • QtXmlPatterns4.dll
  • setupcfg.exe
  • tracelog.exe
  • ZipArchive.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MobiLink3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CDBF77D0-C045-44ED-A7C4-111316FF4572}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • MobiLink3.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MobiLink 3' and executes as C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\MobiLink3\MobiLink3.exe.

How do I remove MobiLink 3?

Quickly and completely remove MobiLink 3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MobiLink 3 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MobiLink 3, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 MobiLink 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.73%
Windows 8 21.57%
Windows XP 9.31%
Windows Vista 5.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.31%
Windows 7 Professional 9.85%
Windows 8.1 9.85%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.94%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  Canada 12.00%
  PR 2.67%
  Israel 2.00%
  Saudi Arabia 2.00%
  United Kingdom 1.33%
  BZ 1.00%
  Finland 1.00%
  Romania 0.67%
  Italy 0.67%
  Indonesia 0.67%
  France 0.33%
  Spain 0.33%
  Estonia 0.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.82%
Hewlett-Packard 30.19%
Toshiba 14.47%
Acer 10.69%
ASUS 8.81%
Lenovo 1.26%
Sony 0.63%
Alienware 0.63%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.36%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.52%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.52%
Dell Latitude E6410 2.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 1.68%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 1.68%

About Novatel Wireless

Novatel Wireless provides wireless broadband access solutions for use in PCs and mobile devices and is known for its MiFi line of compact wireless routers.
Publisher URL: www.nvtl.com


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