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Should I remove MobiLink3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,652
United States Rank #34,454
Reach 0.0053%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.91 days
793.95 days >
Average installed length: 417.16 days


VersionDistribution 1.92% 0.96% 0.96% 8.65% 2.88% 0.96% 3.85% 17.31% 47.12% 0.96% 14.42%



MobiLink3 is a program developed by Novatel Wireless. 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 main program executable is MobiLink3.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 14.81 MB (15,533,031 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 28% of users of MobiLink3 come from the United States, it is also popular in UA and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nvtl.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\MobiLink3\
Uninstaller: Msiexec.exe /i{C39B7B95-5009-4C64-B25B-B1AD6BDD9E8F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MobiLink3

Program executable:MobiLink3.exe
Name:MobiLink3 Connection Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\MobiLink3\MobiLink3.exe
Additional files:
  • Utility.ocx - Utilities ActiveX Control Module (NVTL Utilities ActiveX Control Module)
  • DebugLog.dll - DebugLog Dynamic Link Library
  • MobiLink3.exe - MobiLink3 Connection Manager
  • Menu.ocx - Menu ActiveX Control Module (NVTL Menu ActiveX Control Module)
  • NvtlSdk.dll - Novacore SDK NvtlSdk (Novacore SDK Core module)
  • SMS.exe - SMS Client (SMSClient MFC Application)
  • PrflMngr.ocx (by NVTL) - ProfileManager ActiveX Control 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
  • ZipArchive.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MobiLink3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D569F5F6-CE98-412F-91B2-E1A9F43ADCD0}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • MobiLink3.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named MobiLink3 (2).
Startup File (User Run)
  • MobiLink3.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MobiLink3' and executes as C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\MobiLink3\MobiLink3.exe.

How do I remove MobiLink3?

You can uninstall MobiLink3 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 MobiLink3, 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 MobiLink3.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 10 20.19%
Windows XP 9.62%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.27%
Windows 7 Professional 14.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.77%
Windows 8 4.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.07%
  UA 21.93%
  Canada 12.28%
  Poland 10.53%
  Germany 7.89%
  Mexico 4.39%
  Thailand 2.63%
  NG 1.75%
  Spain 1.75%
  AW 0.88%
  South Africa 0.88%
  Dominican Republic 0.88%
  France 0.88%
  BN 0.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.76%
ASUS 17.65%
Acer 15.29%
Dell 11.76%
Lenovo 7.06%
American Megatrends 4.71%
Samsung 3.53%
Toshiba 2.35%
Sony 2.35%
MSI 1.18%
Common models
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.13%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.08%
HP 620 2.08%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro A20... 1.04%
TOSHIBA Satellite L870 1.04%

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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