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Should I remove Mobile Broadband Connect?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,188
United States Rank #6,999
Reach 0.0492%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.14 days
535.13 days >
Average installed length: 281.17 days


3.05.3031 0.21%
3.5.0011 20.21%
3.5.0010 32.27%
3.5.0009 4.85%
3.5.0006 20.93%
3.4.0071 1.13%
3.4.0067 0.72%
3.4.0066 0.41%
3.4.0062 2.37%
3.4.0061 1.13%
3.4.0060 1.24%
3.4.0059 0.72%
3.4.0058 2.78%
3.4.0056 0.10%
3.3.0053 1.24%
3.2.0052 2.68%
3.1.3050 4.43%
3.1.2049 1.34%
3.1.2048 0.72%
3.1.1047 0.41%
3.0.9025 0.10%

Other programs by Lenovo

Mobile Broadband Connect

What is Mobile Broadband Connect?

Lenovo Mobile Broadband Connect is an application for ThinkPad systems to support mobile broadband (3G) activation and connection to various service providers. This supports service providers for both cdma and gsm technology. This provides information about service plans, rates and ways to signup and activate the wireless wan adapter for mobile broadband connection. After activation, user can establish (connect/disconnect) mobile broadband connection using the application or use Access Connection application.


The most used version is 3.5.0010, 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. The main program executable is _6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 14.27 MB (14,960,040 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Help link: www.lenovo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Mobile Broadband Connect
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B2153285-6A3F-4493-885E-E5AAE60AE591}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.27 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Mobile Broadband Connect

Program executable:_6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe
Additional files:
  • Wananc.exe - Mobile Broadband Connect
  • wanancres.DLL - Wanancres
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.DLL - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Device.DLL (by Ericsson) - Semc.MobileComputing.Pcsw.Device
  • Card.DLL (by Ericsson) - Semc.MobileComputing.Pcsw.Card
  • UserShortcutCreator.exe - UserShortcutCreator
  • DetectWanInterface.DLL - DetectWanInterface
  • DetectWanIntUtils.DLL - DetectWanIntUtils
  • F3507gAPI_SMS.DLL - F3507gAPI_SMS
  • EricssonWWAN.DLL - EricssonWWAN
  • WanancLogger.DLL - WanancLogger
  • QCWWAN.dll (by QUALCOMM) - QCWWANCMAPI (QUALCOMM Wireless WAN Connection Manager API)
  • F3507gAPI.DLL - F3507gAPI
  • DetwanHw.exe
  • wanancicons.dll
  • wanancimgres.dll
  • wancom.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • UserShortcutCreator.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CreateLMBCShortCut' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Mobile Broadband Connect\UserShortcutCreator.exe".

How do I remove Mobile Broadband Connect?

You can uninstall Mobile Broadband Connect 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 Mobile Broadband Connect, 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 Mobile Broadband Connect.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.51%
Windows Vista 11.93%
Windows 10 7.20%
Windows XP 5.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 57.02%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.45%
Windows Vista Business 7.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.04%
Windows 10 Pro 5.31%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.36%
  Germany 8.46%
  Canada 3.66%
  United Kingdom 3.58%
  Israel 1.95%
  France 1.87%
  Japan 1.71%
  Switzerland 1.38%
  Taiwan 1.38%
  DK 1.22%
  Poland 1.14%
  Australia 1.14%
  Czech Republic 1.06%
  Austria 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 98.17%
Dell 1.83%
Common models
LENOVO 2081CTO 3.73%
LENOVO 2516CTO 3.50%
LENOVO 2242CTO 3.50%
LENOVO 4313CTO 3.26%
LENOVO 3249CTO 2.56%
LENOVO 7417CTO 2.56%

About Lenovo

Lenovo is a PC hardware and electronics company whose products include personal computers, tablet computers, mobile phones, workstations, servers, electronic storage devices and IT management software.
Publisher URL: www.lenovo.com


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