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Mobility Manager


Mobility Manager is a program developed by Qualcomm Atheros. 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 installer includes 8 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 56% of users of Mobility Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Slovakia and Poland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.qualcomm.com/qft
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mobility Manager
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Mobility Manager\Uninstall Mobility Manager\Uninstall Mobility Manager.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Mobility Manager

  • foamapi.dll - FOAMapi Dynamic Link Library (FOAMApi Dynamic Link Library)
  • check_admin.exe - Checks for admin privileges
  • FMMService.exe (by Flarion Technologies) - Flarion Technologies, Inc. FMMService (FMMService)
  • MobilityManager.exe (by Macrovision) - InstallAnywhere (LaunchAnywhere)
  • fOtaClient.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MobilityManager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FB63F58C-BC73-435E-B2A9-22229890C02A}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • FMMService.exe runs as a service named 'FMMService' (FMMService).
  • MobilityManager.exe runs as a service named 'UPSMSRMI' (UPSMSRMI).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • MobilityManager.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'UPSMS' which loads as C:\Program Files\Dell\UPSManagementSoftware\UPSMS.exe.

How do I remove Mobility Manager?

You can uninstall Mobility Manager 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 Mobility Manager, 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 Mobility Manager.

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
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 XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Slovakia 33.33%
  Poland 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
ASUS 25.00%
Common models
LENOVO Lenovo C320 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard nc75xx 25.00%
HP Pavilion dv6000 (RR382... 25.00%
ASUSTeK A6Je 25.00%

About Qualcomm Atheros

Qualcomm Atheros is a developer of semiconductors for network communications, most noteably wireless chipsets for the IEEE 802.
Publisher URL: www.atheros.com


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