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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,724
United States Rank #31,121
Reach 0.0532%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.41 days
307.17 days >
Average installed length: 161.40 days


VersionDistribution 8.59% 37.12% 54.29%

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Modem HDM EC156

What is Modem HDM EC156?

This is the Huawei driver and utilities required for managing and connecting the HDM EC156 modem to the PC. Uninstalling this driver may cause the hardware to stop functioning properly (only remove this package if you no longer have the device connected to your PC).


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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is modem hdm ec156.exe. The software installer includes 83 files and is usually about 82.66 MB (86,672,259 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.huawei.com
Help link: mobile.huawei.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\modem hdm ec156
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Modem HDM EC156\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 82.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Modem HDM EC156

Program executable:modem hdm ec156.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\modem hdm ec156\modem hdm ec156.exe
Additional files:
  • mcciwin32.dll
  • AboutPlugin.dll
  • AddPbk.exe
  • AddrBookPlugin.dll
  • AddrBookSrvPlugin.dll
  • AddrBookUIPlugin.dll
  • AtCodec.dll
  • ATR2SMgr.dll
  • CallAppPlugin.dll
  • CallLogSrvPlugin.dll
  • CallLogUIPlugin.dll
  • CallSrvPlugin.dll
  • CallUIPlugin.dll
  • Common.dll
  • core.dll
  • DataServicePlugin.dll
  • DeviceAppPlugin.dll
  • DeviceMgrUIPlugin.dll
  • DeviceSrvPlugin.dll
  • DiagnosisPlugin.dll
  • DialUpPlugin.dll
  • DialupUIPlugin.dll
  • LayoutPlugin.dll
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • LiveUpdateInterface.dll
  • MenuMgrPlugin.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • NDISPlugin.dll
  • NetConnectPlugin.dll
  • NetConnectSrvPlugin.dll
  • NetInfoRecordUIPlugin.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Modem HDM EC156.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B5D9CE51-6E4D-4369-91A2-4ACAF502808F}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Modem HDM EC156.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Mobile Partner' and executes as C:\Program Files\Modem HDM EC156\Modem HDM EC156.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Modem HDM EC156.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Modem HDM EC156\Modem HDM EC156.exe'.

How do I remove Modem HDM EC156?

You can uninstall Modem HDM EC156 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 Modem HDM EC156, 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 Modem HDM EC156.

Auto-starting? 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 78.24%
Windows 10 15.94%
Windows XP 5.25%
Windows Vista 0.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.79%
Windows 7 Professional 26.37%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.97%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.18%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.45%
Windows 8 Pro 2.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.67% of installs come from MA
Which countries install it?
  MA 89.67%
  United States 4.15%
  Spain 2.03%
  France 1.52%
  Italy 0.51%
  Qatar 0.20%
  Belgium 0.20%
  Canada 0.20%
  TN 0.10%
  Thailand 0.10%
  NG 0.10%
  Switzerland 0.10%
  GA 0.10%
  Greece 0.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.91%
Acer 18.95%
Dell 17.96%
Toshiba 10.47%
Samsung 7.98%
ASUS 3.87%
Lenovo 1.12%
Compaq 1.00%
Sahara 0.75%
Common models
HP 630 Notebook PC 4.91%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.18%
HP 620 3.27%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.27%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.09%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.36%

About Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd

Huawei is a networking and telecommunications equipment and services company based in China.
Publisher URL: www.huawei.com


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