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Should I remove Motorola Bluetooth?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,655
United States Rank #9,668
Reach 0.0846%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.91 days
646.26 days >
Average installed length: 339.56 days


VersionDistribution 3.18% 7.08% 13.20% 0.78% 5.28% 1.20% 0.06% 5.40% 23.16% 5.04% 8.16% 3.54% 0.12% 0.96% 0.24% 3.42% 7.86% 5.58% 0.18% 0.24% 2.16% 3.00% 0.18%

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Motorola Bluetooth

What is Motorola Bluetooth?  (from Motorola)

Bluetooth technology takes the wires away so you're free to do more, from almost anywhere. It's wire-free connectivity that brings simplicity to your home, your office or even on the go. Bluetooth technology is how mobile phones, computers, and personal digital assistants (PDAs), not to mention a broad selection of oth...  Read more


Motorola Bluetooth is a program developed by Motorola. 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. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is obexsrv.exe. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 135.84 MB (142,435,913 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 21% of users of Motorola Bluetooth come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.motorola.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Motorola\Bluetooth\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Motorola\Bluetooth\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 135.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Motorola Bluetooth

Program executable:obexsrv.exe
Name:Motorola Bluetooth
Bluetooth OBEX Service
Path:C:\Program Files\motorola\bluetooth\obexsrv.exe
Additional files:
  • mbtfca.dll - Motorola Bluetooth FCA (Bluetooth Factory Check Application)
  • actwiz.dll - Motorola Bluetooth (On-line Activation Wizard)
  • actwiz.exe
  • audiosrv.exe - Bluetooth Media Service
  • btmoffice.dll - Office Bluetooth integration
  • btmofficea.dll
  • btmshell.dll - Bluetooth Shell Extension
  • btplayerctrl.exe - Bluetooth Media Player Controller
  • btwmpplugin.dll - Bluetooth Windows Media Player Plugin
  • devmgrsrv.exe - Bluetooth Device Manager
  • libInst.dll - libInst Dynamic Link Library
  • libRun.dll - libRun Dynamic Link Library
  • licsvcinst32.exe - licsvcinst
  • licsvcinst64.exe
  • mkil.dll - Keyboard Indicator Listener
  • pprtmon.dll - Bluetooth Port Monitor
  • vdpsnk.dll - VDP Filter
  • vdpsnka.dll
  • vdpsrc.dll
  • vdpsrca.dll
  • actwiza.dll (by Macrovision Europe) - FLEXnet Publisher (32 bit) (FLEXnet Secure Activation Module)
  • devmgrsrva.dll (by Macrovision Europe)
  • fnpcommssoap.dll - FLEXnet Publisher Communication SOAP Module
  • libInsta.dll
  • licsvcinst32.dll - Activation Licensing Service Installer
  • licsvcinst64.dll
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • btmshell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'BTMSentToExt' with a class of {0A7D34C2-E9DA-48A1-9E34-0CDFC2DE3B44}.
3 Services
  • obexsrv.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth OBEX Service' (Bluetooth OBEX Service).
  • devmgrsrv.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth Device Manager' (Bluetooth Device Manager).
  • audiosrv.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth Media Service' (Bluetooth Media Service).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • btmshell.dll is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BTMTrayAgent' which loads as rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Motorola\Bluetooth\btmshell.dll",TrayApp.
  • mkil.dll is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IndicatorListener' which loads as rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Motorola\Bluetooth\mkil.dll",StartNotification.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • devmgrsrv.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Motorola\Bluetooth\devmgrsrv.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.6 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000655148%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001792%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004759%
0.015104% average
70 average
Memory:1.57 MB
Total CPU:0.0000308871%
Kernel CPU:0.00002221%
User CPU:0.00000867%
Memory:5.48 MB
Total CPU:0.0000801084%
Kernel CPU:0.00005260%
User CPU:0.00002751%

How do I remove Motorola Bluetooth?

You can uninstall Motorola Bluetooth 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 Motorola Bluetooth, 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 Motorola Bluetooth.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.21%
Windows 10 8.75%
Windows XP 2.76%
Windows Vista 2.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.42%
Windows 7 Professional 12.52%
Windows 7 Home Basic 7.64%
Windows 7 Starter 7.10%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.48%
  Brazil 18.42%
  Germany 8.37%
  Japan 4.35%
  United Kingdom 3.85%
  France 2.68%
  Iran 2.57%
  Belgium 2.40%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Turkey 1.79%
  Greece 1.51%
  Indonesia 1.34%
  Italy 1.28%
  Canada 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
MSI 37.85%
Acer 16.08%
Dell 14.81%
Intel 8.10%
Hewlett-Packard 6.71%
Lenovo 5.70%
Sahara 3.29%
Alienware 3.04%
ASUS 1.65%
Common models
Positivo MOBILE 13.05%
Dell Inspiron 1018 5.31%
Positivo SW6H 4.76%
Micro-Star MS-1688 2.88%
Micro-Star MS-16F1 2.88%
Micro-Star MS-1675 2.77%

About Motorola

Motorola is a telecommunications company divided into two companies, Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions.
Publisher URL: www.motorola.com


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