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NEC Middleware


NEC Middleware is a software program developed by NEC-i. The most common release is 6.1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 47.54 MB (49,844,736 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 85% of users of NEC Middleware come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\plantronics\plantronics device
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{113C14D9-96DF-4736-99E6-2BA385EE6071}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 47.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NEC Middleware

  • bellringer.dll (by Plantronics) - ProductManager (Bellringer Device Handler)
  • bluemax.dll (by Plantronics) - Bluemax Device Handler
  • plantronicsdevice.dll - PlantronicsDevice COM Server
  • productmanager.dll - ProductManager COM Server

How do I remove NEC Middleware?

You can uninstall NEC Middleware 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 NEC Middleware, 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 NEC Middleware.

Win 10 59%
Win 7 6%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 58.82%
Windows 7 35.29%
Windows Vista 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 47.06%
Windows 7 Professional 35.29%
Windows Vista Ultimate 5.88%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.88%
Windows 8.1 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.62%
  Australia 15.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 38.46%
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
Dell 23.08%
ASUS 7.69%
Common models
LENOVO 10B6000EAU 13.33%
LENOVO 7518E1U 13.33%
LENOVO 2992E5U 6.67%
HP-Pavilion GQ563AA-ABG m... 6.67%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1451 6.67%
HP Z220 CMT Workstation 6.67%


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