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Should I remove Nokia Connectivity Cable Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #211
United States Rank #1,783
Reach 2.6804%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.11 days
593.21 days >
Average installed length: 311.69 days


VersionDistribution 5.84% 34.74% 0.07% 0.02% 8.12% 0.01% 3.91% 20.30% 4.31% 2.15% 3.19% 0.02% 1.26% 0.02% 0.05% 2.09% 0.17% 0.29% 0.00% 1.08% 1.75% 0.56% 0.79% 0.02% 0.68% 0.50% 0.01% 0.20% 0.90% 0.46% 0.56% 0.00% 0.01% 0.00% 0.07% 3.05% 0.00% 0.34% 0.03% 0.06% 0.01% 0.01% 0.12% 0.04% 0.00% 0.49% 0.57% 0.02% 0.02% 0.04% 0.11%
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Nokia Connectivity Cable Driver

What is Nokia Connectivity Cable Driver?

This is the software driver package for the installed Nokia Connectivity Cable device. The driver package is required in order for the Nokia Connectivity Cable device to function properly and is the software that allows your computer to communicate with this hardware device.

About  (from Nokia)

Nokia Configuration Tool is a Windows PC application which you can use to manage the settings of Symbian phones through a USB cable or Bluetooth. It is primarily designed for system administrators who configure phone profiles within an organization. With it you can configure various settings like WLAN, email, Internet...  Read more


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. 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 main program executable is DataLayer.exe. The software installer includes 72 files and is usually about 3.61 MB (3,787,463 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nokia.com/pcsuite
Help link: www.nokia.com/nokia/0,8764,75877,00.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nokia\Connectivity Cable Driver\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{6882DD11-33B8-4DEA-8305-7E765BF74BD3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.61 MB
Language: English (United Kingdom)

Program filesFiles installed by Nokia Connectivity Cable Driver

Program executable:DataLayer.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Nokia\Connectivity Cable Driver\DataLayer.exe
Additional files:
  • ccdcmb.sys - Nokia USB Phone Bus Driver
  • ccdcmbo.sys
  • ccdcmbox64.sys
  • ccdcmbwu.dll - Nokia Connectivity Cable WU uninstaller
  • ccdcmbwux64.dll
  • ccdcmbx64.sys
  • nmwcd.sys
  • nmwcdc.sys - Nokia USB Phone Generic Client
  • nmwcdcj.sys - Nokia USB Phone Modem Client
  • nmwcdcls.dll - Wireless Communication Device Class Installer
  • nmwcdclsx64.dll
  • nmwcdcocls.dll - Wireless Communication Device Class Co-Installer
  • nmwcdcoclsx64.dll
  • nmwcdlog.dll - Nokia USB Phone Driver Event Logging
  • nmwcdlogx64.dll
  • nmwcdnsu.sys
  • nmwcdnsuc.sys
  • nmwcdnsucx64.sys
  • nmwcdnsux64.sys
  • setupextcmb.exe - Nokia setupext
  • setupextcmbx64.exe
  • usbser_lowerflt.sys - Filter Driver for Nokia USB Phone Bus Driver
  • usbser_lowerfltj.sys
  • usbser_lowerfltjx64.sys
  • usbser_lowerfltx64.sys
  • usbser_lowerfltx64j.sys
  • difxapi.dll
  • setupext.exe
  • setupextx64.exe
  • WdfCoInstaller01009.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • setupextcmbx64.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EA7F88E1-9BC4-4F3D-A65B-B57324B91077}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • setupextcmbx64.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Express DownloaderUpdate.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • setupextcmbx64.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmartAudio' which loads as C:\Program Files\CONEXANT\SAII\SAIICpl.exe /t.

How do I remove Nokia Connectivity Cable Driver?

You can uninstall Nokia Connectivity Cable Driver 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 Nokia Connectivity Cable Driver, 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 Nokia Connectivity Cable Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 8.1 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.60%
Windows 10 19.63%
Windows XP 11.37%
Windows Vista 6.37%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.47%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.24%
Windows 7 Professional 10.70%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.79%
Windows 10 Home 3.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

12.82% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 12.82%
  United States 8.28%
  Italy 7.62%
  India 6.72%
  United Kingdom 4.76%
  Iran 3.51%
  Brazil 2.77%
  France 2.73%
  Finland 2.69%
  Spain 2.17%
  Poland 2.14%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Czech Republic 1.85%
  Belgium 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.96%
Acer 19.33%
Dell 18.83%
ASUS 8.67%
Toshiba 5.01%
Samsung 4.06%
Lenovo 3.23%
Intel 3.01%
American Megatrends 2.00%
Sahara 1.22%
Medion 1.11%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.43%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.99%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.97%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.68%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.22%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.09%

About Nokia

Nokia is a communications and information technology whose products are mobile telephones and portable IT devices.
Publisher URL: www.nokia.com


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