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Should I remove Nokia PC Connectivity Solution?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,304
United States Rank #43,590
Reach 0.0180%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 50.91 days
836.55 days >
Average installed length: 439.54 days


VersionDistribution 87.57% 3.11% 8.47% 0.85%

Typically installed together

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Nokia PC Connectivity Solution

What is Nokia PC Connectivity Solution?

The PC Connectivity Solution is a feature of Nokia's PC Suite that allows Nokia phone users the ability to synchronize their phones with their computer.

About  (from Nokia)

The Nokia PC Connectivity API (PCCAPI) enables developers of PC applications to add device-connectivity capabilities to their applications for Series 40 and S60 devices supported by Nokia PC Suite. The Nokia PC Connectivity API is part of Nokia PC Suite and takes advantage of the suite’s existing capabilities. It’s bee...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named ServiceLayer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 59 files and is usually about 7.9 MB (8,282,547 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nokia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\PCSuite\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0D80391C-0A72-43BB-9BC2-143F63CC111D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.9 MB
Language: English (United Kingdom)

Program filesFiles installed by Nokia PC Connectivity Solution

Program executable:ServiceLayer.exe
Name:PC Connectivity Solution
ServiceLayer Module
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\PCSuite\Services\ServiceLayer.exe
Nokia PC Connectivity Solution is an application for Nokia users to connect their devices to a PC and access mobile content as if the device and the PC were one. Nokia PC Connectivity Solution can synchronize contacts, calendar, messages,...
Additional files:
  • CommonvMessageParser.dll - Commonv MessageParser Module (Common vMessageParser Module)
  • NAIENG.dll - Nokia Application Installer (NAI Engine)
  • ConfServer.dll - Nokia Connectivity Library (Configuration Server Module)
  • DL2DASMS.dll - DL2DASMS Module
  • DL2SmlSMS.dll - DL2SmlSMS Module
  • NclCapability.dll - NclCapability service
  • NCLDABTMM.dll - Nokia DA Bluetooth media module
  • NclDS.dll - Nokia Data Service
  • NclFT.dll - Nokia File Transfer service
  • NclPIMAccess.dll - Nokia PIM Access Service
  • NOX.dll - Nokia OBEX Module
  • ImageViewerModule.dll - ImageViewerModule Module (Image viewing module for Nokia Multimedia Player)
  • NclBCBTMM.dll - PC Connectivity Solution (Bluetooth (Broadcomm))
  • NclBTHandler.exe - NclBTHandler
  • NclIVTBTMM.dll - Bluetooth (IVT BlueSoleil)
  • NCLRSMM.dll - Serial cable
  • NclToBTMM.dll - Bluetooth (Toshiba)
  • NCLUSBMM.dll - Nokia USB media module
  • MCL_eAACplus_D.dll - eAACplus Decoder Module
  • MCL_IMAADPCM_D.dll - IMAADPCM Decoder Module
  • CCFT.dll - Content Copier Engine (Content Copier Engine, FT Plugin)
  • CCSML.dll - Content Copier Engine, SML Plugin
  • MCL_MPEG4V_D.dll - MPEG-4 Decoder Module (MPEG-4 Video Decoder Module)
  • MCL_AMRNB_D.dll - AMRNB Decoder Module
  • MCL_AMRNB_E.dll - AMRNB Encoder Module
  • MCL_AMRWB_D.dll - AMRWB Decoder Module
  • MCL_AMRWB_E.dll - AMRWB Encoder Module
  • MCL_eAACplus_E.dll - eAAC+ Encoder Module
  • MCL_H263_D.dll - H.263 Decoder Module
  • ncceng.dll - Nokia Content Copier (NCC Engine)
  • MCL_EVRC_D.dll - EVRC Decoder Module
  • MCL_EVRC_E.dll - EVRC Encoder Module
  • MCL_AAC_D.dll - AAC Decoder Module
  • MCL_AAC_E.dll - AAC Encoder Module
  • MCL_AVC_D.dll - AVC Decoder Module
  • MCL_AVC_E.dll - AVC Encoder Module
  • MCL_H263_E.dll - h263_e Module
  • libhelmholtz.dll - libhelmholtz (libhelmholtz Library)
  • libhertz.dll - libhertz (libhertz Library)
  • mp4lib.dll - mp4lib (MP4 Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ServiceLayer.exe runs as a service named 'ServiceLayer' (ServiceLayer).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.47 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0043373267%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00187866%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00245866%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:550 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:12 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Nokia PC Connectivity Solution?

You can uninstall Nokia PC Connectivity Solution 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 PC Connectivity Solution, 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 PC Connectivity Solution.

Win 7 (SP1) 36%
Win Vista 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.46%
Windows XP 32.58%
Windows Vista 14.73%
Windows 10 6.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 32.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.64%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.34%
Windows 7 Professional 4.02%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.23% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 24.23%
  Italy 12.39%
  Germany 7.61%
  India 6.20%
  United States 5.63%
  United Kingdom 4.79%
  UA 2.54%
  Australia 2.54%
  Indonesia 2.54%
  Turkey 2.54%
  Spain 2.25%
  Israel 1.69%
  Russia 1.41%
  Sweden 1.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.29%
Acer 16.83%
Dell 14.85%
ASUS 7.92%
Intel 6.44%
Toshiba 5.45%
American Megatrends 4.95%
Sahara 2.97%
Lenovo 1.98%
Samsung 1.98%
Alienware 0.99%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.88%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.25%
Dell Vostro 1015 2.44%
ASUSTeK K52F 2.44%

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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