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Should I remove O2 Broadband?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,189
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VersionDistribution 37.07% 0.86%
11.302.09.13.116 12.93%
11.302.09.08.116 25.86%
11.302.09.06.116 8.62%
11.302.09.01.116 7.76% 1.72% 0.86% 3.45% 0.86%

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O2 Broadband


O2 Broadband is a program developed by Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd. 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 main program executable is o2 broadband.exe. The software installer includes 85 files and is usually about 22.78 MB (23,883,408 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 88% of users of O2 Broadband come from Ireland, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.huawei.com
Help link: mobile.huawei.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\o2\o2 broadband usb modem\o2 broadband
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\O2\O2 Broadband USB Modem\O2 Broadband\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 22.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by O2 Broadband

Program executable:o2 broadband.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\o2\o2 broadband usb modem\o2 broadband\o2 broadband.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdateInterface.dll
  • AddrBookPlugin.dll - Address Book Plugin
  • AddrBookUIPlugin.dll
  • CryptPlugin.dll - Crypt Plugin
  • DMUIPlugin.dll
  • dllVolumeCtrl.dll - dllVolumeCtrl Dynamic Link Library (dllVolumeCtrl DLL)
  • NetInfoUIExPlugin.dll
  • NDISPlugin.dll - Connection Manager
  • DeviceOperate.dll
  • DetectDev.dll
  • AboutPlugin.dll
  • CallLogUIPlugin.dll
  • CallUIPlugin.dll
  • Container.dll
  • DiagnosisPlugin.dll
  • DialupUIPlugin.dll
  • DynamicGif.dll
  • LayoutPlugin.dll
  • MenuMgrPlugin.dll
  • NetConnectPlugin.dll
  • NetInfoRecordUIPlugin.dll
  • NetSettingPlugin.dll
  • atcomm.dll
  • AddPbk.exe
  • CallPlugin.dll
  • ConfigFilePlugin.dll
  • DeviceMgrPlugin.dll
  • DeviceMgrUIPlugin.dll
  • DialUpPlugin.dll
  • FileManager.dll
  • isaputrace.dll
  • LocaleMgrPlugin.dll
  • NetInfoPlugin.dll
  • NotifyServicePlugin.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • O2 Broadband.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8FF66B88-F96F-49CD-8F0F-295781A07B47}' (runs on registration).
  • AddPbk.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CFD0ABA4-46FE-49C9-A973-19BBE62C6B95}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • O2 Broadband.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Mobile Partner' and executes as C:\Program Files\O2\O2 Broadband USB Modem\O2 Broadband\O2 Broadband.exe.

How do I remove O2 Broadband?

You can uninstall O2 Broadband 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 O2 Broadband, 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 O2 Broadband.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.10%
Windows Vista 14.66%
Windows 10 12.07%
Windows XP 5.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.21%
Windows 7 Professional 6.90%
Windows 8.1 5.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.03% of installs come from Ireland
Which countries install it?
  Ireland 88.03%
  United States 5.98%
  United Kingdom 1.71%
  France 0.85%
  Germany 0.85%
  Australia 0.85%
  DK 0.85%
  India 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 20.21%
Hewlett-Packard 19.15%
Dell 18.09%
Acer 14.89%
Samsung 9.57%
ASUS 7.45%
Lenovo 5.32%
Sony 3.19%
Sahara 2.13%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.60%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 1.80%
Samsung 350V5C/350V5X/350... 1.80%
ASUSTeK N55SL 1.80%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.80%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 1.80%

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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