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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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VersionDistribution 90.48% 2.38% 7.14%

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Philips Phone Manager


Philips Phone Manager is a program developed by Philips. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 34 files and is usually about 24.36 MB (25,542,525 bytes). Update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 70% of users of Philips Phone Manager come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Switzerland.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Philips\Philips Phone Manager
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A1251409-ABB0-4D7F-888C-9180AD1BA982}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 24.36 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Philips Phone Manager

  • BlueDrv.dll (by A&W) - Omni BlueDrv Shell Dynamic Link Library (BlueDrv DLL)
  • anwControlU.dll - anwControl Dynamic Link Library (anwControl DLL)
  • SyncEngineU.dll - SyncEngine Dynamic Link Library (SyncEngine DLL)
  • GContactsU.dll - GContacts Dynamic Link Library (GContacts DLL)
  • WContactsU.dll - WContacts Dynamic Link Library (WContacts DLL)
  • anwImageU.dll - anwImage Dynamic Link Library (anwImage DLL)
  • anwLib1U.dll - anwLib1 Dynamic Link Library (anwLib1 DLL)
  • ANWUtility.dll - Common Dynamic Link Library (Common DLL)
  • CommUIU.dll - CommUI Dynamic Link Library (CommUI DLL)
  • Mbdrv.dll - Mbdrv Dynamic Link Library (Mbdrv DLL)
  • MSOTEXPU.dll - MSOT Dynamic Link Library (MSOT DLL)
  • MSOTU.dll
  • DECTSync.dll - MTK Dynamic Link Library (MTK DLL)
  • ANWEngine.dll - At Dynamic Link Library (At DLL)
  • Philips Phone Manager.exe - Philips Phone Manager
  • Update.exe - LiveUpdate
  • anwmobileU.dll (by A&W) - AnwMobile

How do I remove Philips Phone Manager?

You can uninstall Philips Phone Manager 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 Philips Phone Manager, 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 Philips Phone Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 45.24%
Windows Vista 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.46%
Windows 8.1 21.95%
Windows 7 Professional 9.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.32%
Windows 10 Home 7.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.57% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 69.57%
  United States 10.87%
  Switzerland 8.70%
  United Kingdom 4.35%
  Austria 2.17%
  Spain 2.17%
  Netherlands 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 34.29%
Hewlett-Packard 17.14%
Medion 17.14%
ASUS 11.43%
Dell 5.71%
Lenovo 5.71%
Sony 2.86%
Samsung 2.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.69%
ASUS All Series 5.13%
Acer Aspire V5-571PG 2.56%
Acer Aspire M5810 2.56%
MSI MS-7758 2.56%
LENOVO 434299G 2.56%

About Philips

Philips is organized into three main divisions: Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Philips Healthcare and Philips Lighting.
Publisher URL: www.philips.com


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