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Should I remove Photon 3G?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,418
Reach 0.0047%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.29 days
448.07 days >
Average installed length: 235.43 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Photon 3G


Photon 3G is a program developed by ZTE. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is AssistantServices.exe. The software installer includes 30 files and is usually about 48.81 MB (51,179,950 bytes). CMUpdater.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 83% of users of Photon 3G come from India, it is also popular in the United States and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zte.com.cn
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Photon 3G\ZTE\MF190
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A9E5EDA7-2E6C-49E7-924B-A32B89C24A04}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 48.81 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Photon 3G

Program executable:AssistantServices.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Photon 3G\ZTE\MF190\AssistantServices.exe
Additional files:
  • 6246download.dll - 6246Download_Adapter Dynamic Link Library (6246Download DLL)
  • 6270download.dll - 6270Download Dynamic Link Library (6270Download DLL)
  • 8200download.dll
  • USBDriverInstaller_x64.exe (by DriverInstaller) - DriverInstaller (
  • USBDriverInstaller_x86.exe (by DriverInstaller)
  • EXETimer.exe
  • ResetCDROM.exe - SwitchToModem (1. 0. 0. 12)
  • Updatebridge.dll
  • QMI_Server.dll - QMI_Server
  • UNZDLL.DLL - Delphi Zip (Win32 DLL, UNZIP)
  • UISkin.dll - UISkin
  • AssistantServices.exe
  • BIXml.dll
  • CancelAutoPlay.exe
  • ChangeLanguage.exe
  • CMUpdater.exe
  • DocomoTv.exe
  • KillProcess.exe
  • MediaPlayerDll.dll
  • ObtainNetData.dll
  • Photon 3G.exe
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • UICommonDlg.dll
  • UIExec.exe
  • UpdateAgent.dll
  • UpdateVersion.exe
  • VoiceVolumnAdjust.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • AssistantServices.exe runs as a service named 'UI Assistant Service' (UI Assistant Service).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • UIExec.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'UIExec' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Photon 3G\ZTE\MF190\UIExec.exe".
  • CancelAutoPlay.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CancelAutoPlay' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ZTE MF60\CancelAutoPlay.exe" run.

How do I remove Photon 3G?

You can uninstall Photon 3G 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 Photon 3G, 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 Photon 3G.

Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.29%
Windows 10 36.56%
Windows XP 2.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 19.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.78%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 13.19%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.89%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.98% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 82.98%
  United States 9.57%
  Singapore 4.26%
  Australia 1.06%
  Germany 1.06%
  Canada 1.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.47%
Hewlett-Packard 31.17%
Lenovo 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
Intel 3.90%
ASUS 2.60%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3521 7.41%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.47%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.47%
Dell Latitude E6430 2.47%
Dell Inspiron N4010 2.47%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.47%

About ZTE

ZTE is a Chinese telecommunications equipment and systems company whose core products are wireless, exchange, access, optical transmission and data telecommunications gear; mobile phones; and telecommunications software.
Publisher URL: www.zteusa.com


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