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Should I remove Plantronics Hub Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,892
United States Rank #9,923
Reach 0.0191%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.39 days
336.14 days >
Average installed length: 176.62 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.11.52180.21873 0.27%
3.11.52084.17287 5.41%
3.10.51977.12688 12.43%
3.10.51892.9143 2.16%
3.10.51830.6359 0.81%
3.9.51775.3614 2.16%
3.9.51725.1341 3.24%
3.9.51669.48634 3.78%
3.9.51657.48224 5.68%
3.8.51571.43789 4.59%
3.8.51508.40463 2.43%
3.8.51454.38364 3.78%
3.8.51410.36664 3.51%
3.8.51398.36199 1.08%
3.7.51277.30194 5.68%
3.7.51238.28796 1.89%
3.6.51102.21715 6.76%
3.5.51033.17958 4.05%
3.5.51006.17021 2.70%
3.4.50976.15333 2.16%
3.4.50964.14834 3.78%
3.4.50954.14395 1.08%
3.2.50830.8480 11.35%
3.1.50795.6437 2.43%
3.0.50718.1966 6.76%

Plantronics Hub Software

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Overview

Plantronics Hub Software is a software program developed by Plantronics. The most common release is 3.10.51977.12688, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 plantronicshubbootstrapper.exe. The setup package generally installs about 56 files and is usually about 843.11 KB (863,346 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 69% of users of Plantronics Hub Software come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.plantronics.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{1aa3d02e-4569-449b-9406-1100c7800955}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{1aa3d02e-4569-449b-9406-1100c7800955}\PlantronicsSpokesInstaller.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 843.11 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Plantronics Hub Software

Program executable:plantronicshubbootstrapper.exe
Name:Plantronics Hub Software
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{a54aabc7-3516-4b5e-a7ab-7ff711df9d07}\plantronicshubbootstrapper.exe
MD5:d5471590f4d7e1ed30cc7f7ad39cbd61
Additional files:
  • PlantronicsSpokesInstaller.exe - Plantronics Hub Software
  • ciscointerface.dll - Plantronics Software
  • csfclient.dll
  • csrdfu.exe (by RTX Telecom) - CSR DFU Protocol
  • cydoemusdfudynamic.dll
  • dsptuningdfu.dll
  • emeralddfudynamic.dll
  • hiddfu.dll (by CSR) - CSR Host Tools (HidDfu - Library for Device Firmware Update using HID driver)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • madonedfudynamic.dll
  • microsoft.lync.model.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Office 2013 (Microsoft Office 2013 component)
  • microsoft.office.uc.dll - Microsoft Office 15
  • otadfudynamic.dll
  • plantronics.wmp.plugin32.dll
  • plantronics.wmp.plugin64.dll
  • plantronicsavayaonex.dll
  • plantronicsbroadsoft.dll
  • plantronicscipc.dll
  • plantronicscommon.dll
  • plantronicscsf.dll
  • plantronicsitunes.dll
  • plantronicsjabber.dll
  • plantronicslync.dll
  • plantronicslync2013com.exe - Lync2013COMServer
  • plantronicsnec.dll
  • plantronicsrest.dll
  • plantronicsskype.dll
  • plantronicsswyx.dll
  • plantronicstapi.dll
  • plantronicsucplugin.dll
  • plantronicswebex.dll
  • plantronicswmp.dll
  • plthub.exe
  • pltjabber.dll
  • pltlog4cpp.dll (by Bastiaan Bakker, LifeLine Networks bv) - Log library for C++ (Log library for C++ DLL)
  • pltlyncinterface.dll
  • spokes.dll
  • spokesclientres.dll
  • spokesupdateservice.exe
  • swyxplugin.dll
  • tidfu.dll
  • btdevicedfu.dll
  • dfuengine.dll (by CSR plc) - BlueCore Device Firmware Upgrade Engine DLL
  • flash.dll (by CSR Ltd) - CSR flash (Provides API for reading/writing UniFi flash devices.)
  • plantronicscom.dll
  • pshelp.dll (by CSR) - CSR pshelp (pshelp)
  • pttransport.dll (by CSR Ltd) - CSR pttransport (Production test transport.)
  • spilpt.dll - CSR spilpt (spilpt)
  • testengine.dll - Test Engine

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • spokesupdateservice.exe runs as a service named 'Plantronics Update Service' (PlantronicsUpdateService) "Plantronics Updater keeps your Plantronics Hub software up to date.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • plthub.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PLTHub.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Plantronics\Spokes3G\PLTHub.exe -min.

How do I remove Plantronics Hub Software?

Quickly and completely remove Plantronics Hub Software from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Plantronics Hub Software 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Plantronics Hub Software, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Plantronics Hub Software.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 69%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 68.65%
Windows 7 30.00%
Windows Vista 1.08%
Windows XP 0.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 24.86%
Windows 10 Pro 23.51%
Windows 7 Professional 13.78%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.84%
Windows 8.1 5.95%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.00%
  United Kingdom 5.67%
  Germany 4.91%
  France 2.27%
  Norway 1.70%
  Sweden 1.70%
  Italy 1.70%
  Netherlands 1.51%
  Australia 1.51%
  Canada 1.32%
  DK 1.13%
  Austria 0.76%
  Singapore 0.76%
  Switzerland 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.51%
Dell 27.40%
ASUS 8.68%
Lenovo 8.68%
Acer 8.68%
Toshiba 6.39%
GIGABYTE 2.28%
Samsung 1.83%
Medion 1.37%
MSI 1.37%
Intel 0.91%
Alienware 0.91%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.04%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 4.70%
Dell Latitude E6540 3.36%
HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 2.01%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.01%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.01%

About Plantronics

Plantronics is an electronics company that developes audio communications equipment for business and consumers and its products support unified communications, mobile use, gaming and music.
Publisher URL: www.plantronics.com

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