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7% remove it93% keep it
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What is PureVoice?

Qualcomm has developed an audio codec for speech called PureVoice, which, besides use on mobile phones, was also licensed for use in the Chinese instant messaging software Tencent QQ.


The primary executable is named purevoice.exe.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.qualcomm.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Qualcomm\PureVoice
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Qualcomm\PureVoice\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by PureVoice

Program executable:purevoice.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\qualcomm\purevoice\purevoice.exe

How do I remove PureVoice?

You can uninstall PureVoice 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 PureVoice, 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 PureVoice.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows XP 18.00%
Windows 10 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.37%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 12.24%
Windows 8.1 4.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.68%
  Japan 10.81%
  Canada 2.70%
  Ireland 2.70%
  Taiwan 1.35%
  India 1.35%
  Israel 1.35%
  Iran 1.35%
  Germany 1.35%
  Saudi Arabia 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.03%
Toshiba 21.62%
Hewlett-Packard 21.62%
Acer 10.81%
NEC 2.70%
Medion 2.70%
Intel 2.70%
Gateway 2.70%
Compaq 2.70%
American Megatrends 2.70%
ASUS 2.70%
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About Qualcomm Atheros

Qualcomm Atheros is a developer of semiconductors for network communications, most noteably wireless chipsets for the IEEE 802.
Publisher URL: www.atheros.com


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