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Should I remove Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth Suite 64?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,025
United States Rank #1,226
Reach 0.6733%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.99 days
294.58 days >
Average installed length: 154.78 days


VersionDistribution 0.01% 0.29% 0.15% 0.86% 1.06% 0.01% 0.32% 3.43% 1.21% 0.30% 0.06% 15.55% 12.65% 0.01% 2.62% 0.02% 0.57% 0.02% 1.18% 0.13% 0.28% 18.56% 0.87% 5.95% 0.01% 9.47% 15.73% 8.50% 0.18%

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Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth Suite 64

What is Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth Suite 64?  (from Qualcomm Atheros)

Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth® technology. It’s a great way to sync and share files, photos, music, games and videos at the speed of Wi-Fi, but with the ease of Bluetooth. It’s also a great way to extend and enhance the usability of small mobile devices by connecting to external headsets, keyboards, mice and printers. Suc...  Read more


Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth Suite 64 is a program developed by Qualcomm Atheros. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 AdminService.exe. The software installer includes 46 files and is usually about 984.19 KB (1,007,807 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 44% of users of Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth Suite 64 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.qca.qualcomm.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bluetooth Suite\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A84A4FB1-D703-48DB-89E0-68B6499D2801}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 984.19 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth Suite 64

Program executable:AdminService.exe
Name:Windows (R) Win 7 DDK driver
Windows Setup API
Path:C:\Program Files\Bluetooth Suite\AdminService.exe
Additional files:
  • btfilter.sys - Windows (R) Win 7 DDK driver (Qualcomm Atheros BtFilter Driver)
  • AdminService.exe - BT Software Suite (AdminService Application)
  • BtContextMenu.dll - Atheros Bluetooth Module
  • btatherosInstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • AdminService.exe runs as a service named 'AtherosSvc' (AtherosSvc) "Atheros BT Stack Service Agent".
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • AdminService.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AdminService' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Bluetooth Suite\adminservice.exe" install.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.64 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00001890%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,594
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:32 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth Suite 64?

You can uninstall Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth Suite 64 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 Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth Suite (64), 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 Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth Suite 64.

Win 10 100%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.86%
Windows 7 0.13%
Windows XP 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 42.63%
Windows 8.1 34.10%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 7.45%
Windows 8.1 Connected 6.55%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 3.88%
Windows 10 Pro 2.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.42%
  Italy 10.63%
  United Kingdom 8.84%
  France 5.29%
  Germany 3.77%
  Spain 2.87%
  Australia 2.60%
  Netherlands 2.07%
  Canada 1.48%
  Brazil 1.43%
  Portugal 0.92%
  Belgium 0.87%
  Mexico 0.82%
  Sweden 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 46.03%
ASUS 23.17%
Hewlett-Packard 17.10%
Lenovo 4.75%
Samsung 4.36%
Acer 4.23%
Dell 0.18%
MSI 0.12%
Alienware 0.07%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 9.40%
TOSHIBA Satellite C50-B 6.95%
HP Pavilion 13 x360 PC 3.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55D-B 3.35%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.09%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 2.89%

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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