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Should I remove Qualcomm USB Drivers For Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,643
United States Rank #12,364
Reach 0.0250%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.28 days
214.72 days >
Average installed length: 112.82 days


1.0.82 0.41%
1.00.40 0.81%
1.00.39 0.41%
1.00.37 3.86%
1.00.36 0.20%
1.00.34 0.61%
1.00.30 2.85%
1.00.25 41.87%
1.00.22 2.64%
1.00.17 0.20%
1.0.15 0.20%
1.0.14 16.67%
1.0.10 25.81%
1.0.9 3.46%

Typically installed together

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Qualcomm USB Drivers For Windows


Qualcomm USB Drivers For Windows is a software program developed by Qualcomm Atheros. The most common release is 1.00.25, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 12.15 MB (12,742,916 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 43% of users of Qualcomm USB Drivers For Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in Indonesia and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.qualcomm.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\QUALCOMM Incorporated\Qualcomm USB Drivers For Windows\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D9FB7F91-9687-4B09-894D-072903CADEA4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.15 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Qualcomm USB Drivers For Windows

  • qcmtusvc.exe - QUALCOMM qcmtusvc (qcmtusvc)
  • DriverInstaller64.exe - Gobi 2000 (DriverInstaller application for 64bit operating systems)
  • DriversInstallerCA.dll - CustomActions.dll for Gobi 2000 Drivers Installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • qcmtusvc.exe runs as a service named 'Qualcomm MTU Service' (qcmtusvc) "Qualcomm MTU handling service".

How do I remove Qualcomm USB Drivers For Windows?

You can uninstall Qualcomm USB Drivers For Windows 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 USB Drivers For Windows, 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 USB Drivers For Windows.

Win 10 43%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.54%
Windows 10 42.68%
Windows XP 9.96%
Windows Vista 0.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.10%
Windows 10 Pro 15.31%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 10 Home 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.52%
  Indonesia 5.44%
  India 5.44%
  Singapore 5.10%
  Italy 4.76%
  France 3.74%
  Germany 3.40%
  United Kingdom 3.06%
  Poland 2.89%
  Russia 2.55%
  Netherlands 2.04%
  Philippines 2.04%
  Spain 1.70%
  DZ 1.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.38%
Hewlett-Packard 18.53%
Dell 16.08%
ASUS 13.64%
Lenovo 10.49%
Toshiba 5.24%
Intel 3.15%
Samsung 3.15%
MSI 1.05%
American Megatrends 0.70%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.76%
ASUS All Series 3.01%
LENOVO 20351 3.01%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 2.26%
Dell Inspiron 3542 2.26%
LENOVO HuronRiver Platfor... 2.26%

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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