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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 #21,140
United States Rank #43,033
Reach 0.0111%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.06 days
90.26 days >
Average installed length: 47.42 days


1.00.37 0.64%
1.00.34 0.64%
1.00.30 3.21%
1.00.25 5.13%
1.00.22 0.64%
1.00.17 0.64%
1.0.15 0.64%
1.0.14 23.08%
1.0.10 57.05%
1.0.9 8.33%

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 1.0.10, 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 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 16% of users of Qualcomm USB Drivers For Windows come from Indonesia, it is also popular in the United States 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?

Quickly and completely remove Qualcomm USB Drivers For Windows from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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 7 (SP1) 41%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
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 55.13%
Windows XP 26.92%
Windows 8 17.31%
Windows Vista 0.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 26.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.62%
Windows 7 Professional 11.69%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.74%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.55%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.27% of installs come from Indonesia
Which countries install it?
  Indonesia 16.27%
  United States 13.86%
  India 12.05%
  Poland 7.23%
  Russia 6.02%
  Philippines 4.82%
  DZ 4.22%
  France 3.01%
  MA 1.81%
  Taiwan 1.81%
  Italy 1.81%
  TN 1.81%
  Sri Lanka 1.20%
  Argentina 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.08%
Hewlett-Packard 18.68%
Dell 14.29%
Toshiba 10.99%
ASUS 9.89%
Intel 5.49%
Samsung 4.40%
Lenovo 4.40%
Sony 1.10%
Medion 1.10%
Common models
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 2.08%
ECS G41T-M16 2.08%
Samsung SR18P 1.04%
MSI MS-7866 1.04%
LG Electronics 13Z940... 1.04%
LENOVO 20351 1.04%

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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