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Should I remove Ralink Motorola BC4 Bluetooth +HS Adapter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,138
United States Rank #10,284
Reach 0.0746%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.50 days
191.82 days >
Average installed length: 100.79 days


VersionDistribution 8.23% 5.71% 1.63% 15.37% 61.29% 0.68% 4.22% 2.86%

Typically installed together

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Ralink Motorola BC4 Bluetooth 3.0+HS Adapter

What is Ralink Motorola BC4 Bluetooth +HS Adapter?

This program contains the driver installation package for the Realtek and Motorola bluetooth in the supported notebook models and operating systems.


Ralink Motorola BC4 Bluetooth 3.0+HS Adapter is a program developed by Motorola. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The programs's main executable is obexsrv.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.99 MB of memory. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 140.2 MB (147,007,795 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 22% of users of Ralink Motorola BC4 Bluetooth +HS Adapter come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.motorola.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Motorola\Bluetooth\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Motorola\Bluetooth\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 140.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ralink Motorola BC4 Bluetooth 3.0+HS Adapter

Program executable:obexsrv.exe
Name:Motorola Bluetooth
Bluetooth OBEX Service
Signed by:Motorola Inc
Path:C:\Program Files\motorola\bluetooth\obexsrv.exe
(From the publisher) “Using Bluetooth® wireless technology, you can connect multiple Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as a mobile phone and hands-free headset. Bluetooth technology can handle both data and voice transmissions at the same time....”
Additional files:
  • BluetoothSetup.exe - Ralink Motorola BC4 Bluetooth 3.0+HS Adapter (Ralink Motorola BC4 Bluetooth 3.0+HS Adapter Setup)
  • mbtfca.dll - Motorola Bluetooth FCA (Motorola Bluetooth Factory Check Application)
  • actwiz.dll - Motorola Bluetooth (On-line Activation Wizard)
  • audiosrv.exe - Bluetooth Media Service
  • btmoffice.dll - Office Bluetooth integration
  • btmofficea.dll
  • btmshell.dll - Bluetooth Shell Extension
  • btplayerctrl.exe - Bluetooth Media Player Controller
  • btwmpplugin.dll - Bluetooth Windows Media Player Plugin
  • devmgrsrv.exe - Bluetooth Device Manager
  • libInst.dll - libInst Dynamic Link Library
  • libRun.dll - libRun Dynamic Link Library
  • licsvcinst32.exe - licsvcinst
  • licsvcinst64.exe
  • mkil.dll - Keyboard Indicator Listener
  • pprtmon.dll - Bluetooth Port Monitor
  • vdpsnk.dll - VDP Filter
  • vdpsnka.dll
  • vdpsrc.dll
  • vdpsrca.dll
  • devmgrsrva.dll (by Macrovision Europe) - FLEXnet Publisher (32 bit) (FLEXnet Secure Activation Module)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • btmshell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'BTMSentToExt' with a class of {0A7D34C2-E9DA-48A1-9E34-0CDFC2DE3B44}.
3 Services
  • obexsrv.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth OBEX Service' (Bluetooth OBEX Service).
  • devmgrsrv.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth Device Manager' (Bluetooth Device Manager).
  • audiosrv.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth Media Service' (Bluetooth Media Service).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • btmshell.dll is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BTMTrayAgent' which loads as rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Motorola\Bluetooth\btmshell.dll",TrayApp.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • devmgrsrv.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Motorola\Bluetooth\devmgrsrv.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.99 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000780910%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001920%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005889%
0.015104% average
Memory:2.29 MB
Total CPU:0.0002396704%
Kernel CPU:0.00019994%
User CPU:0.00003973%
Memory:1.21 MB
Total CPU:0.0017688339%
Kernel CPU:0.00074691%
User CPU:0.00102193%

How do I remove Ralink Motorola BC4 Bluetooth +HS Adapter?

You can uninstall Ralink Motorola BC4 Bluetooth +HS Adapter 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 Ralink Motorola BC4 Bluetooth 3.0+HS Adapter, 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 Ralink Motorola BC4 Bluetooth +HS Adapter.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 94.16%
Windows 10 5.37%
Windows XP 0.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.86%
Windows 7 Professional 17.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.45%
Windows 7 Home Basic 7.31%
Windows 7 Starter 3.21%
Windows 10 Home 2.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.97%
  France 9.78%
  United Kingdom 5.59%
  Brazil 4.44%
  Italy 3.94%
  Israel 3.37%
  Mexico 3.30%
  Germany 3.24%
  Australia 3.05%
  Netherlands 3.05%
  MA 2.29%
  Canada 1.84%
  Sweden 1.78%
  Czech Republic 1.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 98.20%
Dell 0.69%
ASUS 0.48%
Acer 0.48%
Lenovo 0.14%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 21.21%
HP 620 13.29%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 11.98%
HP G62 Notebook PC 10.61%
HP ProBook 4520s 9.78%
HP G42 Notebook PC 4.96%

About Motorola

Motorola is a telecommunications company divided into two companies, Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions.
Publisher URL: www.motorola.com


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