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Should I remove Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows XP/2003 Server/Vista/7_2 c:\SiLabs\MCU\CP210x\Windows_XP_S2K3_Vista_7_2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,183
United States Rank #12,749
Reach 0.0265%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.44 days
278.62 days >
Average installed length: 146.39 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.5.3 20.08%
6.5 32.50%
6.4 6.12%
6.3a 4.59%
6.3.00 1.72%
6.2.00 17.97%
6.1.00 4.59%
6.00 2.68%
5.40.29 9.75%

Typically installed together

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Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows XP/2003 Server/Vista/7_2 c:\SiLabs\MCU\CP210x\Windows_XP_S2K3_Vista_7_2

What is Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows XP/2003 Server/Vista/7_2 c:\SiLabs\MCU\CP210x\Windows_XP_S2K3_Vista_7_2?

The Silicon Laboratories CP210x VPC to UART Bridge Device Driver is the software driver for the CP210x VPC to UART Bridge. It is a program used to communicate from the Windows PC OS to the device. This software is required in most cases for the hardware device to function properly. In most cases, drivers come with Windows or can be found by going to Windows Update in Control Panel and checking for updates as well as downloaded from the Silicon Laboratories support website.

Overview

The most used version is 6.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 3.45 MB (3,619,072 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.silabs.com
Installation folder: C:\SiLabs\MCU\CP210x\Windows_XP_S2K3_Vista_7_2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3D4F5D3F-B52E-4BD6-919E-B08B4E966237}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 3.45 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows XP/2003 Server/Vista/7_2 c:\SiLabs\MCU\CP210x\Windows_XP_S2K3_Vista_7_2

  • CP210xVCPInstaller.exe - DriverInstaller Application (Driver Installation Utility)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CP210xVCPInstaller.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BB0EEA0D-27E1-46C1-98EF-ED096333ECCE}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows XP/2003 Server/Vista/7_2 c:\SiLabs\MCU\CP210x\Windows_XP_S2K3_Vista_7_2?

You can uninstall Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows XP/2003 Server/Vista/7_2 c:\SiLabs\MCU\CP210x\Windows_XP_S2K3_Vista_7_2 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 Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows XP/2003 Server/Vista/7_2 (c:\SiLabs\MCU\CP210x\Windows_XP_S2K3_Vista_7_2), 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 Silicon Laboratories CP210x VCP Drivers for Windows XP/2003 Server/Vista/7_2 c:\SiLabs\MCU\CP210x\Windows_XP_S2K3_Vista_7_2.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#12,183

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.81%
Windows 10 28.38%
Windows XP 4.95%
Windows Vista 2.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.01%
Windows 7 Professional 16.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.48%
Windows 10 Home 9.40%
Windows 8.1 5.57%
Windows 10 Pro 5.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.14%
  Germany 14.64%
  Italy 5.26%
  United Kingdom 4.77%
  France 4.61%
  Netherlands 3.13%
  Sweden 2.30%
  Spain 2.14%
  Israel 2.14%
  Canada 1.97%
  Australia 1.48%
  Belgium 1.32%
  Mexico 1.32%
  Austria 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.05%
Hewlett-Packard 20.81%
Acer 18.94%
ASUS 12.11%
Toshiba 6.21%
Lenovo 5.59%
Samsung 4.97%
GIGABYTE 3.11%
Medion 2.48%
American Megatrends 1.86%
Apple 0.93%
MSI 0.93%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.97%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.73%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.11%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 1.86%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.86%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.86%

Publisher URL: www.silabs.com

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