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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,560
United States Rank #36,867
Reach 0.0175%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.98 days
471.29 days >
Average installed length: 247.63 days


VersionDistribution 6.10% 0.29% 34.88% 1.16% 1.74% 15.41%
11.300.05.05.238 16.86%
11.300.05.03.238 20.93%
11.300.05.01.238 0.29% 0.58% 1.16% 0.58%

Other programs by Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd

Smart Bro


Smart Bro is a program developed by Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd. 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. 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 main program executable is smart bro.exe. The software installer includes 135 files and is usually about 28.7 MB (30,093,188 bytes). CMUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 79% of users of Smart Bro come from Philippines, it is also popular in the United States and Indonesia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.huawei.com
Help link: mobile.huawei.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\smart bro
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Smart Bro\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 28.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Smart Bro

Program executable:smart bro.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\smart bro\smart bro.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdateInterface.dll
  • AddrBookPlugin.dll - Address Book Plugin
  • AddrBookUIPlugin.dll
  • CryptPlugin.dll - Crypt Plugin
  • dllVolumeCtrl.dll - dllVolumeCtrl Dynamic Link Library (dllVolumeCtrl DLL)
  • 6246download.dll - 6246Download Dynamic Link Library (6246Download DLL)
  • 6270download.dll - 6270Download Dynamic Link Library (6270Download DLL)
  • NetInfoUIExPlugin.dll
  • 8200download.dll
  • DeviceOperate.dll
  • DetectDev.dll
  • ejectdisk.exe - SwitchToModem (1. 0. 0. 11)
  • EXETimer.exe
  • AboutPlugin.dll
  • CallLogUIPlugin.dll
  • CallUIPlugin.dll
  • CBSSettingPlugin.dll
  • Container.dll
  • DiagnosisPlugin.dll
  • DialupUIPlugin.dll
  • DVBPlayer.dll
  • DynamicGif.dll
  • LayoutPlugin.dll
  • MenuMgrPlugin.dll
  • NDISPlugin.dll
  • NetConnectPlugin.dll
  • NetInfoRecordUIPlugin.dll
  • NetSettingPlugin.dll
  • atcomm.dll
  • AddPbk.exe
  • AssistantServices.exe
  • BIXml.dll
  • CallPlugin.dll
  • ChangeLanguage.exe
  • CMUpdater.exe
  • ConfigFilePlugin.dll
  • DeviceMgrPlugin.dll
  • DeviceMgrUIPlugin.dll
  • DialUpPlugin.dll
  • DLL_Netcard_R.dll
  • FileManager.dll
  • GpsPlugin.dll
  • isaputrace.dll
  • KillProcess.exe
  • LocaleMgrPlugin.dll
  • Modem.exe (by ZTE)
  • NetInfoPlugin.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • AddPbk.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CFD0ABA4-46FE-49C9-A973-19BBE62C6B95}' (runs on registration).
  • Modem.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F2A2A929-6D98-496F-A692-4EBCDD20E335}' (runs on registration).
  • AssistantServices.exe runs as a service named 'UI Assistant Service' (UI Assistant Service).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:14.26 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0058330245%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00316298%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00267005%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,986,481
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:1.45 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:16.13 MB
Total CPU:0.0071960461%
Kernel CPU:0.00404546%
User CPU:0.00315059%
CPU cycles/sec:93,767
I/O reads/min:56.35 KB
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove Smart Bro?

You can uninstall Smart Bro 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 Smart Bro, 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 Smart Bro.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.06%
Windows 10 21.22%
Windows XP 6.10%
Windows Vista 2.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.79%
Windows 7 Professional 11.34%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.72%
Windows 7 Starter 7.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.59% of installs come from Philippines
Which countries install it?
  Philippines 78.59%
  United States 8.50%
  Indonesia 4.11%
  Germany 1.47%
  Brazil 0.88%
  Australia 0.59%
  Japan 0.59%
  OM 0.59%
  Hong Kong 0.59%
  Saudi Arabia 0.59%
  China 0.29%
  Sri Lanka 0.29%
  Kuwait 0.29%
  Taiwan 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 31.02%
Hewlett-Packard 13.88%
Dell 11.43%
ASUS 10.20%
Lenovo 9.80%
Samsung 9.80%
Toshiba 5.71%
Sahara 3.67%
Sony 1.63%
Intel 1.22%
Alienware 0.82%
MSI 0.82%
Common models
Acer Aspire 4736Z 3.25%
Acer AOD270 3.25%
Acer AO722 2.60%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.60%
Dell Inspiron N4050 2.60%
Samsung 300E5EV/300E4EV/2... 1.95%

About Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd

Huawei is a networking and telecommunications equipment and services company based in China.
Publisher URL: www.huawei.com


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