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1% remove it99% keep it
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2.18.1 38.71%
2.18.0 3.23%
2.17.1 22.58%
2.17.0 9.68% 19.35% 6.45%

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SmartRF Packet Sniffer


SmartRF Packet Sniffer is a software program developed by Texas Instruments Inc. The most common release is 2.18.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named Packet Sniffer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 4.86 MB (5,093,408 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 33% of users of SmartRF Packet Sniffer come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ti.com
Help link: "support.ti.com"
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Texas Instruments\SmartRF Tools
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{08444B20-D1D0-4815-92EC-EB737A139901}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 4.86 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SmartRF Packet Sniffer

  • Packet Sniffer.exe - Texas Instruments Packet Sniffer for IEEE 802.15.4 and ZigBee v1.0 (Packet sniffer executable)
  • GenPacketSniffer.exe - GenPacketSniffer Application (GenPacketSniffer MFC Application)
  • CCEZUSB.dll - USB Driver (CCEZUSB)
  • Ble.dll
  • generic.dll
  • Rf4ce.dll
  • sa430.dll (by BM innovations GmbH) - sa430 Dynamic Link Library
  • Simpliciti.dll
  • zigbee.dll

How do I remove SmartRF Packet Sniffer?

You can uninstall SmartRF Packet Sniffer 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 SmartRF Packet Sniffer, 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 SmartRF Packet Sniffer.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.29%
Windows 10 25.81%
Windows XP 12.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 35.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.90%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.68%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.68%
Windows 8 6.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  Taiwan 10.26%
  India 10.26%
  Italy 10.26%
  United Kingdom 5.13%
  Hong Kong 2.56%
  MK 2.56%
  South Africa 2.56%
  France 2.56%
  Switzerland 2.56%
  Korea 2.56%
  Mexico 2.56%
  Netherlands 2.56%
  Germany 2.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.08%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
Acer 11.54%
ASUS 11.54%
Lenovo 7.69%
Sahara 7.69%
American Megatrends 7.69%
Samsung 3.85%
Intel 3.85%
Sony 3.85%
Common models
Sony SVE14A27CXH 3.70%
Samsung RC420/RC520/RC720 3.70%
LENOVO 80EU 3.70%
LENOVO 2099 3.70%
HP ProBook 4430s 3.70%
Gigabyte EX58-EXTREME 3.70%

About Texas Instruments Inc

Texas Instruments, known as TI, develops and commercializes semiconductor and computer technology.
Publisher URL: www.ti.com


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