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SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager 2.9.10

What is SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager?  (from Softperfect Research)

SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager is a full-featured traffic management tool for Windows — from Windows XP to Windows 8 — that offers cost-effective bandwidth control and quality of service based on built-in prioritised rules. These rules can specify a bandwidth limit for each Internet user. The software of this kind is ot...  Read more


SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager 2.9.10 is a program developed by Softperfect Research. 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 programs's main executable is bwmsvc.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 8.32 MB of memory. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 4.18 MB (4,386,597 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 49% of users of SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Indonesia and TN.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.softperfect.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager 2.9.10

Program executable:bwmsvc.exe
Bandwidth Manager Service
Path:C:\Program Files\SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager\bwmsvc.exe
Additional files:
  • BMCore.exe - SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager (SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager Core (32-bit))
  • BMGUI.exe - SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager GUI (32-bit)
  • bwm.exe - Bandwidth Manager GUI (Standard)
  • snetcfg.exe (by Windows (R) Server 2003 DDK provider) - Windows (R) Server 2003 DDK driver (network config sample)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • ndisapi.dll (by NT Kernel Resources) - Windows Packet Filter Kit (ndisapi)
  • ndpi.dll
  • sqlite.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • BMCore.exe runs as a service named 'SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager Service' (BMService) "Monitors and controls bandwidth usage.".
  • bwmsvc.exe runs as a service named 'SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager' (bwmservice) "Controls network bandwidth".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:8.32 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0061685760%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00566203%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00050654%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager?

You can uninstall SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager 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 SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager 2.9.10, 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 SoftPerfect Bandwidth Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.33%
Windows 10 23.33%
Windows XP 10.00%
Windows Vista 3.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.71%
Windows 10 Pro 7.14%
Windows 8 Pro 7.14%
Windows Vista Ultimate 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.78%
  Indonesia 17.07%
  TN 4.88%
  Iran 4.88%
  Belgium 2.44%
  RS 2.44%
  Russia 2.44%
  New Zealand 2.44%
  Argentina 2.44%
  Israel 2.44%
  SY 2.44%
  Germany 2.44%
  Egypt 2.44%
  Italy 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.00%
Lenovo 21.43%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Sony 7.14%
Dell 7.14%
Sahara 3.57%
ASUS 3.57%
American Megatrends 3.57%
Medion 3.57%
Samsung 3.57%
Toshiba 3.57%
Common models
LENOVO 2344CHG 8.33%
MSI MS-7592 4.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.17%
LENOVO 4349A51 4.17%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.17%
HP Compaq 6005 Pro MT PC 4.17%

About (from Softperfect Research)

SoftPerfect Research is a small software development team located in Brisbane, Australia.
Publisher URL: www.softperfect.com


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