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Should I remove Software Bluetooth WIDCOMM?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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VersionDistribution 2.70% 1.35% 8.11% 2.70% 10.81% 1.35% 17.57% 27.03% 5.41% 8.11% 1.35% 1.35% 1.35% 1.35% 1.35% 1.35% 1.35% 5.41%

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Software Bluetooth WIDCOMM


Software Bluetooth WIDCOMM is a program developed by Broadcom. 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. The software installer includes 49 files and is usually about 2.34 MB (2,458,624 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 61% of users of Software Bluetooth WIDCOMM come from Czech Republic, it is also popular in Portugal and Slovakia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.broadcom.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\widcomm\bluetooth software\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{84814E6B-2581-46EC-926A-823BD1C670F6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Software Bluetooth WIDCOMM

  • btw_ci.dll - Bluetooth Software (Class-Installer DLL for the Bluetooth Devices)
  • btdfu.dll - Bluetooth Software
  • btwdins.exe - Bluetooth Support Server
  • btinvoke.dll
  • btinvoke.exe
  • btwmpplugin.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • btwdins.exe runs as a service named 'Bluetooth Service' (btwdins) "Handles installation and removal of Bluetooth devices.".

How do I remove Software Bluetooth WIDCOMM?

Quickly and completely remove Software Bluetooth WIDCOMM from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Software Bluetooth WIDCOMM 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Software Bluetooth WIDCOMM, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Software Bluetooth WIDCOMM.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.68%
Windows XP 13.51%
Windows Vista 8.11%
Windows 8 2.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.49%
Windows 7 Professional 18.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.51%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.76%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.76% of installs come from Czech Republic
Which countries install it?
  Czech Republic 60.76%
  Portugal 21.52%
  Slovakia 6.33%
  United States 6.33%
  Romania 2.53%
  Republic Of Moldova 1.27%
  Australia 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 47.89%
ASUS 26.76%
Dell 5.63%
American Megatrends 5.63%
Sony 5.63%
Sahara 2.82%
Hewlett-Packard 2.82%
Lenovo 1.41%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5738 4.17%
Acer Extensa 5635ZG 4.17%
ASUSTeK M50Vn 4.17%
ASUSTeK K52Jr 2.78%
Acer Extensa 5635 2.78%
Acer Aspire 8942G 2.78%

About Broadcom

Broadcom Corporation is a fabless semiconductor company in the wireless and broadband communication business.
Publisher URL: www.broadcom.com


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