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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0009%


5.0.2062.0401 47.06%
5.0.1940.0401 23.53%
5.0.1761.0403 11.76%
5.0.1546.1 17.65%

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Telstra Turbo Connection Manager

What is Telstra Turbo Connection Manager?

The Telstra Turbo Connection Manager is a utility that provides broadband Internet connectivity and configuration functionality.


Telstra Turbo Connection Manager is a program developed by Sierra Wireless. The most used version is 5.0.2062.0401, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 40 files and is usually about 20.54 MB (21,539,277 bytes). BinUpdater.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 71% of users of Telstra Turbo Connection Manager come from Australia, it is also popular in the United States and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.SierraWireless.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Telstra\Telstra Turbo Connection Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C95BF658-264E-4812-9C8F-0B913ABC4E0E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.54 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Telstra Turbo Connection Manager

  • swi_evdowrappermx.dll - Sierra Wireless Swi EVDO Wrapper Dynamic Link Library (Sierra Wireless Swi EVDO Wrapper DLL)
  • SwiSDKWrapperRes.dll
  • SwiSDKWrapperRes000C.dll
  • SwiSDKWrapperRes0C0C.dll
  • RepairDriver64.exe - RepairDriver64 Application
  • WaHelper.exe - WatcherHelper Application
  • SwiSkXUI.dll - Skinned Extended UI API
  • SwiCardDetect.dll - Card Detection Library
  • SwiWRA.dll - Sierra Wireless SwiWRA (SwiWRA)
  • WaveInOut.dll - Audio Routing Library
  • SwiStrRes.dll - String Resource API
  • BinUpdater.exe - Binary Update Tool
  • SwiApiInterface.dll - SwiApiInterface (Sierra Wireless API)
  • SwiXUI.dll - Extended UI API
  • SwiProfileMgr.dll - SwiProfileMgr (Profile Manager)
  • SwiPhonebkUI.dll - Phonebook UI
  • SwiVoice.dll - Voice Module
  • GpsApp.exe - GPS Monitor
  • SwiGpsUI.dll - GPS Monitor user interface library
  • SwiSMS.dll - SMS Library
  • SwiDevInfo.exe - SwiDevInfo (Device information helper)
  • SwiGSM.dll - GSM Module
  • SwiApiMux.exe - SwiApiMux (Sierra Wireless API MUX)
  • SwiCxnMgr.dll - SwiCxnMgr (Data connection manager)
  • SwiDialup.dll - SwiDialup (Dial Up Networking (DUN) library)
  • SwiSkinUI.dll - Skin API
  • WaUI.dll - UI Layer
  • Watcher.exe - Watcher
  • SwiSmsUI.dll - SMS UI
  • SwiCDMA.dll - CDMA
  • SwiIOTA.dll - IOTA
  • SwiGps.dll - GPS
  • WaveVolume.dll - WaveVolume

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • WaHelper.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WatcherHelper' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Telstra\Telstra Turbo Connection Manager\WaHelper.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SwiApiMux.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Telstra\Telstra Turbo Connection Manager\SwiApiMux.exe'.

How do I remove Telstra Turbo Connection Manager?

You can uninstall Telstra Turbo Connection 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 Telstra Turbo Connection Manager, 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 Telstra Turbo Connection Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 6%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.82%
Windows 10 17.65%
Windows Vista 17.65%
Windows XP 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.06%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.65%
Windows 7 Professional 11.76%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 5.88%
Windows 8 Pro 5.88%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 71.43%
  United States 23.81%
  Belgium 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Toshiba 18.75%
Acer 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
MSI 6.25%
Dell 6.25%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 11.76%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 5.88%
Gigabyte Z68A-D3H-B3 5.88%
ASUSTeK F3Sv 5.88%
TOSHIBA Qosmio F60 5.88%
ASUSTeK K53SJ 5.88%

About Sierra Wireless

Sierra Wireless is a wireless communications equipment manufacturer that sells mobile computing and machine-to-machine communications products that work over cellular networks.
Publisher URL: www.sierrawireless.com


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