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Should I remove ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,780
United States Rank #15,092
Reach 0.0191%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 143.41 days
787.40 days >
Average installed length: 413.72 days


VersionDistribution 2.39% 1.86% 0.27% 1.06% 0.27% 4.26% 1.33% 39.10% 5.59% 2.66% 3.72% 0.27% 2.93% 1.06% 3.72% 1.06% 2.93% 0.80% 4.52% 10.64% 0.27% 7.45% 1.33% 0.53%

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ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software


ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software is a software program developed by Lenovo. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 56 files and is usually about 2.19 MB (2,298,880 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 41% of users of ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Help link: www.lenovo.com/pc/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\Bluetooth Software\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{84814E6B-2581-46EC-926A-823BD1C670F6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software

  • AdminUtils.exe (by Broadcom) - Bluetooth Software (Admin Utility Application)
  • bt2k_ins.dll (by Broadcom) - bt2k_ins
  • BtAudioHelper.dll - BtAudioHelper
  • BtBalloon.dll - Balloon Tooltip Routine DLL
  • btbip.dll - btbip DLL
  • BTChooser.dll - BTChooser DLL
  • btcss.dll - Bluetooth Status and Properties dll
  • btdev.dll - Bluetooth Device dll
  • btins.dll - Bluetooth Installation dll
  • BtITunesPlugIn.exe - BtITunesPlugIn DLL
  • BtMmHook.dll - Multimedia Keys Hook DLL
  • BTNCopy.dll - BTNCopy Module
  • btosif.dll - BTOSIF DLL
  • btosif_notes.dll - BTOSIF Notes DLL
  • btosif_ol.dll - BTOSIF Outlook DLL
  • btosif_olx.dll - BTOSIF Outlook Express DLL
  • btosif_wincal.dll
  • btrez.dll - btrez DLL
  • btsec.dll - BTW license dll
  • btsendto.dll - SendTo Dialog DLL
  • btsendto_explorer.exe - SendTo from Explorer Application
  • btsendto_ie.dll - SendTo from Internet Explorer DLL
  • btsendto_notes.dll - SendTo from Notes DLL
  • btsendto_office.dll - SendTo from Office DLL
  • btsendto_wab.dll - SendTo From WAB DLL
  • BTStackServer.exe - Bluetooth Stack COM Server
  • BTTray.exe - Bluetooth Tray Application
  • btwapi.dll - WBTApi DLL
  • BtwApplExt.dll - Bluetooth Applet Extension
  • BtwCP.dll - BtwCP DLL
  • btwdins.exe - Bluetooth Support Server
  • BtWdSdk.dll - WidcommSdk DLL
  • BtwHfConfig.exe - Bluetooth Hands-free configuration app
  • btwhidcs.dll - Bluetooth HID Power Control Suite dll
  • BtwHtmlPrint.exe - BTW HTML Print Application
  • BtwIEProxy.exe - Internet Explorer Bluetooth Plug-in
  • BtWizard.dll - BtWizard Module
  • BTKeyInd.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 ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software?

You can uninstall ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software 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 ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software, 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 ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software.

Win XP 90%
Win Server 2003 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 91.49%
Windows 7 6.38%
Windows Vista 1.86%
Windows Server 2003 0.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 91.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.06%
Windows 7 Professional 2.50%
Windows Vista Business 1.39%
Windows 7 Enterprise 0.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 0.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.60%
  Germany 7.42%
  Taiwan 4.64%
  Poland 3.94%
  France 3.48%
  Canada 3.02%
  Israel 3.02%
  Czech Republic 2.32%
  Finland 1.86%
  United Kingdom 1.86%
  India 1.86%
  Italy 1.86%
  Iran 1.62%
  DK 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 96.14%
Dell 3.86%
Common models
LENOVO 7668CTO 4.83%
Dell OptiPlex 3020 4.83%
LENOVO 7659AB7 3.45%
LENOVO 2786A15 2.07%
LENOVO 1951CZ1 2.07%
LENOVO 7733BD9 2.07%

About Lenovo

Lenovo is a PC hardware and electronics company whose products include personal computers, tablet computers, mobile phones, workstations, servers, electronic storage devices and IT management software.
Publisher URL: www.lenovo.com


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