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United States Rank #10,358
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VersionDistribution 8.52% 59.26% 32.22%

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Thunderbolt Software


Thunderbolt Software is a software program developed by Intel. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 46.12 MB (48,361,472 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of Thunderbolt Software come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\intel\thunderbolt software\drivers
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E265C71F-14DA-462C-A06A-CBA776B695F1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 46.12 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Thunderbolt Software

  • tp2p70x.sys - Thunderbolt(TM) Networking Driver
  • tp2p81x.sys
  • tbt70x.sys - Thunderbolt(TM) Bus Driver
  • tbt81x.sys
  • tbtcoinx.dll - Thunderbolt(TM) Software (Thunderbolt(TM) Coinstaller)
  • tbtsvc.exe - Thunderbolt (TM) Software (Thunderbolt(TM) Service)
  • thunderbolt.exe
  • thunderbolt.resources.dll
  • thundertoast.exe

How do I remove Thunderbolt Software?

Quickly and completely remove Thunderbolt(TM) Software from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Thunderbolt 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Thunderbolt(TM) Software, 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 Thunderbolt Software.

Win 8 99%
Win 7 (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 98.52%
Windows 7 1.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 82.96%
Windows 10 Pro 13.70%
Windows 7 Professional 1.48%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 1.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.39%
  United Kingdom 5.12%
  Australia 4.58%
  Canada 4.31%
  Italy 2.43%
  Germany 2.16%
  Switzerland 1.89%
  France 1.62%
  Netherlands 1.08%
  DK 0.81%
  Belgium 0.54%
  Spain 0.54%
  Ireland 0.54%
  Norway 0.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.08%
ASUS 24.12%
Acer 19.07%
Alienware 9.73%
MSI 4.67%
Lenovo 2.33%
Common models
Dell XPS 15 9550 19.69%
Dell XPS 13 9350 18.15%
Acer Aspire VN7-592G 13.90%
Alienware Alienware 15 R2 5.41%
ASUSTeK G752VT 5.41%
Acer Aspire VN7-792G 4.63%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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