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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,807
United States Rank #2,135
Reach 0.3727%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.57 days
252.68 days >
Average installed length: 132.76 days


1.0.4 15.71%
1.0.3 0.08%
1.0.2 0.05%
1.0.1 0.35%
1.0.0 83.80%

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Universal Adb Driver

What is Universal Adb Driver?

The Universal Adb Driver supports connecting a mobile device to the users PC in order to install the ClockworkMod applications including Tether, Helium and ROM Manager.

About  (from ClockworkMod)

Use your phone's web connection on a laptop or PC. Surf anywhere. To complete your Tether installation, you must install the manufacturer provided "adb" drivers for your phone that allow it to connect to your PC. Seamlessly text message from your email, browser, or instant messenger.


The most common release is 1.0.0, 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. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 setup package generally installs about 94 files and is usually about 8.78 MB (9,208,320 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.clockworkmod.com/tether/drivers
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sql server\110\sdk\assemblies
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D9C4202E-6D51-4B06-A8F1-22316E654BCA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.78 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Universal Adb Driver

  • awt.dll (by Oracle) - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U40 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll (by Oracle) - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans
  • dcpr.dll
  • decora-sse.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java Deployment Library
  • deployjava1.dll
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • fxplugins.dll
  • geogebra.exe
  • glass.dll
  • glib-lite.dll
  • gstreamer-lite.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • installer.dll - Java Platform SE 7 U40 (Java Platform SE binary)
  • instrument.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • jabswitch.exe - Java Access Bridge for Windows
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javaaccessbridge-32.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java Control Panel
  • javafx-font.dll
  • javafx-iio.dll
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • javaws.exe - Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
  • jawt.dll
  • jawtaccessbridge-32.dll
  • jdbcodbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jfr.dll
  • jfxmedia.dll
  • jfxwebkit.dll
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpicom.dll - Java Plug-in COM Library
  • jpiexp.dll - Java Plug-in for Internet Explorer
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • jpishare.dll - Java Plug-in Share Library
  • jqs.exe - Java Quick Starter Service
  • jsdt.dll
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • jvm.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 7u40 (Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM)
  • kcms.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • libxml2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • jp2ssv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper' with the class of {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • jp2iexp.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501}.
  • jqs.exe runs as a service named 'Java Quick Starter' (JavaQuickStarterService) "Prefetches JRE files for faster startup of Java applets and applications".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • tvnviewer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TightVNC\tvnviewer.exe'.
Network connections
  • java.exe connects to (port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:65.03 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0348193097%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01855940%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01625991%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:212,926
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:6.51 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:624 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:1.25 MB
Kernel CPU:0.00005128%
Memory:5.34 MB
Total CPU:0.0111857785%
Kernel CPU:0.00870475%
User CPU:0.00248103%
I/O reads/min:4.87 MB
I/O writes/min:2.05 KB

How do I remove Universal Adb Driver?

You can uninstall Universal Adb Driver 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 Universal Adb Driver, 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 Universal Adb Driver.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Universal Adb Driver you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Google Chrome

Win 10 53%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 53.20%
Windows 7 43.07%
Windows XP 2.18%
Windows Vista 1.52%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.75%
Windows 10 Home 13.26%
Windows 10 Pro 12.17%
Windows 7 Professional 10.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.59%
  Germany 9.93%
  Italy 5.66%
  France 4.30%
  United Kingdom 4.22%
  Spain 2.64%
  Canada 2.29%
  India 2.19%
  Netherlands 1.86%
  Mexico 1.27%
  Brazil 1.21%
  Australia 1.10%
  Austria 1.03%
  Singapore 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.62%
Dell 18.56%
Acer 17.14%
ASUS 14.47%
Lenovo 7.64%
Toshiba 4.43%
Samsung 4.24%
Intel 1.27%
MSI 1.20%
Medion 0.73%
Apple 0.64%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.21%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.75%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.59%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.30%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.42%
HP HP Notebook 1.61%


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