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Should I remove Verizon FiOS Activation?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,331
United States Rank #9,718
Reach 0.0117%

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Verizon FiOS Activation


Verizon FiOS Activation is a program developed by Verizon. The main program executable is CW_update.exe. The software installer includes 66 files and is usually about 850.99 KB (871,414 bytes). CW_update.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 Vista (SP2). While about 99% of users of Verizon FiOS Activation come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.verizon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Verizon\FIOS\
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\FIOS\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 850.99 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Verizon FiOS Activation

Program executable:CW_update.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Verizon\FIOS\CW_update.exe
Additional files:
  • ConnWizard.dll - Vz In-Home Agent
  • iSupport.exe - Vz In Home Agent
  • USB_PC2.exe - VZ In-Home Agent (USB_PC2)
  • LibDataWizard.dll - LibDataWizard
  • RunRRFromCD.exe - RunRRFromCD
  • IHAFixInet.exe - IHAFixInet
  • ihainstall.exe - ihainstall
  • CWRouters.dll - CWRouters
  • CWSetEnv.exe - CWSetEnv
  • VzIHAUM.exe - iSupport
  • LibIHS.dll - LibIHS
  • restartFIOS.exe - Verizon FIOS Controls LaunchPad Setup
  • CW_update.exe

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:51.83 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.2188241931%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.06783530%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.15098889%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Verizon FiOS Activation?

You can uninstall Verizon FiOS Activation 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 Verizon FiOS Activation, 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 Verizon FiOS Activation.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 42.42%
Windows Vista 38.53%
Windows XP 15.58%
Windows 10 3.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 32.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.89%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.56%
Windows 10 Home 3.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.48%
  Australia 0.26%
  United Kingdom 0.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 47.02%
Hewlett-Packard 30.95%
Acer 5.95%
Gateway 5.36%
Toshiba 4.17%
American Megatrends 3.57%
Intel 1.19%
Samsung 1.19%
Alienware 0.60%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 8100 3.97%
Dell Inspiron 530s 3.97%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.97%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.31%
Dell Studio 1737 2.65%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.99%

Publisher URL: www.verizon.com


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