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Should I remove Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,923
United States Rank #736
Reach 0.3516%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.33 days
452.11 days >
Average installed length: 237.55 days


3.17.0701 0.07%
3.17.0403 1.28%
3.17.0402 0.51%
2.16.0504 1.68%
2.16.0502 0.06%
2.16.0307 4.53%
2.16.0203 1.29%
2.15.1001 5.13%
2.15.0904 0.84%
2.14.1202 12.87%
2.14.1002 2.46%
2.14.0503 7.06%
2.14.0402 20.70%
2.14.0305 3.49%
2.14.0106 12.56%
2.13.1101 3.97%
2.13.0901 2.60%
2.13.0806 2.50%
2.13.0704 2.90%
2.13.0607 0.62%
2.13.0602 0.16%
2.13.0524 0.60%
2.13.0522 0.26%
2.13.0502 0.34%
2.13.0501 0.63%
2.13.0246 3.15%
2.12.0807 3.71%
2.12.0714 0.19%
2.12.0707 0.06%
1.11.0305 2.18%
1.11.0104 0.06%
1.10.1206 0.77%
1.10.1203 0.75%

Typically installed together

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Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung

What is Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung?

This program is designed to update your Verizon mobile device Android OS if you cannot you the over-the-air update mechanism. This will utilize upgrades through a connection to the PC's USB port (drivers are required).


The most common release is 2.14.0402, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named UtilityApplication.exe. The setup package generally installs about 35 files and is usually about 2.5 MB (2,621,704 bytes). The installed file LiveUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.verizonwireless.com/vmm
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\Verizon\UA_ar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B32C8567-FBEE-4DB6-A2C6-23A2C50617F8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.5 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung

Program executable:UtilityApplication.exe
Name:VerizonWireless Software Upgrade Assistant - Samsung
Software Upgrade Assistant Monitor
Additional files:
  • UtilApplicationAgent.exe
  • UtilityApplication.exe
  • ToolLauncher.exe - ToolLauncher (Verizon 2.0 ToolLauncher for Android)
  • SS_RC.dll - ALL (Rooting Count Check DLL)
  • DeviceDBModule.dll
  • DeviceModule.dll
  • FileAndProcessModule.dll
  • GlobalUtils.dll
  • LiveUpdater.exe - LiveUpdater (Verizon 2.0 LiveUpdater for Android)
  • NetworkModule.dll
  • Resource.dll
  • UA.exe - UA (Verizon 2.0 UA for Android)
  • UA_Modules.dll
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • mfc90u.dll (by Microsoft) - MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version
  • mfcm90.dll - MFC Managed Library - Retail Version
  • mfcm90u.dll
  • msvcr90.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • MObexDll.dll - Device Services (Obex Module)
  • SCommon.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UA.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7FD04E6E-934B-45EC-BB9C-E99937620C2B}' (runs on registration).
  • UtilityApplication.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D911610E-8F91-4198-96C5-3941EA7B3FFE}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:36.05 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0032162733%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00173570%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00148057%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,884,921
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.04 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:304.35 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung?

Quickly and completely remove Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung 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 Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung, 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 Verizon Wireless Software Utility Application for Android - Samsung.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.67%
Windows 10 39.15%
Windows Vista 3.70%
Windows XP 3.47%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.11%
Windows 10 Home 14.95%
Windows 8.1 13.60%
Windows 7 Professional 10.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.19%
Windows 10 Pro 3.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.14%
  Mexico 0.08%
  Canada 0.08%
  United Kingdom 0.07%
  Germany 0.06%
  YE 0.06%
  France 0.03%
  Netherlands 0.03%
  Lithuania 0.03%
  Argentina 0.03%
  Korea 0.03%
  BG 0.02%
  Philippines 0.02%
  Australia 0.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.80%
Dell 29.49%
Toshiba 9.28%
Acer 8.18%
ASUS 6.74%
Lenovo 4.79%
Samsung 2.10%
Intel 0.74%
MSI 0.53%
Alienware 0.51%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.77%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.44%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.72%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.80%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.46%
ASUS All Series 2.12%

About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics which is part of the Samsung Group produces a wide range of printers for both consumers and business use, including mono-laser printers, color laser printers, multifunction printers, and enterprise-use high-speed digital multifunction printer models.
Publisher URL: www.samsung.com

comments4 comments

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Leslieover a year ago
Thank you so much! Removing it solved the problem.
user comment
Crozzroadzover a year ago
Attempts to remove this from my pc failed. Error 1316. A network error occurred while attempting to read the file C:\windows\installer.......
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Anonymousover a year ago
Uninstalled. Thanks, this site was very helpful.
user comment
Carolover a year ago
Wow. Verizon just gets worse and worse. Did they *REALLY* think people would know that some strange, generic "Utility Application" was "Verizon Bloatware"? Or did Verizon use the cryptic name on purpose because they know no one wants Verizon Bloatware anyway.