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Should I remove Verizon Wireless USB720-V740 Firmware Updates?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,733
United States Rank #15,167
Reach 0.0057%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.38 days
483.30 days >
Average installed length: 253.94 days


1.0.1 100.00%

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Verizon Wireless USB720-V740 Firmware Updates


Verizon Wireless USB720-V740 Firmware Updates is a software program developed by Smith Micro Software. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named V700_FUU_1.2.160.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 18.08 MB (18,963,008 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 95% of users of Verizon Wireless USB720-V740 Firmware Updates come from the United States, it is also popular in UA and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.smithmicro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Verizon Wireless\Firmware Updates\Novatel\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{51E7609E-F086-4ECA-9870-5B9E4E5096BD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 18.08 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Verizon Wireless USB720-V740 Firmware Updates

Program executable:V700_FUU_1.2.160.exe
Firmware Upgrade Utility for V740, USB720, E725 (FW 160 Verizon)
Path:C:\Program Files\Verizon Wireless\Firmware Updates\Novatel\V700_FUU_1.2.160.exe
Additional files:
  • DUU_Verizon_MiFi2200_FW167.029.exe (by Novatel Wireless, Inc) - MiFi2200 VZW, PC770 VERIZON, MC760 VERIZON (Device Upgrade Utility for MiFi2200 VZW, PC770 VERIZON, MC760 VERIZON)
  • DUU_Verizon_MiFi2200_FW135.082_WebUI19.3.exe (by Novatel Wireless, Inc) - MiFi2200 VZW (Device Upgrade Utility for Verizon MiFi2200)
  • DUU_Verizon_MiFi2200_FW139.083_WebUI19.3.exe
  • DUU_Verizon_USB551L_FW1.48.exe - USB551L (Device Upgrade Utility for USB551L)
  • V700_FUU_1.2.160.exe - V700 (Firmware Upgrade Utility for V740, USB720, E725 (FW 160 Verizon))
  • V727_FUU_1.0.124.exe - V727 (FDU MFC Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DUU_Verizon_MiFi2200_FW167.029.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{610219FD-BBBA-4312-BCFD-2C2DDC976D13}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DUU_Verizon_MiFi2200_FW167.029.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Verizon Wireless\Firmware Updates\Novatel\DUU_Verizon_MiFi2200_FW167.029.exe'.

How do I remove Verizon Wireless USB720-V740 Firmware Updates?

You can uninstall Verizon Wireless USB720-V740 Firmware Updates 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 Wireless USB720-V740 Firmware Updates, 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 Wireless USB720-V740 Firmware Updates.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.86%
Windows Vista 15.18%
Windows 10 11.61%
Windows XP 5.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.84%
Windows 7 Professional 18.02%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.91%
Windows 10 Home 6.31%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.54%
  UA 2.19%
  Germany 1.09%
  Netherlands 1.09%
  Austria 0.55%
  Singapore 0.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.71%
Hewlett-Packard 26.88%
Acer 11.83%
Toshiba 8.60%
ASUS 4.30%
Lenovo 4.30%
Intel 1.08%
Gateway 1.08%
Apple 1.08%
Alienware 1.08%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.88%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.91%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.94%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 1.94%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 1.94%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1225 1.94%

About (from Smith Micro Software Inc.)

Smith Micro Software, Inc. provides software and services that simplify, secure, and enhance the mobile experience.
Publisher URL: www.smithmicro.com


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