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Should I remove Verizon Wireless USB760 Firmware Updates?

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 #10,242
United States Rank #4,860
Reach 0.0349%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 106.60 days
741.25 days >
Average installed length: 389.47 days


1.0.6 2.18%
1.0.5 50.58%
1.0.3 18.46%
1.0.0 28.78%

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Verizon Wireless USB760 Firmware Updates

What is Verizon Wireless USB760 Firmware Updates?  (from Smith Micro Software)

With the smallest form factor in the market, the USB760 USB Modem with NovaSpeed provides high-speed access on 1 x /EV-DO network. No CD is required for installation! Just insert the device, allow the drivers to auto-install, and VZAccess Manager Installer automatically launches. The USB760 is compatible with computers...  Read more


Verizon Wireless USB760 Firmware Updates is a software program developed by Smith Micro Software. The most common release is 1.0.5, 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 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 DUU_Verizon_USB760_FW167.029.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 8.85 MB (9,282,896 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 97% of users of Verizon Wireless USB760 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{CAC2CF93-B532-4A88-81FE-110750C3E4BA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.85 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Verizon Wireless USB760 Firmware Updates

Program executable:DUU_Verizon_USB760_FW167.029.exe
Device Upgrade Utility for MiFi2200 VZW, PC770 VERIZON, MC760 VERIZON
Path:C:\Program Files\Verizon Wireless\Firmware Updates\Novatel\DUU_Verizon_USB760_FW167.029.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_PC770_USB760_FW167.029.exe (by Novatel Wireless, Inc)
  • DUU_Verizon_USB760_FW156.023.exe - Device upgrade utility for Verizon MiFi2200, PC770, USB760
  • 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

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • DUU_Verizon_USB760_FW167.029.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{610219FD-BBBA-4312-BCFD-2C2DDC976D13}' (runs on registration).
  • DUU_Verizon_USB760_FW156.023.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E2EECA8B-C374-4347-8492-974261E1D771}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DUU_Verizon_USB760_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 USB760 Firmware Updates?

You can uninstall Verizon Wireless USB760 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 USB760 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 USB760 Firmware Updates.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.75%
Windows 10 15.82%
Windows Vista 13.21%
Windows XP 5.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.44%
Windows 7 Professional 14.91%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.40%
Windows 10 Home 6.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.72%
  UA 1.90%
  Germany 0.26%
  Canada 0.26%
  India 0.17%
  United Kingdom 0.17%
  Singapore 0.09%
  Colombia 0.09%
  Kuwait 0.09%
  Indonesia 0.09%
  United Arab Emirates 0.09%
  Poland 0.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.39%
Dell 30.67%
Toshiba 12.83%
Acer 9.48%
ASUS 5.20%
Lenovo 3.90%
Samsung 1.86%
Sony 0.56%
MSI 0.56%
Gateway 0.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.37%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.37%
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.52%
HP G72 Notebook PC 3.67%
Dell XPS 8500 2.82%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 2.26%

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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