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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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Virgin Mobile Broadband


Virgin Mobile Broadband is a program developed by Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is virgin mobile broadband.exe. The software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 77.73 MB (81,507,362 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 79% of users of Virgin Mobile Broadband come from Australia, it is also popular in the United States and Indonesia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.huawei.com
Help link: mobile.huawei.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\virgin mobile broadband
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Virgin Mobile Broadband\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 77.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Virgin Mobile Broadband

Program executable:virgin mobile broadband.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\virgin mobile broadband\virgin mobile broadband.exe
Additional files:
  • mcciwin32.dll
  • FindDevice.exe - HWDeviceService (DCSHOST)
  • FindDevice64.exe
  • AboutPlugin.dll
  • AddPbk.exe
  • AddrBookPlugin.dll
  • AddrBookSrvPlugin.dll
  • AddrBookUIPlugin.dll
  • AtCodec.dll
  • ATR2SMgr.dll
  • CallAppPlugin.dll
  • CallLogSrvPlugin.dll
  • CallLogUIPlugin.dll
  • CallSrvPlugin.dll
  • CallUIPlugin.dll
  • Common.dll
  • core.dll
  • DataServicePlugin.dll
  • DeviceAppPlugin.dll
  • DeviceInfoExPlugin.dll
  • DeviceMgrUIPlugin.dll
  • DeviceSrvPlugin.dll
  • DiagnosisPlugin.dll
  • DialUpPlugin.dll
  • DialupUIPlugin.dll
  • LayoutPlugin.dll
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • LiveUpdateInterface.dll
  • MenuMgrPlugin.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • NDISPlugin.dll
  • NetConnectPlugin.dll
  • NetConnectSrvPlugin.dll
  • NetInfoRecordUIPlugin.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • FindDevice64.exe runs as a service named 'HWDeviceService64.exe' (HWDeviceService64.exe) "Service for runing Mobile applications autorun.".
  • FindDevice.exe runs as a service named 'HWDeviceService.exe' (HWDeviceService.exe) "Service for runing Mobile applications autorun.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.64 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0127852398%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00549674%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00728850%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:23,172
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:340 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:15 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:4.21 MB
Total CPU:0.0085907161%
Kernel CPU:0.00543723%
User CPU:0.00315348%
CPU cycles/sec:254,027
I/O reads/min:54.62 KB
I/O writes/min:43.81 KB

How do I remove Virgin Mobile Broadband?

Quickly and completely remove Virgin Mobile Broadband from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Virgin Mobile Broadband 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 Virgin Mobile Broadband, 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 Virgin Mobile Broadband.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 8 33.33%
Windows Vista 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.17%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%
Windows 8 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.57% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 78.57%
  United States 17.86%
  Indonesia 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.09%
Dell 17.39%
Hewlett-Packard 17.39%
ASUS 17.39%
Medion 13.04%
Toshiba 8.70%
Common models
Acer Aspire E1-571 8.70%
Acer Aspire E1-570 4.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite U920t 4.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L30... 4.35%
MEDION P6624 4.35%
Medion G24 4.35%

About Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd

Huawei is a networking and telecommunications equipment and services company based in China.
Publisher URL: www.huawei.com


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