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Should I remove Vodafone Mobile Broadband Lite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,479
United States Rank #15,206
Reach 0.1629%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.99 days
678.07 days >
Average installed length: 356.27 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
10.3.2.34962 1.24%
10.2.304.33770 0.29%
10.2.302.33178 19.56%
10.2.301.32820 5.18%
10.2.300.32558 1.52%
10.2.200.32025 1.02%
10.2.103.31248 24.58%
10.2.102.30707 8.96%
10.2.100.29897 1.49%
10.1.108.29105 6.32%
10.1.106.28614 0.73%
10.1.102.26544 0.29%
10.1.101.26415 0.25%
10.1.001.26030 11.50%
10.1.0.25677 2.19%
10.1.0.24111 1.56%
10.0.303.25102 0.06%
10.0.302.24346 6.13%
10.0.302.24005 0.19%
10.0.300.23780 0.76%
10.0.201.23143 5.94%
10.0.200.22230 0.19%
10.0.100.21279 0.03%
10.0.0.20241 0.03%

Vodafone Mobile Broadband Lite

Remove Vodafone Mobile Broadband Lite
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What is Vodafone Mobile Broadband Lite?  (from Vodafone)

Vodafone Mobile Broadband is a wide range of connectivity options designed to make sure you have everything you need to get things done, wherever and whenever you choose. This version of the software offers increased functionality, supports more devices and works on additional networks. Vodafone Mobile Broadband USB St...  Read more

Overview

Vodafone Mobile Broadband Lite is a program developed by Vodafone. The most used version is 10.2.103.31248, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 programs's main executable is MobileBroadband.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 126.23 MB of memory. The software installer includes 117 files and is usually about 20.52 MB (21,512,948 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 29% of users of Vodafone Mobile Broadband Lite come from Italy, it is also popular in South Africa and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.business.vodafone.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Vodafone\Vodafone Mobile Broadband\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{6C29152D-3FF9-43B2-84E4-9B35FC0BF5C2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Vodafone Mobile Broadband Lite

Program executable:MobileBroadband.exe
Name:Vodafone Mobile Broadband
MobileBroadband
Path:C:\Program Files\Vodafone\Vodafone Mobile Broadband\MobileBroadband.exe
MD5:a2cf504cd272a96696d3f4109ea7b74b
for the Vodafone Mobile Broadband application helps connect a PC to the Internet using a USB modem, wireless network or local area network. It is designed specifically for use with the range of Vodafone Mobile Broadband USB sticks,...
Additional files:
  • DrvDel.exe - Vodafone Mobile Broadband (DrvDel)
  • FileCopy64.exe - FileCopy64
  • MobileBroadband.exe - MobileBroadband
  • mobilebroadbandresources.dll - MobileBroadbandResources
  • mobilebroadbandresources.resources.dll
  • SMS.exe - SMS
  • smsresources.dll - SmsResources
  • smsresources.resources.dll
  • VmbDebug.exe - VmbDebug
  • VmbService.exe - VmbService
  • vmbserviceconfig.exe - VmbServiceConfig
  • vodafone.api.dll - Vodafone.API
  • vodafone.applicationhost.impl.dll - Vodafone.ApplicationHost.Impl
  • vodafone.base.contracts.dll - Vodafone.Base.Contracts
  • vodafone.base.factory.dll - Vodafone.Base.Factory
  • vodafone.base.interfaces.dll - Vodafone.Base.Interfaces
  • vodafone.base.internals.dll - Vodafone.Base.Internals
  • vodafone.base.win32.dll - Vodafone.Base.Win32
  • vodafone.businesslogic.dll - BusinessLogic
  • vodafone.checkopcofiles.dll - OpcoFiles
  • vodafone.common.dll - Vodafone.Common
  • vodafone.commondialogs.dll - CommonDialogs
  • Vodafone.ConflictingApplications.dll - Vodafone.ConflictingApplicationsManager
  • vodafone.connectionmanagement.dll - ConnectionManagement
  • vodafone.connectionservices.dll - ConnectionServices
  • vodafone.contracts.adapter.dll - Vodafone.Contracts.Adapter
  • vodafone.contracts.common.dll - Vodafone.Contracts.Common
  • vodafone.contracts.model.dll - Vodafone.Contracts.Model
  • vodafone.contracts.presenter.dll - Vodafone.Contracts.Presenter
  • Vodafone.Contracts.View.dll - Vodafone.Contracts.View
  • Vodafone.Core.Contracts.dll - Vodafone.Core.Contracts
  • Vodafone.Core.CoreInstanceProvider.dll - Vodafone.Core.CoreInstanceProvider
  • Vodafone.Data.dll
  • Vodafone.DataAccessor.dll - Vodafone.DataAccessor
  • Vodafone.DeviceManagement.dll - DeviceManagement
  • Vodafone.FortinetConnector.dll - FortinetConnector
  • Vodafone.InstanceProvider.Impl.dll - Vodafone.InstanceProvider.Impl
  • Vodafone.JumplistExecuter.exe - Vodafone.JumplistExecuter
  • Vodafone.LanWlanManager.dll - LanWlanManager
  • Vodafone.LogEngine.dll - Vodafone.LogEngine
  • Vodafone.MobileBroadband.CallbackHandler.dll - CallbackHandler
  • Vodafone.Model.AlwaysBestConnected.dll - Vodafone.Model.AlwaysBestConnected
  • Vodafone.Model.Branding.dll - Vodafone.Model.Branding
  • vodafone.ntservicecore.dll - Vodafone.NtServiceCore
  • vodafone.ntservicemessaging.dll - Vodafone.NtServiceMessaging
  • VodafoneMobileHotspot.exe - VodafoneMobileHotspot
  • Wdkdi.exe - VMB WDK Device Installer
  • ZTEEjectDisk.exe - ZTEEjectDisk
  • LBS.exe - Vodafone_MyLocation
  • Positioning.dll - Positioning

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MobileBroadband.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E3DB2888-BF64-4C23-9A02-64E6803EC7E4}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • MobileBroadband.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 6.
Service
  • VmbService.exe runs as a service named 'Vodafone Mobile Connect Service' (VmbService) "Detects mobile devices and manages applications that might otherwise conflict with Vodafone Mobile Connect (VMC). If this service is stopped, the VMC software will not work properly, as it will not be able to identify devices or manage conflicting applications.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • MobileBroadband.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MobileBroadban' which loads as C:\Program Files\Vodafone\Vodafone Mobile Broadband\Bin\MobileBroadband.exe /silent.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • MobileBroadband.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Vodafone\Vodafone Mobile Broadband\Bin\MobileBroadband.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

MobileBroadband.exe
Memory:126.23 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004300926%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00018260%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00024749%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:63,766,476
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:96
70 average
I/O reads/min:304.17 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:161.77 KB
105.02 KB average
VmbService.exe
Memory:15.32 MB
Total CPU:0.0003857089%
Kernel CPU:0.00011863%
User CPU:0.00026708%
CPU cycles/sec:236,153
I/O reads/min:63 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove Vodafone Mobile Broadband Lite?

Quickly and completely remove Vodafone Mobile Broadband Lite from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Vodafone Mobile Broadband Lite 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 Vodafone Mobile Broadband Lite, 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 Vodafone Mobile Broadband Lite.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 10 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.70%
Windows 10 27.46%
Windows XP 6.16%
Windows Vista 5.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 11.86%
Windows 10 Home 7.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.93%
Windows 8.1 5.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.36% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 29.36%
  South Africa 14.55%
  United States 5.61%
  India 5.54%
  Spain 5.25%
  United Kingdom 5.12%
  Germany 4.80%
  Egypt 4.37%
  Belgium 3.92%
  Portugal 3.89%
  Australia 3.24%
  Romania 1.56%
  Hungary 1.43%
  Netherlands 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.97%
Acer 21.82%
Dell 14.31%
ASUS 12.13%
Toshiba 8.99%
Samsung 6.06%
Lenovo 3.75%
GIGABYTE 2.18%
Sahara 1.22%
Intel 0.57%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.28%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.87%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.17%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.07%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.35%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.25%

Publisher URL: www.vodafone.com

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