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Should I remove Vodafone Mobile Broadband via the phone?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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2.7.25 2.27%
2.7.22 1.14%
2.7.19 3.41%
2.7.18 6.82%
2.7.16 29.55%
2.6.16 13.64%
2.6.15 11.36%
2.4.25 1.14%
2.4.24 4.55%
2.4.23 1.14%
2.4.21 1.14%
2.4.20 20.45%
2.4.17 2.27%
2.4.15 1.14%

Vodafone Mobile Broadband via the phone


Vodafone Mobile Broadband via the phone is a software program developed by Vodafone. The most common release is 2.7.16, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 6.03 MB (6,319,725 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 32% of users of Vodafone Mobile Broadband via the phone come from France, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vodafone.co.uk
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Vodafone\Via The Phone\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3E0D0742-45BF-4438-8CE2-1AAADE878DBD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Vodafone Mobile Broadband via the phone

Program executable:javaws.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre1.8.0_60\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • VTP.exe - Vodafone Mobile Broadband via the phone
  • VodafoneConnectorService.exe - Vodafone Via the Phone (VodafoneConnectorService)
  • VodafoneUninstaller.exe - Vodafone VTP Installer
  • PhoneConnectorVTP.exe - VTP PSA Application
  • JumpListsHelper.dll - Jump Lists Helper (Enable Jumplists)
  • FNCHelper.dll - FNC Helper
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • VodafoneLauncher.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • VodafoneConnectorService.exe runs as a service named 'Vodafone Connector Service' (VodafoneConnectorService).

How do I remove Vodafone Mobile Broadband via the phone?

You can uninstall Vodafone Mobile Broadband via the phone 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 Vodafone Mobile Broadband via the phone, 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 Vodafone Mobile Broadband via the phone.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.77%
Windows 10 14.77%
Windows Vista 11.36%
Windows XP 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.51%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.47%
Windows 7 Professional 8.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.14%
Windows 8.1 3.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.18% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 32.18%
  Germany 19.54%
  United Kingdom 9.20%
  Greece 4.60%
  United States 4.60%
  Italy 3.45%
  Australia 3.45%
  Portugal 3.45%
  Spain 2.30%
  New Zealand 2.30%
  Netherlands 2.30%
  Slovenia 2.30%
  Saudi Arabia 1.15%
  South Africa 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.93%
Acer 24.07%
Dell 12.96%
Toshiba 9.26%
ASUS 7.41%
Lenovo 7.41%
Medion 5.56%
Sony 3.70%
Samsung 1.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.23%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.82%
LENOVO 2958 2.82%
TOSHIBA Satellite A210 2.82%
Sony SVS1311H3EW 2.82%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.82%

Publisher URL: www.vodafone.com


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