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Should I remove Vodafone Mobile Connect Lite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,095
United States Rank #29,832
Reach 0.2171%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.94 days
706.19 days >
Average installed length: 371.05 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
9.4.9.22273 1.71%
9.4.8.21929 2.03%
9.4.6.20529 10.60%
9.4.5.19931 1.28%
9.4.5.19167 1.90%
9.4.4.19931 9.09%
9.4.4.17702 9.98%
9.4.4.17106 0.23%
9.4.3.17550 6.20%
9.4.3.16284 6.76%
9.4.2.14731 5.91%
9.4.1.13949 0.10%
9.3.6.12095 9.68%
9.3.5.11690 4.46%
9.3.4.11372 0.66%
9.3.3.10523 15.98%
9.3.2.10072 0.62%
9.3.0.8940 0.46%
3.3.6.1113 0.07%
3.2.2.201 0.20%
3.2.2.182 7.42%
3.2.1.156 2.92%
3.1.2.104 1.05%
3.0.3.112 0.69%

Vodafone Mobile Connect Lite

What is Vodafone Mobile Connect 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. Proximus and Vodafone have developed the Vodafone Mobile Broadband connection software. Surf with your USB modem or data card via this software. Wit...  Read more

Overview

Vodafone Mobile Connect Lite is a software program developed by Vodafone. The most common release is 9.3.3.10523, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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. 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 VMCService.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 16.29 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 82 files and is usually about 7.17 MB (7,514,519 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 22% of users of Vodafone Mobile Connect Lite come from Italy, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.business.vodafone.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Vodafone\Vodafone Mobile Connect\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4C3A1578-21D1-4307-88C5-6487A1F61A01}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Vodafone Mobile Connect Lite

Program executable:VMCService.exe
Name:Vodafone Mobile Connect
VMCService
Path:C:\Program Files\Vodafone\Vodafone Mobile Connect\Bin\VMCService.exe
MD5:6e021d6da429ad7288fe8322e2bba96b
VMCService 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...
Additional files:
  • CancelAutoPlay.dll - Vodafone Mobile Connect (VMC.CancelAutoPlay)
  • CsUtil.dll - CsUtil Dynamic Link Library
  • FileCopy64.exe - CopyFile Application
  • InstallDrivers_setup.exe - InstallDrivers Application
  • MobileConnect.exe - MobileConnect
  • MobileConnect.resources.dll
  • PreInst.exe - PreInst Application
  • SMS.exe - SMS
  • SMS.resources.dll
  • VMC.BaseServices.DataAccessor.dll - VMC.BaseServices.DataAccessor
  • VMC.BaseServices.OutlookConnector.dll - OutlookConnector
  • VMC.BaseServices.Platform.dll - VMC.BaseServices.Platform
  • VMC.BaseServices.WabConnector.dll - WabConnector Dynamic Link Library
  • VMC.BaseServices.XmlSerializers.dll - VMC.BaseServices.XmlSerializers
  • VMC.ConnectionServices.dll - ConnectionServices
  • VMC.ConnectionServices.TrafficOptimiser.dll - TrafficOptimiser
  • VMC.ConnectionServicesInterface.dll - VMC.ConnectionServicesInterface
  • VMC.CsUtil.dll - VMC.CsUtil
  • VMC.Plugin.UssdDataBundle.dll - UssdDataBundle
  • VMC.Plugins.CallBrowser.dll - CallBrowser
  • VMC.Plugins.DataBundle.dll - DataBundle
  • VMC.Plugins.NeufAuth.dll - VMC.Plugins.NeufAuth
  • VMC.Plugins.SendSMS.dll - SendSMS
  • VMC.Plugins.Wispr.dll - PluginWispr
  • VMC.UI.CommonDialogs.dll - CommonDialogs
  • VMC.UI.CommonDialogs.resources.dll
  • VMC.WindowsService.Core.dll - VMCServiceCore
  • VMC.WindowsService.Messaging.dll - VMCServiceMessaging
  • VMC.WwanWrapper.dll - VMC.WwanWrapper
  • VMCService.exe - VMCService
  • VMCServiceConfiguration.exe - VMCServiceConfiguration Application
  • Wdkdi.exe - VMC WDK Device Installer
  • WwanWrapper.dll - WwanWrapper Dynamic Link Library
  • ZTEEjectDisk.exe - ZTEEjectDisk
  • Zuhause.exe - Zuhause

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MobileConnect.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C8DD68DF-E31D-4EEC-A801-3CF0DA0548C3}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • VMCService.exe runs as a service named 'VMCService' (VMCService) "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)
  • MobileConnect.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MobileConnect' which loads as C:\Program Files\Vodafone\Vodafone Mobile Connect\Bin\MobileConnect.exe /silent.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • MobileConnect.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Vodafone\Vodafone Mobile Connect\Bin\MobileConnect.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

VMCService.exe
Memory:16.29 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000535764%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002408%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002950%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Vodafone Mobile Connect Lite?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.40%
Windows 8 17.14%
Windows Vista 12.55%
Windows XP 10.88%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.49%
Windows 7 Professional 11.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.58%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.47%
Windows 8.1 5.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.96% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 21.96%
  Germany 21.17%
  United Kingdom 8.16%
  South Africa 6.32%
  Spain 4.30%
  Belgium 3.76%
  Egypt 3.31%
  Romania 2.97%
  Portugal 2.56%
  Croatia 2.25%
  France 2.08%
  Australia 2.05%
  Malaysia 1.91%
  Hungary 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.18%
Acer 23.29%
Dell 14.10%
ASUS 10.01%
Toshiba 9.19%
Samsung 6.06%
Medion 3.13%
Lenovo 2.55%
GIGABYTE 2.41%
Sahara 1.78%
American Megatrends 1.30%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.18%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.58%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.58%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.56%
Acer Aspire 5738 2.43%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.30%

Publisher URL: www.vodafone.com

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