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Should I remove Vodafone QuickStart Uninstaller?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.19 days
507.14 days >
Average installed length: 266.46 days


VersionDistribution 35.00% 65.00%

Vodafone QuickStart Uninstaller


Vodafone QuickStart Uninstaller is a software program developed by Vodafone. The most common release is, 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 setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 2.8 MB (2,937,344 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 54% of users of Vodafone QuickStart Uninstaller come from Australia, it is also popular in Turkey and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\mobilebroadbandquickstartservice
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{676D78AA-4FD4-405D-8872-E63052EF5716}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.8 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Vodafone QuickStart Uninstaller

  • vmbquickstartservice.exe - VMBQuick (VMBQuickStart)
  • installhelper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • vmbquickstartservice.exe runs as a service named 'Vodafone Mobile Broadband QuickStart Service' (Vodafone Mobile Broadband QuickStart) "Provide service for mobile broadband device.".

How do I remove Vodafone QuickStart Uninstaller?

You can uninstall Vodafone QuickStart Uninstaller 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 QuickStart Uninstaller, 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 QuickStart Uninstaller.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.75%
Windows 10 25.00%
Windows Vista 7.50%
Windows XP 3.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.38%
Windows 7 Professional 9.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.25%
Windows 8.1 5.63%
Windows 8 3.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.80% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 53.80%
  Turkey 21.64%
  United States 11.70%
  Lithuania 3.51%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Sweden 1.17%
  Malaysia 1.17%
  United Kingdom 1.17%
  Thailand 0.58%
  UA 0.58%
  Korea 0.58%
  New Zealand 0.58%
  IQ 0.58%
  Iran 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.51%
Acer 19.49%
Toshiba 15.25%
ASUS 14.41%
Dell 10.17%
Lenovo 5.08%
Samsung 3.39%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.69%
Acer Aspire 5742G 3.25%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.44%
ASUSTeK K53E 2.44%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 1.63%

Publisher URL: www.vodafone.com


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