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Should I remove Vodafone Wi-Fi Installer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,227
United States Rank #47,624
Reach 0.0182%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.72 days
640.74 days >
Average installed length: 336.66 days


VersionDistribution 8.66% 50.56% 39.94% 0.84%

Vodafone Wi-Fi Installer


Vodafone Wi-Fi Installer is a program developed by Vodafone. The most used version is, 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. 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 main program executable is wdkdi.exe. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 8.88 MB (9,308,321 bytes). Updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 30% of users of Vodafone Wi-Fi Installer come from Italy, it is also popular in Australia and South Africa.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.business.vodafone.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Vodafone\Vodafone Mobile Wi-Fi\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{046DE6F8-7B41-465A-B127-848D88AB1AB8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Vodafone Wi-Fi Installer

Program executable:wdkdi.exe
Name:Vodafone Mobile Broadband
VMB WDK Device Installer
Path:C:\Program Files\Vodafone\Vodafone Mobile Wi-Fi\wdkdi.exe
Additional files:
  • Common.dll - Vodafone Mobile Wi-Fi (Common)
  • JumplistPresenter.dll - JumplistPresenter
  • Launcher.exe - Launcher
  • SingleInstance.dll - SingleInstance
  • Updater.exe - Updater
  • Win32.dll - Win32
  • FilterConfig.exe (by ZTE) - Massfilter driver config (
  • DataCardSetup.exe - DataCardSetup

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DF330CB4-BFD1-4C6A-BE9F-A36D480F74DB}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Launcher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VodafoneMobileWiFi' which loads as C:\Program Files\Vodafone\Vodafone Mobile Wi-Fi\Launcher.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Updater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Vodafone\Vodafone Mobile Wi-Fi\Updater.exe'.

How do I remove Vodafone Wi-Fi Installer?

You can uninstall Vodafone Wi-Fi Installer 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 Wi-Fi Installer, 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 Wi-Fi Installer.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.23%
Windows 10 27.86%
Windows XP 5.01%
Windows Vista 3.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.24%
Windows 7 Professional 13.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.99%
Windows 8.1 7.02%
Windows 10 Home 5.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.09% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 30.09%
  Australia 17.77%
  South Africa 15.47%
  United Kingdom 5.44%
  United States 4.58%
  Spain 4.58%
  Ireland 3.44%
  Germany 2.58%
  Netherlands 2.01%
  New Zealand 1.72%
  Romania 1.72%
  Portugal 1.43%
  GH 1.15%
  Hungary 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.61%
Acer 24.80%
ASUS 15.04%
Dell 10.16%
Toshiba 6.50%
Samsung 6.10%
Lenovo 4.47%
Apple 1.22%
Intel 1.22%
Sahara 1.22%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.67%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.00%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq CQ... 2.00%
ASUSTeK K53SD 2.00%

Publisher URL: www.vodafone.com


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