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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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United States Rank #15,192
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.05 days
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Average installed length: 62.71 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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WIDCOMM BTW Development Kit

What is WIDCOMM BTW Development Kit?  (from Broadcom)

Broadcom offers development kits (DK) enabling application developers to write Bluetooth enabled applications for PCs. The DK includes application programming interfaces, sample applications, documentation and support to allow developers to write applications for the BTW communication software.


WIDCOMM BTW Development Kit is a program developed by Broadcom. The setup package is about 6.34 MB (6,648,832 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 59% of users of WIDCOMM BTW Development Kit come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.broadcom.com/support/bluetooth/sdk.php
Help link: www.broadcom.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\widcomm\btw dk\samples\bluetime
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0B75A75A-3D2C-479B-ACA0-A17A0B4B7628}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WIDCOMM BTW Development Kit

  • btwapi.dll - Bluetooth Software (WBTApi DLL)

How do I remove WIDCOMM BTW Development Kit?

You can uninstall WIDCOMM BTW Development Kit 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 WIDCOMM BTW Development Kit, 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 WIDCOMM BTW Development Kit.

Win 10 52%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 52.49%
Windows 7 43.89%
Windows Vista 2.26%
Windows XP 1.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 24.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.65%
Windows 10 Pro 16.29%
Windows 7 Professional 11.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.76%
Windows 8.1 2.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.64%
  United Kingdom 5.08%
  Germany 4.75%
  Canada 3.39%
  Brazil 2.03%
  Italy 2.03%
  Saudi Arabia 1.69%
  India 1.36%
  Mexico 1.36%
  Russia 1.36%
  Turkey 1.36%
  France 1.02%
  MA 1.02%
  Sweden 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.71%
Dell 22.46%
Lenovo 12.32%
Acer 10.87%
ASUS 10.14%
Samsung 5.80%
Toshiba 4.35%
Alienware 1.45%
Gateway 1.45%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.31%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.48%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.48%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.48%
Dell Inspiron 1564 1.65%

About Broadcom

Broadcom Corporation is a fabless semiconductor company in the wireless and broadband communication business.
Publisher URL: www.broadcom.com


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