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Should I remove WLSwitch?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution 25.00%
1.3.2 10.00% 65.00%



WLSwitch is a software program developed by Schlumberger. 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 primary executable is named wlswitch.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 45% of users of WLSwitch come from the United States, it is also popular in Norway and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ithelp.slb.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\schlumberger\wlswitch
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\System32\wscript.exe "C:\Program Files\Schlumberger\WLSwitch\uninstall.vbs"
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WLSwitch

Program executable:wlswitch.exe
Name:probably GFE project
Wireless Switch
Path:C:\Program Files\schlumberger\wlswitch\wlswitch.exe
Additional files:
  • WLSwitchToggle.exe - probably GFE project (Wireless Switch Toggler)
  • uninstall.vbs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • WLSwitch.exe runs as a service named 'Wireless Switch' (WLSwitch) "Switches off wireless adapter if wired connection detected.".

How do I remove WLSwitch?

You can uninstall WLSwitch 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 WLSwitch, 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 WLSwitch.

Win 7 (SP1) 95%
Win 7 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.83%
  Norway 10.34%
  France 6.90%
  United Arab Emirates 6.90%
  Thailand 3.45%
  India 3.45%
  Mexico 3.45%
  DZ 3.45%
  Pakistan 3.45%
  Indonesia 3.45%
  AO 3.45%
  Iran 3.45%
  United Kingdom 3.45%


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