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Should I remove Windows IP Over USB?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,451
United States Rank #10,960
Reach 0.0298%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.97 days
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Average installed length: 8.08 days


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Windows IP Over USB

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Windows IP Over USB is a software program developed by Microsoft. 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 4 files and is usually about 13.82 MB (14,486,494 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. While about 45% of users of Windows IP Over USB come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\microsoft shared\phone tools\corecon\11.0\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{FF0EA481-42DB-A8AE-8356-48C09F7D953D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.82 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows IP Over USB

  • ipoverusbdiscovery.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Kits (Windows IP Over USB Discovery library)
  • ipoverusbenum.exe - Windows IP Over USB Enum tool
  • ipoverusbpc.dll - Windows IP Over USB PC Service Library
  • ipoverusbsvc.exe - Windows IP Over USB PC Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ipoverusbsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Windows Phone IP over USB Transport (IpOverUsbSvc)' (IpOverUsbSvc) "Enables communication between the Windows SDK and a Windows Device. If the service is stopped, application deployment and debugging will fail on device.".

How do I remove Windows IP Over USB?

Quickly and completely remove Windows IP Over USB from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windows IP Over USB 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 Windows IP Over USB, 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 Windows IP Over USB.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.93%
  Italy 16.09%
  Germany 8.41%
  France 4.20%
  United Kingdom 3.91%
  Brazil 3.48%
  Netherlands 2.46%
  Spain 1.30%
  Finland 1.16%
  India 1.16%
  Russia 1.16%
  Singapore 1.16%
  Poland 0.87%
  Sweden 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.07%
ASUS 18.95%
Acer 16.33%
Dell 13.12%
Lenovo 11.08%
Toshiba 4.08%
Samsung 3.50%
Medion 2.92%
Intel 1.46%
Sony 0.87%
American Megatrends 0.58%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.55%
HP HP Notebook 4.55%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.54%
ASUSTeK X451CA 2.53%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.53%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.02%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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