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VersionDistribution 10.45% 55.22% 34.33%

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upc cablecom assistant


upc cablecom assistant is a software program developed by upc cablecom GmbH. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 173.83 KB (177,997 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 68% of users of upc cablecom assistant come from Switzerland, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: upc-cablecom.ch
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\upc cablecom
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{40C16E4D-CC1B-47B1-AB26-3C30E47E3809}\Setup_upc_cablecom_installer.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 173.83 KB

Program filesFiles installed by upc cablecom assistant

  • UPC_Fiber_Power_Optimizer.exe - UPC Fiber Power Optimizer (UPC Fiber Power Optimizer Installation)
  • EmailAssistent.exe (by mquadr.at software engineering und consulting GmbH) - cablecom E-Mail-Assistent
  • Assistant.exe - upc cablecom assistant
  • GDIPLUS.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • icudt42.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • install_flash_player_32bit.exe (by Adobe Systems) - Flash® Player Installer/Uninstaller (Adobe® Flash® Player Installer/Uninstaller 11.1 r102)
  • install_flash_player_64bit.exe (by Adobe Systems)
  • ipworks6.dll (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - IP*Works! C++ Edition Version 6.1 (IP*Works! V6)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • m2ORS.exe
  • m2PDFViewer.exe
  • Start.exe - upc cablecom assistant (starter)
  • upc_cablecom_installer.exe (by mquadr.at software engineering & consulting GmbH - Web: http://www.mquadr.at - Mail: [email protected]) - upc cablecom Installer (The professional internet setup software.)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Assistant.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\upc cablecom\assistant\Assistant.exe'.
  • upc_cablecom_installer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\upc cablecom\installer\upc_cablecom_installer.exe'.

How do I remove upc cablecom assistant?

You can uninstall upc cablecom assistant 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 upc cablecom assistant, 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 upc cablecom assistant.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.22%
Windows 10 34.33%
Windows XP 8.96%
Windows Vista 1.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.94%
Windows 10 Home 11.94%
Windows 10 Pro 8.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.96%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.12% of installs come from Switzerland
Which countries install it?
  Switzerland 68.12%
  United States 23.19%
  Austria 2.90%
  Germany 2.90%
  Romania 1.45%
  Italy 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.00%
Acer 20.00%
Dell 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Medion 6.00%
Toshiba 4.00%
Sahara 2.00%
Samsung 2.00%
Lenovo 2.00%
Sony 2.00%
Intel 2.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.57%
ASUS All Series 3.57%
MEDION MS-7800 3.57%
HP ProBook 4540s 3.57%


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