By Qualcomm Atheros (Signed)
btpreload.exe is set to be start when the PC boots and any user logs into Windows (added to the Run registry key for the all users under the local machine). It is installed with a couple of know programs including Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth Suite (64) published by Qualcomm Atheros, Bluetooth Win7 Suite (64) from Atheros Communications and Bluetooth Win7 Suite (64) by Atheros Communications. The assembly utilizes the .NET run-time framework (which is required to be installed on the PC). The file is digitally signed by Qualcomm Atheros which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA).
|Typical file path:||C:\Program Files\bluetooth suite\btpreload.exe|
|Size:||63.13 KB (64,640 bytes)|
|Build date:||9/29/2012 6:55 AM|
|Issued to:||Qualcomm Atheros|
|Effective date:||Thursday, February 23, 2012|
|Expiration date:||Monday, February 23, 2015|
|Code language:||Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET|
The following programs will install this file
“Bluetooth Win7 Suite is a PC-based software package that provides the upper-layer Bluetooth stack functionality in support of the Atheros Bluetooth solution. Bluetooth Win7 Suite requires a Bluetooth device to be connected via USB to the PC for proper operation. Bluetooth Win7 Suite, through its simple Graphical User Interface, allows you to quickly find, connect, and communicate with other Bluetooth devices. The Bluetooth Win7 Suite is...”
Atheros Bluetooth Suite (64-bit version) is the Bluetooth Software module for Atheros Commnucations line of Bluetool products. Atheros provides its own Bluetooth stack for easy portability and also supports standard Bluetooth stacks.
“Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth® technology. It’s a great way to sync and share files, photos, music, games and videos at the speed of Wi-Fi, but with the ease of Bluetooth. It’s also a great way to extend and enhance the usability of small mobile devices by connecting to external headsets, keyboards, mice and printers. Such efficient, very low-power connectivity brings devices together and transfers content at close range. And, it cooperate...”
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
- 'BtPreLoad' → "C:\Program Files\Bluetooth Suite\BtPreLoad.exe"
Distribution by Windows OS
|Windows 8.1 Single Language
|Windows 8.1 Single Language Preview
|Windows 8 Pro with Media Center
|Windows 8 Single Language
Distribution by country
United States installs about 50.00% of btpreload.exe.
Distribution by PC manufacturer