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Should I remove ASUS RT-N12E Wireless Router Utilities?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,983
Reach 0.0057%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.44 days
234.73 days >
Average installed length: 123.33 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.2.3.8 18.75%
4.2.3.6 81.25%

Other programs by ASUS

ASUS RT-N12E Wireless Router Utilities

What is ASUS RT-N12E Wireless Router Utilities?  (from ASUS)

ASUS RT-N12E supports 802.11 b/g/n and has 300 Mbps high speed. With CD free easy installation and stable data transmission, RT-N12E is the basic solution for wireless internet setup. It also contents Green WLAN technology so it consumes less power during stand by mode.

Overview

ASUS RT-N12E Wireless Router Utilities is a program developed by ASUS. The most used version is 4.2.3.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the 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 main program executable is qiswizard.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 14.52 MB (15,229,047 bytes). LiveUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 15% of users of ASUS RT-N12E Wireless Router Utilities come from Romania, it is also popular in Taiwan and Poland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N12E Wireless Router Utilities
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{BAC6FEB3-D5F4-4627-BCA1-18F914FC6C17}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0015 -removeonly
Estimated size: 14.52 MB
Language: Polish

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS RT-N12E Wireless Router Utilities

Program executable:qiswizard.exe
Name:ASUS Wireless Router
ASUS Router Wizard Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\rt-n12e wireless router utilities\qiswizard.exe
MD5:8b4b0701883ce17a2a4fdd69b6c48dab
Additional files:
  • Discovery.exe (by ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC) - Wireless AP/Gateway/Router Utilities (ASUS Device Discovery Application)
  • ASUSW32N55.dll (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (Rawether NDIS API DLL (x86))
  • ProtInstall.exe (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - Sample NDIS Protocol Driver (Sample NDIS Protocol Driver Installer)
  • W32N55.dll
  • LiveUpdate.exe (by ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC) - ASUS Wireless Router (ASUS Wireless Router Utility)
  • Rescue.exe (by ASUSTek COMPUTER INC) - Wireless Utilities (ASUS Firmware Restoration Application)
  • UNZDLL.dll - Delphi Zip (UnzDLL)
  • ZipDLL.dll - ZipDLL
  • asusfwctrl.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • QISWizard.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{298347B0-1CC7-49EE-9EF9-10C8D6969418}' (runs on registration).
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Discovery.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N10LX Wireless Router Utilities\Discovery.exe'.
  • Rescue.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N12E Wireless Router Utilities\Rescue.exe'.
  • QISWizard.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N12E Wireless Router Utilities\QISWizard.exe'.
  • LiveUpdate.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N12E Wireless Router Utilities\LiveUpdate.exe'.

How do I remove ASUS RT-N12E Wireless Router Utilities?

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  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 ASUS RT-N12E Wireless Router Utilities, 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 ASUS RT-N12E Wireless Router Utilities.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#28,983

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.50%
Windows 8 21.25%
Windows XP 17.50%
Windows Vista 3.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.50%
Windows 8.1 7.50%
Windows 10 Home 6.25%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

15.00% of installs come from Romania
Which countries install it?
  Romania 15.00%
  Taiwan 13.75%
  Poland 11.25%
  Germany 8.75%
  Czech Republic 6.25%
  United States 5.00%
  Finland 5.00%
  Hong Kong 3.75%
  Sweden 3.75%
  Slovakia 3.75%
  Italy 3.75%
  Hungary 3.75%
  UA 2.50%
  Russia 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.19%
Acer 19.05%
ASUS 14.29%
American Megatrends 14.29%
GIGABYTE 9.52%
Dell 7.14%
Lenovo 4.76%
Toshiba 4.76%
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About ASUS

ASUSTeK Computer, also often called ASUS is a computer hardware & electronics company.
Publisher URL: www.asus.com

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