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United States Rank #19,011
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VersionDistribution 59.34% 16.48% 24.18%

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ASUS RT-N53 Wireless Router Utilities

What is ASUS RT-N53 Wireless Router Utilities?  (from ASUS)

The Black Diamond Series RT-N53 router brings striking design together with impressive simultaneous dual-band performance - the 300 + 300Mbps speed combines the usability of the 2.4GHz band with the stability of the 5GHz band. Delivering fast connection speeds in both wired and wireless connection, the RT-N53 is ideal ...  Read more


ASUS RT-N53 Wireless Router Utilities is a software program developed by ASUS. 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 primary executable is named qiswizard.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 21.52 MB (22,569,504 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 65% of users of ASUS RT-N53 Wireless Router Utilities come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Romania.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N53 Wireless Router Utilities
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{985C8263-1741-404F-A884-DD9F52FE1ECD}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 21.52 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS RT-N53 Wireless Router Utilities

Program executable:qiswizard.exe
Name:ASUS Wireless Router
ASUS Router Wizard Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\rt-n53 wireless router utilities\qiswizard.exe
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
  • SettingWireless.exe (by ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC) - ASUS Wireless Router (ASUS Wireless Router Utility)
  • Wizard.exe
  • Rescue.exe (by ASUSTek COMPUTER INC) - Wireless Utilities (ASUS Firmware Restoration Application)
  • UNZDLL.dll - Delphi Zip (UnzDLL)
  • ZipDLL.dll - ZipDLL
  • asusfwctrl.exe
  • ProfileMgr.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 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-N53 Wireless Router Utilities\Rescue.exe'.
  • QISWizard.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N53 Wireless Router Utilities\QISWizard.exe'.

How do I remove ASUS RT-N53 Wireless Router Utilities?

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Or, you can uninstall ASUS RT-N53 Wireless Router Utilities 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 ASUS RT-N53 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-N53 Wireless Router Utilities.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.13%
Windows 8 21.98%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Windows XP 2.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.61%
Windows 8.1 7.87%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.74%
Windows 7 Professional 6.74%
Windows 8 Pro 3.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.25%
  Canada 20.34%
  Romania 3.39%
  Singapore 1.69%
  Germany 1.69%
  Hong Kong 0.85%
  Taiwan 0.85%
  Norway 0.85%
  Finland 0.85%
  Mexico 0.85%
  Czech Republic 0.85%
  Poland 0.85%
  United Kingdom 0.85%
  BG 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.47%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 17.65%
ASUS 16.18%
Toshiba 2.94%
American Megatrends 2.94%
Intel 1.47%
Gateway 1.47%
Alienware 1.47%
Common models
MSI MS-7693 2.74%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.74%
Acer Aspire X3475 2.74%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.74%
ASUS All Series 2.74%
TOSHIBA Satellite L40 1.37%

About ASUS

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


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