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Should I remove ASUS RT-N56U Wireless Router Utilities?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,857
United States Rank #9,321
Reach 0.0280%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 125.08 days
1011.74 days >
Average installed length: 531.59 days


VersionDistribution 20.66% 14.80% 25.26% 16.58% 6.89% 6.12% 6.12% 2.81% 0.77%

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ASUS RT-N56U Wireless Router Utilities

What is ASUS RT-N56U Wireless Router Utilities?  (from ASUS)

ASUS RT-N56U is rated as not only the world's fastest router, but this incredible technology is housed within an award winning and stylish design. The RT-N56U comes equipped with dual-band technology that simultaneously allows both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, with data speeds of up to 300Mbps concurrently. With Network Addr...  Read more


ASUS RT-N56U 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. 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 primary executable is named qiswizard.exe. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 44.49 MB (46,646,968 bytes). The installed file LiveUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 59% of users of ASUS RT-N56U Wireless Router Utilities come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N56U Wireless Router Utilities
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{BB5FCB34-F3DE-4FA1-A92F-F66563D280B0}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x001d -removeonly
Estimated size: 44.49 MB
Language: Swedish

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS RT-N56U Wireless Router Utilities

Program executable:qiswizard.exe
Name:ASUS Wireless Router
ASUS Router Wizard Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\rt-n56u 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
  • LiveUpdate.exe (by ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC) - ASUS Wireless Router (ASUS Wireless Router Utility)
  • SettingWireless.exe
  • SetupWireless.exe
  • Wizard.exe
  • Rescue.exe (by ASUSTek COMPUTER INC) - Wireless Utilities (ASUS Firmware Restoration Application)
  • Download.exe - Download Master (ASUS Download Master Utility)
  • UNZDLL.dll - Delphi Zip (UnzDLL)
  • ZipDLL.dll - ZipDLL
  • asusfwctrl.exe
  • IEMenu.exe - IEMenu Utility
  • ProfileMgr.exe
  • UrlCtrl.dll - UrlCtrl DLL
  • USBRepair.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • QISWizard.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4B4D7747-09E8-4C0A-A138-93AD91AE1151}' (runs on registration).
5 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Rescue.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\Wireless Router\Firmware Restoration\Rescue.exe'.
  • QISWizard.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N56U Wireless Router Utilities\QISWizard.exe'.
  • Discovery.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\ASUS\Wireless Router\Device Discovery\Discovery.exe'.
  • LiveUpdate.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N13U.B1 Wireless Router Utilities\LiveUpdate.exe'.
  • Download.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N56U Wireless Router Utilities\Download.exe'.

How do I remove ASUS RT-N56U Wireless Router Utilities?

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Or, you can uninstall ASUS RT-N56U 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-N56U 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-N56U Wireless Router Utilities.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.49%
Windows 8 16.07%
Windows Vista 6.38%
Windows XP 3.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.09%
Windows 7 Professional 16.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.36%
Windows 8.1 3.83%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.02%
  Germany 8.43%
  Sweden 6.08%
  Canada 6.08%
  Singapore 2.75%
  Finland 1.96%
  Russia 1.57%
  Switzerland 1.37%
  United Kingdom 1.18%
  Romania 1.18%
  Hong Kong 0.78%
  Austria 0.78%
  DK 0.78%
  Norway 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.09%
ASUS 16.43%
Hewlett-Packard 13.53%
Acer 11.11%
Toshiba 6.28%
Samsung 4.83%
Medion 2.90%
Lenovo 2.42%
Sony 1.93%
American Megatrends 1.45%
MSI 0.97%
Common models
Dell XPS 8500 4.93%
ASUSTeK N53SV 2.82%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.82%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.11%
Dell XPS 8300 2.11%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.11%

About ASUS

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


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