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6% remove it94% keep it
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1.01.0000 1.22%
1.00.0000 6.10%

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D-Link DWA-566

What is D-Link DWA-566?

D-Link DWA-566 software package includes the required drivers, configuration and management utilities and quick start guides and wizard to support this wireless adapter.

About  (from D-Link)

The D-Link Wireless N 300 Dual Band Desktop PCI Express Adapter with Wireless N technology maximizes the speed and range of your wireless signal to significantly outperform Wireless G devices1. The DWA-566 fits into any standard PCI Express slots – x1, x4, x8, or x16. The Wireless N 300 Dual Band Desktop PCI Express Ad...  Read more


The most common release is 1.00.0000, with over 6% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 25.08 MB (26,301,270 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-566
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{DD6B32E2-9F54-4FFE-B2A7-CF375904A7FB}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x040c -removeonly
Estimated size: 25.08 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by D-Link DWA-566

  • wnicapi.dll (by Wireless Service) - WNICAPI Dynamic Link Library
  • AirNCFG.exe - D-Link WLAN Application
  • ANPDInst.exe - ANPDInst Application (ANPDInst MFC Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AirNCFG.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'D-Link D-Link DWA-566' which loads as C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-566\AirNCFG.exe.

How do I remove D-Link DWA-566?

Quickly and completely remove D-Link DWA-566 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall D-Link DWA-566 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 D-Link DWA-566, 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 D-Link DWA-566.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.39%
Windows 8 23.17%
Windows Vista 1.22%
Windows XP 1.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.24%
Windows 7 Professional 17.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.07%
Windows 8.1 8.54%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.88%
Windows 10 Home 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.67% of installs come from Canada
Which countries install it?
  Canada 55.67%
  United States 25.77%
  Russia 4.12%
  South Africa 3.09%
  Finland 2.06%
  Australia 2.06%
  Norway 1.03%
  Kuwait 1.03%
  NA 1.03%
  Philippines 1.03%
  Romania 1.03%
  Spain 1.03%
  China 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.21%
Dell 21.05%
Acer 21.05%
ASUS 7.89%
Samsung 2.63%
Intel 2.63%
Alienware 2.63%
American Megatrends 2.63%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.00%
Dell Inspiron 560 6.00%
ASUSTeK M11AD 4.00%
MSI MS-7752 4.00%
MSI MS-7751 4.00%
MSI MS-7821 4.00%

About D-Link

D-Link is a network adapter vendor and a designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking solutions.
Publisher URL: www.dlink.com


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