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Should I remove D-Link RangeBooster N DWA-642?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
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1.0b19 33.33%
1.03b01 66.67%

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D-Link RangeBooster N DWA-642

What is D-Link RangeBooster N DWA-642?

This is the software driver and additional utilities required for managing and connecting the D-Link RangeBooster to the computer. Uninstalling this driver may cause the hardware to stop functioning properly (only remove this package if you no longer have the networking device connected to your PC).

About  (from D-Link)

The RangeBooster N Notebook CardBus Adapter is powered by RangeBooster N technology to provide superb wireless performance in your home or office. Connect to a RangeBooster N Router (DIR-625) and experience smooth Internet phone calls (VoIP), responsive network gaming, secure Web surfing, faster file transfers, enhance...  Read more


The most used version is 1.03b01, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 17.76 MB (18,617,892 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\D-Link\D-Link RangeBooster N DWA-642
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6
Estimated size: 17.76 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by D-Link RangeBooster N DWA-642

  • wirelesscm.exe - DLinkGUI Application (DLink Wireless Manager)
  • athcfg20res.dll (by Atheros Communications) - Atheros Configuration API Res Dynamic Link Library (ACAPI RES DLL)
  • athcfg20resU.dll (by Atheros Communications)
  • athcfg20.dll (by Atheros) - Atheros Configuration API Dynamic Link Library (ACAPI DLL)
  • athcfg20U.dll (by Atheros)
  • acs.exe - Atheros Configuration Service (ACS) (ACS)
  • WlanDll.dll - WlanDll Dynamic Link Library (WlanDll DLL)
  • wcapi.dll - Atheros Client API Library (WCAPI DLL)
  • wgapi.dll - Atheros GUI API Library (WGAPI DLL)
  • Reg.exe - Reg Application (Reg MFC Application)
  • libeay32.dll
  • Set.dll
  • ssleay32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • acs.exe runs as a service named 'Atheros Configuration Service' (ACS) "Gives access to single sign on and a mechanism to communicate with the supplicant for security negotiation.".

How do I remove D-Link RangeBooster N DWA-642?

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Or, you can uninstall D-Link RangeBooster N DWA-642 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 RangeBooster N DWA-642, 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 RangeBooster N DWA-642.

Win XP 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 66.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Canada 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Lenovo 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro 610... 33.33%
LENOVO 1953DAU 33.33%
Gateway NV52 Series ... 33.33%

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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