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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,795
United States Rank #18,375
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VersionDistribution
1.20b01 2.70%

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DWA-552

What is DWA-552?

DWA-552 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® Xtreme N™ Desktop PCI Adapter (DWA-552) is a draft 802.11n wireless client that delivers unrivaled wireless performance for your desktop computer. This wireless adapter delivers up to 14x faster speeds and 6x farther range than 802.11g while staying backward compatible with 802.11g networks. Once connected,...  Read more

Overview

It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 wirelesscm.exe. The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 22.6 MB (23,699,975 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-552 revA
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6F6F39E3-D24D-4EEE-9AEA-DEDAF991385D}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 22.6 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by DWA-552

Program executable:wirelesscm.exe
Name:D-Link WLAN Application
Path:C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-552 revA\wirelesscm.exe
MD5:4300c397697ba3c041de6e9fd4f9dfb9
Additional files:
  • WlanWiz.dll - WlanWiz
  • WlanDll.dll - WlanDll Dynamic Link Library (WlanDll DLL)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • jswpsapi.exe (by Atheros Communications) - JumpStart (Jumpstart for Wireless API)
  • WlanWps.dll - WlanWps (Wlan WPS Dll)
  • jswscimd.dll (by Atheros Communications) - wsimd (Atheros Intermediate Driver Interface)
  • ResPj.dll - ResPj

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • wirelesscm.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7500239F-FAFA-4BD0-803F-C02690C15374}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • jswpsapi.exe runs as a service named 'jswpsapi' (jswpsapi) "Provides support for JumpStart using Wi-Fi Protected Setup.".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • wirelesscm.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-552 revA\wirelesscm.exe'.

How do I remove DWA-552?

Quickly and completely remove DWA-552 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DWA-552 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 DWA-552, 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 DWA-552.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 3%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 12.61%
Windows 8 10.81%
Windows Vista 9.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.73%
Windows 7 Professional 18.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.01%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.22%
  Canada 39.73%
  Brazil 0.68%
  Japan 0.68%
  PR 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.63%
GIGABYTE 18.75%
ASUS 10.94%
Intel 9.38%
Acer 9.38%
American Megatrends 6.25%
Hewlett-Packard 4.69%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 5.08%
Dell Inspiron 546S 5.08%
Dell Dell DXP061 3.39%
Dell Dell DM061 3.39%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD4 3.39%
Gigabyte M68MT-S2 3.39%

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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