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VersionDistribution
1.20b01 100.00%

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DWA-642

What is DWA-642?

This is the software driver and additional utilities required for managing and connecting the D-Link device to the computer. Uninstalling this driver may cause the hardware to stop functioning properly (only remove this package if you no longer have the DWA-642 networking device connected to your PC).

Overview

Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 35.54 MB (37,265,575 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\D-Link\D-Link RangeBooster N DWA-642
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6F6F39E3-D24D-4EEE-9AEA-DEDAF991385D}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 35.54 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by DWA-642

  • 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)
  • WlanGINA.dll - WlanGINA Dynamic Link Library (WlanGINA DLL)
  • WlanDll.dll (by Cameo) - WlanDll Dynamic Link Library (WlanDll DLL)
  • wcapi.dll - Atheros Client API Library (WCAPI DLL)
  • wcapiU.dll
  • wgapi.dll - Atheros GUI API Library (WGAPI DLL)
  • wirelesscm.exe - Wireless Application (Wireless Manager)
  • Reg.exe - Reg Application (Reg MFC Application)
  • jswpsapi.exe - JumpStart (Jumpstart for Wireless API)
  • jswscapi.dll
  • WlanWps.dll - WlanWps (Wlan WPS Dll)
  • oemres.dll - oemres (Atheros OEM Resource DLL)
  • jswscimd.dll - wsimd (Atheros Intermediate Driver Interface)
  • jswwzcstore.dll - ACU (Jumpstart for Wireless WZC Profile export utility)
  • libeay32.dll
  • Set.dll
  • ssleay32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • 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.".
  • jswpsapi.exe runs as a service named 'Jumpstart Wifi Protected Setup' (jswpsapi) "Provides support for running Jumpstart Wifi Protected Setup".

How do I remove DWA-642?

Quickly and completely remove DWA-642 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-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 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 DWA-642.

HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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