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Should I remove Edimax Dual Band Wireless PCIe Adapter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.5.15.0 100.00%

Edimax Dual Band Wireless PCIe Adapter

What is Edimax Dual Band Wireless PCIe Adapter?

This is the software driver and additional utilities required for managing and connecting the LAN networking device to the PC. Uninstalling this driver may cause the hardware to stop functioning properly (only remove this package if you no longer have the LAN 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 19 files and is usually about 54.67 MB (57,329,716 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.edimax.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Edimax\Edimax Dual Band Wireless PCIe Adapter
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8FC4F1DD-F7FD-4766-804D-3C8FF1D309AF}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 54.67 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Edimax Dual Band Wireless PCIe Adapter

  • ApUI.exe - ApUI Application (Edimax Wireless Access Point Utility)
  • RaUI.exe - RaUI Application (Edimax Wireless LAN Card Utility)
  • CiscoEapFast.dll (by Cisco Systems) - Cisco EAP-FAST Module
  • devcon.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Setup API
  • devcon64.exe (by Microsoft)
  • DiagFunc.dll - RaLink DiagFunc Library (DiagFunc DLL)
  • ICSDHCP.dll (by Ralink Technology) - ICSDHCP Dynamic Link Library (ICSDHCP DLL)
  • RaAPAPI.dll (by Ralink Technology) - RaAPAPI Dynamic Link Library (RaAPAPI DLL)
  • RaCertMgr.dll - RaCertMg Dynamic Link Library
  • RAEXTUI.dll - Ralink UI Extensions DLL
  • RAIHV.dll - Ralink Extensions DLL
  • RaIOx64.exe
  • RaMediaServer.exe
  • RaRegistry.exe - Ralink RalinkRegistryWriter (RalinkRegistryWriter)
  • RaRegistry64.exe
  • RaSwap.exe
  • RaSwapEx.exe (by Ralink) - Ralink RaSwap (RaSwap)
  • RaWLAPI.dll - RaWLAPI Dynamic Link Library (RaWLAPI DLL)
  • SelectCard.exe - SelectCard Application (Select Wan interface for ICS)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • RaRegistry.exe runs as a service named 'Ralink Registry Writer' (RalinkRegistryWriter).
  • RaMediaServer.exe runs as a service named 'Ralink UPnP Media Server' (RaMediaServer) "Ralink UPnP Media Server. If the service is disabled, UPnP Media Server function will not work.".
  • RaRegistry64.exe runs as a service named 'RalinkRegistryWriter64' (RalinkRegistryWriter64).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

RaRegistry.exe
Memory:1.51 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000026807%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000190%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000078%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:289
8,062,084 average
RaRegistry64.exe
Memory:1.3 MB
Total CPU:0.0000032738%
Kernel CPU:0.00000164%
User CPU:0.00000164%
CPU cycles/sec:102
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove Edimax Dual Band Wireless PCIe Adapter?

Quickly and completely remove Edimax Dual Band Wireless PCIe Adapter from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Edimax Dual Band Wireless PCIe Adapter 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 Edimax Dual Band Wireless PCIe Adapter, 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 Edimax Dual Band Wireless PCIe Adapter.

HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  United Kingdom 33.33%
  Germany 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
ASUS 50.00%
Common models
Gigabyte Z87-HD3 33.33%
Dell Dell DM051 33.33%
ASUS All Series 33.33%


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