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Should I remove Edimax RT6x Wireless LAN Card?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,224
United States Rank #30,352
Reach 0.0056%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.5.5.0 100.00%

Typically installed together

Edimax RT6x Wireless LAN Card

What is Edimax RT6x Wireless LAN Card?

This is the Edimax RT6xsoftware 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 14 files and is usually about 13.77 MB (14,439,715 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.edimax.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Edimax\RT6x Wireless LAN Card
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FAB1F336-1B7C-4057-A7BC-2922CD82A781}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 13.77 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Edimax RT6x Wireless LAN Card

  • SelectCard.exe - SelectCard Application (Select Wan interface for ICS)
  • RaUI.exe - RaUI Application (RaUI MFC Application)
  • CiscoEapFast.dll (by Cisco Systems) - Cisco EAP-FAST Module
  • devcon.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Setup API
  • devcon64.exe (by Microsoft)
  • ICSDHCP.dll (by Ralink Technology) - ICSDHCP Dynamic Link Library (ICSDHCP DLL)
  • RaCertMgr.dll (by Ralink Technology) - RaCertMg Dynamic Link Library
  • RAEXTUI.dll - Ralink UI Extensions DLL
  • RAIHV.dll - Ralink Extensions DLL
  • RaIOx64.exe
  • RaRegistry.exe - Ralink RalinkRegistryWriter (RalinkRegistryWriter)
  • RaRegistry64.exe
  • RaWLAPI.dll - RaWLAPI Dynamic Link Library (RaWLAPI DLL)
  • SelectWAN.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • RaRegistry64.exe runs as a service named 'Ralink Registry Writer 64' (RalinkRegistryWriter64).
  • RaRegistry.exe runs as a service named 'Ralink Registry Writer' (RalinkRegistryWriter).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

RaRegistry.exe
Memory:2.24 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0008430112%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00052790%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00031511%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:221,947
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:7
70 average
I/O reads/min:11 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Edimax RT6x Wireless LAN Card?

Quickly and completely remove Edimax RT6x Wireless LAN Card 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 RT6x Wireless LAN Card 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 RT6x Wireless LAN Card, 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 RT6x Wireless LAN Card.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win XP 1%
 
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 85.90%
Windows 8 12.82%
Windows XP 1.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.19%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.90%
Windows 8 Enterprise 2.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.12%
  Israel 20.00%
  Germany 10.59%
  United Kingdom 7.06%
  France 4.71%
  Brazil 3.53%
  Taiwan 2.35%
  Finland 2.35%
  Spain 2.35%
  Ireland 2.35%
  Poland 2.35%
  MK 1.18%
  Slovenia 1.18%
  Romania 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 46.34%
Dell 14.63%
Acer 12.20%
American Megatrends 12.20%
ASUS 9.76%
Hewlett-Packard 4.88%
Common models
Gigabyte EP35-DS3L 4.55%
Gigabyte GA-MA770T-UD3P 4.55%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3 4.55%
Gigabyte P55-USB3 2.27%
Gigabyte P31-ES3G 2.27%
Gigabyte M68MT-S2 2.27%


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