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Ekahau Wireless Utility

Overview

Ekahau Wireless Utility is a program developed by Ekahau. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is acu.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 891.39 KB (912,779 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 64% of users of Ekahau Wireless Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Czech Republic and Indonesia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ekahau\Ekahau Wireless Utility
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2
Estimated size: 891.39 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Ekahau Wireless Utility

Program executable:acu.exe
Atheros Client Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\ekahau\ekahau wireless utility\acu.exe
MD5:56cceef86c9018abc133c18cdb024c72
Additional files:
  • athdiag.exe - Troubleshooting Utility Application (Troubleshooting Utility MFC Application)
  • oemres.dll - oemres (Ekahau OEM Resource DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ACU.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ACU' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Ekahau\Ekahau Wireless Utility\ACU.exe" -nogui.

How do I remove Ekahau Wireless Utility?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 33%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
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 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.64%
  Czech Republic 9.09%
  Indonesia 9.09%
  Poland 9.09%
  Saudi Arabia 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 20.00%
MSI 20.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 20.00%
MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL ... 20.00%
LENOVO 343542G 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 20.00%
Dell Inspiron 580 20.00%

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