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Should I remove Hawking HWDN2 Hi-Gain Wireless-N USB Dish Adapter Driver and Utility?

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3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution
1.00.0134 100.00%

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Hawking HWDN2 Hi-Gain Wireless-N USB Dish Adapter Driver and Utility

Overview

Hawking HWDN2 Hi-Gain Wireless-N USB Dish Adapter Driver and Utility is a software program developed by Hawking. 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. 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 setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 5.17 MB (5,420,030 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 94% of users of Hawking HWDN2 Hi-Gain Wireless-N USB Dish Adapter Driver and Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Estonia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hawking\11n USB Wireless LAN Utility\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9C049499-055C-4a0c-A916-1D8CA1FF45EB}\Install.exe -uninst -l0x9
Estimated size: 5.17 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Hawking HWDN2 Hi-Gain Wireless-N USB Dish Adapter Driver and Utility

  • RtlLib.dll (by Realtek Semiconductor) - RtlLib Dynamic Link Library (RtlLib DLL(IHV))
  • IpLib.dll
  • RtWLan.exe (by Realtek Semiconductor) - RtWLan Application (RtWLan ( For Vista / Win7) Application(External Registrar))
  • RtlIhvOid.dll (by Realtek) - IHV OID (IHV OID(for Win7))
  • acAuth.dll - AEGIS Authentication Library
  • acCTA.dll - AEGIS CTA NetTrans
  • AegisI5.exe - AegisInstall Application (AegisInstall MFC Application)
  • DESKTOP.exe - DESKTOP Application (DESKTOP MFC Application)
  • EnumDevLib.dll - EnumDevLib Dynamic Link Library (EnumDevLib DLL)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ReStart.exe (by Realtek) - ReStart Application (ReStart MFC Application)
  • RTLDHCP.exe
  • RtlICS.dll - RtlICS Dynamic Link Library (RtlICS DLL)
  • RtlService.exe - RtlService Application (RtlService MFC Application)
  • RTxAdmin.exe - RTxAdmin Application (RTxAdmin MFC Application)
  • Run1x.exe
  • UserCom.exe (by RealTek) - User Command Application (User Command MFC Application)
  • WPSProt.exe (by Realtek By Karl) - WPS Firewall Prot
  • x64drv.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • ReStart.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{63BA7C24-FBE1-46B6-A8F9-18B8E873F35B}' (runs on registration).
  • RTxAdmin.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F57508E5-DFF6-40A6-9B7C-B4E2FF888593}' (runs on registration).
  • RtlService.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{68B9D66E-98BA-4428-BD3A-1BD007013E9D}' (runs on registration).
  • UserCom.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F9E401A6-313D-4FA8-B4D0-AE606FD1B03E}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • RtlService.exe runs as a service named 'RealtekUSB' (RealtekUSB).
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • AegisI5.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MeetingHouse' which loads as C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WG111v3\AegisI5.exe -vendor Realtek -silent -install.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • RtWLan.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\REALTEK\11n USB Wireless LAN Utility\RtWLan.exe'.
  • RTLDHCP.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\REALTEK\11n USB Wireless LAN Utility\RTLDHCP.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

RtlService.exe
Memory:1.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003062156%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00019159%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00011463%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Hawking HWDN2 Hi-Gain Wireless-N USB Dish Adapter Driver and Utility?

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Or, you can uninstall Hawking HWDN2 Hi-Gain Wireless-N USB Dish Adapter Driver and 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 Hawking HWDN2 Hi-Gain Wireless-N USB Dish Adapter Driver and 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 Hawking HWDN2 Hi-Gain Wireless-N USB Dish Adapter Driver and Utility.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows XP 23.81%
Windows 8 14.29%
Windows Vista 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Microsoft Windows XP 23.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.52%
Windows 7 Professional 4.76%
Windows 8 4.76%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.12%
  Canada 2.94%
  Estonia 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Acer 16.67%
Lenovo 16.67%
Dell 11.11%
Sony 5.56%
Sahara 5.56%
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Sony VPCSC41FM 6.25%
LENOVO IdeaPad Y460... 6.25%


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