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IOGEAR Wireless LAN Driver and Utility

What is IOGEAR Wireless LAN Driver and Utility?

IOGEAR Wireless LAN Driver and Utility is the software driver package for IOGEAR WiFi device. The driver package is required in order for the wireless device to function properly and is the software that allows your PC to communicate with this hardware device.

Overview

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 installer includes 16 files and is usually about 5.85 MB (6,139,363 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iogear.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files2\IOGEAR\11NUSB~1
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9C049499-055C-4a0c-A916-1D8CA1FF45EB}\Install.exe -uninst -l0x9
Estimated size: 5.85 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by IOGEAR Wireless LAN Driver and Utility

  • DESKTOP.exe - DESKTOP Application (DESKTOP MFC Application)
  • EnumDevLib.dll - EnumDevLib Dynamic Link Library (EnumDevLib DLL)
  • IpLib.dll - IpLib
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ReStart.exe - ReStart Application (ReStart MFC Application)
  • RTLDHCP.exe
  • RtlICS.dll - RtlICS Dynamic Link Library (RtlICS DLL)
  • RtlIhvOid.dll - IHV OID (IHV OID (for Win7))
  • RtlLib.dll - RtlLib Dynamic Link Library (RtlLib DLL(IHV))
  • RtlService.exe - RtlService Application (RtlService MFC Application)
  • RtWLan.exe - RtWLan Application (RtWLan ( For Vista / Win7) Application(External Registrar))
  • RTxAdmin.exe - RTxAdmin Application (RTxAdmin MFC Application)
  • Run1X.exe - for Windows 7 / Vista (X64) (Run1X)
  • UserCom.exe - User Command Application (User Command MFC Application)
  • WPSProt.exe - WPS Firewall Prot
  • x64drv.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 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).
  • 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 'eSYNiC11nSU' (eSYNiC11nSU).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

RtlService.exe
Memory:1.7 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0014109170%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00097438%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00043654%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:31,492
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:1.32 KB
435.61 KB average

How do I remove IOGEAR Wireless LAN Driver and Utility?

Quickly and completely remove IOGEAR Wireless LAN Driver and 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 IOGEAR Wireless LAN 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 IOGEAR Wireless LAN 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 IOGEAR Wireless LAN Driver and Utility.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Vista (SP1) 3%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.97%
Windows 8 10.81%
Windows Vista 10.81%
Windows XP 5.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.65%
Windows 7 Professional 16.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.41%
Windows 10 Home 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.72%
  Canada 3.51%
  Germany 3.51%
  Hong Kong 1.75%
  Israel 1.75%
  Korea 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.48%
Dell 24.14%
Acer 17.24%
ASUS 6.90%
Lenovo 3.45%
GIGABYTE 3.45%
Gateway 3.45%
Compaq 3.45%
American Megatrends 3.45%
Common models
MSI MS-7640 7.14%
MSI MS-7917 3.57%
MSI MS-7636 3.57%
LENOVO 8702z 3.57%
HP-Pavilion NY638AA-ABA p... 3.57%
HP-Pavilion FK792AA-ABA a... 3.57%

About Realtek Semiconductor

Realtek manufactures a wide variety of products that can be broadly categorized into two subdivisions: Communications Network ICs, and Computer Peripheral and Multimedia ICs.
Publisher URL: www.realtek.com

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