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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,857
United States Rank #25,402
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1.00.0000 12.24%
1.0 87.76%

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Network Drive Mapping Utility


Network Drive Mapping Utility is a program developed by Linksys. The most used version is 1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 623.63 KB (638,592 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 65% of users of Network Drive Mapping Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and MK.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.linksys.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Linksys\Network Storage
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C
Estimated size: 623.63 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Network Drive Mapping Utility

  • Network Drive Mapping Utility.exe - Network Drive Mapping Utility Application
  • FlashMapSetting.exe - FlashMapSetting Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Network Drive Mapping Utility.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Network Drive Mapping Utility' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Linksys\Network Storage\Network Drive Mapping Utility.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Network Drive Mapping Utility.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Network Drive Mapping Utility' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Linksys\Network Storage\Network Drive Mapping Utility.exe" Z.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Network Drive Mapping Utility.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Linksys\Network Storage\Network Drive Mapping Utility.exe'.

How do I remove Network Drive Mapping Utility?

Quickly and completely remove Network Drive Mapping 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 Network Drive Mapping 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 Network Drive Mapping 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 Network Drive Mapping Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista (SP2) 8%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.18%
Windows XP 20.41%
Windows 8 12.24%
Windows Vista 8.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.41%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.12%
Windows 10 Home 2.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.08%
  Canada 12.70%
  MK 3.17%
  Australia 1.59%
  Brazil 1.59%
  CW 1.59%
  Czech Republic 1.59%
  DK 1.59%
  United Kingdom 1.59%
  Greece 1.59%
  Nicaragua 1.59%
  New Zealand 1.59%
  Poland 1.59%
  Singapore 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.23%
Hewlett-Packard 25.58%
ASUS 11.63%
Acer 9.30%
Lenovo 6.98%
Intel 4.65%
American Megatrends 4.65%
Gateway 2.33%
Common models
HP G71 Notebook PC 5.26%
LENOVO 77321EG 2.63%
LENOVO 6458AY2 2.63%
LENOVO 1066AWU 2.63%

Publisher URL: www.linksys.com


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