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Network USB Utility

What is Network USB Utility?  (from D-Link)

The D-LinkSharePort Network USB Utility allows you to share USBdevices such as external storage drives and multifunction printerswith other users across your network by simply connecting the device to selectD-Link routers. This allows you to use an external storage drive or printer located across your network as if it ...  Read more

Overview

Network USB Utility is a software program developed by D-Link. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named Network USB Utility.exe. The setup package is about 1.8 MB (1,886,492 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 92% of users of Network USB Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\D-Link\Network USB Utility\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4E4D9ED8-2646-41A4-851E-79ACE47AC2FE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.8 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Network USB Utility

Program executable:Network USB Utility.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\D-Link\Network USB Utility\Network USB Utility.exe
MD5:1a8bf785d833b4fda0defce08fda01b1

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Network USB Utility.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'D-Link Network USB Utility' which loads as C:\Program Files\D-Link\Network USB Utility\Network USB Utility.exe -mini.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Network USB Utility.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\D-Link\Network USB Utility\Network USB Utility.exe'.

How do I remove Network USB Utility?

Quickly and completely remove Network USB 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 USB 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 USB 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 USB Utility.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 6%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 8 18.75%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Windows XP 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 10 Home 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.00%
  Australia 4.00%
  Canada 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
GIGABYTE 13.33%
Acer 13.33%
Hewlett-Packard 13.33%
Sony 6.67%
MSI 6.67%
Lenovo 6.67%
ASUS 6.67%
Common models
Sony VGN-Z690Y 7.69%
MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL ... 7.69%
LENOVO 2342CTO 7.69%
HP-Pavilion NY429AA-ABA p... 7.69%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.69%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3P 7.69%

About D-Link

D-Link is a network adapter vendor and a designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking solutions.
Publisher URL: www.dlink.com

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