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Should I remove PLANET Wireless LAN Driver and Utility?

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1.00.0219 5.00%
1.00.0187 20.00%
1.00.0180 30.00%
1.00.0179 45.00%

PLANET Wireless LAN Driver and Utility


PLANET Wireless LAN Driver and Utility is a program developed by PLANET Technology. The most used version is 1.00.0179, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 programs's main executable is RtlService.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.7 MB of memory. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 6.13 MB (6,424,884 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 26% of users of PLANET Wireless LAN Driver and Utility come from Thailand, it is also popular in the United States and IS.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.PLANET.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files1\PLANET\11NUSB~1
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9C049499-055C-4a0c-A916-1D12314F45EB}\Install.exe -uninst -l0x9
Estimated size: 6.13 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by PLANET Wireless LAN Driver and Utility

Program executable:RtlService.exe
Name:RtlService Application
RtlService MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\PLANET\11n USB Wireless LAN Utility\RtlService.exe
Additional files:
  • DESKTOP.exe - DESKTOP Application (DESKTOP MFC Application)
  • EnumDevLib.dll - EnumDevLib Dynamic Link Library (EnumDevLib DLL)
  • IpLib.dll (by Realtek) - IpLib
  • 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)
  • RtlIhvOid.dll - IHV OID (IHV OID (for Vista))
  • RtlLib.dll (by Realtek Semiconductor) - RtlLib Dynamic Link Library (RtlLib DLL(IHV))
  • RtlService.exe - RtlService Application (RtlService MFC Application)
  • RtWLan.exe (by Realtek Semiconductor) - RtWLan Application (RtWLan ( For Vista / Win7) Application(External Registrar))
  • RTxAdmin.exe - RTxAdmin Application (RTxAdmin MFC Application)
  • Run1x.exe - for Windows 7 / Vista (X86) (Run1X)
  • UserCom.exe (by RealTek) - User Command Application (User Command MFC Application)
  • WPSProt.exe (by Realtek By Karl) - WPS Firewall Prot

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).
2 Services
  • RTLDHCP.exe runs as a service named 'Realtek DHCP Service' (RTLDHCPService).
  • RtlService.exe runs as a service named 'eSYNiC11nSU' (eSYNiC11nSU).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • 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

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 PLANET Wireless LAN Driver and Utility?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 7 10%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 65.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.09% of installs come from Thailand
Which countries install it?
  Thailand 26.09%
  United States 21.74%
  IS 13.04%
  MK 8.70%
  Iran 8.70%
  NG 4.35%
  BN 4.35%
  Philippines 4.35%
  SY 4.35%
  Poland 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.67%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Intel 6.67%
Sahara 6.67%
Common models
Gigabyte EP41-UD3L 8.33%
ECS A880GM-A3 8.33%
HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebo... 8.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.33%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 8.33%


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