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Should I remove Prolink RT2870 Wireless LAN Card?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.5.15.0 100.00%

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Prolink RT2870 Wireless LAN Card

Overview

Prolink RT2870 Wireless LAN Card is a software program developed by Prolink. 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. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 44.98 MB (47,169,742 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 36% of users of Prolink RT2870 Wireless LAN Card come from the United States, it is also popular in Malaysia and Indonesia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Prolink\Prolink Wireless LAN Card
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{28DA7D8B-F9A4-4F18-8AA0-551B1E084D0D}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 44.98 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Prolink RT2870 Wireless LAN Card

  • ApUI.exe - ApUI Application (Prolink Wireless Access Point Utility)
  • CiscoEapFast.dll (by Cisco Systems) - Cisco EAP-FAST Module
  • CTAAEI.dll
  • devcon.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Setup API
  • devcon64.exe (by Microsoft)
  • DiagFunc.dll - RaLink DiagFunc Library (DiagFunc DLL)
  • ICSDHCP.dll (by Ralink Technology) - ICSDHCP Dynamic Link Library (ICSDHCP DLL)
  • RaAPAPI.dll (by Ralink Technology) - RaAPAPI Dynamic Link Library (RaAPAPI DLL)
  • RaCertMgr.dll - RaCertMg Dynamic Link Library
  • RAEXTUI.dll - Ralink UI Extensions DLL
  • RAIHV.dll - Ralink Extensions DLL
  • RaIOx64.exe
  • RalinkGina.dll (by Ralink Tech) - Ralink Tech RalinkGina (RalinkGina)
  • RaMediaServer.exe
  • RaRegistry.exe - Ralink RalinkRegistryWriter (RalinkRegistryWriter)
  • RaRegistry64.exe
  • RaSwap.exe
  • RaSwapEx.exe (by Ralink) - Ralink RaSwap (RaSwap)
  • RaUI.exe - RaUI Application (Prolink Wireless LAN Card Utility)
  • RaWLAPI.dll - RaWLAPI Dynamic Link Library (RaWLAPI DLL)
  • Scutum.dll - Ralink Security DLL for Windows (Scutum DLL)
  • SelectCard.exe - SelectCard Application (Select Wan interface for ICS)
  • W32N55.dll (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (Rawether NDIS API DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • RaRegistry.exe runs as a service named 'Ralink Registry Writer' (RalinkRegistryWriter).
  • RaMediaServer.exe runs as a service named 'Ralink UPnP Media Server' (RaMediaServer) "Ralink UPnP Media Server. If the service is disabled, UPnP Media Server function will not work.".
  • RaRegistry64.exe runs as a service named 'RalinkRegistryWriter64' (RalinkRegistryWriter64).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

RaRegistry.exe
Memory:1.51 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000026807%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000190%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000078%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:289
8,062,084 average
RaRegistry64.exe
Memory:1.3 MB
Total CPU:0.0000032738%
Kernel CPU:0.00000164%
User CPU:0.00000164%
CPU cycles/sec:102
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove Prolink RT2870 Wireless LAN Card?

Quickly and completely remove Prolink RT2870 Wireless LAN Card from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Prolink RT2870 Wireless LAN Card 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 Prolink RT2870 Wireless LAN Card, 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 Prolink RT2870 Wireless LAN Card.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 10%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 30.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.71%
  Malaysia 28.57%
  Indonesia 14.29%
  MA 14.29%
  Singapore 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Lenovo 11.11%
Intel 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
American Megatrends 11.11%
ASUS 11.11%
Common models
Packard Bell NEC IXTREME ... 12.50%
LENOVO 20217 12.50%
Gigabyte B85M-HD3 12.50%
ECS G41T-R3 12.50%
ECS A780GM-A 12.50%
Dell Inspiron 620 12.50%

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