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Ralink RT3690 Wireless LAN Card

What is Ralink RT3690 Wireless LAN Card?

This software package contains the required software and driver to connect the Ralink device to the PC.


Ralink RT3690 Wireless LAN Card is a software program developed by Ralink. 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 setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 44.96 MB (47,138,852 bytes). 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 69% of users of Ralink RT3690 Wireless LAN Card come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ralinktech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ralink\RT3690 Wireless LAN Card
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{28DA7D8B-F9A4-4F18-8AA0-551B1E084D0D}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 44.96 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Ralink RT3690 Wireless LAN Card

  • RaSwapEx.exe - Ralink RaSwap (RaSwap)
  • ApUI.exe - ApUI Application (Ralink Wireless Access Point Utility)
  • CiscoEapFast.dll (by Cisco Systems) - Cisco EAP-FAST Module
  • devcon.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Setup API
  • devcon64.exe (by Microsoft)
  • DiagFunc.dll - RaLink DiagFunc Library (DiagFunc DLL)
  • ICSDHCP.dll - ICSDHCP Dynamic Link Library (ICSDHCP DLL)
  • RaAPAPI.dll - 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
  • RaRegistry.exe - Ralink RalinkRegistryWriter (RalinkRegistryWriter)
  • RaRegistry64.exe
  • RaSwap.exe
  • RaUI.exe - RaUI Application (Ralink Wireless LAN Card Utility)
  • RaWLAPI.dll - RaWLAPI Dynamic Link Library (RaWLAPI DLL)
  • SelectCard.exe - SelectCard Application (Select Wan interface for ICS)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RaRegistry.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{10D0C915-EEB5-4466-A1CC-F8F92B7CE850}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Ralink RT3690 Wireless LAN Card?

Quickly and completely remove Ralink RT3690 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 Ralink RT3690 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 Ralink RT3690 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 Ralink RT3690 Wireless LAN Card.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 6%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.22%
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows XP 5.56%
Windows Vista 5.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.89%
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Windows 8.1 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.23%
  United Kingdom 15.38%
  Italy 7.69%
  Germany 3.85%
  France 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 50.00%
Dell 20.00%
Sahara 10.00%
Medion 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard 10.00%
Common models
MSI MS-7693 21.43%
Packard Bell imedia S3712 7.14%
Micro-Star MS-7388 7.14%
Micro-Star MS-7345 7.14%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 7.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.14%

About Ralink

Ralink is a Wi-Fi chipset manufacturer mainly known for their WLAN chipsets that are used in various consumer routers made by Gigabyte Technology, D-Link, Linksys, Asus and Belkin, as well as Wi-Fi adaptors for PCI Express interfaces.
Publisher URL: www.ralinktech.com


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