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Should I remove Realtek 8169, 8168, 8101E and 8102E Ethernet Network Card Driver for Windows Vista?

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3% remove it97% keep it
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Realtek 8169, 8168, 8101E and 8102E Ethernet Network Card Driver for Windows Vista

What is Realtek 8169, 8168, 8101E and 8102E Ethernet Network Card Driver for Windows Vista?

This is the software driver package for the installed 8169 Ethernet controller. The driver package is required in order for the Ethernet device to function properly and is the software that allows your computer to communicate with this hardware device.

Overview

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 primary executable is named LANSETV6.EXE. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 1.34 MB (1,408,082 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek\VISTA_8169
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8833FFB6-5B0C-4764-81AA-06DFEED9A476}\SETUP.EXE -runfromtemp -l0x0005 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.34 MB
Language: Czech

Program filesFiles installed by Realtek 8169, 8168, 8101E and 8102E Ethernet Network Card Driver for Windows Vista

Program executable:LANSETV6.EXE
Name:LanSetV Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Realtek\VISTA_8169\LANSETV6.EXE
MD5:a00b335703fae35f53f9e00b0ee06657
Additional files:
  • RTINSTALLER32.EXE - RTInstaller Application
  • RTINSTALLER64.EXE
  • LANSETV.EXE - LanSetV Application
  • LANSETV6.EXE
  • MSGWIN.EXE
  • MSGWINYN.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RTINSTALLER32.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{ABEDBD02-8204-4585-B89D-D3FBFB71A505}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Realtek 8169, 8168, 8101E and 8102E Ethernet Network Card Driver for Windows Vista?

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  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.
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    • 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 Realtek 8169, 8168, 8101E and 8102E Ethernet Network Card Driver for Windows Vista.

OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 82%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#4,527

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 89.99%
Windows 7 9.50%
Windows 8 0.31%
Windows XP 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 77.94%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.84%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.70%
Windows Vista Ultimate 3.78%
Windows Vista Business 3.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.40%
  Germany 5.88%
  United Kingdom 5.35%
  Canada 2.86%
  Australia 2.49%
  France 2.26%
  Poland 2.03%
  Belgium 1.43%
  Brazil 0.98%
  Spain 0.98%
  Finland 0.83%
  Italy 0.83%
  Netherlands 0.75%
  New Zealand 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 38.25%
Hewlett-Packard 35.53%
GIGABYTE 7.72%
Medion 5.56%
Dell 4.88%
ASUS 3.97%
Gateway 3.29%
Acer 0.45%
Intel 0.34%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 19.91%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 6.00%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 5.88%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 5.32%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305D 4.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite A305 4.30%

About Realtek Semiconductor

Realtek manufactures a wide variety of products that can be broadly categorized into two subdivisions: Communications Network ICs, and Computer Peripheral and Multimedia ICs.
Publisher URL: www.realtek.com

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