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Should I remove Realtek Card Reader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #43
United States Rank #39
Reach 9.2653%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.19 days
271.11 days >
Average installed length: 142.45 days

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Realtek Card Reader

What is Realtek Card Reader?

This package installs the software (Card Reader driver) to enable the following device. This is the driver and utility software for Realtek Card Reader. The driver package is required in order for the card reader to function properly and is the software that allows your PC to communicate with this device.

Overview

The most common release is 6.3.9600.39059, with over 32% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named SetEHCIKey.exe. The setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 12.94 MB (13,568,231 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realtek.com.tw
Help link: www.realtek.com.tw/downloads
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek\Realtek Card Reader
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{5BC2B5AB-80DE-4E83-B8CF-426902051D0A}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 12.94 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Realtek Card Reader

Program executable:SetEHCIKey.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Realtek\Realtek Card Reader\SetEHCIKey.exe
MD5:bce3974eb6c6a535062a8d1eaf757513
Additional files:
  • RtsUStor.sys - Realtek USB Mass Storage Driver for 2K/XP/Vista/Win7/Win8
  • RtsUVStor.sys
  • RtsBaStor.sys - Realtek Pcie CardReader Driver for 2K/XP/Vista/Win7/Win8
  • RtsP2Stor.sys
  • RtsPStor.sys
  • RsCRIcon.dll - Realtek Card Reader Driver Icon Dynamic Link Library (Realtek Card Reader Icon Dll)
  • RtsBaStorIcon.dll
  • RtsP2StorIcon.dll
  • RtsPerIcon.dll
  • RtsPStorIcon.dll
  • RtsUCcid.dll - Realtek Smartcard Reader Driver Dynamic Link Library (Realtek Smart Card Reader DLL)
  • RtsUStor.dll - Realtek USB Mass Storage Driver Dynamic Link Library (Realtek USB Card Reader DLL)
  • RtsUStorIcon.dll
  • rtsuvstorIcon.dll
  • RsCRLib.dll - Realtek Carder Reader Dynamic Link Library
  • revcon.exe - Realtek Driver Setup Tool
  • revcon32.exe
  • revcon64.exe
  • RtCRX64.dll - RtCRX
  • SDRTCPRM.dll - Realtek USB card reader DLL for CPRM
  • RtsPer.sys (by Realsil Semiconductor) - Windows (R) Win 7 DDK driver (RTS PCIE READER Driver)
  • Rmb.exe
  • RIconMan.exe (by Realsil Microelectronics) - IconMan_R (Realtek Card Reader Patch Tool.)
  • SetEHCIKey.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • RIconMan.exe runs as a service named 'IconMan_R' (IconMan_R) "Realtek Card Reader Patch Tool.".

How do I remove Realtek Card Reader?

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

HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#43

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 88.87%
Windows 7 10.72%
Windows Vista 0.22%
Windows XP 0.11%
Windows 8.1 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 49.14%
Windows 10 Home 16.21%
Windows 8.1 Connected 7.68%
Windows 7 Professional 4.93%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.83%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.74%
  United Kingdom 5.60%
  Germany 4.74%
  Italy 4.16%
  France 3.55%
  Canada 3.43%
  Australia 1.91%
  Netherlands 1.54%
  Brazil 1.49%
  India 1.33%
  Spain 1.23%
  Sweden 0.98%
  Mexico 0.85%
  Belgium 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.69%
Lenovo 18.04%
Acer 13.14%
Dell 10.06%
ASUS 8.52%
Toshiba 7.58%
MSI 1.66%
Medion 1.20%
Samsung 0.97%
Sony 0.95%
GIGABYTE 0.20%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 9.25%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 7.81%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 4.17%
LENOVO 80E3 2.86%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.59%
LENOVO 20351 2.55%

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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