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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40
United States Rank #42
Reach 9.7695%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.19 days
654.48 days >
Average installed length: 343.88 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.2.8400.39034 1.29%
6.2.8400.39032 0.35%
6.2.8400.30143 1.01%
6.2.8400.30137 3.10%
6.1.8400.39030 12.82%
6.1.8400.39029 1.33%
6.1.8400.30136 5.10%
6.1.7601.39025 0.81%
6.1.7601.39022 0.00%
6.1.7601.39019 0.91%
6.1.7601.39018 0.02%
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6.1.7601.33044 0.01%
6.1.7601.30133 0.47%
6.1.7601.30132 0.15%
6.1.7601.30131 0.13%
6.1.7601.30130 2.49%
6.1.7601.30129 0.20%
6.1.7600.30127 5.82%
6.1.7600.30126 6.59%
6.1.7600.30124 3.64%
6.1.7600.30123 2.70%
6.1.7600.30122 4.40%
6.1.7600.30121 1.21%
6.1.7600.30120 1.65%
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6.1.7600.30117 0.93%
6.1.7600.30116 1.65%
6.1.7600.30113 4.43%
6.1.7600.30111 6.52%
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6.1.7600.30107 0.00%
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6.1.7600.30105 3.30%
6.1.7600.30104 3.02%
6.1.7600.30103 0.18%
6.1.7600.30102 1.05%
6.1.7600.30101 3.40%
6.1.7600.00042 0.67%
6.1.7100.30116 0.09%
6.1.7100.30103 0.24%
6.1.7100.30099 0.01%
6.1.7100.30098 0.51%
6.1.7100.30095 0.53%
6.1.7100.30094 3.12%
6.1.7100.30093 2.72%
6.1.7100.30087 0.77%
6.0.6000.92 0.00%
6.0.6000.81 0.00%
68 versions

Other programs by Realtek Semiconductor

Realtek USB 2.0 Card Reader

What is Realtek USB Card Reader?

The driver enables the read and write functions for the card reader.

About  (from Realtek Semiconductor)

The Realtek USB 2.0 Card Reader is a high performance USB 2.0 card reader controller that integrates a USB 2.0 PHY, an SIE (Serial Interface Engine), an 8051 MCU, a ROM, a RAM, and a memory card controller onto a single chip. It supports access to CompactFlash™ (CF), MicroDrive, Memory Stick™ (MS), Memory Stick PRO™ (...  Read more

Overview

Realtek USB 2.0 Card Reader is a program developed by Realtek Semiconductor. The most used version is 6.1.8400.39030, 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 main program executable is revcon.exe. The software installer includes 34 files and is usually about 8.05 MB (8,445,266 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 50% of users of Realtek USB Card Reader come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realtek.com
Help link: www.realtek.com.tw/downloads
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek\Realtek USB 2.0 Card Reader
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{96AE7E41-E34E-47D0-AC07-1091A8127911}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -removeonly
Estimated size: 8.05 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Realtek USB 2.0 Card Reader

Program executable:revcon.exe
Name:Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK driver
Windows Setup API
Path:C:\Program Files\Realtek\Realtek USB 2.0 Card Reader\revcon.exe
MD5:3f65caf8b6cba6213d014ea837b8a881
Additional files:
  • RtsUStor.sys - Realtek USB Mass Storage Driver for 2K/XP/Vista/Win7/Win8
  • RtsUVStor.sys
  • 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 - Realtek Card Reader Driver Icon Dynamic Link Library (Realtek Card Reader Icon Dll)
  • rtsuvstorIcon.dll
  • RtsUCcid.sys - Realtek Smartcard Reader Driver for 2K/XP/Vista
  • RsCRLib.dll - Realtek Carder Reader Dynamic Link Library
  • RtsUIr.sys - Realtek USB IR Driver for 2K/XP/Vista
  • rtcrfilt64.sys - Realtek Turbo Mode Filter Driver
  • SDRTCPRM.dll - Realtek USB card reader DLL for CPRM
  • RmbChange.exe
  • RIconMan.exe (by Realsil Microelectronics) - IconMan_R (Realtek Card Reader Patch Tool.)
  • SetEHCIKey.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RmbChange.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D3BE274E-0245-44F8-8F06-0D02DD42C133}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • RIconMan.exe runs as a service named 'IconMan_R' (IconMan_R).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

RIconMan.exe
Memory:1.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001808685%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00016153%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001934%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:372,307
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:13 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:599 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Realtek USB Card Reader?

Quickly and completely remove Realtek USB 2.0 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 USB 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 USB 2.0 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 USB Card Reader.

HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#40

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.16%
Windows 8 25.95%
Windows Vista 7.20%
Windows XP 0.67%
Windows 8.1 0.02%
Windows Server 2003 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.14%
Windows 8.1 10.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.68%
Windows 8 6.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.79%
Windows 7 Professional 5.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.55%
  Germany 6.82%
  United Kingdom 6.24%
  Canada 3.63%
  France 3.53%
  Italy 2.45%
  Brazil 2.12%
  Australia 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.50%
  Belgium 1.24%
  Spain 1.23%
  India 1.17%
  Sweden 1.04%
  Mexico 0.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 24.80%
Acer 22.74%
Hewlett-Packard 19.60%
Dell 18.04%
Lenovo 6.06%
ASUS 4.19%
Medion 3.09%
Samsung 1.49%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.06%
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.33%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.25%
HP G62 Notebook PC 4.06%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.23%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C660 2.49%

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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