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Should I remove SmartSpeedLAN?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,679
United States Rank #28,351
Reach 0.0035%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.23 days
213.35 days >
Average installed length: 112.10 days


1.00.0000 100.00%

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SmartSpeedLAN is a program developed by Realtek Semiconductor. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The main program executable is smartspeedlan.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 2.91 MB (3,054,810 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 52% of users of SmartSpeedLAN come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and DZ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek\SmartSpeedLAN
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B416A23D-C2BD-4956-8BAE-5C3BAFF1AC1E}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.91 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by SmartSpeedLAN

Program executable:smartspeedlan.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\realtek\smartspeedlan\smartspeedlan.exe
Additional files:
  • ndisapi.dll (by NT Kernel Resources) - Windows Packet Filter Kit (ndisapi)
  • gep.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SmartSpeedLAN.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named RtlSmartSpeedLANVistaStart.

How do I remove SmartSpeedLAN?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 7 6%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.71%
Windows 8 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.65%
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.65%
Windows 7 Professional 18.37%
Windows 8.1 4.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 2.04%
Windows 8 Pro 2.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.61%
  Germany 16.13%
  DZ 3.23%
  Philippines 3.23%
  Canada 3.23%
  United Kingdom 3.23%
  Singapore 1.61%
  KH 1.61%
  BY 1.61%
  Korea 1.61%
  CW 1.61%
  Russia 1.61%
  India 1.61%
  Mexico 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 52.63%
ASUS 21.05%
Dell 15.79%
Lenovo 5.26%
Hewlett-Packard 5.26%
Common models
BIOSTAR Group TA970 22.92%
BIOSTAR Group A960D+ 14.58%
BIOSTAR Group Hi-Fi A85W 12.50%
BIOSTAR Group A58MD 6.25%
BIOSTAR Group TZ77B 4.17%
BIOSTAR Group H61MGV3 4.17%

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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