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Should I remove TL-WN321G Wireless Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,635
United States Rank #40,944
Reach 0.0128%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.80 days
495.52 days >
Average installed length: 260.36 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.3.0 71.51%
1.00.01 28.49%

Other programs by TP-LINK

TL-WN321G Wireless Utility

What is TL-WN321G Wireless Utility?

TL-WN321G Wireless Utility is a utility that comes via the driver download or on the included CD. The application helps users complete the software installation and wireless network settings, including security configurations and wireless connection.

About  (from TP-LINK)

The TP-LINK TL-WN321G Wireless USB Adapter gives you the flexibility to install the PC or notebook PC in the most convenient location available, without the cost of running network cables. Its auto-sensing capability allows high packet transfer up to 54Mbps, once connected, you can share a high-speed Internet connectio...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 1.0.3.0, with over 98% 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 setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 6.02 MB (6,310,075 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tp-link.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TP-LINK\TL-WN321G Wireless Utility
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B
Estimated size: 6.02 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by TL-WN321G Wireless Utility

  • ApUI.exe - Wireless Access Point Utility
  • RAEXTUI.dll
  • RAIHV.dll (by Cisco Systems) - Sample CCX SDK IHV Service for a Realtek 8185 Wireless Device (Sample CCX SDK IHV Service)
  • RaIOx64.exe
  • RaSwapEx.exe - Ralink RaSwap (RaSwap)
  • RegistryWriter.exe - RegistryWriter
  • SelectCard.exe (by Ralink Technology) - SelectCard Application (Select Wan interface for ICS)
  • TWCU.exe - Application (MFC Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • RegistryWriter.exe runs as a service named 'Ralink Registry Writer' (RalinkRegistryWriter).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

RegistryWriter.exe
Memory:480 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000538908%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004825%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000564%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove TL-WN321G Wireless Utility?

Quickly and completely remove TL-WN321G Wireless Utility from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall TL-WN321G Wireless Utility 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 TL-WN321G Wireless Utility, 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 TL-WN321G Wireless Utility.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 45%
Win 7 1%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.84%
Windows 7 35.20%
Windows Vista 11.73%
Windows 8 2.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 51.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.61%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.80%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.43%
Windows 7 Professional 5.62%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 13.02%
  Israel 9.38%
  United Kingdom 7.81%
  Italy 7.81%
  Hungary 5.21%
  Thailand 5.21%
  Canada 4.69%
  Germany 4.17%
  Malaysia 4.17%
  Poland 3.65%
  Mexico 3.13%
  Australia 2.60%
  Hong Kong 2.60%
  Argentina 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.73%
GIGABYTE 19.35%
Dell 18.28%
American Megatrends 12.90%
Intel 8.60%
Acer 7.53%
ASUS 4.30%
Gateway 2.15%
Sahara 2.15%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex GX280 ... 1.96%
FUJITSU SIEMENS Amilo L S... 1.96%
Gigabyte 945GCM-S2L 1.96%
Gigabyte G41M-Combo 1.96%
Gigabyte G31M-S2L 1.96%
HP Compaq dc7800 Converti... 1.96%

About TP-LINK

TP-Link is a manufacturer of computer networking products whose products include routers, switch, wireless equipment, ADSL modems, and network adapters for PCs.
Publisher URL: www.tp-link.com

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