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Should I remove TP-LINK-Konfigurationstool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,619
Reach 0.0177%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.3.1 80.24%
1.2.1 19.76%

Typically installed together

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TP-LINK-Konfigurationstool

Overview

TP-LINK-Konfigurationstool is a program developed by TP-LINK. The most used version is 1.3.1, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is TWCU.exe. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 4.97 MB (5,208,620 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 87% of users of TP-LINK-Konfigurationstool come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TP-LINK.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TP-LINK\TP-LINK-Konfigurationstool
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{319D91C6-3D44-436C-9F79-36C0D22372DC}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0007 -removeonly
Estimated size: 4.97 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by TP-LINK-Konfigurationstool

Program executable:TWCU.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\TP-LINK\TP-LINK-Konfigurationstool\TWCU.exe
MD5:7588ce96f5e71c51c7757a03a01c6b22
Additional files:
  • RTLDHCP.exe (by Realtek)
  • RtlIhvOid.dll (by Realtek) - IHV OID (IHV OID DLL (WiFi Direct))
  • WJRtl.dll - WJetRtl
  • DC_WFF.dll
  • nicLan.dll
  • TWCU.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TWCU.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{601A4E48-AE08-472E-A158-48D2037C81DC}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • RTLDHCP.exe runs as a service named 'Realtek DHCP Service' (RTLDHCPService).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • RTLDHCP.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\REALTEK\11n USB Wireless LAN Utility\RTLDHCP.exe'.
  • TWCU.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TP-LINK\TP-LINK Wireless Configuration Utility\TWCU.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

TWCU.exe
Memory:5.84 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003562715%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00029463%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006164%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:19
70 average

How do I remove TP-LINK-Konfigurationstool?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win 7 2%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.45%
Windows XP 10.48%
Windows 8 5.24%
Windows Vista 2.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.34%
Windows 7 Professional 24.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.42%
Windows 8 2.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.14% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 87.14%
  Austria 7.47%
  United States 1.66%
  Spain 1.24%
  Netherlands 0.83%
  Thailand 0.41%
  Switzerland 0.41%
  Romania 0.41%
  United Kingdom 0.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 17.78%
Dell 12.22%
GIGABYTE 11.11%
Medion 10.00%
Sahara 8.89%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Intel 6.67%
ASUS 4.44%
Samsung 2.22%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.31%
Hyrican Informationssyste... 4.42%
Acer Aspire M3985 2.65%
HP Compaq dx2300 Microtow... 1.77%
HP Compaq dc7900 Converti... 1.77%
MEDION P6624 1.77%

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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