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Should I remove Wireless-N 150 USB Adapter WNA1000?

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5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #39,524
United States Rank #22,417
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Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.0.1 63.16%
1.00.0000 36.84%

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Wireless-N 150 USB Adapter WNA1000

What is Wireless-N 150 USB Adapter WNA1000?

Wireless-N 150 USB Adapter WNA1000 is the software package that includes the required drivers, configuration and management utilities to support this wireless adapter.

Overview

The most common release is 2.0.0.1, 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. 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 setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 6.96 MB (7,296,713 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netgear.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WNA1000\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1E61121B-87BA-469B-A294-2516B20AC1D1}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 6.96 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Wireless-N 150 USB Adapter WNA1000

  • WNA1000AdvTool.exe - WNDA3100 (Netgear MFC Application)
  • WNA1000.exe - WNA1000
  • PCANUser.exe (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (Rawether Non-Admin User Enabler)
  • jswpsapi.exe (by Atheros Communications) - JumpStart (Jumpstart for Wireless API)
  • jswscimd.dll (by Atheros Communications) - wsimd (Atheros Intermediate Driver Interface)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WNA1000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C6769739-EF28-4AB1-B83B-7CDCEEA75DFF}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • jswpsapi.exe runs as a service named 'Jumpstart Wifi Protected Setup' (jswpsapi) "Provides support for running Jumpstart Wifi Protected Setup".

How do I remove Wireless-N 150 USB Adapter WNA1000?

Quickly and completely remove Wireless-N 150 USB Adapter WNA1000 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Wireless-N 150 USB Adapter WNA1000 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 Wireless-N 150 USB Adapter WNA1000, 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 Wireless-N 150 USB Adapter WNA1000.

HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#39,524

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.79%
Windows XP 13.16%
Windows Vista 10.53%
Windows 8 10.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.16%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.26%
Windows 7 Professional 5.26%
Windows 8 2.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.32%
  Germany 3.23%
  France 1.61%
  Switzerland 1.61%
  PR 1.61%
  Canada 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.48%
Hewlett-Packard 22.58%
Acer 19.35%
GIGABYTE 3.23%
Alienware 3.23%
Toshiba 3.23%
Sahara 3.23%
MSI 3.23%
Medion 3.23%
Intel 3.23%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 570 6.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite T135 3.13%
Dell Inspiron 560 3.13%
Dell Inspiron 537 3.13%
Dell Inspiron 400 3.13%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 3.13%

About NETGEAR

Netgear is amanufacturer of computer networking equipment and other computer hardware and sells products through multiple sales channels worldwide, including online retailers, wholesale distributors, direct market resellers, value-added resellers and broadband service providers.
Publisher URL: www.netgear.com

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