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Should I remove XAV5001 Firmware Upgrade Tool?

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1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #31,464
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VersionDistribution 86.21% 13.79%

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XAV5001 Firmware Upgrade Tool

What is XAV5001 Firmware Upgrade Tool?

The XAV5001 Firmware Upgrade Tool provides the latest firmware for the NETGEAR device.


XAV5001 Firmware Upgrade Tool is a program developed by NETGEAR. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 1.78 MB (1,870,759 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 68% of users of XAV5001 Firmware Upgrade Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netgear.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\XAV5001 Firmware Upgrade Tool\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{42EDB969-3CE5-4E38-843B-A318824A737F}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by XAV5001 Firmware Upgrade Tool

  • Powerline_FW_Upgrade_Tool.exe - Powerline Firmware Upgrade Tool
  • W32N55.dll (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (Rawether NDIS API DLL (x86))
  • LegacyInstall.exe

How do I remove XAV5001 Firmware Upgrade Tool?

Quickly and completely remove XAV5001 Firmware Upgrade Tool from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall XAV5001 Firmware Upgrade Tool 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 XAV5001 Firmware Upgrade Tool, 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 XAV5001 Firmware Upgrade Tool.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 8 34%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.52%
Windows 8 34.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.03%
Windows 7 Professional 24.14%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.34%
Windows 10 Home 6.90%
Windows 10 Pro 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.57%
  Netherlands 8.11%
  United Kingdom 8.11%
  Sweden 5.41%
  Switzerland 2.70%
  Australia 2.70%
  Germany 2.70%
  Italy 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.32%
Hewlett-Packard 21.05%
Medion 15.79%
ASUS 10.53%
Alienware 10.53%
Acer 5.26%
Common models
ECS H67H2-EM 8.33%
ASUS All Series 8.33%
XFX78I XFX nForce 780i 3-... 4.17%
Alienware Aurora-R3 4.17%
Alienware Area 51 4.17%
MSI MS-7681 4.17%


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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