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Should I remove XAV5101 Firmware Upgrade Tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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XAV5101 Firmware Upgrade Tool

What is XAV5101 Firmware Upgrade Tool?

The XAV5101 Firmware Upgrade Tool provides the latest firmware for the NETGEAR device.


XAV5101 Firmware Upgrade Tool is a program developed by NETGEAR. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.95 MB (2,044,143 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 91% of users of XAV5101 Firmware Upgrade Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.NETGEARPowerline.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\XAV5101 Firmware Upgrade Tool\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{743061FE-37F6-4DBA-848F-FA0CB372BB2D}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by XAV5101 Firmware Upgrade Tool

  • Powerline_FW_Upgrade_Tool.exe - Powerline Firmware Upgrade Tool
  • Kill process.exe - NETGEAR Powerline Utility (Killprocess)
  • PcaSp50.sys (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (PCAUSA NDIS 5.0 SPR Protocol Driver)
  • W32N55.dll (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - Rawether NDIS API DLL (x86)
  • LegacyInstall.exe

How do I remove XAV5101 Firmware Upgrade Tool?

Quickly and completely remove XAV5101 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 XAV5101 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 XAV5101 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 XAV5101 Firmware Upgrade Tool.

Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win 8 13%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.50%
Windows 8 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 37.50%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.91%
  Australia 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Samsung 25.00%
Alienware 25.00%
Common models
Samsung QX311/QX411/QX412... 25.00%
Dell Studio XPS 435T 25.00%
Dell OptiPlex 755 25.00%
Alienware Aurora-R4 25.00%


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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