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802.11n Wireless PCI Express Card LAN Adapter

What is n Wireless PCI Express Card LAN Adapter?

This software package contains the required software and driver to connect the Ralink device to the PC.

Overview

802.11n Wireless PCI Express Card LAN Adapter is a software program developed by Ralink. 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 31 files and is usually about 63.06 MB (66,122,339 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 65% of users of n Wireless PCI Express Card LAN Adapter come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ralinktech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ralink\RT2860 Wireless LAN Card
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8FC4F1DD-F7FD-4766-804D-3C8FF1D309AF}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 63.06 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by 802.11n Wireless PCI Express Card LAN Adapter

  • RaHPSrv.exe - Ralink HPNB Service
  • RaSwapEx.exe - Ralink RaSwap (RaSwap)
  • RaCRResetSrv.exe
  • ApUI.exe - ApUI Application (Ralink Wireless Access Point Utility)
  • CiscoEapFast.dll (by Cisco Systems) - Cisco EAP-FAST Module
  • CoInstaller.dll
  • CTAAEI.dll
  • devcon.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Setup API
  • devcon64.exe (by Microsoft)
  • DiagFunc.dll - RaLink DiagFunc Library (DiagFunc DLL)
  • difxapi.dll - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • DPInst64.exe - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • ICSDHCP.dll - ICSDHCP Dynamic Link Library (ICSDHCP DLL)
  • RaAPAPI.dll - RaAPAPI Dynamic Link Library (RaAPAPI DLL)
  • RaCertMgr.dll - RaCertMg Dynamic Link Library
  • RaCoInstx.dll
  • RAEXTUI.dll - Ralink UI Extensions DLL
  • RAIHV.dll - Ralink Extensions DLL
  • RaInst64.exe
  • RaIOx64.exe
  • RalinkGina.dll - Ralink Tech RalinkGina (RalinkGina)
  • RaMediaServer.exe
  • RaRegistry.exe - Ralink RalinkRegistryWriter (RalinkRegistryWriter)
  • RaRegistry64.exe
  • RaSwap.exe
  • RaUI.exe - RaUI Application (Ralink Wireless LAN Card Utility)
  • RaWLAPI.dll - RaWLAPI Dynamic Link Library (RaWLAPI DLL)
  • Scutum.dll - Ralink Security DLL for Windows (Scutum DLL)
  • SelectCard.exe - SelectCard Application (Select Wan interface for ICS)
  • setacl.exe (by Helge Klein) - SetACL
  • W32N55.dll (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (Rawether NDIS API DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • RaRegistry64.exe runs as a service named 'Ralink Registry Writer 64' (RalinkRegistryWriter64).
  • RaRegistry.exe runs as a service named 'Ralink Registry Writer' (RalinkRegistryWriter).
  • RaMediaServer.exe runs as a service named 'RaMediaServer' (RaMediaServer) "RaMediaServer. If the service is disabled, UPnP Media Server function will not work.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

RaRegistry.exe
Memory:894 KB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00001427%
0.016088% average
RaRegistry64.exe
Memory:1.35 MB
User CPU:0.00006533%

How do I remove n Wireless PCI Express Card LAN Adapter?

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Or, you can uninstall n Wireless PCI Express Card LAN Adapter 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 802.11n Wireless PCI Express Card LAN Adapter, 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 n Wireless PCI Express Card LAN Adapter.

OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 64%
Win XP 9%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 63.64%
Windows 7 27.27%
Windows XP 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 63.64%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.09%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.00%
  Canada 10.00%
  France 10.00%
  United Kingdom 5.00%
  Netherlands 5.00%
  TT 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 81.82%
Lenovo 9.09%
American Megatrends 9.09%
Common models
HP-Pavilion KQ497AA-ABA m... 18.18%
LENOVO 7269A33 9.09%
HP-Pavilion WE184AA-ABF H... 9.09%
HP-Pavilion NF416AA-ABF m... 9.09%
HP-Pavilion KZ854AV-ABA m... 9.09%
HP-Pavilion KQ497AAR-ABA ... 9.09%

About Ralink

Ralink is a Wi-Fi chipset manufacturer mainly known for their WLAN chipsets that are used in various consumer routers made by Gigabyte Technology, D-Link, Linksys, Asus and Belkin, as well as Wi-Fi adaptors for PCI Express interfaces.
Publisher URL: www.ralinktech.com

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