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Should I remove Realtek Ethernet Controller All-In-One Windows Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #603
United States Rank #689
Reach 1.2953%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.80 days
259.58 days >
Average installed length: 136.39 days

Versions

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8.37.1119.2014 0.02%
8.35.716.2014 0.91%
8.32.508.2014 1.56%
8.28.307.2014 0.04%
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8.24.1218.2013 11.07%
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8.2.612.2012 5.70%
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7.50.1123.2011 4.98%
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5.792.1208.2011 0.02%
5.780.1228.2010 0.01%
60 versions

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Realtek Ethernet Controller All-In-One Windows Driver

What is Realtek Ethernet Controller All-In-One Windows Driver?

The Realtek Ethernet All-In-One Controller Driver is the software driver for the Realtek Ethernet cards. It is a program used to communicate from the Windows PC OS to the device. This software is required in most cases for the hardware device to function properly. In most cases, drivers come with Windows or can be found by going to Windows Update in Control Panel and checking for updates as well as downloaded from the Realtek support website.

Overview

The most common release is 7.58.411.2012, with over 80% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named RtNicprop64.DLL. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 1.98 MB (2,078,280 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Realtek.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek\Realtek Windows NIC Driver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F7E7F0CB-AA41-4D5A-B6F2-8E6738EB063F}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.98 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Realtek Ethernet Controller All-In-One Windows Driver

Program module:RtNicprop64.DLL
Name:RTNicProp
About Page
Path:C:\Program Files\Realtek\Realtek Windows NIC Driver\WIN7\NDIS6\RtNicprop64.DLL
MD5:d500488d4d61b8015057e0ad42a2239f
Additional files:
  • RTIoLib32.dll - RTIoLib Dynamic Link Library
  • RTIoLib64.dll
  • RTINSTALLER32.EXE - RTInstaller Application
  • RTINSTALLER64.EXE
  • RTNUNINST32.DLL - RTNUninst
  • RTNUNINST64.DLL
  • RtNicprop32.DLL - RTK Property Page
  • RtNicprop64.DLL - RTNicProp (About Page)
  • rtkio64.sys (by Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider) - Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK driver (Realtek IODriver)
  • rtkio86.sys (by Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider)
  • setup.exe - Setup

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RTINSTALLER32.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{4EFD3515-C5DD-45E6-9398-FF7D219A2DDC}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Realtek Ethernet Controller All-In-One Windows Driver?

Quickly and completely remove Realtek Ethernet Controller All-In-One Windows Driver from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller All-In-One Windows Driver 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 Realtek Ethernet Controller All-In-One Windows Driver, 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 Realtek Ethernet Controller All-In-One Windows Driver.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#603

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.40%
Windows 8 33.82%
Windows XP 1.44%
Windows Vista 0.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 27.99%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.26%
Windows 8.1 20.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.40%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.70%
Windows 8.1 Connected 2.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.52%
  United Kingdom 3.93%
  Italy 3.74%
  India 3.73%
  France 2.60%
  Canada 2.19%
  Brazil 2.06%
  Germany 1.92%
  Czech Republic 1.56%
  Netherlands 1.41%
  Australia 1.34%
  Egypt 1.17%
  Sweden 1.15%
  Iran 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 62.55%
Dell 26.19%
Lenovo 8.09%
Acer 1.92%
GIGABYTE 0.51%
Alienware 0.39%
ASUS 0.35%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 18.59%
HP ProBook 4530s 9.43%
HP ProBook 4540s 7.06%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 3.90%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.81%
HP ProBook 4520s 3.07%

About Realtek Semiconductor

Realtek manufactures a wide variety of products that can be broadly categorized into two subdivisions: Communications Network ICs, and Computer Peripheral and Multimedia ICs.
Publisher URL: www.realtek.com

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