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Should I remove ASUS PCE-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #23,597
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VersionDistribution 3.85% 70.51% 25.64%

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ASUS PCE-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver


ASUS PCE-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver is a software program developed by ASUS. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The primary executable is named wlanmgr.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 147.72 MB (154,900,027 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of ASUS PCE-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\PCE-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FD792656-6D10-4876-AB24-A845232B7527}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 147.72 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS PCE-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver

Program executable:wlanmgr.exe
Wireless LAN Control Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\pce-ac56 wlan card utilities\wlanmgr.exe
Additional files:
  • ASUSW32N55.dll (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (Rawether NDIS API DLL (x86))
  • ProtInstall.exe (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - Sample NDIS Protocol Driver (Sample NDIS Protocol Driver Installer)
  • W32N55.dll
  • SettingWireless.exe (by ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC) - ASUS Wireless Router (ASUS Wireless Router Utility)
  • SetTool.exe - PCE-AC56
  • AddTaskSche.exe
  • brcm_wlu.dll
  • wl.exe
  • WzSet.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • WlanMgr.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PCEAC56WLANMGR.

How do I remove ASUS PCE-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver?

You can uninstall ASUS PCE-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities/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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ASUS PCE-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 ASUS PCE-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver.

Win 10 55%
Win XP 1%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.13%
Windows 7 41.03%
Windows Vista 2.56%
Windows XP 1.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 26.92%
Windows 10 Home 23.08%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.82%
Windows 7 Professional 11.54%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.27%
  Italy 7.27%
  France 5.45%
  Germany 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  Australia 1.82%
  Sweden 1.82%
  Hong Kong 0.91%
  UA 0.91%
  Norway 0.91%
  Switzerland 0.91%
  Austria 0.91%
  New Zealand 0.91%
  Spain 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.74%
Dell 17.39%
Acer 13.04%
Hewlett-Packard 8.70%
Gateway 4.35%
Samsung 4.35%
Intel 4.35%
Alienware 4.35%
Common models
ASUS All Series 28.26%
Dell XPS 8700 4.35%
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 7 4.35%
MSI MS-7885 4.35%
MSI MS-7922 4.35%
Samsung RF510/RF410/RF710... 2.17%

About ASUS

ASUSTeK Computer, also often called ASUS is a computer hardware & electronics company.
Publisher URL: www.asus.com


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