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Should I remove ASUS PCE-AC66 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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Global Rank #32,546
United States Rank #29,017
Reach 0.0040%


VersionDistribution 32.91% 30.38% 36.71%

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ASUS PCE-AC66 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver

What is ASUS PCE-AC66 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver?  (from ASUS)

5th generation 802.11ac chipset gives you dual-band 2.4GHz/5GHz for up to super-fast 1.30Gbps. The ASUS PCE-AC66 is a new 802.11ac Wi-Fi PCI Express adapter which upgrades your desktop from tangle-some Ethernet cables to carefree industry-leading 802.11ac at up to 1.3Gbps. Plus, the stylish external magnetized antenn...  Read more


ASUS PCE-AC66 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver is a program developed by ASUS. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is wlanmgr.exe. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 91.94 MB (96,405,805 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 53% of users of ASUS PCE-AC66 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Norway and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com/Networking/PCEAC66
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\PCE-AC66 WLAN Card Utilities
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{68209E06-26F0-4C69-AAEA-044605307CAC}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 91.94 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS PCE-AC66 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver

Program executable:wlanmgr.exe
Wireless LAN Control Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\pce-ac66 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
  • brcm_wlu.dll
  • SetPower.exe
  • wl.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • WlanMgr.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PCEAC66WLANMGR.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • WlanMgr.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PCE-AC66 WLAN Control Center' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS\PCE-AC66 WLAN Card Utilities\WlanMgr.exe /hide.

How do I remove ASUS PCE-AC66 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver?

You can uninstall ASUS PCE-AC66 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-AC66 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-AC66 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver.

Win 10 58%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 58.23%
Windows 7 41.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.92%
Windows 7 Professional 8.86%
Windows 8.1 8.86%
Windows 10 Pro 6.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.69%
  Norway 9.68%
  Australia 9.68%
  Germany 6.45%
  Singapore 4.30%
  France 3.23%
  Canada 3.23%
  Russia 2.15%
  Sweden 2.15%
  Spain 2.15%
  Switzerland 1.08%
  China 1.08%
  Italy 1.08%
  United Kingdom 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 18.18%
ASUS 13.64%
Lenovo 13.64%
Dell 9.09%
Alienware 9.09%
American Megatrends 4.55%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.33%
LENOVO IdeaCentre K330 6.67%
MSI MS-7816 6.67%
MSI MS-7821 3.33%
MSI MS-7758 3.33%
MSI MS-7681 3.33%

About ASUS

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


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