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Should I remove ASUS PCE-N53 WLAN Card Utilities & Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,927
United States Rank #15,715
Reach 0.0110%


VersionDistribution 9.22% 14.75% 39.17% 36.87%

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ASUS PCE-N53 WLAN Card Utilities & Driver

What is ASUS PCE-N53 WLAN Card Utilities & Driver?  (from ASUS)

The ASUS PCE-N53 Wireless-N PCI Express Adapter provides superior Wi-Fi performance for server backbone and switching infrastructure applications, as well as mainstream desktops and notebooks. Using the convenience of a standard PCI Express connector, it delivers wide compatibility, fitting any x1, x2, x8, or x16 slot....  Read more


ASUS PCE-N53 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. 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 software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 85.06 MB (89,192,117 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 58% of users of ASUS PCE-N53 WLAN Card Utilities & Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Norway.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\PCE-N53 WLAN Card Utilities
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8FC4F1DD-F7FD-4766-804D-3C8FF1D309AF}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0015 -removeonly
Estimated size: 85.06 MB
Language: Polish

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS PCE-N53 WLAN Card Utilities & Driver

  • CiscoEapFast.dll (by Cisco Systems) - Cisco EAP-FAST Module
  • DiagFunc.dll - RaLink DiagFunc Library (DiagFunc DLL)
  • ICSDHCP.dll (by Ralink Technology) - ICSDHCP Dynamic Link Library (ICSDHCP DLL)
  • RaAPAPI.dll (by Ralink Technology) - RaAPAPI Dynamic Link Library (RaAPAPI DLL)
  • RaCertMgr.dll - RaCertMg Dynamic Link Library
  • RAEXTUI.dll - Ralink UI Extensions DLL
  • RAIHV.dll - Ralink Extensions DLL
  • RaIOx64.exe
  • RaWLAPI.dll - RaWLAPI Dynamic Link Library (RaWLAPI DLL)
  • ASUSSender.exe
  • ASUSService.exe
  • devcon.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Setup API
  • RaRegistry.exe - Ralink RalinkRegistryWriter (RalinkRegistryWriter)
  • RaRegistry64.exe
  • RaSwap.exe
  • RaSwapEx.exe (by Ralink) - Ralink RaSwap (RaSwap)
  • RaUI.exe (by ASUSTeK Computer)
  • SelectCard.exe - SelectCard Application (Select Wan interface for ICS)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • RaRegistry.exe runs as a service named 'Ralink Registry Writer' (RalinkRegistryWriter).
  • ASUSService.exe runs as a service named 'ASUSWireless' (ASUSWireless).
  • RaRegistry64.exe runs as a service named 'RalinkRegistryWriter64' (RalinkRegistryWriter64).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1004 KB
21.09 MB average
User CPU:0.00000224%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,981
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:1.51 MB
Total CPU:0.0000026807%
Kernel CPU:0.00000190%
User CPU:0.00000078%
CPU cycles/sec:289
Memory:1.3 MB
Total CPU:0.0000032738%
Kernel CPU:0.00000164%
User CPU:0.00000164%
CPU cycles/sec:102
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove ASUS PCE-N53 WLAN Card Utilities & Driver?

You can uninstall ASUS PCE-N53 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-N53 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-N53 WLAN Card Utilities & Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.34%
Windows 10 41.74%
Windows Vista 0.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.51%
Windows 7 Professional 13.36%
Windows 8.1 11.06%
Windows 10 Home 10.14%
Windows 10 Pro 5.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.65%
  Canada 8.90%
  Norway 8.19%
  Sweden 4.27%
  United Kingdom 3.56%
  Finland 2.85%
  Australia 2.85%
  Switzerland 2.14%
  DK 2.14%
  France 1.42%
  Belgium 1.07%
  New Zealand 0.71%
  Netherlands 0.71%
  Germany 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 29.82%
Hewlett-Packard 26.32%
Acer 21.05%
Dell 8.77%
Alienware 1.75%
Lenovo 1.75%
Common models
ASUS All Series 19.33%
MSI MS-7821 5.04%
MSI MS-7816 4.20%
MSI MS-7693 3.36%
MSI MS-7798 3.36%
MSI MS-7917 2.52%

About ASUS

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


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