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Should I remove ASUS RT-AC66R Wireless Router Utilities?

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6% remove it94% keep it
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United States Rank #15,860
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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ASUS RT-AC66R Wireless Router Utilities

What is ASUS RT-AC66R Wireless Router Utilities?  (from ASUS)

The ASUS RT-AC66R is a 5th gen dual-band Wi-Fi router, and the launch platform for the new ASUS AiCloud service. Its speed reaches 1.75Gbps, currently the fastest available, utilizing the Broadcom 802.11ac Wi-Fi controller and working in 2.4GHz and 5GHz. The 5GHz band supports up to 1.3Gbps, exceeding current Gigabit w...  Read more


ASUS RT-AC66R Wireless Router Utilities is a software program developed by ASUS. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named qiswizard.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 24.72 MB (25,924,679 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 98% of users of ASUS RT-AC66R Wireless Router Utilities come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-AC66R Wireless Router Utilities
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{748179C2-E53B-4835-8F1A-5B46C8A6DD47}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 24.72 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS RT-AC66R Wireless Router Utilities

Program executable:qiswizard.exe
Name:ASUS Wireless Router
ASUS Router Wizard Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\rt-ac66r wireless router utilities\qiswizard.exe
Additional files:
  • Discovery.exe (by ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC) - Wireless AP/Gateway/Router Utilities (ASUS Device Discovery Application)
  • 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
  • Rescue.exe (by ASUSTek COMPUTER INC) - Wireless Utilities (ASUS Firmware Restoration Application)
  • asusfwctrl.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Rescue.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programfiler\ASUS\RT-AC66U Wireless Router Utilities\Rescue.exe'.
  • Discovery.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programfiler\ASUS\RT-AC66U Wireless Router Utilities\Discovery.exe'.
  • QISWizard.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-AC66R Wireless Router Utilities\QISWizard.exe'.

How do I remove ASUS RT-AC66R Wireless Router Utilities?

You can uninstall ASUS RT-AC66R Wireless Router Utilities 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 RT-AC66R Wireless Router Utilities, 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 RT-AC66R Wireless Router Utilities.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.58%
Windows 10 31.25%
Windows Vista 3.13%
Windows XP 1.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.74%
Windows 7 Professional 14.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.74%
Windows 10 Home 8.42%
Windows 8.1 6.32%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.56%
  Canada 0.61%
  Netherlands 0.61%
  Philippines 0.61%
  Venezuela 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.81%
Dell 17.19%
ASUS 10.94%
Acer 9.38%
Lenovo 6.25%
Intel 4.69%
Alienware 3.13%
Gateway 3.13%
Apple 1.56%
American Megatrends 1.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.48%
Gigabyte Z87-D3HP 2.74%
Micro-Star MS-7577 2.74%
ASUSTeK CM1730/CM1830 2.74%
ASUS All Series 2.74%
Sony VGN-FW560F 1.37%

About ASUS

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


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