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Should I remove ASUS RT-N12 Wireless Router Utilities?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #23,689
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VersionDistribution 57.89% 38.60% 3.51%

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ASUS RT-N12 Wireless Router Utilities

What is ASUS RT-N12 Wireless Router Utilities?  (from ASUS)

The ASUS' newly designed EZ Switch provides three operation mode, user can change it more easily, only ONE-TOUCH. SuperSpeedN up to 300Mbps data rate, suitable for seamless multimedia stream. Simply connect any Internet device to wireless router and QIS wizard will guide user to quickly link to Internet.


ASUS RT-N12 Wireless Router Utilities is a program developed by ASUS. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is qiswizard.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 5.4 MB (5,657,517 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 52% of users of ASUS RT-N12 Wireless Router Utilities come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N12 Wireless Router Utilities
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{994796AD-3405-41EC-B024-5E4BCB0FD791}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 5.4 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS RT-N12 Wireless Router Utilities

Program executable:qiswizard.exe
Name:ASUS Wireless Router
ASUS Router Wizard Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\rt-n12 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))
  • EZSetup.exe (by ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC) - ASUS Wireless Router (ASUS Wireless Router Utility)
  • Rescue.exe (by ASUSTek COMPUTER INC) - Wireless Utilities (ASUS Firmware Restoration Application)
  • ProfileMgr.exe
  • SetupWireless.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Rescue.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\DSL-N10 Wireless ADSL Router Utilities\Rescue.exe'.
  • Discovery.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\ASUS\Wireless Router\Device Discovery\Discovery.exe'.
  • QISWizard.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N12 Wireless Router Utilities\QISWizard.exe'.

How do I remove ASUS RT-N12 Wireless Router Utilities?

You can uninstall ASUS RT-N12 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-N12 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-N12 Wireless Router Utilities.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.42%
Windows 10 21.93%
Windows XP 7.02%
Windows Vista 2.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.04%
Windows 7 Professional 12.28%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.02%
Windows 8.1 6.14%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.75%
  Canada 8.39%
  Taiwan 5.59%
  Australia 3.50%
  Russia 3.50%
  Sweden 3.50%
  Finland 2.80%
  DK 2.10%
  Hungary 2.10%
  Hong Kong 1.40%
  Singapore 1.40%
  Norway 1.40%
  Romania 1.40%
  Malaysia 1.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.08%
ASUS 20.51%
Dell 17.95%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Toshiba 5.13%
Lenovo 2.56%
MSI 2.56%
Alienware 1.28%
American Megatrends 1.28%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 560 2.27%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.27%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.27%
Gateway DX4831 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite M500 1.14%

About ASUS

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


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