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Should I remove ASUS RT-N16 Wireless Router Utilities?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,093
United States Rank #21,696
Reach 0.0060%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.87 days
507.18 days >
Average installed length: 266.48 days


VersionDistribution 25.64% 1.71% 47.86% 12.82% 0.85% 6.84% 4.27%

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ASUS RT-N16 Wireless Router Utilities

What is ASUS RT-N16 Wireless Router Utilities?  (from ASUS)

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ASUS RT-N16 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 wizard.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 31.74 MB (33,282,437 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 RT-N16 Wireless Router Utilities come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N16 Wireless Router Utilities
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2BF4582C-9BBF-4B55-AB3A-C2375278B13E}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 31.74 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS RT-N16 Wireless Router Utilities

Program executable:wizard.exe
Name:ASUS Wireless Router
ASUS Wireless Router Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\rt-n16 wireless router utilities\wizard.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)
  • Rescue.exe (by ASUSTek COMPUTER INC) - Wireless Utilities (ASUS Firmware Restoration Application)
  • Download.exe (by ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC) - Download Master (ASUS Download Master Utility)
  • UNZDLL.dll - Delphi Zip (UnzDLL)
  • ZipDLL.dll - ZipDLL
  • IEMenu.exe - IEMenu Utility
  • ProfileMgr.exe
  • UrlCtrl.dll - UrlCtrl DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Rescue.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\Wireless Router\Firmware Restoration\Rescue.exe'.
  • Discovery.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\ASUS\Wireless Router\Device Discovery\Discovery.exe'.
  • Download.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N16 Wireless Router Utilities\Download.exe'.

How do I remove ASUS RT-N16 Wireless Router Utilities?

Quickly and completely remove ASUS RT-N16 Wireless Router Utilities from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ASUS RT-N16 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ASUS RT-N16 Wireless Router Utilities, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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-N16 Wireless Router Utilities.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.21%
Windows 10 12.82%
Windows Vista 6.84%
Windows XP 5.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.21%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.64%
Windows 7 Professional 18.80%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.13%
Windows 8.1 3.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.89%
  Taiwan 9.87%
  Canada 5.92%
  Russia 3.95%
  Australia 2.63%
  Romania 2.63%
  Thailand 1.97%
  Sweden 1.97%
  Czech Republic 1.97%
  Hong Kong 1.32%
  Norway 1.32%
  Germany 1.32%
  Slovakia 1.32%
  UA 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.98%
Acer 15.87%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Toshiba 7.94%
Intel 6.35%
ASUS 4.76%
Lenovo 3.17%
American Megatrends 3.17%
Sony 3.17%
Samsung 1.59%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L675 2.78%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.78%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.78%
LENOVO 80LY 1.39%
LENOVO 20138 1.39%
Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-US2H 1.39%

About ASUS

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


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