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Should I remove ASUS RT-N66U Wireless Router Utilities?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,434
United States Rank #8,807
Reach 0.0257%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 134.02 days
383.25 days >
Average installed length: 201.37 days


VersionDistribution 25.69% 13.44% 60.87%

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ASUS RT-N66U Wireless Router Utilities

What is ASUS RT-N66U Wireless Router Utilities?  (from ASUS)

The ASUS RT-N66U dual-band wireless-N900 gigabit router delivers incredible performance and coverage range. With new ASUSWRT UI, quickly setup your network, customize user access, and monitor signal strength. Following the award-winning RT-N56U, the RT-N66U increases Wi-Fi speed for both 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz transmissio...  Read more


ASUS RT-N66U Wireless Router Utilities is a software program developed by ASUS. The most common release 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 primary executable is named qiswizard.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 12.2 MB (12,796,955 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 65% of users of ASUS RT-N66U Wireless Router Utilities come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N66U Wireless Router Utilities
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{88CA8932-7987-4D7A-BEE3-227BDB3CA888}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x000e -removeonly
Estimated size: 12.2 MB
Language: Hungarian

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS RT-N66U Wireless Router Utilities

Program executable:qiswizard.exe
Name:ASUS Wireless Router
ASUS Router Wizard Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\rt-n66u 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:\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'.
  • QISWizard.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\RT-N56U Wireless Router Utilities\QISWizard.exe'.

How do I remove ASUS RT-N66U Wireless Router Utilities?

You can uninstall ASUS RT-N66U 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-N66U 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-N66U Wireless Router Utilities.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.67%
Windows 10 34.58%
Windows Vista 3.16%
Windows XP 1.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.31%
Windows 7 Professional 10.54%
Windows 10 Home 9.15%
Windows 8.1 6.96%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.31%
  Canada 7.00%
  Sweden 4.66%
  United Kingdom 3.79%
  Norway 3.06%
  Germany 2.33%
  Netherlands 2.04%
  Belgium 1.17%
  Russia 1.02%
  Italy 0.87%
  Singapore 0.58%
  France 0.58%
  Spain 0.58%
  DK 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.59%
Dell 19.92%
ASUS 16.09%
Acer 10.34%
Lenovo 3.83%
Toshiba 3.07%
MSI 2.30%
Intel 2.30%
Samsung 2.30%
American Megatrends 1.53%
Alienware 0.77%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.95%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.55%
Dell XPS 8300 3.98%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.84%
ASUSTeK K53E 2.27%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.27%

About ASUS

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


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