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Should I remove ASUS USB-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,096
United States Rank #19,090
Reach 0.0082%


VersionDistribution 9.26% 11.11% 4.32% 14.20% 27.78% 2.47% 9.88% 20.37% 0.62%

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ASUS USB-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver


ASUS USB-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver is a software program developed by ASUS. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named wlanmgr.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 35.99 MB (37,734,918 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 55% of users of ASUS USB-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\USB-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{68909632-6D1F-4B45-98C2-2D8E55018A81}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 35.99 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS USB-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver

Program executable:wlanmgr.exe
Wireless LAN Control Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\usb-ac56 wlan card utilities\wlanmgr.exe
Additional files:
  • EnumDevLib.dll - EnumDevLib Dynamic Link Library (EnumDevLib DLL)
  • ASUSW32N55.dll (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (Rawether NDIS API DLL (x86))
  • PcaSp60.sys (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - Rawether NDIS 6 SPR Protocol Driver (AMD64)
  • ProtInstall.exe - Sample NDIS Protocol Driver (Sample NDIS Protocol Driver Installer)
  • RtlLib.dll (by Realtek Semiconductor) - RtlLib Dynamic Link Library (RtlLib DLL(IHV)(Two Port)(Win7))
  • W32N55.dll
  • SetupWireless.exe (by ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC) - ASUS Wireless Router (ASUS Wireless Router Utility)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • RtlIhvOid.dll (by Realtek) - IHV OID (IHV OID DLL)
  • IpLib.dll (by Realtek) - IpLib (Realtek IpLib)
  • AddTaskSche.exe
  • WzSet.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WlanMgr.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FF141E5D-C14B-47EA-9B6E-B8882BC8247A}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • WlanMgr.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named USBAC56RWLANMGR.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • WlanMgr.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'USB-AC56 WLAN Control Center' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS\USB-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities\WlanMgr.exe /hide.

How do I remove ASUS USB-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver?

You can uninstall ASUS USB-AC56 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 USB-AC56 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 USB-AC56 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver.

Win 10 64%
Win 7 (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 64.20%
Windows 7 34.57%
Windows Vista 1.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 22.01%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.24%
Windows 10 Pro 14.47%
Windows 8.1 9.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.18%
Windows 7 Professional 6.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.39%
  Germany 5.88%
  Sweden 4.41%
  Netherlands 3.43%
  Singapore 3.43%
  DK 3.43%
  United Kingdom 2.94%
  Austria 2.45%
  Canada 2.45%
  Norway 2.45%
  France 1.47%
  Finland 1.47%
  Australia 1.47%
  Spain 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 27.63%
Dell 18.42%
Hewlett-Packard 15.79%
Acer 11.84%
Lenovo 10.53%
Toshiba 6.58%
Medion 5.26%
Alienware 2.63%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.19%
ASUSTeK CG8350 5.56%
MSI MS-7821 4.63%
MSI MS-7522 1.85%
Gigabyte Z97X-UD3H 1.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite L75-B 1.85%

About ASUS

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


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