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Should I remove ASUS WLAN Card Utilities/Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #20,080
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VersionDistribution 24.84% 5.73% 47.77% 1.27% 9.55% 10.83%

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ASUS WLAN Card Utilities/Driver

What is ASUS WLAN Card Utilities/Driver?

These are the default LAN drivers and utilities for various ASUS models.


ASUS WLAN Card Utilities/Driver is a program developed by ASUS. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is centeragent.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 14.12 MB (14,805,644 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 53% of users of ASUS WLAN Card Utilities/Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.asus.com/Download.aspx?SLanguage=en&m=WLAN&os=30
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\WLAN Card Utilities
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8F722FA9-B994-4C9B-B292-FD32D6206EDF}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 14.12 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS WLAN Card Utilities/Driver

Program executable:centeragent.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\wlan card utilities\centeragent.exe
Additional files:
  • InstDrv.exe - AutoRun Setup Program (AutoRun Setup program)
  • Resume.exe
  • AsAuthen.dll - ASUSNet Dynamic Link Library (ASUSNet DLL)
  • ICSDHCP.dll (by Ralink Technology) - ICSDHCP Dynamic Link Library (ICSDHCP DLL)
  • RaAPAPI.dll (by Ralink Technology) - RaAPAPI Dynamic Link Library (RaAPAPI DLL)
  • ASUSW32N55.dll (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (Rawether NDIS API DLL (x86))
  • Center.exe (by ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC) - Wireless LAN Card Utilities (ASUS Control Center Application)
  • StMonitor.exe (by ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC) - ASUS Site Monitor Application
  • Wireless.exe - ASUS Wireless LAN Card Settings Utility
  • AegisI5.exe - AegisInstall Application (AegisInstall MFC Application)
  • Wizard.exe - ASUS Wireless Card (ASUS Wireless Card Utility)
  • AegisE5.dll (by Meetinghouse Data Communications) - AEGIS Client API (IEEE 802.1X Protocol)
  • UnzDll.dll - BCB/Delphi UnZip (Win32 DLL, UNZIP)
  • Launcher.exe
  • NAUser.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CenterAgent.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A6B182A6-67E2-42F2-A493-1D7F6698D82C}' (runs on registration).
  • ASWLCCSVC.exe runs as a service named 'ASUS Wireless Card Service' (ASWLCCSvc).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • Center.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Control Center' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS\WLAN Card Utilities\Center.exe.
  • CenterAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Control Center' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS\WLAN Card Utilities\CenterAgent.exe.

How do I remove ASUS WLAN Card Utilities/Driver?

Quickly and completely remove ASUS WLAN Card Utilities/Driver from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ASUS 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ASUS WLAN Card Utilities/Driver, 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 WLAN Card Utilities/Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.25%
Windows 10 13.38%
Windows Vista 7.01%
Windows XP 6.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.08%
Windows 7 Professional 12.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.13%
Windows 10 Pro 5.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.55%
  Canada 15.31%
  Germany 4.59%
  United Kingdom 4.59%
  Taiwan 4.08%
  Australia 2.55%
  Malaysia 2.04%
  New Zealand 1.53%
  Italy 1.53%
  Norway 1.02%
  Finland 1.02%
  Russia 1.02%
  Austria 1.02%
  Portugal 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.76%
Hewlett-Packard 16.90%
ASUS 15.49%
Acer 9.86%
American Megatrends 2.82%
Alienware 1.41%
Compaq 1.41%
Lenovo 1.41%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.32%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.13%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.13%
Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 2.13%
ASUSTeK G73Jh 2.13%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3P 2.13%

About ASUS

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


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