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Should I remove AirPlus XtremeG DWL-G520?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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AirPlus XtremeG DWL-G520

What is AirPlus XtremeG DWL-G520?

The software includes the driver as well as a configuration utility to discover available wireless networks and create and save detailed connectivity profiles for those networks most often accessed.

About  (from D-Link)

The D-Link AirPlus Xtreme G DWL-G520 PCI Adapter is a wireless PCI adapter featuring the very latest in advanced wireless silicon chip technology to deliver incredibly fast data transfer in the 2.4 GHz frequency. The DWL-G520 also works with 802.11b standard wireless devices and when used with other D-Link AirPlus Xtre...  Read more


Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 925.55 KB (947,763 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\D-Link\AirPlus XtremeG DWL-G520
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{EE3A1D30-B97D-4EC0-BA65-EEE4131ECA9A}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x000a -removeonly
Estimated size: 925.55 KB
Language: Spanish

Program filesFiles installed by AirPlus XtremeG DWL-G520

  • AirPlusCFG.exe - Wireless LAN Monitor (D-Link Wireless LAN Monitor)
  • WLanMon.dll
  • NewWizard.dll - NewWizard Application (NewWizard MFC Application)
  • DeviceInst.exe - DevInst Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DeviceInst.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F43661CC-F7D9-408F-9AD3-B31AD2EF55BB}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AirPlusCFG.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'D-Link AirPlus XtremeG DWL-G520' which loads as C:\Program Files\D-Link\AirPlus XtremeG DWL-G520\AirPlusCFG.exe.

How do I remove AirPlus XtremeG DWL-G520?

You can uninstall AirPlus XtremeG DWL-G520 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 AirPlus XtremeG DWL-G520, 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 AirPlus XtremeG DWL-G520.

Win 7 (SP1) 39%
Win XP 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.94%
Windows XP 32.65%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Windows 10 6.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 31.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.58%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 10.42%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.33%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.21%
  France 12.50%
  Italy 7.14%
  Brazil 5.36%
  Venezuela 5.36%
  Poland 5.36%
  Australia 3.57%
  Sweden 3.57%
  Mexico 3.57%
  Argentina 3.57%
  Germany 3.57%
  Canada 3.57%
  LY 1.79%
  Ecuador 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.62%
Acer 16.22%
Intel 10.81%
ASUS 10.81%
Sahara 5.41%
Hewlett-Packard 5.41%
Samsung 2.70%
Lenovo 2.70%
Compaq 2.70%
Common models
langchao 12345 8.33%
MSI MS-7850 2.78%
MSI MS-7798 2.78%
MSI MS-7589 2.78%
Micro-Star MS-7514 2.78%
MEDIONPC MS-7046 2.78%

About D-Link

D-Link is a network adapter vendor and a designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking solutions.
Publisher URL: www.dlink.com


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