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Should I remove Atheros WLAN Client Installation Program?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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United States Rank #12,640
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 147.71 days
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Average installed length: 218.23 days


9.0 43.34%
7.0 56.66%

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Atheros WLAN Client Installation Program

What is Atheros WLAN Client Installation Program?

This software provides the Atheros 802.11 a/b/g/n Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Driver for supported desktop models that are running a supported operating system.


The most used version is 7.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.atheros.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Atheros
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{28006915-2739-4EBE-B5E8-49B25D32EB33}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove Atheros WLAN Client Installation Program?

You can uninstall Atheros WLAN Client Installation Program 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 Atheros WLAN Client Installation Program, 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 Atheros WLAN Client Installation Program.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.87%
Windows 10 10.34%
Windows XP 0.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.62%
Windows 7 Professional 9.97%
Windows 7 Home Basic 7.68%
Windows 10 Home 5.58%
Windows 7 Starter 1.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.89%
  India 7.42%
  United Kingdom 6.87%
  Germany 5.95%
  Poland 4.03%
  France 3.48%
  Japan 2.84%
  Brazil 2.66%
  Netherlands 2.66%
  Iran 2.47%
  Russia 2.11%
  Czech Republic 1.92%
  Italy 1.65%
  Malaysia 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 89.19%
Acer 3.88%
Hewlett-Packard 2.83%
Dell 2.41%
ASUS 1.15%
Samsung 0.21%
Intel 0.10%
Common models
LENOVO Lenovo G580 12.65%
LENOVO 20150 11.01%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z580 10.39%
LENOVO 20157 6.38%
LENOVO Lenovo G780 5.97%
LENOVO IdeaCentre B320 4.63%

About Atheros Communications

Qualcomm Atheros is a developer of semiconductors for network communications, focusing primarily on wireless. The Atheros chipsets for the IEEE 802.
Publisher URL: www.qca.qualcomm.com


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