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Azurewave Wireless LAN

What is Azurewave Wireless LAN?

This software package contains the required software and driver to connect the Azurewave Wireless LAN device to the PC.


Azurewave Wireless LAN is a software program developed by Ralink. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 1.92 MB (2,011,096 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows XP. While about 41% of users of Azurewave Wireless LAN come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.azurewave.com/wireless_module_1.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\RALINK\RT2860 Wireless LAN Card
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8FC4F1DD-F7FD-4766-804D-3C8FF1D309AF}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.92 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Azurewave Wireless LAN

  • CoInstaller.dll
  • difxapi.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • RaCoInst.dll - Ralink CoInstaller Dynamic Link Library
  • RaInst.exe
  • RaInst64.exe
  • RaIOx64.exe
  • setacl.exe (by Helge Klein) - SetACL

How do I remove Azurewave Wireless LAN?

You can uninstall Azurewave Wireless LAN 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 Azurewave Wireless LAN, 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 Azurewave Wireless LAN.

Win Vista (SP2) 44%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 47.64%
Windows XP 37.34%
Windows 7 12.88%
Windows 10 2.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 45.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 36.80%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.76%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.73%
Windows 10 Home 1.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.28% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 41.28%
  United States 7.66%
  Netherlands 5.11%
  Belgium 4.68%
  United Kingdom 4.68%
  France 4.26%
  Australia 3.40%
  Italy 3.40%
  Spain 2.98%
  Austria 2.55%
  Portugal 2.55%
  Czech Republic 1.70%
  Japan 1.28%
  Romania 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 61.24%
American Megatrends 35.89%
Dell 2.87%
Common models
MEDION P6613 22.47%
ASUSTeK 1000H 18.94%
Medion P7610 7.49%
MEDION E5214 7.05%
ASUSTeK 901 5.73%
ASUSTeK 1000HE 4.85%

About Ralink

Ralink is a Wi-Fi chipset manufacturer mainly known for their WLAN chipsets that are used in various consumer routers made by Gigabyte Technology, D-Link, Linksys, Asus and Belkin, as well as Wi-Fi adaptors for PCI Express interfaces.
Publisher URL: www.ralinktech.com


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