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Should I remove Belkin 54Mbps Wireless Network Adapter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,670
United States Rank #7,880
Reach 0.0382%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.37 days
453.40 days >
Average installed length: 238.23 days


3.00.07 53.72%
1.00.01 46.28%

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Belkin 54Mbps Wireless Network Adapter

What is Belkin 54Mbps Wireless Network Adapter?  (from Belkin International)

The Belkin USB Network Adapter easily connects your USB-equipped desktop or notebook computer to your wireless network for Internet and file sharing. Desktop users can now join the network with the ease of USB plug-in. Laptop users can enjoy the benefits of staying mobile while connected to the Internet. It can be used...  Read more


Belkin 54Mbps Wireless Network Adapter is a program developed by Belkin International. The most used version is 3.00.07, 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. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is Dskprobe.exe. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 2.06 MB (2,162,227 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 55% of users of Belkin 54Mbps Wireless Network Adapter come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.belkin.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Belkin\F5D7050v3
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F3759A9F-7AFA-4FB4-8DF1-53F26B979DEE}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.06 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Belkin 54Mbps Wireless Network Adapter

Program executable:Dskprobe.exe
Additional files:
  • Belkinwcui.exe - Belkin Wireless Client Utility
  • brdcm2k.dll - brdcm2k Dynamic Link Library
  • F5D_IsRes.dll (by InstallShield Software) - InstallShield (R) (InstallShield (R) Dialog Resources)
  • dbgprint.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Belkinwcui.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'F5D7050v3' which loads as C:\Program Files\Belkin\F5D7050v3\Belkinwcui.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Belkinwcui.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Belkin\F5D7050v3\Belkinwcui.exe'.

How do I remove Belkin 54Mbps Wireless Network Adapter?

You can uninstall Belkin 54Mbps Wireless Network Adapter 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 Belkin 54Mbps Wireless Network Adapter, 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 Belkin 54Mbps Wireless Network Adapter.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista 0%
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 63.96%
Windows Vista 16.36%
Windows 10 11.70%
Windows XP 7.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.89%
Windows 7 Professional 11.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.92%
Windows 10 Home 3.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.82%
  United Kingdom 18.45%
  Germany 7.05%
  France 4.35%
  Spain 2.69%
  Australia 1.87%
  Italy 1.87%
  Canada 1.76%
  Greece 1.04%
  Netherlands 0.83%
  Sweden 0.62%
  Austria 0.62%
  Belgium 0.52%
  Singapore 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.62%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Acer 17.58%
ASUS 6.32%
Intel 3.30%
Sahara 1.92%
American Megatrends 1.65%
Gateway 1.37%
Common models
Acer Aspire X3812 2.30%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.30%
Dell Inspiron 546 2.30%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.84%
Dell Inspiron 537 1.84%
Dell Inspiron 620 1.84%

About Belkin International

Belkin is a manufacturer of consumer electronics that specializes in connectivity devices and sells in both the consumer and the commercial market, with various product lines including routers, mobile computing accessories, hubs, cables, KVM switches and other peripherals.
Publisher URL: www.belkin.com


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