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Should I remove Cisco Linksys AE6000 Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,734
United States Rank #9,965
Reach 0.0173%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.64 days
284.30 days >
Average installed length: 149.38 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Cisco Linksys AE6000 Driver

What is Cisco Linksys AE6000 Driver?  (from Cisco Systems)

The Wireless Mini USB Adapter AC580 Dual Band, AE6000 is equipped with the latest standard in wireless networking technology which is the 802.11ac. The AE6000 adapter adds or upgrades wireless connectivity to your Windows-based computers.


Cisco Linksys AE6000 Driver is a software program developed by Cisco Systems. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named wps_mon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 8.08 MB (8,471,623 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 77% of users of Cisco Linksys AE6000 Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and DK.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Linksys.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Linksys AE6000
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{02221266-B345-4544-A5C3-A995520E774D}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0413 -removeonly
Estimated size: 8.08 MB
Language: Dutch (Netherlands)

Program filesFiles installed by Cisco Linksys AE6000 Driver

Program executable:wps_mon.exe
Linksys Software
Path:C:\Program Files\linksys ae6000\wps_mon.exe
Additional files:
  • driverinstall.exe - AE3000,AE6000 (Linksys Software)
  • RmDevice.exe
  • ICSDHCP.dll (by Ralink Technology) - ICSDHCP Dynamic Link Library (ICSDHCP DLL)
  • RaWLAPI.dll - RaWLAPI Dynamic Link Library (RaWLAPI DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • WPS_Mon.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Logon_Trigger_WPS_Mon_Task.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • WPS_Mon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LinksysWpsMon' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Linksys AE6000\WPS_Mon.exe".

How do I remove Cisco Linksys AE6000 Driver?

Quickly and completely remove Cisco Linksys AE6000 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 Cisco Linksys AE6000 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 Cisco Linksys AE6000 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 Cisco Linksys AE6000 Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.79%
Windows 8 34.16%
Windows Vista 7.00%
Windows XP 2.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.57%
Windows 8.1 15.23%
Windows 7 Professional 12.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.82%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.66%
  Canada 11.24%
  DK 1.73%
  Netherlands 1.44%
  Germany 1.15%
  Norway 1.15%
  France 0.86%
  United Kingdom 0.86%
  United Arab Emirates 0.58%
  Belgium 0.58%
  Sweden 0.58%
  Australia 0.29%
  Czech Republic 0.29%
  Finland 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.14%
Dell 21.43%
Acer 15.00%
ASUS 7.86%
Toshiba 3.57%
Alienware 2.86%
Samsung 2.14%
Intel 1.43%
Lenovo 1.43%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.04%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.32%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.88%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.88%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.16%
Gateway SX2110G 2.16%

About Cisco Systems

Cisco designs, manufactures, & sells networking equipment whose portfolio of products & services is focused on market segments, Enterprise & Service Provider, Small Business & the Home.
Publisher URL: www.cisco.com


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