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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 #16,652
United States Rank #10,265
Reach 0.0153%
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 10. While about 79% of users of Cisco Linksys AE6000 Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Netherlands.

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?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 Cisco Linksys AE6000 Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista (SP2) 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 50.33%
Windows 10 41.06%
Windows Vista 6.62%
Windows XP 1.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.46%
Windows 8.1 12.58%
Windows 10 Home 11.59%
Windows 7 Professional 11.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.95%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.51%
  Canada 9.28%
  Netherlands 1.81%
  DK 1.36%
  United Kingdom 1.13%
  Norway 1.13%
  Belgium 0.90%
  Germany 0.90%
  France 0.90%
  Sweden 0.68%
  United Arab Emirates 0.45%
  Czech Republic 0.45%
  Austria 0.23%
  Australia 0.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.96%
Dell 23.60%
Acer 14.04%
ASUS 7.87%
Toshiba 3.37%
Alienware 2.25%
Samsung 2.25%
Intel 1.69%
American Megatrends 1.12%
Lenovo 1.12%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.49%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.55%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.25%
HP-Pavilion GG045AA-ABA a... 3.25%
Gateway SX2110G 2.60%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.60%

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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