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2.00.0000 0.75%
1.00.0000 47.39%

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D-Link DWA-123

What is D-Link DWA-123?

The software for the D-Link DWA-123 includes the required drivers, management features and quick start guides to support this wireless adapter.

About  (from D-Link)

Use the Quick Setup Wizard and Wi-Fi Protected Setup TM(WPS) for easy, automatic connection to a wireless network. Supports WPA/WPA2-PSK (AES, TKIP), 128/64-bit WEP security, and WPS. Works with any Wi-Fi certified device, providing solid performance and giving you peace of mind. DWA-123 is 1x1 Single band Wireless N 1...  Read more


D-Link DWA-123 is a software program developed by D-Link. The most common release is 1.00.0000, with over 90% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named alpbcc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 13.27 MB (13,912,997 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 18% of users of D-Link DWA-123 come from India, it is also popular in Malaysia and DZ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-123
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{987A57F4-1190-4E40-ACDC-6FE2648EAF15}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x000e -removeonly
Estimated size: 13.27 MB
Language: Hungarian

Program filesFiles installed by D-Link DWA-123

Program executable:alpbcc.exe
Name:D-Link WLAN Application
D-Link WLAN Application v2.00
Path:C:\Program Files\d-link\dwa-123\alpbcc.exe
Additional files:
  • ANIOWPS.dll - ANIOWPS Dynamic Link Library (ANIOWPS DLL)
  • wlanapp.dll - WlanApp Dynamic Link Library (WlanApp DLL)
  • ANPDApi.dll - ANPD Helper DLL API library
  • ANPDInst.exe - ANPDInst Application (ANPDInst MFC Application)
  • CWzcpf.exe - CWzcpf Application (CWzcpf MFC Application)
  • ALPBCSVC.exe - ALPBCSVC Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ALPBCSVC.exe runs as a service named 'D-Link DWA-123_PBC_WPS Service' (D-Link DWA-123_PBC_WPS).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.59 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0029829381%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00237860%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00060434%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,129,059
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:14 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove D-Link DWA-123?

You can uninstall D-Link DWA-123 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 D-Link DWA-123, 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 D-Link DWA-123.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.64%
Windows 10 13.81%
Windows XP 13.06%
Windows Vista 1.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 41.51%
Windows 7 Professional 14.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.83%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.77%
Windows 8 Pro 3.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.45% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 18.45%
  Malaysia 13.28%
  DZ 9.59%
  United States 8.49%
  Indonesia 4.43%
  Iran 4.43%
  Croatia 4.43%
  Spain 4.06%
  RS 2.95%
  Romania 2.58%
  Thailand 2.21%
  France 2.21%
  Jordan 2.21%
  Norway 1.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.85%
Hewlett-Packard 20.53%
Dell 16.56%
ASUS 9.93%
Intel 6.62%
American Megatrends 4.64%
NEC 1.99%
Medion 1.32%
Toshiba 1.32%
Common models
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.65%
ECS A780LM-M2 2.65%
ASUS All Series 1.77%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.77%
Dell Vostro 200 1.77%
ECS G41T-M16 1.77%

About D-Link

D-Link is a network adapter vendor and a designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking solutions.
Publisher URL: www.dlink.com


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