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Should I remove D-Link DWA-130 Wireless N USB Adapter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,079
United States Rank #8,809
Reach 0.0268%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.59 days
489.38 days >
Average installed length: 257.13 days


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D-Link DWA-130 Wireless N USB Adapter

What is D-Link DWA-130 Wireless N USB Adapter?

D-Link DWA-130 Wireless N USB Adapter software package includes the required drivers, configuration and management utilities and quick start guides and wizard to support this wireless adapter. Also included is the Wireless Connection Manager that will add and save settings for the networks you frequent most.

About  (from D-Link)

The D-Link® Wireless N USB Adapter (DWA-130) provides a better wireless signal for your computer than existing wireless 802.11g technology. Adding Wireless N to your computer provides an excellent solution for doing everyday activities such as transferring files, browsing the Internet, and downloading music. D-Link Wir...  Read more


It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 WLSVC.exe. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 20.58 MB (21,577,291 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-130 revE
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6F6F39E3-D24D-4EEE-9AEA-DEDAF991385D}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 20.58 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by D-Link DWA-130 Wireless N USB Adapter

Program executable:WLSVC.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-130 revE\WLSVC.exe
Additional files:
  • WlanWiz.dll - WlanWiz
  • WlanDll.dll - WlanDll Dynamic Link Library (WlanDll DLL)
  • WlanWps.dll - WlanWPS Dynamic Link Library (WlanWPS DLL)
  • RtlLib.dll (by Realtek Semiconductor) - RtlLib Dynamic Link Library (RtlLib DLL(IHV))
  • wirelesscm.exe - D-Link WLAN Application
  • IpLib.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • rtkbind.exe - RtkBind Application
  • ResPj.dll - ResPj

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • wirelesscm.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D91FEF33-4417-4825-A821-61A098344112}' (runs on registration).
  • WLSVC.exe runs as a service named 'WLSVC' (WLSVC).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • wirelesscm.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-131 revA\wirelesscm.exe'.
  • WLSVC.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-130 revE\WLSVC.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:5.5 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0042731665%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00112956%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00314361%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:11,091,868
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:15.48 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:13 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove D-Link DWA-130 Wireless N USB Adapter?

You can uninstall D-Link DWA-130 Wireless N USB 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 D-Link DWA-130 Wireless N USB 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 D-Link DWA-130 Wireless N USB Adapter.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.03%
Windows 10 13.23%
Windows Vista 12.48%
Windows XP 9.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.07%
Windows 7 Professional 11.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.46%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.13%
Windows 10 Home 3.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.10%
  Canada 36.06%
  PR 0.28%
  Brazil 0.14%
  UA 0.14%
  Mexico 0.14%
  Argentina 0.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.25%
Dell 25.73%
Acer 25.41%
Intel 3.58%
American Megatrends 3.26%
ASUS 2.61%
Toshiba 1.63%
Sahara 0.98%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.11%
Acer Aspire X3470 3.11%
Acer Aspire X1430 3.11%
Acer Aspire M3970 2.59%
MSI MS-7309 2.59%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.07%

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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jpicover a year ago
I broke my d link usb adapter and now am trying to uninstall it. Each time I try to do this, set up exec. stops working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem and says close program. Says a problem caused the program to stop working correctly. What am I doing wrong?