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D-Link Powerline HD Utility

What is D-Link Powerline HD Utility?  (from D-Link)

Connect multiple devices in the farthest corners of your home by attaching a switch or wireless access point to a D-Link PowerLine HD Ethernet Adapter1. Plus, D-Link PowerLine HD Ethernet Adapters implement 3DES encryption for securing your connection to help keep your data safe from intruders. With hassle-free plug & ...  Read more


D-Link Powerline HD Utility is a software program developed by D-Link. It adds an extension to the user's Internet Explorer web browser. 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 primary executable is named DHPConfig.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 4.64 MB (4,869,117 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 28% of users of D-Link Powerline HD Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.D-Link.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\D-Link\D-Link Power Line HD Utility\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B801D8B0-0070-44A0-936F-3B75838E6C0F}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 4.64 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by D-Link Powerline HD Utility

Program executable:DHPConfig.exe
Name:PLC Config Tool
This tool configures your PLC network
Path:C:\Program Files\D-Link\D-Link Power Line HD Utility\DHPConfig.exe
Additional files:
  • DHPConfig.exe - PLC Config Tool (This tool configures your PLC network)
  • comctl32.ocx (by Microsoft) - COMCTL (Windows Common Controls ActiveX Control DLL)
  • COMDLG32.OCX (by Microsoft) - CMDIALOG (CMDialog ActiveX Control DLL)
  • MSDATGRD.OCX - MS DataGrid Control
  • MSSTDFMT.DLL - MSSTDFMT Object Library (Microsoft Standard Data Formating Object DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Extension
  • COMDLG32.OCX is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {9F01D864-E34E-46A0-927D-9C78EF4B723D}.
Scheduled Task
  • DHPConfig.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DE2B8043-B134-428A-929B-4B8F1D8883FE}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove D-Link Powerline HD Utility?

You can uninstall D-Link Powerline HD Utility 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 Powerline HD Utility, 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 Powerline HD Utility.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by D-Link Powerline HD Utility you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 10 28.57%
Windows XP 9.52%
Windows Vista 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.52%
Windows 10 Home 9.52%
Windows 7 Professional 9.52%
Windows 10 Pro 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.00%
  Italy 20.00%
  France 12.00%
  Belgium 8.00%
  Austria 4.00%
  Australia 4.00%
  Switzerland 4.00%
  DK 4.00%
  Finland 4.00%
  United Kingdom 4.00%
  Poland 4.00%
  Sweden 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
ASUS 23.81%
Toshiba 19.05%
Acer 14.29%
Sony 4.76%
Lenovo 4.76%
Dell 4.76%
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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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