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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 8. While about 22% of users of D-Link Powerline HD Utility come from Italy, it is also popular in the United States and Belgium.

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?

Quickly and completely remove D-Link Powerline HD Utility from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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.

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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) 56%
Win Vista (SP2) 6%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.25%
Windows 8 25.00%
Windows XP 12.50%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 10 Home 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 8 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.22% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 22.22%
  United States 22.22%
  Belgium 11.11%
  France 11.11%
  Austria 5.56%
  Switzerland 5.56%
  DK 5.56%
  Finland 5.56%
  United Kingdom 5.56%
  Sweden 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 18.75%
Toshiba 12.50%
Sony 6.25%
Lenovo 6.25%
Dell 6.25%
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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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