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D-Link Wireless N DWA-140

What is D-Link Wireless N DWA-140?

Wireless N DWA-140 software package includes the required drivers, configuration and management utilities and quick start guides and wizard to support this wireless adapter.

About  (from D-Link)

The D-Link® RangeBooster N® USB Adapter (DWA-140) is a Wireless N compliant adapter for your desktop or notebook PC. It delivers up to 12x faster speeds1and 4x farther range than an previous-generation network while staying backward compatible with Wireless G networks. Once connected, you can share a high-speed Interne...  Read more


Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 installer includes 16 files and is usually about 17.39 MB (18,232,914 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dlink.com/us/en/home-solutions/connect/adapters/dwa-140-wireless-n-usb-adapter
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\D-Link\D-Link Wireless N DWA-140
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D7D2F494-89E3-42ED-8A2B-75BDD9B464CB}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0013 -removeonly
Estimated size: 17.39 MB
Language: Dutch

Program filesFiles installed by D-Link Wireless N DWA-140

  • AirNCFG.exe - Wireless LAN Monitor (D-Link Wireless LAN Monitor)
  • ANILang.dll
  • WizLang.dll - NewWizard Application (NewWizard MFC Application)
  • ANIO.exe - ANIO Service
  • ANIOApi.dll - ANIO Helper DLL API library
  • ANIWConnService.exe - ANIWConnService
  • ANIWZCS2.exe - ANIWZCS2 Service
  • D-Link Wizard.exe - D-Link WLAN Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AirNCFG.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E44EF3AC-2C0A-4E91-B698-D04619F034A3}' (runs on registration).
  • ANIWConnService.exe runs as a service named 'D_Link_DWA-525_WPS Service' (D_Link_DWA-525_WPS).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AirNCFG.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'D-Link D-Link Wireless N DWA-140' which loads as C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-140 revB\AirNCFG.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.15 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000136295%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001094%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000269%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:51,913
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove D-Link Wireless N DWA-140?

You can uninstall D-Link Wireless N DWA-140 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 Wireless N DWA-140, 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 Wireless N DWA-140.

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win Vista 1%
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 45.82%
Windows Vista 21.45%
Windows XP 19.27%
Windows 10 13.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.75%
Windows 7 Professional 9.19%
Windows 10 Home 8.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.00% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 25.00%
  Germany 16.30%
  United Kingdom 10.87%
  United States 8.33%
  France 8.33%
  Belgium 7.25%
  Sweden 6.52%
  Spain 3.26%
  Netherlands 2.90%
  DK 2.54%
  Switzerland 1.45%
  Greece 1.45%
  Austria 1.45%
  Norway 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.36%
Dell 22.02%
Acer 20.18%
Medion 6.42%
American Megatrends 4.59%
ASUS 3.67%
Intel 2.75%
Lenovo 1.83%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.69%
Dell OptiPlex GX520 ... 2.44%
American Megatrends Inc. ... 2.44%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 2.44%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.44%
Acer Aspire X3910 1.63%

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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