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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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What is DWA-126?

DWA-126 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)

Connect to a high-speed wireless network with the D-Link High-Power Wireless N 150 USB Adapter and enjoy surfing the web, checking e-mail, and chatting with family and friends online. The DWA-126 uses Wireless N technology, which offers increased speed and range over the 802.11g/b standard1 giving you a faster, more re...  Read more


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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 22.5 MB (23,591,261 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-126 revA
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D3FF6ADF-71DA-42C7-837E-FD682FDD8314}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 22.5 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by DWA-126

  • WlanWiz.dll - WlanWiz
  • WlanDll.dll - WlanDll Dynamic Link Library (WlanDll DLL)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • jswpsapi.exe (by Atheros Communications) - JumpStart (Jumpstart for Wireless API)
  • jswscimd.dll (by Atheros Communications) - wsimd (Atheros Intermediate Driver Interface)
  • DelOEM.exe
  • InstallSvc.exe - InstallSvc Application (InstallSvc MFC Application)
  • IpLib.dll
  • jswnwstore.dll - Jumpstart for Wireless (Jumpstart for Wireless Native Wifi profile interface)
  • jswscapi.dll
  • jswscsup.dll - JSCSCSUP (Jumpstart Supplicant for Wireless)
  • jswwzcstore.dll - ACU (Jumpstart for Wireless WZC Profile export utility)
  • msvcp60.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C++ Runtime Library)
  • MSVCRTD.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) C Runtime Library
  • ProfileCnt.exe - ProfileC Application
  • ResPj.dll - ResPj
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • wirelesscm.exe - D-Link WLAN Application
  • WlanCtl.dll - WlanCtl Dynamic Link Library (WlanCtl DLL)
  • WlanGINA.dll - WlanGINA Dynamic Link Library (WlanGINA DLL)
  • WlanSup.dll - WlanSup Dynamic Link Library (WlanSup DLL)
  • WLanWps.dll - WlanWps (Wlan WPS Dll)
  • WlanWpsSvc.exe - WlanSvc Application
  • WLSVC.exe - WlanSvc

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • jswpsapi.exe runs as a service named 'jswpsapi' (jswpsapi) "Provides support for JumpStart using Wi-Fi Protected Setup.".
  • WLSVC.exe runs as a service named 'WLSVC' (WLSVC).
  • WlanWpsSvc.exe runs as a service named 'WlanWpsSvc' (WlanWpsSvc).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • 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:2.9 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002699887%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00012489%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00014509%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:16,640
8,062,084 average

How do I remove DWA-126?

You can uninstall DWA-126 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 DWA-126, 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 DWA-126.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.29%
Windows 10 22.58%
Windows XP 16.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.58%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.13%
Windows 7 Professional 16.13%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.45%
Windows 10 Home 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.25% of installs come from Russia
Which countries install it?
  Russia 31.25%
  Iran 28.13%
  United States 28.13%
  DZ 6.25%
  BW 3.13%
  UA 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 29.17%
Sony 12.50%
American Megatrends 12.50%
Dell 8.33%
ASUS 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard 4.17%
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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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