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DWA-162

What is DWA-162?

This is the software driver and additional utilities required for managing and connecting the D-Link device to the computer. Uninstalling this driver may cause the hardware to stop functioning properly (only remove this package if you no longer have the networking device connected to your PC).

Overview

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 installer includes 2 files and is usually about 7.51 MB (7,872,847 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-162
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E6F2D638-0846-46B6-8669-3CE08AFF3362}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 7.51 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by DWA-162

  • WPSHWPBC.exe - WPSHWPBC Application
  • WPSStatus.exe - D-Link WLAN HWPBC Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • WPSHWPBC.exe runs as a service named 'WPSHWPBC' (WPSHWPBC).

How do I remove DWA-162?

Quickly and completely remove DWA-162 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DWA-162 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 DWA-162, 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 DWA-162.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP2) 15%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.54%
Windows 10 23.08%
Windows Vista 15.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.08%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.38%
Windows 10 Home 7.69%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.24%
  Canada 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
GIGABYTE 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
Alienware 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
American Megatrends 14.29%
Common models
powerspec B817 14.29%
MSI MS-7752 14.29%
HP-Pavilion GG781AA-ABA a... 14.29%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 14.29%
Gateway DX4831 14.29%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 14.29%

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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