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Should I remove EDIMAX Edimax Wireless LAN?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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EDIMAX Edimax Wireless LAN

What is EDIMAX Edimax Wireless LAN?

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


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 18 files and is usually about 7.89 MB (8,277,552 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.edimax.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EDIMAX\Edimax Wireless LAN
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{28DA7D8B-F9A4-4F18-8AA0-551B1E084D0D}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 7.89 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by EDIMAX Edimax Wireless LAN

  • ApUI.exe - Edimax Wireless Utility
  • SelectCard.exe - SelectCard Application (Select Wan interface for ICS)
  • RaUI.exe - RaUI Application (RaUI MFC Application)
  • acAuth.dll - AEGIS Authentication Library
  • ICSDHCP.dll (by Ralink Technology) - ICSDHCP Dynamic Link Library (ICSDHCP DLL)
  • RaEncrypt.dll - RaEncrypt Dynamic Link Library (RaEncrypt DLL)
  • RAEXTUI.dll
  • RAIHV.dll (by Cisco Systems) - Sample CCX SDK IHV Service for a Realtek 8185 Wireless Device (Sample CCX SDK IHV Service)
  • RalinkRegistryWriter.exe (by Ralink Technology) - Ralink RalinkRegistryWriter (RalinkRegistryWriter)
  • RaSwap.exe
  • RaSwapEx.exe (by Ralink) - Ralink RaSwap (RaSwap)
  • AegisE2.dll (by Meetinghouse Data Communications) - AEGIS Client API (IEEE 802.1X Protocol)
  • AegisI2.exe - AegisInstall Application (AegisInstall MFC Application)
  • AegisI5.exe
  • devcon.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Setup API
  • devcon64.exe (by Microsoft)
  • RaIOx64.exe
  • RALAUNCH.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • RalinkRegistryWriter.exe runs as a service named 'Ralink Registry Writer' (RalinkRegistryWriter).
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • AegisI5.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MeetingHouse' which loads as C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WG111v3\AegisI5.exe -vendor Realtek -silent -install.

How do I remove EDIMAX Edimax Wireless LAN?

You can uninstall EDIMAX Edimax Wireless LAN 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 EDIMAX Edimax Wireless LAN, 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 EDIMAX Edimax Wireless LAN.

Win XP 59%
Win Vista 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 60.00%
Windows Vista 27.37%
Windows 7 9.47%
Windows 10 3.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 59.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 23.40%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.32%
Windows 7 Professional 3.19%
Windows 8.1 2.13%
Windows Vista Business 2.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.79% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 20.79%
  Israel 14.85%
  United States 12.87%
  Taiwan 8.91%
  Germany 6.93%
  France 4.95%
  Poland 3.96%
  Romania 3.96%
  Australia 1.98%
  Czech Republic 1.98%
  DK 1.98%
  Finland 1.98%
  Croatia 1.98%
  Italy 1.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 18.87%
American Megatrends 16.98%
Acer 16.98%
Hewlett-Packard 11.32%
Intel 3.77%
Sahara 3.77%
Alienware 1.89%
Common models
Gigabyte EP45-DS3 2.60%
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L 2.60%
Gigabyte M61PME-S2P 2.60%
HP Compaq dc7700 Converti... 2.60%
HP-Pavilion KJ409AA-ABE a... 2.60%
VIA KT600-8237 1.30%


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