84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Edimax AC1200 Wireless LAN Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #16,178
United States Rank #21,159
Reach 0.0162%


1.00.0274 0.63%
1.00.0218.1 94.38%
1.00.0203.7 5.00%

Edimax AC1200 Wireless LAN Driver

What is Edimax AC1200 Wireless LAN Driver?

This is the Edimax AC1200 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).


The most common release is 1.00.0218.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 9.29 MB (9,737,088 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.edimax.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Edimax\Edimax AC1200 Wireless LAN Driver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B63CCD1C-A133-4DF8-8306-DA0387231152}\Install.exe -uninst -l0x9
Estimated size: 9.29 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Edimax AC1200 Wireless LAN Driver

  • Rtlihvs.dll (by Realtek Semiconductor) - Windows IHV Service for a Realtek Wireless Device (Realtek IHV Service)
  • EnumDevLib.dll - EnumDevLib Dynamic Link Library (EnumDevLib DLL)
  • WPSStatus.exe - Edimax WLAN HWPBC Application
  • RtlICS.dll (by Realtek) - RtlICS Dynamic Link Library (RtlICS DLL)
  • RtlLib.dll (by Realtek Semiconductor) - RtlLib Dynamic Link Library (RtlLib DLL(IHV)(Two Port)(Win7))
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • RtlQRCode.dll (by Realtek) - RtlQRCode (Realtek RtlQRCode DLL)
  • RtlIhvOid.dll - IHV OID (IHV OID DLL (WiFi Direct))
  • libpng15.dll - LibPNG (PNG image compression library)
  • P2PLib.dll - P2PLib
  • IpLib.dll - IpLib (Realtek IpLib)
  • qrcodelib.dll
  • WPSService20.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • WPSService20.exe runs as a service named 'WPS2.0 HW PBC Service' (WPSService20) "Detect WLAN Adapter hardware PBC button.".

How do I remove Edimax AC1200 Wireless LAN Driver?

You can uninstall Edimax AC1200 Wireless LAN Driver 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 AC1200 Wireless LAN Driver, 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 AC1200 Wireless LAN Driver.

Win 10 60%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 60.44%
Windows 7 38.01%
Windows XP 0.93%
Windows Vista 0.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 39.38%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.00%
Windows 7 Professional 11.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.63%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.56%
Windows 10 Home 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.26% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 47.26%
  United States 26.51%
  France 4.61%
  United Kingdom 2.31%
  Mexico 1.44%
  Austria 1.44%
  TN 1.15%
  Netherlands 1.15%
  Brazil 0.86%
  Thailand 0.86%
  Belgium 0.86%
  Switzerland 0.86%
  Australia 0.86%
  DZ 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 51.32%
Dell 13.16%
Hewlett-Packard 10.09%
Acer 6.58%
ASUS 6.14%
Lenovo 2.19%
Samsung 1.75%
Intel 0.88%
Toshiba 0.88%
Alienware 0.88%
Common models
MEDION MS-7797 15.49%
MEDION MS-7848 12.39%
MEDION H81H3-EM2 11.50%
MEDION MS-7800 4.42%
MEDION P5395 2385 3.54%
ASUS All Series 3.10%


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.