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Should I remove Hama Wireless LAN Adapter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,055
United States Rank #47,643
Reach 0.0164%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.55 days
393.40 days >
Average installed length: 206.70 days


13.06.0 7.41%
10.6.0 30.56%
10.1.0 8.95%
1.00.01 4.32%
1.00.0000 48.77%

Typically installed together

Hama Wireless LAN Adapter


Hama Wireless LAN Adapter is a software program developed by Hama. The most common release is 1.00.0000, 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. 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 setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 3.25 MB (3,408,410 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 84% of users of Hama Wireless LAN Adapter come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hama.com
Help link: www.hama.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hama\Hama Wireless LAN Adapter
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{28DA7D8B-F9A4-4F18-8AA0-551B1E084D0D}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 3.25 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Hama Wireless LAN Adapter

  • RaUI.exe (by Ralink Technology) - RaUI Application (Ralink Wireless LAN Card Utility)
  • CoInstaller.dll
  • difxapi.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • CiscoEapFast.dll (by Cisco Systems) - Cisco EAP-FAST Module
  • RaCertMgr.dll (by Ralink Technology) - RaCertMg Dynamic Link Library
  • RAEXTUI.dll - Ralink UI Extensions DLL
  • RAIHV.dll - Ralink Extensions DLL
  • RaIOx64.exe
  • RaRegistry.exe - Ralink RalinkRegistryWriter (RalinkRegistryWriter)
  • RaRegistry64.exe
  • RaWLAPI.dll - RaWLAPI Dynamic Link Library (RaWLAPI DLL)
  • RaInst64.exe
  • setacl.exe (by Helge Klein) - SetACL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RaRegistry.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{10D0C915-EEB5-4466-A1CC-F8F92B7CE850}' (runs on registration).
  • RaRegistry.exe runs as a service named 'RalinkRegistryWriter' (RalinkRegistryWriter).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.85 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0019392189%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00094834%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00099088%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:18,306
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:7 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Hama Wireless LAN Adapter?

You can uninstall Hama Wireless LAN Adapter 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 Hama Wireless LAN Adapter, 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 Hama Wireless LAN Adapter.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.94%
Windows XP 19.75%
Windows Vista 13.89%
Windows 10 11.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.20%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.66%
Windows 7 Professional 8.41%
Windows 10 Home 3.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.65% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 83.65%
  United States 5.03%
  France 3.14%
  United Kingdom 1.57%
  Switzerland 0.94%
  Austria 0.94%
  MA 0.63%
  Spain 0.63%
  Croatia 0.63%
  Italy 0.63%
  CY 0.31%
  TN 0.31%
  Belgium 0.31%
  Romania 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 19.15%
Acer 17.02%
Dell 14.18%
Hewlett-Packard 12.77%
American Megatrends 9.22%
Intel 7.09%
Sahara 6.38%
Lenovo 2.13%
Sony 1.42%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.76%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.01%
ECS H67H2-EM 2.26%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.26%
MEDION MS-7800 2.26%


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