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Should I remove ITE Infrared Transceiver?

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 #3,857
United States Rank #3,288
Reach 0.1408%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.16 days
358.71 days >
Average installed length: 188.47 days


1.05.0000 0.11%
1.04.0000 0.50%
1.03.0004 1.30%
1.03.0003 1.15%
1.03.0000 3.46%
1.02.0014 3.06%
1.02.0013 16.32%
1.02.0010 0.47%
1.02.0007 18.73%
1.02.0005 0.83%
1.02.0003 2.59%
1.02.0001 0.04%
1.02.0000 0.61%
1.01.0001 1.33%
1.01.0000 0.86%
1.00.0003 0.36%
1.00.0002 0.72%
1.00.0001 0.04%
1.00.0000 47.51%

ITE Infrared Transceiver

What is ITE Infrared Transceiver?  (from ITE)

This is the driver for the ITE device which is capable of both sending and receiving infrared data. These devices are most commonly seen in use in communications, although they have other applications as well. Manufacturers of infrared equipment often produce infrared transceivers, and they can be found at electronics ...  Read more


ITE Infrared Transceiver is a software program developed by ITE. The most common release is 1.00.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named RescanDevice.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 2.76 MB (2,897,005 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 56% of users of ITE Infrared Transceiver come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ITE.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ITE\ITE Infrared Transceiver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{40580068-9B10-40B5-9548-536CE88AB23C}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.76 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ITE Infrared Transceiver

Program executable:RescanDevice.exe
Name:Rescan Device
Path:C:\Program Files\ITE\ITE Infrared Transceiver\RescanDevice.exe
Additional files:
  • RescanDevice.exe - Rescan Device
  • CIRAP.exe (by ITE Tech) - ITECIR Filter Application for RCMM Protocol
  • TaskScheduler.exe (by ITE Tech) - TaskScheduler (Add Task to Scheduler for Application startup)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • CIRAP.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CIRAP.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CIRAP.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CIRAP' which loads as C:\Program Files\ITE\ITE Infrared Transceiver\CIRAP.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.23 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002648287%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00020222%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006261%
0.015104% average

How do I remove ITE Infrared Transceiver?

You can uninstall ITE Infrared Transceiver 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 ITE Infrared Transceiver, 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 ITE Infrared Transceiver.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.37%
Windows 10 36.06%
Windows XP 0.40%
Windows Vista 0.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.57%
Windows 8.1 13.93%
Windows 10 Home 10.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.25%
Windows 8 4.56%
Windows 7 Professional 3.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.23%
  United Kingdom 7.21%
  Germany 5.45%
  France 4.12%
  Canada 3.35%
  Australia 2.78%
  Mexico 2.58%
  Italy 1.31%
  Netherlands 1.25%
  Argentina 1.05%
  Brazil 1.02%
  Colombia 0.97%
  Singapore 0.80%
  Belgium 0.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 64.22%
Lenovo 17.81%
Hewlett-Packard 8.74%
Dell 7.73%
Intel 1.01%
ASUS 0.50%
Common models
Gateway ZX6971 8.92%
LENOVO IdeaCentre B320 7.74%
Acer Aspire 5600U 6.92%
Acer Aspire ZS600 5.90%
Dell Inspiron One 2020 4.36%
LENOVO Lenovo C325 4.36%


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