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Should I remove ITECIR?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,975
United States Rank #4,241
Reach 0.1029%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.59 days
312.27 days >
Average installed length: 164.07 days


1.9 30.75%
1.6 8.82%
1.00.0000 60.42%

Typically installed together


What is ITECIR?

This package provides ITE IT8512 CIR Receiver (Consumer IR receiver) Driver and is supported on Studio 1535/1555/1737 and XPS 1340/1640.


ITECIR 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. The primary executable is named RescanDevice.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 652.18 KB (667,828 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 53% of users of ITECIR come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ITE.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Windows\ITECIR
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F6BB6248-C507-46FE-8A35-1B16F35E0441}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0005 -removeonly
Estimated size: 652.18 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ITECIR

Program executable:RescanDevice.exe
Name:Rescan Device
Path:C:\Program Files\ITE\ITECIR\RescanDevice.exe
Additional files:
  • RescanDevice.exe - Rescan Device
  • CIRCoInst.dll (by Microsoft) - USB Consumer IR Driver coinstaller for eHome

How do I remove ITECIR?

You can uninstall ITECIR 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 ITECIR, 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 ITECIR.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.29%
Windows Vista 40.37%
Windows 10 7.09%
Windows XP 0.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.97%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 38.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.21%
Windows 7 Professional 4.25%
Windows 10 Home 3.96%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.05%
  Germany 8.66%
  United Kingdom 7.57%
  France 6.25%
  Canada 3.50%
  Italy 2.45%
  Belgium 1.90%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Australia 1.67%
  Spain 1.13%
  Poland 1.05%
  Taiwan 0.66%
  Sweden 0.58%
  Austria 0.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 43.13%
Dell 35.06%
ASUS 12.41%
Hewlett-Packard 4.28%
Alienware 1.95%
Lenovo 1.56%
Packard Bell 0.95%
Sahara 0.67%
Common models
Dell Studio 1737 18.93%
Acer Aspire 8930 9.92%
Acer Aspire Z5610 7.98%
Packard Bell ONETWO M3700 5.73%
Acer Aspire Z5600 4.86%
Dell Studio XPS 1640 4.71%


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