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Should I remove LanOptimizer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,085
United States Rank #12,078
Reach 0.0268%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.60 days
106.11 days >
Average installed length: 55.75 days


VersionDistribution 3.59%
1.00.0000 96.41%

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What is LanOptimizer?  (from Realtek Semiconductor)

LAN Optimizer is a simple GUI-based, software application that works in conjunction with the Realtek 8111E and above Network Interface Controller (NIC). It's been designed to be as user friendly as possible, making intelligent network management simple to understand and implement. LAN Optimizer features several main 'M...  Read more


LanOptimizer is a program developed by Realtek Semiconductor. The most used version is 1.00.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 main program executable is LanOptimizer.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 2.54 MB (2,662,332 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 41% of users of LanOptimizer come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek\LanOptimizer
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B416A23D-C2BD-4956-8BAE-5C3BAFF1AC1E}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0007 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.54 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by LanOptimizer

Program executable:LanOptimizer.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Realtek\LanOptimizer\LanOptimizer.exe
Additional files:
  • LanOptimizer.exe
  • gep.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LanOptimizer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{94F40F70-5444-47E7-90E5-C7DD5F48E8EC}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • LanOptimizer.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named RtlLanOptimizerVistaStart.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:17.79 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0041701598%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00215642%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00201374%
0.015104% average

How do I remove LanOptimizer?

You can uninstall LanOptimizer 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 LanOptimizer, 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 LanOptimizer.

Win 10 51%
Win 8.1 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 51.23%
Windows 7 48.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.77%
Windows 10 Home 14.42%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.71%
Windows 7 Professional 12.33%
Windows 8.1 11.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.37%
  United Kingdom 8.31%
  Germany 7.03%
  France 4.63%
  Canada 4.15%
  Australia 3.19%
  Russia 2.88%
  India 2.24%
  Italy 1.76%
  Brazil 1.44%
  Philippines 1.44%
  Spain 1.12%
  Netherlands 1.12%
  Taiwan 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 14.24%
ASUS 10.07%
Dell 2.78%
Hewlett-Packard 2.78%
Alienware 0.35%
Common models
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 6.13%
GIGABYTE P35 3.55%
GIGABYTE P35V3 3.55%
GIGABYTE P25V2 2.58%
GIGABYTE P35V2 2.58%
GIGABYTE P34V3 2.58%

About Realtek Semiconductor

Realtek manufactures a wide variety of products that can be broadly categorized into two subdivisions: Communications Network ICs, and Computer Peripheral and Multimedia ICs.
Publisher URL: www.realtek.com


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