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8% remove it92% keep it
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VersionDistribution 22.22% 66.67% 11.11%

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NETGEAR A7000 Genie


NETGEAR A7000 Genie is a program developed by NETGEAR. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 21.87 MB (22,928,811 bytes). NtgrAdapterUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\A7000\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{308BD081-0D14-416D-A5E3-1C0391C87827}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 21.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NETGEAR A7000 Genie

  • A7000.EXE - Genie Application (A7000 Genie MFC Application)
  • NtgrAdapterUpdate.dll - Netgear Adapter Update Interface (Adapter Update)
  • NtgrAdapterUpdateOld.dll
  • EnumDevLib.dll - EnumDevLib Dynamic Link Library (EnumDevLib DLL)
  • RtlService.exe (by Realtek Semiconductor) - Realtek RtlService Application
  • RtlICS.dll (by Realtek) - RtlICS Dynamic Link Library (RtlICS DLL)
  • RtlLib.dll (by Realtek Semiconductor) - RtlLib Dynamic Link Library (RtlLib DLL(IHV))
  • UserCom.exe (by RealTek) - User Command Application (User Command MFC Application)
  • IpLib.dll
  • NETGEARU.exe - NETGEARU Application (NETGEARU MFC Application)
  • RTxAdmin.exe (by Realtek) - RTxAdmin Application (RTxAdmin MFC Application)
  • SetAdaptivity1.exe
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ReStart.exe - ReStart Application (ReStart MFC Application)
  • RtlIhvOid.dll - IHV OID (IHV OID DLL)
  • acAuth.dll - AEGIS Authentication Library
  • Realtek.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UserCom.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F9E401A6-313D-4FA8-B4D0-AE606FD1B03E}' (runs on registration).
  • RtlService.exe runs as a service named 'NetgearA7000' (NetgearA7000).

How do I remove NETGEAR A7000 Genie?

You can uninstall NETGEAR A7000 Genie 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 NETGEAR A7000 Genie, 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 NETGEAR A7000 Genie.

Win 10 78%
Win 7 (SP1) 22%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 77.78%
Windows 7 22.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 44.44%
Windows 10 Home 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Lenovo 25.00%
MSI 12.50%
Alienware 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Common models
HP Compaq 8200 Elite CMT ... 37.50%
ASUSTeK CM1730/CM1830 12.50%
Alienware Aurora-R4 12.50%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GS63... 12.50%
LENOVO 80ST 12.50%
LENOVO 3302F3U 12.50%


Netgear is amanufacturer of computer networking equipment and other computer hardware and sells products through multiple sales channels worldwide, including online retailers, wholesale distributors, direct market resellers, value-added resellers and broadband service providers.
Publisher URL: www.netgear.com


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