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NETGEAR GA311 Gigabit Adapter

What is NETGEAR GA311 Gigabit Adapter?

NETGEAR GA311 Gigabit Adapter is the software package that includes the required drivers, configuration and management utilities to support this wireless adapter.

About  (from NETGEAR)

The NETGEAR GA311 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Adapter provides your computer with fast 1000 Mbps performance that is up to ten times faster than Fast Ethernet and 100 times faster than 802.11b wireless. The GA311 works in both 3.3-volt and 5-volt PCI systems. NETGEAR's Smart Wizard Install Assistant gets everything up and run...  Read more


The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 1.73 MB (1,809,275 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Netgear.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Netgear\WIN7_GA311
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9E7300DD-08A3-4B3F-AEE1-1450843FE86E}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.73 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by NETGEAR GA311 Gigabit Adapter

  • VistaRTL8169LibImp.dll - VistaRTL8169LibImp Dynamic Link Library (VistaRTL8169LibImp DLL)
  • GA311.exe - GA311 Configuration Utility (NETGEAR GA311 Configuration Utility)
  • RTInstaller32.exe (by Realtek Semiconductor) - RTInstaller Application
  • RTInstaller64.exe (by Realtek Semiconductor)
  • rtkbind.exe - RtkBind Application
  • rtkbind6.exe
  • G311.exe - TEST Application (TEST MFC Application)
  • cmd.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Command Processor
  • lansetv.exe
  • lansetv6.exe
  • MFC42D.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (MFCDLL Shared Library - Debug Version)
  • MFCO42D.DLL - MFCOLE Shared Library - Debug Version
  • MSVCRTD.DLL - Microsoft (R) C Runtime Library
  • PnPutil.exe - Microsoft PnP Utility - Tool to add, delete and enumerate driver packages.

How do I remove NETGEAR GA311 Gigabit Adapter?

You can uninstall NETGEAR GA311 Gigabit 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 NETGEAR GA311 Gigabit 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 NETGEAR GA311 Gigabit Adapter.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 4%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.69%
Windows Vista 30.77%
Windows 10 11.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.08%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 23.08%
Windows 7 Professional 19.23%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.38%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 7.69%
Windows Vista Ultimate 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.93%
  Germany 9.76%
  Austria 2.44%
  Greece 2.44%
  Netherlands 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
Dell 25.00%
Gateway 10.00%
Acer 10.00%
American Megatrends 10.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
Common models
Dell Dell DXP061 10.00%
Dell Dell DM061 5.00%
Dell Dell DM051 5.00%
Compaq-Presario FJ379AA-A... 5.00%
Sony PCV-RZ46G(UC) 5.00%
MSI MS-7673 5.00%


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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