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Should I remove NETGEAR RangeMax Duo Wireless-N USB Adapter WNDA3100?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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United States Rank #10,290
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VersionDistribution 50.00%
1.00.0000 50.00%

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NETGEAR RangeMax Duo Wireless-N USB Adapter WNDA3100

What is NETGEAR RangeMax Duo Wireless-N USB Adapter WNDA3100?

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

About  (from NETGEAR)

When you're ready to connect your desktop or laptop to a wireless hot spot or new Wireless-N network, the NETGEAR RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N USB Adapter (WNDA3100) will get the job done with outstanding speed, minimal interference and robust connections. Featuring the latest dual band Wireless-N technology, the Rang...  Read more


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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 4.83 MB (5,060,951 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netgear.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WNDA3100\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{385FFF30-5DB3-4C18-B1F9-D7793D1B9A0B}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 4.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NETGEAR RangeMax Duo Wireless-N USB Adapter WNDA3100

  • AdvTool.exe - WNDA3100 (Netgear MFC Application)
  • wnda3100.exe
  • PCANUser.exe (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (Rawether Non-Admin User Enabler)
  • jswnwstore.dll (by Atheros Communications) - Jumpstart for Wireless (Jumpstart for Wireless Native Wifi profile interface)
  • jswpsapi.exe (by Atheros Communications) - JumpStart (Jumpstart for Wireless API)
  • jswscsup.dll - JSCSCSUP (Jumpstart Supplicant for Wireless)
  • jswscimd.dll - wsimd (Atheros Intermediate Driver Interface)
  • jswwzcstore.dll - ACU (Jumpstart for Wireless WZC Profile export utility)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WNDA3100.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{66F88B73-96DA-4E70-ACDC-A2E3462595F1}' (runs on registration).
  • jswpsapi.exe runs as a service named 'Jumpstart Wifi Protected Setup' (jswpsapi) "Provides support for running Jumpstart Wifi Protected Setup".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WNDA3100.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WNDA3100\WNDA3100.exe'.

How do I remove NETGEAR RangeMax Duo Wireless-N USB Adapter WNDA3100?

You can uninstall NETGEAR RangeMax Duo Wireless-N USB Adapter WNDA3100 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 RangeMax Duo Wireless-N USB Adapter WNDA3100, 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 RangeMax Duo Wireless-N USB Adapter WNDA3100.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.57%
Windows 10 14.75%
Windows Vista 14.10%
Windows XP 5.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.14%
Windows 7 Professional 11.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.35%
Windows 10 Home 5.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.40%
  United Kingdom 4.92%
  Germany 4.47%
  Australia 2.68%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Canada 1.34%
  Austria 1.12%
  France 1.12%
  Switzerland 0.67%
  Italy 0.67%
  Sweden 0.67%
  DK 0.45%
  Norway 0.45%
  Belgium 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.55%
Dell 32.26%
Acer 10.32%
ASUS 7.10%
American Megatrends 3.23%
Alienware 1.94%
Intel 1.29%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 4.07%
ASUS All Series 2.44%
Alienware Aurora-R4 2.44%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.44%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.44%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.44%


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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