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Should I remove NETGEAR WG111v2 wireless USB adapter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,954
United States Rank #8,566
Reach 0.0315%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.85 days
437.96 days >
Average installed length: 230.11 days


VersionDistribution 0.65%
160136 2.90%
1.00.03281 9.52% 86.94%

Other programs by NETGEAR

NETGEAR WG111v2 wireless USB 2.0 adapter

What is NETGEAR WG111v2 wireless USB adapter?

NETGEAR WG111v2 wireless USB 2.0 adapter is the software package that includes the required drivers, configuration and management utilities to support this wireless adapter.

About  (from NETGEAR)

NetGear 802.11g 54Mbps Wireless Usb 2.0 Adapter WG111v2 * Good for surfing the Internet, email and online chat * Provides wireless access to your desktop, notebook or public Wi-Fi hotspots * Maximum performance requires use with NETGEAR Wireless-G Router Features * Delivers consistent wireless connections-no more dropp...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named WG111v2.exe. The setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 2.53 MB (2,651,185 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netgear.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WG111v2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{4102037D-E8E0-48E0-B203-E521D194FB71}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.53 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by NETGEAR WG111v2 wireless USB 2.0 adapter

Program executable:WG111v2.exe
Name:WG111v2 Application
WG111v2 MFC Application
Signed by:NETGEAR
Path:C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WG111v2\WG111v2.exe
Additional files:
  • EnumDev111.dll - EnumDev111 Dynamic Link Library (EnumDev111 DLL)
  • WG1v2lib.dll - WG1v2lib Dynamic Link Library (WG1v2lib DLL)
  • NWTools.dll - NWTools Dynamic Link Library (NWTools DLL)
  • WG111v2.exe - wg111cfg Application (EN) (NETGEAR WG111v2 Wireless Assistant)
  • AegisI5.exe - AegisInstall Application (AegisInstall MFC Application)
  • IpLib.dll
  • KillProc.exe - KillProc Application (KillProc MFC Application)
  • acAuth.dll - AEGIS Authentication Library
  • scPlus.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WG111v2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FF7CCD2B-030E-4FEE-ACAC-28617124E818}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WG111v2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WG111v2\WG111v2.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.61 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002958639%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00021997%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00007589%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,553,505
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:15 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove NETGEAR WG111v2 wireless USB adapter?

You can uninstall NETGEAR WG111v2 wireless USB 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 WG111v2 wireless USB 2.0 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 WG111v2 wireless USB adapter.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.03%
Windows 10 16.94%
Windows XP 14.84%
Windows Vista 14.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.32%
Windows 7 Professional 10.21%
Windows 10 Home 5.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.82%
  Australia 10.30%
  United Kingdom 9.43%
  Italy 5.46%
  Germany 5.09%
  France 3.60%
  DK 1.36%
  Sweden 0.99%
  Netherlands 0.87%
  Spain 0.74%
  Brazil 0.62%
  Austria 0.62%
  Canada 0.37%
  MA 0.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.54%
Hewlett-Packard 25.99%
Acer 10.86%
Intel 3.95%
ASUS 3.95%
American Megatrends 3.29%
Gateway 2.30%
Sahara 1.64%
Toshiba 0.99%
Medion 0.99%
Lenovo 0.66%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 570 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.98%
Dell Dell DM061 2.38%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.38%
ASUS All Series 2.38%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.38%


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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