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Should I remove NETGEAR WG111v3 wireless USB adapter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,978
United States Rank #4,304
Reach 0.0779%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.75 days
612.11 days >
Average installed length: 321.62 days


1.01.10 85.28%
1.00.0000 14.72%

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NETGEAR WG111v3 wireless USB 2.0 adapter

What is NETGEAR WG111v3 wireless USB adapter?

NETGEAR WG111v3 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)

The NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless USB2.0 Adapter WG111v3 lets you connect a PC computer to wireless networks. It is designed for PC computers running Microsoft Windows. Computers can connect over wireless networks indoors at a range which vary significantly based on the location of the computer with the Wireless Adapter. If...  Read more


The most used version is 1.01.10, 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 main program executable is WG111v3.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 8.53 MB (8,941,120 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netgear.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WG111v3\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{5396FBD8-8BD7-47F9-92AE-F62F13D5A11D}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 8.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NETGEAR WG111v3 wireless USB 2.0 adapter

Program executable:WG111v3.exe
Name:NetgearCUv2 Application
NetgearCUv2 MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WG111v3\WG111v3.exe
Additional files:
  • WG111v3Lib.dll - WG111v3 Dynamic Link Library (WG111v3 DLL(RtlProt))
  • WG111v3.dll (by Realtek Semiconductor) - wg111v3 Dynamic Link Library (wg111v3 DLL(IHV))
  • WlanDll.dll - WlanDll Dynamic Link Library
  • WG111v3.exe - NetgearCUv2 Application (NetgearCUv2 MFC Application)
  • AST_WG111v3.exe - AdvSettingTool

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WG111v3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DFC48B25-1197-4284-9799-46FEC570B3B4}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WG111v3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WG111v3\WG111v3.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.05 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001043225%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00005866%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004567%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:347,772
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:743 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove NETGEAR WG111v3 wireless USB adapter?

You can uninstall NETGEAR WG111v3 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 WG111v3 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 WG111v3 wireless USB adapter.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.71%
Windows Vista 14.36%
Windows XP 14.17%
Windows 10 11.70%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.25%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.42%
Windows 7 Professional 8.19%
Windows 10 Home 4.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.38%
  Germany 8.16%
  United Kingdom 5.07%
  Italy 4.68%
  Australia 3.67%
  France 2.03%
  Austria 1.83%
  Belgium 1.64%
  India 1.54%
  Sweden 1.21%
  Netherlands 0.87%
  DK 0.53%
  Spain 0.39%
  Croatia 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.42%
Hewlett-Packard 26.84%
Acer 16.39%
Intel 3.74%
ASUS 3.48%
American Megatrends 2.84%
Sahara 1.68%
Toshiba 0.90%
Lenovo 0.90%
Gateway 0.77%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 560 4.24%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.18%
Dell Dimension E521 2.92%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.39%
eMachines ET1831 2.39%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.39%


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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