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Should I remove NETGEAR WG311T Wireless Adapter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,479
United States Rank #34,929
Reach 0.0024%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 162.93 days
1033.06 days >
Average installed length: 542.79 days


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NETGEAR WG311T Wireless Adapter

What is NETGEAR WG311T Wireless Adapter?

NETGEAR WG311T Wireless Adapter is the software package that includes the required drivers, configuration and management utilities to support this wireless adapter.

About  (from NETGEAR)

As home and office wireless networking continues to evolve, the need for increasingly faster speeds and greater range become more attractive. Applications like video streaming and high-detail videoconferencing are now feasible to view without interruptions at these higher speeds, prompting users to seek the fastest wir...  Read more


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 wlancfg5.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 2.31 MB (2,425,791 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netgear.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WG311T\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FC321AD2-48B4-4013-B997-A65D5FBBD006}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 2.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NETGEAR WG311T Wireless Adapter

Program executable:wlancfg5.exe
Name:NetgearCUv2 Application
NetgearCUv2 MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WG311T\wlancfg5.exe
Additional files:
  • WlanDll.dll - WlanDll Dynamic Link Library (WlanDll DLL)
  • AdvSettingTool.exe - test2 Application (test2 MFC Application)
  • athcfg11.dll (by Atheros) - Atheros Configuration API Dynamic Link Library (ACAPI DLL)
  • oemres.dll (by Atheros Communications) - oemres (Atheros OEM Resource DLL)
  • wcapi.dll (by Atheros) - Atheros Client API Library (WCAPI DLL)
  • wgapi.dll - Atheros GUI API Library (WGAPI DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • wlancfg5.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8F87382D-1BF9-434A-BC7A-33CB3083341B}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • wlancfg5.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WG311T\wlancfg5.exe'.

How do I remove NETGEAR WG311T Wireless Adapter?

You can uninstall NETGEAR WG311T Wireless 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 WG311T Wireless 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 WG311T Wireless Adapter.

Win XP 42%
Win 7 (SP1) 2%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 45.83%
Windows 7 25.00%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Windows 10 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 45.83%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.33%
  Germany 15.00%
  France 11.67%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  Italy 3.33%
  Sweden 3.33%
  Canada 1.67%
  Ireland 1.67%
  Thailand 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 17.65%
Dell 14.71%
Hewlett-Packard 14.71%
Gateway 8.82%
Toshiba 5.88%
Intel 5.88%
Acer 5.88%
Samsung 2.94%
Sahara 2.94%
Alienware 2.94%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 6.45%
Dell Inspiron 530 6.45%
Dell Dell DXP061 3.23%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 3.23%
Compaq Presario 06 DD220A... 3.23%
BIOSTAR Group TA770E 3.23%


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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