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Should I remove NETGEAR WNA1100 wireless USB adapter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,734
United States Rank #7,118
Reach 0.0326%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 641.29 days
1262.35 days >
Average installed length: 663.27 days


VersionDistribution 98.13% 1.87%

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NETGEAR WNA1100 wireless USB 2.0 adapter

What is NETGEAR WNA1100 wireless USB adapter?

NETGEAR WNA1100 wireless USB 2.0 adapter is the software package that includes the required drivers, configuration and management utilities to support this wireless adapter.


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. The main program executable is WifiSvc.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 12.53 MB (13,138,071 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netgear.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WNA1100
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A2AE9709-283B-4B48-AA34-729C070A62FB}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 12.53 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by NETGEAR WNA1100 wireless USB 2.0 adapter

Program executable:WifiSvc.exe
Wifi Service
Signed by:NETGEAR
Path:C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WNA1100\WifiSvc.exe
Additional files:
  • jswpbapi.exe (by Atheros Communications) - JumpStart (JumpStart PushButton Service)
  • jswpsapi.exe (by Atheros Communications) - Jumpstart for Wireless API
  • WifiLib.dll - Wireless Library for Windows Vista (UB811An)
  • WifiSvc.exe - Wifi Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • jswpbapi.exe runs as a service named 'JumpStart Push-Button Service' (jswpbapi) "Provides push-button support for JumpStart using Wi-Fi Protected Setup.".
  • WifiSvc.exe runs as a service named 'WSWNA1100' (WSWNA1100).
  • jswpsapi.exe runs as a service named 'JumpStart Wi-Fi Protected Setup' (jswpsapi) "Provides support for JumpStart using Wi-Fi Protected Setup.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:5.23 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004799054%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00022033%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00025958%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:7,895,798
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:1.41 MB
Total CPU:0.0001443858%
Kernel CPU:0.00013509%
User CPU:0.00000930%
I/O reads/min:9 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove NETGEAR WNA1100 wireless USB adapter?

You can uninstall NETGEAR WNA1100 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 WNA1100 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 WNA1100 wireless USB adapter.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.63%
Windows Vista 12.77%
Windows XP 9.66%
Windows 10 7.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.69%
Windows 7 Professional 9.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.38%
Windows 10 Home 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  United Kingdom 8.11%
  Italy 4.56%
  Germany 4.11%
  France 3.22%
  Australia 2.11%
  Austria 1.11%
  Sweden 1.00%
  Russia 0.67%
  India 0.67%
  DK 0.56%
  Canada 0.44%
  Switzerland 0.33%
  Greece 0.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.08%
Hewlett-Packard 27.30%
Acer 19.78%
Intel 3.90%
Lenovo 3.06%
American Megatrends 2.23%
Toshiba 2.23%
Packard Bell 1.67%
ASUS 1.67%
Gateway 1.39%
Common models
LENOVO IdeaCentre K300 4.00%
Dell Inspiron 560 3.56%
eMachines ET1331G 3.11%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.22%
Dell Inspiron 545 2.22%
eMachines EL1352 2.22%


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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