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Should I remove NETGEAR WNDA3100v3 Genie?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,421
United States Rank #11,078
Reach 0.0118%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.31 days
127.22 days >
Average installed length: 66.84 days


VersionDistribution 80.72% 6.02% 13.25%

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NETGEAR WNDA3100v3 Genie


NETGEAR WNDA3100v3 Genie is a software program developed by NETGEAR. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 WNDA3100v3.EXE. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 13.13 MB (13,765,745 bytes). The installed file NtgrAdapterUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 87% of users of NETGEAR WNDA3100v3 Genie come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WNDA3100v3\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3DAC7DF2-7E2B-41EF-8E47-96DC70E1925C}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 13.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NETGEAR WNDA3100v3 Genie

Program executable:WNDA3100v3.EXE
Name:Genie Application
WNDA3100v3 Genie MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WNDA3100v3\WNDA3100v3.EXE
Additional files:
  • Setup-V1.0.0.10.exe - NETGEAR WNDA3100v3 (Setup Launcher Unicode)
  • WNDA3100v3.EXE - Genie Application (WNDA3100v3 Genie MFC Application)
  • NtgrAdapterUpdate.dll - Netgear Adapter Update Interface (Adapter Update)
  • NtgrAdapterUpdateOld.dll
  • ICSDHCP.dll (by Ralink Technology) - ICSDHCP Dynamic Link Library (ICSDHCP DLL)
  • RaWLAPI.dll - RaWLAPI Dynamic Link Library (RaWLAPI DLL)
  • Ralink.dll - Ralink Dynamic Link Library (Ralink DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WNDA3100v3.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{9FC96CBE-3B02-42D1-83B1-99A5C0608DC4}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • WNDA3100v3.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WNDA3100v3' which loads as C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WNDA3100v3\WNDA3100v3.EXE.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WNDA3100v3.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WNDA3100v3\WNDA3100v3.EXE'.

How do I remove NETGEAR WNDA3100v3 Genie?

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  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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program NETGEAR WNDA3100v3 Genie, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 WNDA3100v3 Genie.

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.39%
Windows 8 43.98%
Windows Vista 5.42%
Windows XP 4.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.12%
Windows 8.1 13.86%
Windows 10 Home 13.86%
Windows 10 Pro 9.04%
Windows 7 Professional 7.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.77%
  United Kingdom 3.89%
  France 2.33%
  Italy 1.95%
  Norway 1.56%
  Canada 1.17%
  DK 0.78%
  Belgium 0.39%
  Sweden 0.39%
  Austria 0.39%
  New Zealand 0.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.90%
Dell 25.77%
Acer 20.62%
ASUS 6.19%
Lenovo 2.06%
Compaq 1.03%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.46%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 3.57%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1110t 2.68%
Dell XPS 8500 2.68%
HP-Pavilion BQ464AA-ABA s... 1.79%
Dell Inspiron 580 1.79%


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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