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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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Global Rank #39,704
United States Rank #29,103
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VersionDistribution 68.00%
1007 2.00%
1.00.0000 6.00% 24.00%

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NETGEAR XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility

What is NETGEAR XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility?  (from NETGEAR)

The encryption utility let you set XE104-specific security. It is used in addition to other security on your network. The utility can be used for the earlier XE102 Powerline product. Security is important for all networked computers, however the vulnerability of Powerline products is somewhat less than with wireless pr...  Read more


NETGEAR XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility is a program developed by NETGEAR. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is NETGEAR XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 1.26 MB (1,317,682 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 71% of users of NETGEAR XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.NETGEAR.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NETGEAR XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{BFC45AAD-EB5D-4DF3-87B5-B7AD3849A096}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.26 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by NETGEAR XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility

Program executable:NETGEAR XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility.exe
Name:NETGEAR XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\NETGEAR XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility\NETGEAR XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility.exe
Additional files:
  • NETGEAR XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility.exe - NETGEAR XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility
  • NETGEAR XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility64.exe
  • W32N55.dll (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (Rawether NDIS API DLL (X86))
  • KillProc.exe (by SERCOMM) - KillProc Application (KillProc MFC Application)
  • RunUninstall.exe

How do I remove NETGEAR XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility?

You can uninstall NETGEAR XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility 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 XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility, 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 XE104 Powerline Encryption Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.00%
Windows 10 24.00%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Windows XP 8.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows 10 Home 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.21%
  Germany 10.61%
  France 7.58%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  Sweden 1.52%
  Netherlands 1.52%
  Canada 1.52%
  Italy 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Acer 17.50%
Toshiba 7.50%
American Megatrends 7.50%
Medion 5.00%
ASUS 5.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
Sahara 2.50%
Intel 2.50%
Common models
Acer Aspire X1301 5.00%
ECS H67H2-EM 5.00%
Dell Studio 1735 5.00%
LENOVO 2958 2.50%
HP-Pavilion KX563AA-UUW m... 2.50%
HPE-380t 2.50%


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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