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Should I remove NetAdapter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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1.9.2 3.33%
1.8.12 6.67%
1.8.8 6.67%
1.8.0 6.67%
1.7.0 6.67%
1.6.1 56.67%
1.6.0 3.33%
1.2.12 3.33%
1.1.0 6.67%



NetAdapter is a program developed by devnull. The most used version is 1.6.1, 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. 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 main program executable is NetAdapter.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 20.34 MB (21,328,197 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 35% of users of NetAdapter come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\devnull\NetAdapter\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0D447139-C8C5-4061-8B4A-0FBE91965131}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by NetAdapter

Program executable:NetAdapter.exe
Node.js: Server-side JavaScript
Path:C:\Program Files\devnull\NetAdapter\NetAdapter.exe
Additional files:
  • service.exe (by CloudBees) - Windows Service Wrapper
  • NetAdapter.exe (by Node.js) - Node.js (Node.js: Server-side JavaScript)
  • NetAdapterServiceRunner.vbs
  • Nos.vbs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Nos.vbs is scheduled as a task named 'NosTask' (runs daily at 5.50).
  • NetAdapterServiceRunner.vbs is scheduled as a task named 'NetAdapterServiceTask' (runs daily at 14.30).
  • service.exe runs as a service named 'NetAdapter Service' (NetAdapterService) "NetAdapter Core Service".

How do I remove NetAdapter?

You can uninstall NetAdapter 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 NetAdapter, 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 NetAdapter.

Win 10 63%
Win 7 7%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 63.33%
Windows 7 36.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 26.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.33%
Windows 10 Pro 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%
Windows 8 6.67%
Windows 10 Enterprise 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.14%
  France 21.62%
  Italy 10.81%
  United Kingdom 8.11%
  Singapore 8.11%
  Germany 5.41%
  India 5.41%
  Spain 2.70%
  Netherlands 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.43%
ASUS 17.39%
Dell 13.04%
Lenovo 13.04%
Acer 8.70%
Sony 4.35%
Samsung 4.35%
Common models
Gigabyte G41M-Combo 8.70%
Gigabyte B85M-DS3H-A 4.35%
Dell Vostro 3558 4.35%
Dell Inspiron 3442 4.35%
BIOSTAR Group H61MGV3 4.35%
BIOSTAR Group A960D+V2 4.35%


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