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Should I remove NetSurveyor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #10,841
Reach 0.0322%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.67 days
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Average installed length: 180.89 days

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NetSurveyor 2.0.9686.0

What is NetSurveyor?  (from Nuts About Nets)

NetSurveyor is an 802.11 (WiFi) network discovery tool. It collects information about nearby access points and displays the data using a variety of charts. Data can be recorded for later playback. Reports can be generated in Adobe PDF format.


NetSurveyor 2.0.9686.0 is a program developed by Nuts About Nets. 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 netsurveyor.exe. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 24.13 MB (25,303,452 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 42% of users of NetSurveyor come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.NutsAboutNets.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NetSurveyor\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NetSurveyor\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 24.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NetSurveyor 2.0.9686.0

Program executable:netsurveyor.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\netsurveyor\netsurveyor.exe
Additional files:
  • GetAdapterInfo.exe - GetAdapterInfo
  • NLog.dll (by NLog) - NLog - .NET Logging Library (NLog for .NET 2.0)
  • REVERIFY2.EXE (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (Rawether Installation Verifier)
  • W32N55.dll (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - Rawether NDIS API DLL (x86)
  • PEGRP32C.DLL (by Gigasoft) - ProEssentials Pro (ProEssentials Professional Charting DLL)
  • PostSharp.dll (by SharpCrafters s.r.o) - PostSharp 2.0 (PostSharp)
  • ManagedCPP.dll (by personal) - ManagedCPP
  • EagleEngine.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • W32N55ifx.dll
  • XmlReaderEagle.dll
  • XmlReaderGauge.dll
  • XmlReaderNS.dll
  • XmlReaderSleuth.dll
  • msvcm80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcm80d.dll (by Microsoft)
  • msvcp80.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcp80d.dll
  • msvcr80.dll
  • msvcr80d.dll
  • NetPlayer.exe - NetPlayer
  • Rawether.dll - Rawether.NET for Windows (Rawether.NET Interface)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • NetSurveyor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CDE2129A-DD39-4B1C-8E06-2E5053BC7867}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove NetSurveyor?

You can uninstall NetSurveyor 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 NetSurveyor 2.0.9686.0, 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 NetSurveyor.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 44.36%
Windows XP 4.39%
Windows Vista 1.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.47%
Windows 10 Home 17.09%
Windows 7 Professional 12.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.49%
Windows 8.1 9.02%
Windows 10 Pro 7.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.49%
  Italy 21.18%
  France 6.57%
  Germany 6.03%
  United Kingdom 3.89%
  Netherlands 2.41%
  Belgium 2.01%
  Canada 2.01%
  Australia 1.34%
  Switzerland 1.07%
  Brazil 0.80%
  Hungary 0.80%
  MA 0.67%
  India 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.05%
Acer 17.86%
Dell 16.67%
ASUS 16.43%
Toshiba 6.90%
Lenovo 5.48%
MSI 2.62%
Samsung 2.62%
Medion 1.90%
American Megatrends 1.43%
Intel 0.71%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.26%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.31%
Dell XPS 8500 2.39%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.39%
Acer Aspire 5750 1.91%
ASUSTeK K56CB 1.91%


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