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Should I remove NetworkGenie?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,668
United States Rank #8,266
Reach 0.0450%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.80 days
259.61 days >
Average installed length: 136.41 days


VersionDistribution 10.48% 21.42% 36.19%
1.00.0000 31.91%



NetworkGenie is a software program developed by MSI Co., LTD. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The primary executable is named networkgenie.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 3.35 MB (3,507,722 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 46% of users of NetworkGenie come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MSI\NetworkGenie
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B416A23D-C2BD-4956-8BAE-5C3BAFF1AC1E}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 3.35 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by NetworkGenie

Program executable:networkgenie.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\msi\networkgenie\networkgenie.exe
Additional files:
  • ndisapi.dll (by NT Kernel Resources) - Windows Packet Filter Kit (ndisapi)
  • gep.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • NetworkGenie.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named RtlNetworkGenieVistaStart.

How do I remove NetworkGenie?

You can uninstall NetworkGenie 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 NetworkGenie, 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 NetworkGenie.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.31%
Windows 10 47.47%
Windows Vista 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.17%
Windows 10 Pro 13.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.95%
Windows 10 Home 10.84%
Windows 7 Professional 10.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.31%
  Germany 10.96%
  France 8.98%
  United Kingdom 4.54%
  Italy 2.65%
  Sweden 2.46%
  Netherlands 2.08%
  South Africa 1.32%
  DK 1.32%
  Australia 1.13%
  Poland 1.04%
  Belgium 0.95%
  Canada 0.95%
  UA 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 33.86%
Acer 23.81%
MSI 22.75%
Hewlett-Packard 8.99%
Dell 4.23%
Alienware 2.65%
Samsung 1.06%
Lenovo 1.06%
Common models
MSI MS-7850 12.08%
MSI MS-7817 10.41%
MSI MS-7721 7.78%
MSI MS-7693 7.66%
MSI MS-7758 6.34%
MSI MS-7816 5.50%

About MSI Co., LTD

Micro-Star International (MSI) is a motherboard and video card manufacturer that also manufactures a wide range of products including notebooks, gaming laptops, All-in-One PCs, servers and workstations, industrial PCs, household appliances, car infotainment products, barebone systems and communication devices.
Publisher URL: www.msi.com


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