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8% remove it92% keep it
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5.0.2 52.17%
1.0.13 21.74%
1.0.7 26.09%

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Power Packet Utility

What is Power Packet Utility?  (from Intellon)

The Intellon PowerPacket™ Configuration Utility for Intellon PowerPacket™ product senables the user to find PowerPacket™ devices on the powerline network, measure data rate performance and ensure privacy by setting a user defined network private password.This utility gives you the capability to set up a network passwor...  Read more


Power Packet Utility is a software program developed by Intellon. The most common release is 5.0.2, 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. The primary executable is named plcnd532.sys. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 526 KB (538,624 bytes). 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 43% of users of Power Packet Utility come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intellon.com
Installation folder: C:\Windows\System32\drivers
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{44563206-8FAC-4859-9284-5FE90AF0CC47}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 526 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Power Packet Utility

Program executable:plcnd532.sys
Name:PCAUSA Rawether for Windows
PCAUSA NDIS 5.0 SPR Protocol Driver
Additional files:
  • plcnd564.sys - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (PCAUSA NDIS 5.0 SPR Protocol Driver (AMD64))
  • aosutils.dll - AOSUtils
  • appleissupport.dll - AppleISSupport
  • applesyncnotifier.exe (by Apple) - MobileMe (AppleSyncNotifier)
  • applesyncpref.exe (by Apple) - MobileMe Preferences
  • applesyncpreflocalized.dll - AppleSyncPref Localized resource
  • dotmacsyncclient.exe - dotmacsyncclient
  • dotmacsyncmanager.dll - DotMacSyncManager
  • mapihelper.dll - MapiHelper
  • mobilemeui.dll - MobileMe Dynamic Link Library
  • mobilemeuilocalized.dll
  • xmpp.dll - XMPP Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • applesyncnotifier.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AppleSyncNotifier' which loads as C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleSyncNotifier.exe.

How do I remove Power Packet Utility?

Quickly and completely remove Power Packet Utility from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Power Packet 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Power Packet Utility, 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 Power Packet Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win XP 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.61%
Windows 8 8.70%
Windows Vista 4.35%
Windows XP 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.04%
Windows 7 Professional 8.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.35%
Windows 10 Home 4.35%
Windows 8.1 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.86% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 42.86%
  United States 17.86%
  Netherlands 10.71%
  Germany 10.71%
  France 7.14%
  Canada 7.14%
  IS 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Acer 11.11%
Apple 5.56%
ASUS 5.56%
American Megatrends 5.56%
Medion 5.56%
MSI 5.56%
Toshiba 5.56%
Samsung 5.56%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 8000 5.56%
Samsung R780/R778 5.56%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.56%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 5.56%
Dell Inspiron 1525 5.56%


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