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Should I remove Qualcomm Atheros Communications Inc. AR81Family Gigabit/Fast Ethernet Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #931
United States Rank #1,018
Reach 0.7530%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.51 days
605.03 days >
Average installed length: 317.90 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
99.0.1.1 0.03%
2.1.0.21 2.18%
2.1.0.20 0.08%
2.1.0.19 0.22%
2.1.0.18 0.02%
2.1.0.17 0.30%
2.1.0.16 19.80%
2.1.0.15 8.72%
2.1.0.13 36.50%
2.1.0.12 24.90%
2.1.0.7 6.86%
2.1.0.6 0.01%
2.1.0.4 0.01%
2.1.0.2 0.01%
2.1.0.1 0.09%
2.0.15.16 0.02%
2.0.14.15 0.01%
2.0.13.18 0.08%
2.0.11.12 0.01%
2.0.9.9 0.03%
2.0.8.8 0.01%
1.0.2.43 0.01%
1.0.0.43 0.01%
1.0.0.41 0.02%
1.0.0.39 0.02%
1.0.0.36 0.01%
1.0.0.33 0.01%
1.0.0.31 0.01%
1.0.0.27 0.01%
1.0.0.24 0.01%
1.0.0.10 0.02%
1.0.0.5 0.01%
0.0.0.9999 0.01%

Other programs by Qualcomm Atheros

Qualcomm Atheros Communications Inc. AR81Family Gigabit/Fast Ethernet Driver

Overview

Qualcomm Atheros Communications Inc. AR81Family Gigabit/Fast Ethernet Driver is a program developed by Qualcomm Atheros. The most used version is 2.1.0.13, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package is about 2.07 MB (2,165,539 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of Qualcomm Atheros Communications Inc. AR81Family Gigabit/Fast Ethernet Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.qca.qualcomm.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Qualcomm Atheros Inc.\Qualcomm Atheros Ethernet Controller
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3108C217-BE83-42E4-AE9E-A56A2A92E549}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.07 MB
Language: English

How do I remove Qualcomm Atheros Communications Inc. AR81Family Gigabit/Fast Ethernet Driver?

Quickly and completely remove Qualcomm Atheros Communications Inc.(R) AR81Family Gigabit/Fast Ethernet Driver from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Qualcomm Atheros Communications Inc. AR81Family Gigabit/Fast Ethernet Driver 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 Qualcomm Atheros Communications Inc.(R) AR81Family Gigabit/Fast Ethernet Driver, 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 Qualcomm Atheros Communications Inc. AR81Family Gigabit/Fast Ethernet Driver.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#931
 
REACH
~0.75%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 84.23%
Windows 7 15.56%
Windows XP 0.19%
Windows Vista 0.02%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 40.04%
Windows 8 18.36%
Windows 10 Home 12.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.69%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.07%
Windows 7 Professional 4.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.09%
  Germany 4.64%
  Italy 4.51%
  Canada 4.29%
  France 4.15%
  United Kingdom 4.00%
  Netherlands 2.55%
  Australia 1.57%
  Brazil 1.55%
  India 1.47%
  Belgium 1.17%
  Sweden 1.07%
  Poland 1.00%
  Russia 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.88%
Lenovo 30.59%
Acer 20.65%
ASUS 11.09%
MSI 1.85%
Hewlett-Packard 0.90%
Dell 0.61%
Medion 0.16%
GIGABYTE 0.15%
Alienware 0.12%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 9.00%
LENOVO 20236 6.81%
LENOVO 20217 5.65%
Acer Aspire V3-771 4.61%
Acer Aspire E1-522 4.21%
ASUSTeK X200CA 3.49%

About Qualcomm Atheros

Qualcomm Atheros is a developer of semiconductors for network communications, most noteably wireless chipsets for the IEEE 802.
Publisher URL: www.atheros.com

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