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Should I remove REALTEK GbE & FE Ethernet PCI NIC Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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Global Rank #4,118
United States Rank #7,553
Reach 0.1327%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 45.90 days
657.41 days >
Average installed length: 345.42 days


5.649.0615.2006 0.04%
1.23.0000 42.76%
1.20.0000 0.70%
1.17.0001 4.32%
1.16.0000 6.54%
1.14.0000 0.27%
1.13.0000 1.40%
1.11.0000 2.06%
1.08.0000 3.19%
1.06.0000 0.82%
1.05.0000 13.70%
1.02.0000 21.71%
1.00.0000 2.49%

Other programs by Realtek Semiconductor

REALTEK GbE & FE Ethernet PCI NIC Driver

What is REALTEK GbE & FE Ethernet PCI NIC Driver?

The REALTEK GbE & FE Ethernet PCI NIC Driver is the software driver for the Realtek GbE & FE Ethernet PCI NICs. It is a program used to communicate from the Windows PC OS to the device. This software is required in most cases for the hardware device to function properly. In most cases, drivers come with Windows or can be found by going to Windows Update in Control Panel and checking for updates as well as downloaded from the Realtek support website.


The most used version is 1.23.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 29 files and is usually about 1.9 MB (1,989,988 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\WINDOWS\OPTIONS\CABS\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{ACCA20B0-C4D1-4BF5-BF21-0A0EB5EF9730}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.9 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by REALTEK GbE & FE Ethernet PCI NIC Driver

  • Rtnic.sys - Realtek 10/100/1000 NIC Family all in one NDIS Driver (Realtek 10/100/1000 NDIS 5.0 Driver)
  • Rtnic64.sys - Realtek 10/100/1000 X64 Driver
  • Rtnicxp.sys - Realtek 10/100/1000 NDIS 5.1 Driver
  • R8139N51.SYS - Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC (Realtek RTL8139/810x Family NDIS 5.1 Drv)
  • RTLDEL9X.EXE - REALTEK RTL8139 Deleting Tool for 9x
  • RTLDELG9.EXE - REALTEK RTL8169 Deleting Tool for 9x
  • RTINSTALLER32.EXE - RTInstaller Application
  • RTWUWZC.exe - WZCType Application (WZCType MFC Application)
  • RtNicprop32.DLL - RTK Property Page
  • RtNicprop64.DLL
  • RTNUninst32.dll - RTNUninst
  • RTNUninst64.dll
  • lanset64.exe
  • lansetm.exe
  • lansetup.exe
  • lansetx.exe
  • rtlsetn5.exe

How do I remove REALTEK GbE & FE Ethernet PCI NIC Driver?

Quickly and completely remove REALTEK GbE & FE Ethernet PCI NIC Driver from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall REALTEK GbE & FE Ethernet PCI NIC 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 REALTEK GbE & FE Ethernet PCI NIC 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 REALTEK GbE & FE Ethernet PCI NIC Driver.

Win XP 82%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 89.84%
Windows 7 7.98%
Windows 10 1.01%
Windows Vista 0.82%
Windows Server 2003 0.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 89.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.81%
Windows 7 Professional 1.65%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 0.51%
Windows 8 Pro 0.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.62%
  Germany 9.89%
  Brazil 5.80%
  France 5.26%
  Italy 4.71%
  India 4.57%
  United Kingdom 3.73%
  Poland 3.26%
  Iran 2.94%
  Spain 2.83%
  Israel 2.28%
  Romania 2.03%
  Canada 1.74%
  Taiwan 1.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 17.21%
American Megatrends 16.22%
Hewlett-Packard 8.68%
Sahara 8.61%
Dell 5.71%
Acer 4.04%
Toshiba 2.89%
ASUS 1.83%
Common models
Gigabyte 945GZM-S2 7.00%
Gigabyte 945GCMX-S2 6.14%
Acer Aspire 5100 2.46%
Gigabyte GA-MA69VM-S2 2.46%

About Realtek Semiconductor

Realtek manufactures a wide variety of products that can be broadly categorized into two subdivisions: Communications Network ICs, and Computer Peripheral and Multimedia ICs.
Publisher URL: www.realtek.com


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