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3% remove it97% keep it
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REALTEK RTL8185 Wireless LAN Driver

What is REALTEK RTL8185 Wireless LAN Driver?

REALTEK RTL8185 Wireless LAN Driver is the driver package for wireless network card. The driver package is required in order for the device to function properly and is the software that allows your PC to communicate with this hardware. In addition the software includes management and diagnostic utilities.


The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 977.92 KB (1,001,392 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\REALTEK RTL8185 Wireless LAN Driver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{06FE1146-4FF8-45DF-B0D9-CBA8E38C708C}\SETUP.EXE -v"ISSCRIPTCMDLINE=\"-d -zREMOVE\"" -l0x0009
Estimated size: 977.92 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by REALTEK RTL8185 Wireless LAN Driver

  • SetDrv98.exe - Setup Driver (SetDrv By Karl)
  • difxapi.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • RTWUPath.exe - SetMRU Application (SetMRU MFC Application)
  • ScanF.exe
  • SetVistaDrv.exe
  • UScanM.exe
  • SetVistaDrv64.exe

How do I remove REALTEK RTL8185 Wireless LAN Driver?

You can uninstall REALTEK RTL8185 Wireless LAN 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program REALTEK RTL8185 Wireless LAN Driver, 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 REALTEK RTL8185 Wireless LAN Driver.

Win Vista (SP2) 42%
Win Vista 8%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 58.33%
Windows 7 25.00%
Windows 10 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 33.33%
Windows 8 Pro 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Basic 16.67%
Windows Vista Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.00%
  Germany 15.00%
  Argentina 10.00%
  Finland 5.00%
  Italy 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 22.22%
American Megatrends 22.22%
ASUS 22.22%
Toshiba 11.11%
Samsung 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Common models
NOTEBOOK RAM2080 28.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 14.29%
Samsung R59P/R60P/R61P 14.29%
Micro-Star MS-7529 14.29%
HP-Pavilion FQ453AA-ABA a... 14.29%
ECS 945GZ/CT-M 14.29%

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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