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Should I remove REALTEK RTL8187 Wireless LAN Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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United States Rank #32,595
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Package:1.00.0065 Driver:5.1313.613.2008 3.33%
Package:1.00.0028 Driver:6.1313.613.2008 50.83%
Package:1.00.0028 Driver:5.1313.613.2008 12.50%
Package:1.00.0006 Driver:6.1302.718.2007 5.83%
3.00 25.83%
1.00.0028 1.67%

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REALTEK RTL8187 Wireless LAN Driver

What is REALTEK RTL8187 Wireless LAN Driver?

REALTEK RTL8187 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 most used version is package:1.00.0028 driver:6.1313.613.2008, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 6.27 MB (6,571,448 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\REALTEK RTL8187 Wireless LAN Driver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{876854B3-6F71-40EC-AD7C-A995C0B0EE0A}\Install.exe -uninst -l0x416
Estimated size: 6.27 MB
Language: Portuguese (Brazil)

Program filesFiles installed by REALTEK RTL8187 Wireless LAN Driver

  • SetDrv.exe - Setup Driver (SetDrv By Karl)
  • SetDrv64.exe
  • install.exe - Install Application (Install MFC Application)

How do I remove REALTEK RTL8187 Wireless LAN Driver?

You can uninstall REALTEK RTL8187 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 RTL8187 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 RTL8187 Wireless LAN Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 32%
Win 10 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 35.83%
Windows XP 34.17%
Windows Vista 29.17%
Windows 10 0.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 34.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.17%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.83%
Windows 7 Professional 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.15%
  Brazil 11.11%
  Saudi Arabia 9.63%
  Spain 6.67%
  Germany 6.67%
  France 3.70%
  IQ 2.96%
  United Arab Emirates 2.96%
  Italy 2.96%
  MA 2.22%
  Thailand 2.22%
  Austria 2.22%
  United Kingdom 2.22%
  Argentina 1.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.54%
Acer 19.72%
Hewlett-Packard 18.31%
Sahara 12.68%
Toshiba 5.63%
Lenovo 4.23%
American Megatrends 4.23%
Intel 2.82%
Compaq 1.41%
MSI 1.41%
ASUS 1.41%
Common models
Positivo Positivo M... 10.38%
CLEVO CO. M540SR 2.83%
Clevo M670SRU 2.83%
clevo M720S 1.89%

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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