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Should I remove REALTEK RTL8187 Wireless LAN Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #20,740
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 11.94 days


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REALTEK RTL8187 Wireless LAN Driver

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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 setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 584.16 KB (598,175 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\{06FE1146-4FF8-45DF-B0D9-CBA8E38C708C}\SETUP.EXE -v"ISSCRIPTCMDLINE=\"-d -zREMOVE\"" -l0x0009
Estimated size: 584.16 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by REALTEK RTL8187 Wireless LAN Driver

  • SetDrv.exe - Setup Driver (SetDrv By Karl)
  • SetDrv64.exe
  • Setup.exe (by Devguru Co., Ltd) - SAMSUNG USB Drivers for Mobile Phones (SAMSUNG USB Drivers for Mobile Phones(x86))
  • Uninstall.exe (by Devguru Co., Ltd)
  • dgderapi.dll (by Devguru Co) - Device Error Recovery SDK (Device Error Recovery SDK(x86))
  • difxapi.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • install.exe - Install Application (Install MFC Application)

How do I remove REALTEK RTL8187 Wireless LAN Driver?

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Or, 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: 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: 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 Vista (SP2) 51%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 59.69%
Windows 7 35.66%
Windows 10 4.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 48.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.16%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.85%
Windows Vista Home Basic 8.53%
Windows 7 Professional 3.10%
Windows 10 Enterprise 0.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.73%
  Saudi Arabia 7.60%
  Germany 4.68%
  Spain 3.51%
  United Kingdom 3.51%
  Brazil 2.92%
  Canada 2.92%
  United Arab Emirates 2.34%
  France 2.34%
  Italy 2.34%
  Egypt 1.75%
  Greece 1.17%
  MA 1.17%
  PR 1.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Gateway 51.16%
Hewlett-Packard 18.60%
Toshiba 10.47%
Dell 9.30%
Acer 8.14%
American Megatrends 2.33%
Common models
Gateway MT6707 ... 5.88%
Gateway MT6705 ... 5.88%
Gateway MX8738 ... 4.20%
Gateway MX8739 ... 2.52%
Gateway MX8734 ... 2.52%

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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