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Should I remove REALTEK RTL8187B Wireless LAN Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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Package:1.00.0026 Driver:6.1122.318.2008 5.14%
Package:1.00.0026 Driver:6.1116.1226.2007 88.43%
Package:1.00.0026 Driver:5.1116.1226.2007 2.57%
Package:1.00.0026 Driver: 0.77%
Package:1.00.0024 Driver:6.1116.1226.2007 1.80%
Package:1.00.0024 Driver:5.1116.1226.2007 0.51%
Package:1.00.0018 Driver:6.1108.1108.2007 0.77%

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REALTEK RTL8187B Wireless LAN Driver

What is REALTEK RTL8187B Wireless LAN Driver?

The REALTEK RTL8187B Wireless LAN Driver is the software driver for the RTL8187B Wireless LAN 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 package:1.00.0026 driver:6.1116.1226.2007, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is SetDrv.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 830.82 KB (850,757 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\REALTEK RTL8187B Wireless LAN Driver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{895722FE-25FE-4854-95AC-B0C42F9DBEDA}\Install.exe -uninst -l0x9
Estimated size: 830.82 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by REALTEK RTL8187B Wireless LAN Driver

Program executable:SetDrv.exe
Name:Setup Driver
Path:C:\Program Files\REALTEK RTL8187B Wireless LAN Driver\Driver\SetDrv.exe
Additional files:
  • SetVistaDrv.exe - SetVistaDrv Application
  • SetDrv.exe - Setup Driver (SetDrv)
  • install.exe - Install Application (Install MFC Application)

How do I remove REALTEK RTL8187B Wireless LAN Driver?

You can uninstall REALTEK RTL8187B 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 RTL8187B 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 RTL8187B Wireless LAN Driver.

Win Vista (SP2) 79%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 92.54%
Windows 7 4.11%
Windows XP 3.08%
Windows 10 0.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 82.12%
Windows Vista Home Basic 7.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.11%
Windows Vista Business 2.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.81%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.58% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 27.58%
  Germany 17.27%
  France 13.66%
  Netherlands 3.61%
  United States 3.35%
  Spain 3.09%
  Sweden 2.84%
  Poland 2.84%
  Austria 2.32%
  Ireland 2.06%
  Norway 1.80%
  Hungary 1.80%
  Portugal 1.55%
  Belgium 1.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 96.61%
Sahara 1.56%
ASUS 1.04%
Dell 0.52%
Acer 0.26%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 29.97%
TOSHIBA Satellite L350 24.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300D 9.28%
TOSHIBA Satellite L350D 7.43%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L30... 7.16%
TOSHIBA Satellite P300D 2.65%

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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