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Should I remove REALTEK RTL8187SE Wireless LAN Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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United States Rank #43,636
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Package:1.00.0035 Driver:6.9067.710.2008 1.20%
Package:1.00.0035 Driver:5.9067.710.2008 27.71%
Package:1.00.0035 Driver:5.9057.401.2008 15.66%
Package:1.00.0028 Driver:6.9075.1106.2008 1.20%
Package:1.00.0028 Driver:6.9071.822.2008 1.20%
Package:1.00.0028 Driver:6.9070.818.2008 6.02%
Package:1.00.0028 Driver:6.9059.423.2008 4.82%
Package:1.00.0028 Driver:5.9080.1125.2008 1.20%
Package:1.00.0028 Driver:5.9075.1106.2008 1.20%
Package:1.00.0028 Driver:5.9071.822.2008 28.92%
Package:1.00.0028 Driver:5.9066.709.2008 8.43%
Package:1.00.0028 Driver:5.9059.423.2008 1.20%
1.00.0035 1.20%

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REALTEK RTL8187SE Wireless LAN Driver

What is REALTEK RTL8187SE Wireless LAN Driver?

REALTEK RTL8187SE 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:5.9071.822.2008, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 902.94 KB (924,615 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\REALTEK RTL8187SE Wireless LAN Driver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D4EEC21C-04F0-4CF4-8078-82C11E38EF11}\Install.exe -uninst -l0x9
Estimated size: 902.94 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by REALTEK RTL8187SE Wireless LAN Driver

  • SetVistaDrv64.exe - SetVistaDrv64 Application
  • SetVistaDrv.exe - SetVistaDrv Application
  • SetDrv.exe - Setup Driver (SetDrv)
  • install.exe - Install Application (Install MFC Application)

How do I remove REALTEK RTL8187SE Wireless LAN Driver?

You can uninstall REALTEK RTL8187SE 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 RTL8187SE 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 RTL8187SE Wireless LAN Driver.

Win XP 84%
Win 7 (SP1) 5%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 84.34%
Windows Vista 10.84%
Windows 7 4.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 83.95%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.47%
Windows 7 Starter 1.23%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.73%
  Brazil 6.82%
  Italy 6.82%
  Germany 4.55%
  Spain 4.55%
  France 4.55%
  Israel 4.55%
  Poland 3.41%
  Hungary 3.41%
  Canada 2.27%
  United Kingdom 2.27%
  Greece 2.27%
  Indonesia 2.27%
  India 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
MSI 56.86%
American Megatrends 15.69%
Alienware 9.80%
Gateway 7.84%
Acer 5.88%
ASUS 1.96%
Sahara 1.96%
Common models
alienware Alienware M17 5.71%
ASUSTeK 900HD 4.29%
DIXONSXP Advent 4211 4.29%
Gateway P-6318u HSN 4.29%

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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