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RT2500 USB Wireless LAN Card

What is RT2500 USB Wireless LAN Card?

This software package contains the required software and driver to connect the Ralink RT2500 device to the PC.

About  (from Ralink)

RT2500 USB Wireless LAN Card delivers reliable, cost-effective, feature-rich wireless connectivity at high throughput from a long distance. The RT2500USB is designed to support standard based features in the areas of security, quality of service and international regulation, giving end users greatest performance anytim...  Read more


RT2500 USB Wireless LAN Card is a program developed by Ralink. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is DeviceControl.exe. The software installer includes 35 files and is usually about 69.76 MB (73,152,380 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 64% of users of RT2500 USB Wireless LAN Card come from Germany, it is also popular in Belgium and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ralinktech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\RALINK\RT2500 USB Wireless LAN Card
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{5
Estimated size: 69.76 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by RT2500 USB Wireless LAN Card

Program executable:DeviceControl.exe
Name:DeviceControl Application
DeviceControl MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\RALINK\RT2500 USB Wireless LAN Card\DeviceControl.exe
Additional files:
  • RaSwap.exe - Ralink RaSwap (RaSwap)
  • AC1030.dll - Danish Dynamic Link Library (Danish DLL)
  • AC1031.dll - German Dynamic Link Library (German DLL)
  • AC1036.dll - French Dynamic Link Library (French DLL)
  • APConfig2500.exe - Ralink ApConfig2500 (APConfig2500 - Rt2500)
  • CCS2500USB.exe - CCS Application
  • RaConfig2500.exe - Ralink RaConfig2500 (RaConfig2500 - Rt2500)
  • RC1030.dll
  • RC1031.dll
  • RC1036.dll

How do I remove RT2500 USB Wireless LAN Card?

You can uninstall RT2500 USB Wireless LAN Card 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 RT2500 USB Wireless LAN Card, 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 RT2500 USB Wireless LAN Card.

Win XP 71%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 72.96%
Windows 7 22.01%
Windows 10 3.77%
Windows Vista 1.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 72.61%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.37%
Windows 7 Professional 3.82%
Windows 10 Home 2.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.29% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 64.29%
  Belgium 9.09%
  United States 5.84%
  France 5.19%
  United Kingdom 3.25%
  Austria 2.60%
  Netherlands 2.60%
  Australia 1.95%
  DK 1.95%
  Spain 1.30%
  Slovenia 0.65%
  Brazil 0.65%
  Canada 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 83.44%
Medion 5.73%
ASUS 3.18%
Acer 2.55%
Dell 1.91%
Toshiba 0.64%
Sahara 0.64%
Lenovo 0.64%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7204 53.69%
MEDIONPC MS-7091 34.90%
MEDIONPC WIM 2040 0.67%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 0.67%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 0.67%

About Ralink

Ralink is a Wi-Fi chipset manufacturer mainly known for their WLAN chipsets that are used in various consumer routers made by Gigabyte Technology, D-Link, Linksys, Asus and Belkin, as well as Wi-Fi adaptors for PCI Express interfaces.
Publisher URL: www.ralinktech.com


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