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Should I remove Ralink RT2860 Wireless LAN Card?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #985
United States Rank #1,255
Reach 0.8276%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.93 days
381.58 days >
Average installed length: 200.49 days


VersionDistribution 0.27% 1.00% 0.28% 0.23% 0.34% 0.34% 0.05% 0.85% 8.58% 0.01% 6.70% 2.98% 2.02% 0.07% 0.09% 0.17% 1.76% 0.01% 2.15% 0.52% 7.53% 0.77% 0.59% 0.15% 0.38% 0.97% 20.38% 28.97% 1.06% 1.38% 0.40% 0.04% 0.46% 0.03% 0.05% 0.12% 0.04% 2.98% 0.01% 0.16% 4.44% 0.04% 0.34% 0.28%

Ralink RT2860 Wireless LAN Card

What is Ralink RT2860 Wireless LAN Card?

The software provides the installation utilities for Ralink RT2860 802.11 WirelessLAN Card including software and drivers.


Ralink RT2860 Wireless LAN Card is a program developed by Ralink. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is RAEXTUI.dll. The software installer includes 91 files and is usually about 3.54 MB (3,708,928 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 40% of users of Ralink RT2860 Wireless LAN Card come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ralinktech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ralink\RT2860 Wireless LAN Card
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8FC4F1DD-F7FD-4766-804D-3C8FF1D309B0}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 3.54 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Ralink RT2860 Wireless LAN Card

Program module:RAEXTUI.dll
Name:Ralink UI Extensions DLL
Path:C:\Program Files\Ralink\RT2860 Wireless LAN Card\VistaSupplicant\X64\RAEXTUI.dll
Additional files:
  • StreamDll.dll - StreamDl Dynamic Link Library
  • RaMediaServer.exe - RaMediaServer Application (RaMediaS Application)
  • RaSwapEx.exe - Ralink RaSwap (RaSwap)
  • RaWDPAPI.dll - Wi-Fi Display (dll)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • RaMediaServer.exe runs as a service named 'Ralink UPnP Media Server' (RaMediaServer) "Ralink UPnP Media Server. If the service is disabled, UPnP Media Server function will not work.".

How do I remove Ralink RT2860 Wireless LAN Card?

Quickly and completely remove Ralink RT2860 Wireless LAN Card from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Ralink RT2860 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Ralink RT2860 Wireless LAN Card, 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 Ralink RT2860 Wireless LAN Card.

Win 8 50%
Win 8.1 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 49.66%
Windows 7 47.54%
Windows XP 2.01%
Windows Vista 0.76%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Windows 8.1 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.08%
Windows 8.1 23.74%
Windows 8 10.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.90%
Windows 10 Home 5.98%
Windows 7 Professional 5.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.81%
  France 8.07%
  Italy 6.10%
  Germany 5.38%
  Canada 4.47%
  Brazil 3.87%
  United Kingdom 3.76%
  Netherlands 2.37%
  Australia 1.59%
  Spain 1.41%
  Belgium 1.31%
  Russia 0.89%
  Mexico 0.85%
  Sweden 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 73.13%
Hewlett-Packard 14.03%
Acer 5.55%
Lenovo 3.20%
Medion 1.45%
Dell 1.23%
American Megatrends 0.23%
MSI 0.22%
Intel 0.18%
Common models
ASUSTeK K54C 6.65%
ASUSTeK K73SV 3.52%
ASUSTeK X55U 3.44%
ASUSTeK X401A1 3.23%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 3.12%
ASUSTeK X55A 3.12%

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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