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Should I remove RangeMax Wireless-N USB Adapter WN111v2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,654
United States Rank #7,525
Reach 0.0329%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.97 days
323.63 days >
Average installed length: 170.04 days


VersionDistribution 34.98% 27.43% 0.31%
2.00.0000 22.34%
1.00.0000 14.95%

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RangeMax Wireless-N USB Adapter WN111v2

What is RangeMax Wireless-N USB Adapter WN111v2?

RangeMax Wireless-N USB Adapter WN111v2 is the software package that includes the required drivers, configuration and management utilities to support this wireless adapter.

About  (from NETGEAR)

The WN111v2 is a small size USB adapter having Wireless-N technology inside. Wireless-N technology makes use of multiple antennas to transmit and receive data, giving 15X the performance and 10X the range over Wireless-G. Wireless-N antennas typically need to be spaced 3 inches apart for optimum performance at 2.4 GHz ...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 6.81 MB (7,136,902 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netgear.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WN111v2\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1C0E9C6B-D4D5-4D3C-8A10-F10A3E7BEEA5}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 6.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RangeMax Wireless-N USB Adapter WN111v2

  • WN111v2AdvTool.exe - WNDA3100 (Netgear MFC Application)
  • WN111v2.exe - WN111V2
  • wn111v2_3.0_setup.exe - WN111v2 (Setup Launcher)
  • PCANUser.exe (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (Rawether Non-Admin User Enabler)
  • W32N55.dll (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - Rawether NDIS API DLL (X86)
  • jswnwstore.dll (by Atheros Communications) - Jumpstart for Wireless (Jumpstart for Wireless Native Wifi profile interface)
  • jswpsapi.exe (by Atheros Communications) - JumpStart (Jumpstart for Wireless API)
  • jswscsup.dll - JSCSCSUP (Jumpstart Supplicant for Wireless)
  • jswscimd.dll - wsimd (Atheros Intermediate Driver Interface)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WN111v2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F7D22553-8A85-40B9-B18F-C245786B2DA1}' (runs on registration).
  • jswpsapi.exe runs as a service named 'Jumpstart Wifi Protected Setup' (jswpsapi) "Provides support for running Jumpstart Wifi Protected Setup".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WN111V2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WN111v2\WN111V2.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.57 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0010780416%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00016177%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00091627%
0.015104% average

How do I remove RangeMax Wireless-N USB Adapter WN111v2?

You can uninstall RangeMax Wireless-N USB Adapter WN111v2 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 RangeMax Wireless-N USB Adapter WN111v2, 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 RangeMax Wireless-N USB Adapter WN111v2.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.92%
Windows Vista 13.69%
Windows XP 13.23%
Windows 10 10.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.04%
Windows 7 Professional 11.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.34%
Windows 10 Home 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.63%
  United Kingdom 7.80%
  Italy 4.29%
  Germany 3.73%
  Australia 3.39%
  France 3.28%
  Netherlands 2.94%
  Sweden 1.69%
  Canada 1.13%
  Austria 1.02%
  DK 1.02%
  Israel 0.79%
  Switzerland 0.68%
  South Africa 0.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.36%
Acer 20.41%
Hewlett-Packard 20.12%
Intel 4.44%
American Megatrends 2.66%
ASUS 2.07%
Sahara 1.78%
Gateway 1.78%
Toshiba 1.18%
Lenovo 0.89%
Packard Bell 0.89%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 3.83%
Dell Inspiron 570 2.73%
MSI MS-7693 2.73%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.19%
Gateway DX4831 2.19%
Dell Computer Dimension 3... 1.64%


Netgear is amanufacturer of computer networking equipment and other computer hardware and sells products through multiple sales channels worldwide, including online retailers, wholesale distributors, direct market resellers, value-added resellers and broadband service providers.
Publisher URL: www.netgear.com


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