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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #38,730
United States Rank #34,885
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6.20.000 49.06%
6.10.000 20.75%
6.00.000 30.19%

RayTech RNS


RayTech RNS is a software program developed by Raymarine. The most common release is 6.20.000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 43 files and is usually about 27.37 MB (28,696,780 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 50% of users of RayTech RNS come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Norway.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.raymarine.co.uk/products/raytechrns
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Raymarine\Raymarine RayTech Navigator
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{98088561-51BE-4E7C-AB08-B6F9607D9A90}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 27.37 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by RayTech RNS

  • AXRadar.ocx - Raymarine RayTech Navigator (Raymarine Company Ltd)
  • AXSonar.ocx
  • AXSonar2.ocx
  • chartcrt.exe
  • cmWin32_CMG.dll
  • CSeriesWpt.exe
  • ctactical.exe
  • EnginePanel.exe
  • entersails.exe
  • HSB2.exe
  • HSB2DLL.dll
  • InstrumentConnection.exe
  • kiwivba2.dll
  • logprocess.exe
  • opengldetect.exe
  • raycleanup.exe
  • raygetgrib.exe
  • raylauncher.exe
  • raypolar.exe
  • raytechnavigator.exe
  • RDFReader.exe
  • remserver.exe
  • RNScheckcmap.exe
  • RNSnetsetup.exe
  • RNSsplash.exe
  • RNSstartupmode.exe
  • RT_LNetLib.dll
  • BCGCBPRO64.dll (by BCGSoft Ltd) - BCGControlBar Professional Dynamic Link Library (BCGControlBar Professional DLL)
  • BCGSkinDownloader.dll - BCGSkinDownloader Dynamic Link Library (BCGSkinDownloader DLL)
  • cmWin32.dll (by C-MAP s.r.l) - cmWin32 Dynamic Link Library (cmWin32 DLL)
  • cmWin32_CMC.dll (by C-MAP s.r.l)
  • ReadSNo.dll - ReadSNo Dynamic Link Library (ReadSNo DLL)
  • RL90Lib.dll - RL90Lib Dynamic Link Library (RL90Lib DLL)
  • arcx.dll (by Contemporary Control Systems) - Contemporary Controls ArcX (Arcnet Driver X)
  • ustor.dll - USB storage device DLL
  • fsys03.dll
  • SetRaytechPermissions.exe
  • WWB00200.DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • raylauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FF9414C6-B87A-4D0B-9BCF-CBED92B097F3}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • raytechnavigator.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Raymarine\Raymarine RayTech Navigator\raytechnavigator.exe'.

How do I remove RayTech RNS?

You can uninstall RayTech RNS 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 RayTech RNS, 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 RayTech RNS.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.72%
Windows 10 24.53%
Windows XP 16.98%
Windows Vista 3.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.85%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.38%
Windows 8.1 11.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.62%
Windows 10 Home 5.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  France 9.38%
  Norway 7.81%
  Netherlands 4.69%
  United Kingdom 4.69%
  Australia 3.13%
  BS 3.13%
  Spain 3.13%
  Canada 3.13%
  Italy 3.13%
  Hong Kong 1.56%
  Finland 1.56%
  Portugal 1.56%
  Germany 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.83%
Dell 14.63%
Toshiba 12.20%
Lenovo 9.76%
Acer 7.32%
Sony 7.32%
Gateway 4.88%
Intel 4.88%
American Megatrends 4.88%
Medion 4.88%
ASUS 2.44%
Common models
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Sony VPCZ127GG 2.38%
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