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Should I remove Realtek 8101E/8168/8169 PCI/PCIe Adapters?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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Realtek 8101E/8168/8169 PCI/PCIe Adapters

What is Realtek 8101E/8168/8169 PCI/PCIe Adapters?

This is the software driver package for Realtek 8101E/8168/8169 PCI/PCIe adapter. The driver package is required in order for the wireless device to function properly and is the software that allows your PC to communicate with this hardware device.


The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.78 MB (1,861,856 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek Corporation\VISTA_8169
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8833FFB6-5B0C-4764-81AA-06DFEED9A476}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.78 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Realtek 8101E/8168/8169 PCI/PCIe Adapters

  • LANSETV.EXE - LanSetV Application
  • disable.vbs
  • enable.vbs

How do I remove Realtek 8101E/8168/8169 PCI/PCIe Adapters?

You can uninstall Realtek 8101E/8168/8169 PCI/PCIe Adapters 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 8101E/8168/8169 PCI/PCIe Adapters, 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 8101E/8168/8169 PCI/PCIe Adapters.

Win Vista (SP2) 68%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 80.36%
Windows 7 17.86%
Windows 10 1.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 73.21%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.96%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.25%
Windows 10 Home 0.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.89%
Windows 8 Pro 0.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.14%
  Argentina 4.00%
  Brazil 1.71%
  India 1.14%
  Malaysia 1.14%
  Singapore 1.14%
  Taiwan 1.14%
  Canada 0.57%
  Costa Rica 0.57%
  Ecuador 0.57%
  Egypt 0.57%
  Hong Kong 0.57%
  Israel 0.57%
  Philippines 0.57%

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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