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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,205
United States Rank #14,793
Reach 0.0162%


6.3.9600.29080 0.63%
6.0.6000.72 28.53%
6.0.6000.70 5.96% 29.15%
1.00.0000 35.74%

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Realtek Card Reader

What is Realtek Card Reader?

This package installs the software (Card Reader driver) to enable the following device. This is the driver and utility software for Realtek Card Reader. The driver package is required in order for the card reader to function properly and is the software that allows your PC to communicate with this device.


The most used version is 1.00.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is rcc.exe. The software installer includes 40 files and is usually about 6.4 MB (6,712,427 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realtek.com.tw
Help link: www.realtek.com.tw/downloads
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek\Realtek Card Reader
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{EFC1B3CA-9B90-458D-AD7A-A0F2CD6F4A84}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 6.4 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Realtek Card Reader

Program executable:rcc.exe
Name:Rcc Application
Realtek Card Reader Checker
Path:C:\Program Files\realtek\realtek card reader\rcc.exe
Additional files:
  • rts5121icon.dll - Realtek USB Mass Storage Driver Icon Dynamic Link Library (Rts5121 Icon Dll)
  • RtsP2Stor.sys - Realtek Pcie CardReader Driver for 2K/XP/Vista/Win7/Win8
  • RsCRIcon.dll - Realtek Card Reader Driver Icon Dynamic Link Library (Realtek Card Reader Icon Dll)
  • Rts5121.dll - Realtek USB Mass Storage Driver Dynamic Link Library (Rts5121 DLL)
  • RtsUStor.dll - Realtek USB Card Reader DLL
  • RtsUStorIcon.dll
  • RTS5121.sys - Realtek USB Mass Storage Driver for 2K/XP/Vista
  • RsCRLib.dll - Realtek Carder Reader Dynamic Link Library
  • Rts5161ccid.dll - Rts5161 Dynamic Link Library (Rts5161 DLL)
  • revcon32.exe - Realtek Driver Setup Tool
  • revcon64.exe
  • SDRTCPRM.dll - Realtek USB card reader DLL for CPRM
  • revcon.exe (by Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider) - Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK driver (Windows Setup API)
  • Rmb.exe
  • RtsServer.exe - RtsServer Module
  • SimEdit.exe (by Realsil) - SimEdit
  • SimEditCHS.dll (by Realsil)
  • SimEditCHT.dll
  • SimEditDEU.dll
  • SimEditESP.dll
  • SimEditFRA.dll
  • SimEditITA.dll
  • SimEditNLD.dll
  • SetEHCIKey.exe

How do I remove Realtek Card Reader?

You can uninstall Realtek Card Reader 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 Card Reader, 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 Card Reader.

Win XP 35%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 36.56%
Windows 7 32.19%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows 10 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 35.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 24.76%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.04%
Windows 7 Professional 3.54%
Windows 10 Home 1.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.91%
  Germany 18.04%
  Canada 3.09%
  Hong Kong 2.32%
  United Kingdom 2.32%
  Spain 2.06%
  France 1.80%
  India 1.80%
  Netherlands 1.80%
  Hungary 1.29%
  Brazil 1.03%
  Mexico 1.03%
  Austria 1.03%
  Iran 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.55%
Acer 24.49%
Sahara 9.69%
Gateway 8.16%
Medion 6.12%
Lenovo 5.10%
Hewlett-Packard 5.10%
Toshiba 4.59%
MSI 3.06%
Samsung 1.53%
American Megatrends 1.02%
Common models
Gateway LX6810-01 15.12%
Dell Inspiron 1545 7.75%
Dell Inspiron 1010 4.65%
Gateway LX6200-01 4.26%
MEDION E1210 3.88%
Gateway FX6800-01e 3.88%

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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