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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,852
United States Rank #17,728
Reach 0.0137%

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.46.610.2011 0.38%
7.23.623.2010 2.26%
7.21.531.2010 4.89%
7.18.322.2010 0.38%
7.17.304.2010 2.26%
7.13.112.2010 0.75%
7.12.1218.2009 0.38%
7.11.1127.2009 0.75%
7.6.820.2009 0.38%
6.250.908.2011 0.38%
6.241.623.2010 24.81%
6.240.615.2010 0.75%
6.239.531.2010 5.26%
6.237.409.2010 1.50%
6.236.322.2010 18.80%
6.235.304.2010 12.78%
6.233.209.2010 3.01%
6.233.201.2010 2.63%
6.231.112.2010 3.38%
6.230.1218.2009 3.01%
6.227.902.2009 0.38%
6.223.525.2009 0.38%
1.00.0016 1.13%
1.00.0015 1.13%
1.00.0014 7.14%
1.00.0013 0.38%
1.00.0012 0.75%

Other programs by Realtek Semiconductor

Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver For Windows Vista

What is Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver For Windows Vista?

The Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is the software driver for the Realtek Ethernet cards. It is a program used to communicate from the Windows PC OS to the device. This software is required in most cases for the hardware device to function properly. In most cases, drivers come with Windows or can be found by going to Windows Update in Control Panel and checking for updates as well as downloaded from the Realtek support website.

Overview

The most common release is 6.241.623.2010, 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 setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 1.8 MB (1,892,523 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realtek.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek\NICDRV_8169
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8833FFB6-5B0C-4764-81AA-06DFEED9A476}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.8 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver For Windows Vista

  • RTINSTALLER32.EXE - RTInstaller Application
  • RTINSTALLER64.EXE
  • RTNUninst32.dll - RTNUninst
  • RTNUninst64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RTINSTALLER32.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{9651CA83-12CE-41E2-8D5F-CEC0FA8E1BB3}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver For Windows Vista?

Quickly and completely remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver For Windows Vista from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver For Windows Vista 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 Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver For Windows Vista, 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 Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver For Windows Vista.

OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 67%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#17,852

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 70.68%
Windows 7 25.56%
Windows 10 3.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 45.63%
Windows Vista Home Basic 12.17%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.89%
Windows Vista Ultimate 8.75%
Windows 7 Professional 5.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.75%
  Germany 12.85%
  United Kingdom 5.33%
  France 4.70%
  Japan 3.76%
  Belgium 2.82%
  Australia 2.82%
  India 1.88%
  Brazil 1.57%
  Italy 1.57%
  Netherlands 1.57%
  New Zealand 1.25%
  Russia 1.25%
  Canada 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 26.23%
Hewlett-Packard 23.77%
Medion 11.48%
Dell 10.66%
Acer 9.84%
ASUS 9.02%
Toshiba 6.56%
Intel 2.46%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-7529 8.97%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 3.85%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 3.21%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.21%
MSI MS-7309 2.56%
LENOVO HuronRiver Platfor... 2.56%

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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