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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,636
United States Rank #1,465
Reach 0.4879%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.31 days
304.06 days >
Average installed length: 159.76 days


6.2.9200.39041 57.79%
6.2.9200.39039 6.40%
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Other programs by Realtek Semiconductor

Realtek USB Card Reader

What is Realtek USB Card Reader?

This package installs the USB 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 common release is 6.2.9200.39041, 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. The setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 14.2 MB (14,885,160 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realtek.com.tw
Help link: www.realtek.com.tw/downloads
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek\Realtek USB Card Reader
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{96AE7E41-E34E-47D0-AC07-1091A8127911}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -removeonly
Estimated size: 14.2 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Realtek USB Card Reader

  • RtsUStor.sys - Realtek USB Mass Storage Driver for 2K/XP/Vista/Win7/Win8
  • RtsUVStor.sys
  • RtsUCcid.dll - Realtek Smartcard Reader Driver Dynamic Link Library (Realtek Smart Card Reader DLL)
  • RtsUStor.dll - Realtek USB Mass Storage Driver Dynamic Link Library (Realtek USB Card Reader DLL)
  • RtsUStorIcon.dll - Realtek Card Reader Driver Icon Dynamic Link Library (Realtek Card Reader Icon Dll)
  • rtsuvstorIcon.dll
  • RsCRLib.dll - Realtek Carder Reader Dynamic Link Library
  • 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)
  • RmbChange_USB.exe
  • RIconMan.exe (by Realsil Microelectronics) - IconMan_R (Realtek Card Reader Patch Tool.)
  • SetEHCIKey.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • RIconMan.exe runs as a service named 'IconMan_R' (IconMan_R) "Realtek Card Reader Patch Tool.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.56 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000552621%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003800%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001726%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:70,254
8,062,084 average
I/O writes/min:410 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Realtek USB Card Reader?

Quickly and completely remove Realtek USB Card Reader from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Realtek USB 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Realtek USB Card Reader, 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 USB Card Reader.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 86.29%
Windows 7 13.14%
Windows Vista 0.25%
Windows XP 0.23%
Windows 8.1 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 43.95%
Windows 8 22.53%
Windows 10 Home 5.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.20%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.82%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.97%
  United Kingdom 3.56%
  Canada 3.21%
  Germany 2.83%
  Italy 2.42%
  Brazil 2.20%
  France 2.04%
  India 1.94%
  Australia 1.74%
  Belgium 1.42%
  Mexico 1.21%
  Netherlands 1.20%
  Poland 1.13%
  Indonesia 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 30.28%
Lenovo 27.90%
Acer 12.73%
Samsung 12.08%
ASUS 11.39%
Dell 3.64%
Hewlett-Packard 1.02%
Medion 0.79%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 15.07%
LENOVO 20236 10.61%
LENOVO 20240 4.55%
LENOVO 20245 3.75%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55t-A 3.63%
ASUSTeK Q550LF 3.18%

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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