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Should I remove Realtek USB Ethernet Controller Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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United States Rank #5,594
Reach 0.0643%


8.17.812.2014 8.98%
8.10.1009.2013 8.31% 59.65%
8.6.626.2013 17.74%
8.5.1120.2012 0.89%
8.5.617.2013 1.44%
8.2.416.2013 0.22%
7.12.812.2014 0.11% 2.00%
7.1.503.2013 0.11%
1.00.0002 0.44%
1.00.0001 0.11%

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Realtek USB Ethernet Controller Driver


Realtek USB Ethernet Controller Driver is a program developed by Realtek Semiconductor. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 563.98 KB (577,517 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 65% of users of Realtek USB Ethernet Controller Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Realtek.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek\Realtek USB Ethernet Controller Driver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D2B61BE0-B18B-4091-81B4-F234F4C30DFD}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 563.98 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Realtek USB Ethernet Controller Driver

  • RTINSTALLER32.EXE - RTInstaller Application

How do I remove Realtek USB Ethernet Controller Driver?

Quickly and completely remove Realtek USB Ethernet Controller Driver 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 Ethernet Controller Driver 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 Ethernet Controller Driver, 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 Ethernet Controller Driver.

Win 8 97%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 97.12%
Windows 7 2.77%
Windows 8.1 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 48.12%
Windows 8 25.72%
Windows 10 Home 12.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.66%
Windows 8.1 Connected 3.33%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 1.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.59%
  United Kingdom 4.63%
  Canada 4.06%
  Germany 2.46%
  France 2.17%
  Norway 1.42%
  Australia 1.42%
  Italy 1.23%
  Netherlands 1.04%
  Singapore 0.94%
  Mexico 0.85%
  DK 0.85%
  Thailand 0.85%
  Sweden 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 61.49%
ASUS 19.14%
Dell 17.68%
Hewlett-Packard 1.01%
Lenovo 0.34%
Intel 0.11%
Samsung 0.11%
Toshiba 0.11%
Common models
Acer Aspire V5-122P 35.23%
Acer Aspire S7-392 9.25%
Acer Aspire R7-571 9.14%
ASUSTeK UX301LAA 8.03%
Dell Inspiron 7352 7.13%
Dell Inspiron 3451 6.24%

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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