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Should I remove Realtek USB Ethernet Controller Driver?

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5% remove it95% keep it
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8.10.1009.2013 9.63% 56.68%
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7.1.503.2013 0.09%
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Other programs by Realtek Semiconductor

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 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 66% 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?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 USB Ethernet Controller Driver.

Win 10 96%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 96.53%
Windows 7 3.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 41.66%
Windows 8 22.30%
Windows 10 Home 20.70%
Windows 8.1 Connected 3.39%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.01%
  United Kingdom 4.44%
  Canada 3.49%
  Germany 2.33%
  France 1.75%
  Italy 1.75%
  Norway 1.46%
  Australia 1.31%
  Netherlands 1.09%
  Singapore 0.95%
  Mexico 0.87%
  Sweden 0.80%
  DK 0.73%
  Spain 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 58.30%
Dell 21.48%
ASUS 18.14%
Hewlett-Packard 1.08%
Lenovo 0.45%
Intel 0.27%
Samsung 0.18%
Toshiba 0.09%
Common models
Acer Aspire V5-122P 34.20%
Dell Inspiron 7352 8.28%
Acer Aspire S7-392 8.28%
Acer Aspire R7-571 8.10%
Dell Inspiron 3451 7.47%
ASUSTeK UX301LAA 6.93%

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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