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Should I remove Realtek USB Reader Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #607
United States Rank #747
Reach 1.1015%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.72 days
611.19 days >
Average installed length: 321.13 days


6.1.7601.39016 5.39%
6.1.7601.39015 3.86%
6.1.7601.39014 0.18%
6.1.7601.39013 7.88%
6.1.7600.10010 14.83%
6.1.7600.10009 0.00%
6.1.7600.10008 15.95%
6.1.7600.10007 0.55%
6.1.7600.10005 0.04%
6.1.7600.10003 10.02%
6.1.7600.10001 20.63% 0.05% 6.64% 3.56% 9.93% 0.49%
1.00.0000 0.01%

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Realtek USB 2.0 Reader Driver

What is Realtek USB Reader Driver?

The Realtek USB 2.0 Reader Driver is the software driver for the Realtek Realtek USB 2.0 Reader. 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.


The most used version is 6.1.7600.10001, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is addfilter64.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 11.64 MB (12,209,483 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realtek.com.tw
Help link: www.realtek.com.tw/downloads
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek\Realtek USB 2.0 Reader Driver
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{62BBB2F0-E220-4821-A564-730807D2C34D}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -removeonly
Estimated size: 11.64 MB
Language: Hungarian

Program filesFiles installed by Realtek USB 2.0 Reader Driver

Program executable:addfilter64.exe
Name:Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK driver
Microsoft add/remove filter drivers sample utility
Path:C:\Program Files\Realtek\Realtek USB 2.0 Reader Driver\addfilter64.exe
Additional files:
  • RtsUStor.dll - Realtek USB Mass Storage Driver Dynamic Link Library (Realtek USB Card Reader DLL)
  • RtsUStor.sys - Realtek USB Mass Storage Driver for 2K/XP/Vista/Win7
  • RtsUStorIcon.dll - Realtek Card Reader Driver Icon Dynamic Link Library (Realtek Card Reader Icon Dll)
  • rtsuvstor.sys
  • rtsuvstorIcon.dll
  • diskperf64.sys - Realtek Turbo Mode Filter Driver for 39
  • rtcrfilt64.sys
  • SDRTCPRM.dll - Realtek USB card reader DLL for CPRM
  • addfilter.exe (by Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider) - Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK driver (Microsoft add/remove filter drivers sample utility)
  • revcon.exe (by Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider) - Windows Setup API
  • InfDefaultInstall.exe

How do I remove Realtek USB Reader Driver?

You can uninstall Realtek USB Reader 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 2.0 Reader 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 Reader Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.56%
Windows 10 11.27%
Windows XP 0.17%
Windows Vista 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 67.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.04%
Windows 10 Home 7.11%
Windows 7 Professional 5.48%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.44%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.78%
  Germany 8.21%
  France 3.60%
  United Kingdom 3.20%
  Canada 2.79%
  Italy 2.70%
  Australia 2.28%
  India 1.51%
  Brazil 1.48%
  Netherlands 1.34%
  Spain 1.31%
  Taiwan 1.29%
  Iran 1.26%
  Poland 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 30.63%
Lenovo 29.85%
Toshiba 26.27%
Medion 5.40%
MSI 2.62%
Acer 2.28%
Dell 2.00%
Hewlett-Packard 0.96%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 9.69%
ASUSTeK K53SV 7.30%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 4.45%
ASUSTeK K53SC 3.94%
LENOVO 4334 3.84%

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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