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5% remove it95% keep it
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1.1.90713 25.00%
1.1.38949 75.00%

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Realtek WHCI

What is Realtek WHCI?

This software package contains the required software and driver to connect the Realtek WHCI device to the PC.


Realtek WHCI is a program developed by Realtek Semiconductor. The most used version is 1.1.38949, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is uwbmg.exe. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 158.62 MB (166,323,148 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 38% of users of Realtek WHCI come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek\Realtek WHCI
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{947B0401-8FAE-4287-8D29-2672B61C3998}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 158.62 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Realtek WHCI

Program executable:uwbmg.exe
Name:WUSBManager Application
WUSBManager MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\realtek\realtek whci\uwbmg.exe
Additional files:
  • RealtekRes.dll - RealtekIcon Dynamic Link Library (RealtekIcon DLL)
  • RtWusbLib.dll - RtWusbLib Dynamic Link Library (RtWusbLib DLL)
  • UWBMgRes0402.dll - WUSBManager Application (WUSBManager MFC Application)
  • UWBMgRes0405.dll
  • UWBMgRes0406.dll
  • UWBMgRes0407.dll
  • UWBMgRes0408.dll
  • UWBMgRes040b.dll
  • UWBMgRes040c.dll
  • UWBMgRes040e.dll
  • UWBMgRes0410.dll
  • UWBMgRes0413.dll
  • UWBMgRes0414.dll
  • UWBMgRes0415.dll
  • UWBMgRes0418.dll
  • UWBMgRes0419.dll
  • UWBMgRes041a.dll
  • UWBMgRes041b.dll
  • UWBMgRes041d.dll
  • UWBMgRes041f.dll
  • UWBMgRes0424.dll
  • UWBMgRes0816.dll
  • UWBMgRes0c0a.dll
  • RunAppSvc.exe
  • SetDriver.exe
  • SetDriverVista.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • RunAppSvc.exe runs as a service named 'RunAppSvc' (RunAppSvc).

How do I remove Realtek WHCI?

You can uninstall Realtek WHCI 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 WHCI, 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 WHCI.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 10 13%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.50%
Windows 10 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 75.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 10 Home 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.46%
  Germany 23.08%
  Belgium 7.69%
  Norway 7.69%
  Sweden 7.69%
  Netherlands 7.69%
  Italy 7.69%

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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