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Should I remove Realtek Wireless LAN Adapter Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,310
United States Rank #7,011
Reach 0.0578%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.44 days
131.10 days >
Average installed length: 68.88 days


11.00.0057.0 50.40%
11.00.0056.0 7.55%
1.00.0048.0 29.41%
1.00.0046.0 2.81%
1.00.0045.0 7.20%
1.00.0044.0 2.63%

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Realtek Wireless LAN Adapter Software


Realtek Wireless LAN Adapter Software is a software program developed by Realtek Semiconductor. The most common release is 11.00.0057.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named CISCO_MUI.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 9.66 MB (10,124,395 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 47% of users of Realtek Wireless LAN Adapter Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek Wireless LAN Adapter Software
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E462B252-195B-47EA-98E2-BAC3C2DF7D37}\Install.exe -uninst -l0x9
Estimated size: 9.66 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Realtek Wireless LAN Adapter Software

Program executable:CISCO_MUI.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Realtek Wireless LAN Adapter Software\CISCO_MUI.exe
Additional files:
  • Rtlihvs.dll - Windows IHV Service for a Realtek Wireless Device (Realtek IHV Service)
  • RTKVgaLib.dll

How do I remove Realtek Wireless LAN Adapter Software?

You can uninstall Realtek Wireless LAN Adapter Software 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 Wireless LAN Adapter Software, 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 Wireless LAN Adapter Software.

Win 10 76%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 76.49%
Windows 7 23.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 50.70%
Windows 7 Professional 12.92%
Windows 10 Pro 8.70%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 8.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.70%
  Italy 8.79%
  United Kingdom 6.97%
  Germany 6.39%
  France 3.63%
  Spain 2.61%
  Netherlands 2.18%
  Sweden 1.96%
  Brazil 1.67%
  Australia 1.38%
  Poland 1.31%
  India 1.23%
  Colombia 1.09%
  Canada 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 95.56%
Hewlett-Packard 1.85%
Toshiba 0.99%
Acer 0.86%
Dell 0.74%
Common models
LENOVO 80MJ 36.32%
LENOVO 80QR 15.22%
LENOVO 80MH 6.65%
LENOVO F0B50051US 3.07%
LENOVO 10160 2.81%

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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