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Should I remove Sitecom Wireless LAN Card?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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VersionDistribution 48.94% 38.30% 2.13% 10.64%

Sitecom Wireless LAN Card

What is Sitecom Wireless LAN Card?

This is the 300N software driver and utilities required for managing and connecting the Sitecom networking device to the PC. Uninstalling this driver may cause the hardware to stop functioning properly (only remove this package if you no longer have the Sitecom networking device connected to your PC).

About  (from Sitecom)

Wireless Network USB Adapter 100M can establish a connection with any 2,4 GHz compatible wireless network. The USB adapter is plugged into a PC or notebook having a free USB port (1.1 or 2.0). Because this high-speed USB 2.0 Adapter is also downwards compatible with the existing 802.11b/g standard (11/54 Mbps), an opti...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named RAIHV.dll. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 13.78 MB (14,449,015 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sitecom.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sitecom\Sitecom WL-171 Wireless LAN Card
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F
Estimated size: 13.78 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Sitecom Wireless LAN Card

Program module:RAIHV.dll
Name: Ralink Extensions DLL
Signed by:Ralink Technology Corporation
Path:C:\Program Files\Sitecom\Sitecom Wireless LAN Card\VistaSupplicant\X86\RAIHV.dll
Additional files:
  • CleanOldInstall.exe - CleanOldInstall Application (CleanOldInstall MFC Application)
  • CiscoEapFast.dll (by Cisco Systems) - Cisco EAP-FAST Module
  • RaCertMgr.dll (by Ralink Technology) - RaCertMg Dynamic Link Library
  • RAEXTUI.dll (by Ralink Technology) - Ralink UI Extensions DLL
  • RAIHV.dll - Ralink Extensions DLL
  • RaIOx64.exe
  • RaRegistry.exe - Ralink RalinkRegistryWriter (RalinkRegistryWriter)
  • RaRegistry64.exe
  • RaUI.exe - RaUI Application (RaUI MFC Application)
  • RaWLAPI.dll - RaWLAPI Dynamic Link Library (RaWLAPI DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • RaRegistry.exe runs as a service named 'RalinkRegistryWriter' (RalinkRegistryWriter).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.85 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0019392189%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00094834%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00099088%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:18,306
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:7 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Sitecom Wireless LAN Card?

You can uninstall Sitecom Wireless LAN Card 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 Sitecom Wireless LAN Card, 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 Sitecom Wireless LAN Card.

Win 7 (SP1) 37%
Win XP 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 41.30%
Windows XP 28.26%
Windows Vista 15.22%
Windows 10 15.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 28.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.87%
Windows 10 Home 8.70%
Windows 7 Professional 6.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from Netherlands
Which countries install it?
  Netherlands 33.33%
  Italy 17.65%
  United States 13.73%
  Germany 13.73%
  United Kingdom 13.73%
  Switzerland 1.96%
  Finland 1.96%
  Spain 1.96%
  DK 1.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 15.63%
Acer 15.63%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Dell 9.38%
ASUS 9.38%
Medion 9.38%
Intel 6.25%
NEC 3.13%
Samsung 3.13%
Sahara 3.13%
Common models
Compaq-Presario RS918AA-A... 6.45%
MSI MS-7845 3.23%
MSI MS-7369 3.23%
HP Compaq dc5700 Microtow... 3.23%
HP Compaq 6000 Pro SFF PC 3.23%
Gigabyte P55A-UD3 3.23%

Publisher URL: www.sitecom.com


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