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Smart Card Reader


Smart Card Reader is a program developed by Realtek Semiconductor. The main program executable is simedit.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 5.62 MB (5,891,142 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 48% of users of Smart Card Reader come from Italy, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek\Smart Card Reader
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2BC913A5-4C55-4677-B3B9-F13665CC16C3}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0010 -removeonly
Estimated size: 5.62 MB
Language: Italian

Program filesFiles installed by Smart Card Reader

Program executable:simedit.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\realtek\smart card reader\simedit.exe
Additional files:
  • Rts5161ccid.dll - Rts5161 Dynamic Link Library (Rts5161 DLL)
  • revcon.exe (by Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider) - Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK driver (Windows Setup API)
  • SimEditCHS.dll (by Realsil) - SimEdit
  • SimEditCHT.dll (by Realsil)
  • SimEditDEU.dll
  • SimEditESP.dll
  • SimEditFRA.dll
  • SimEditITA.dll
  • SimEditNLD.dll

How do I remove Smart Card Reader?

Quickly and completely remove Smart Card Reader from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Smart Card Reader 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Smart Card Reader, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Smart Card Reader.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 6%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 10 18.75%
Windows XP 12.50%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 37.50%
Windows 7 Professional 18.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.50%
Windows 10 Home 6.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.62% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 47.62%
  United States 33.33%
  Germany 4.76%
  France 4.76%
  MK 4.76%
  Taiwan 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
ASUS 8.33%
Toshiba 8.33%
Medion 8.33%
Intel 8.33%
Dell 8.33%
Alienware 8.33%
Acer 8.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L35... 8.33%
P4i6G P4i65G 8.33%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 8.33%
HP Pavilion 061 PN239AA-A... 8.33%
HP Pro 3130 Microtower PC 8.33%
HP EliteBook 2530p 8.33%

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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