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Smart Dual Lan

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What is Smart Dual Lan?  (from Realtek Semiconductor)

Smart Dual LAN technology features intelligent LAN port auto-switching between the 2 physical Gigabit LAN chips, offering hassle free, zero downtime, high speed network connectivity. Experience blisteringly fast network data access of up to 2Gbps bandwidth transmission with Teaming enabled, and enjoy added power saving...  Read more


Smart Dual Lan is a program developed by Realtek Semiconductor. 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 software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 781.4 KB (800,155 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 40% of users of Smart Dual Lan come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek\Smart Dual Lan
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FB238A00-FB43-49C8-8955-6F1F430944B7}\Setup.Exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 781.4 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Smart Dual Lan

  • RTDiagLib.dll - RTDiagLib Dynamic Link Library
  • SDLService.exe
  • rtkbind.EXE - RtkBind Application
  • rtkio.dll
  • rtkio.sys (by Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider) - Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK driver (Realtek IODriver)
  • RtlStartInstall.exe
  • x64drv.exe - x64drv (x64drv By Karl)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Smart Dual Lan?

Quickly and completely remove Smart Dual Lan from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Smart Dual Lan 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 Dual Lan, 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 Dual Lan.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.40%
Windows 10 12.08%
Windows XP 1.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 38.48%
Windows 7 Professional 24.55%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.21%
Windows 10 Pro 3.94%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.73%
Windows 10 Home 2.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.41%
  Australia 10.23%
  Germany 9.46%
  France 4.35%
  Canada 2.81%
  United Kingdom 2.05%
  Greece 2.05%
  Belgium 1.79%
  Italy 1.79%
  Netherlands 1.53%
  Russia 1.53%
  India 1.28%
  Iran 1.28%
  Sweden 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 5.48%
Dell 2.26%
ASUS 1.94%
Hewlett-Packard 1.29%
Alienware 0.97%
Samsung 0.65%
Common models
Gigabyte X58A-UD5 19.17%
Gigabyte X58A-UD7 17.89%
Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5 13.10%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD7-B3 6.07%
Gigabyte P55A-UD4P 6.07%
Gigabyte P55A-UD5 4.15%

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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