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Should I remove SmartSpeedLAN?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,890
United States Rank #30,765
Reach 0.0032%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.03 days
236.96 days >
Average installed length: 124.51 days


1.00.0000 100.00%

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SmartSpeedLAN is a program developed by Realtek Semiconductor. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The main program executable is smartspeedlan.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 2.91 MB (3,054,810 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 51% of users of SmartSpeedLAN come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Philippines.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek\SmartSpeedLAN
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B416A23D-C2BD-4956-8BAE-5C3BAFF1AC1E}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.91 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by SmartSpeedLAN

Program executable:smartspeedlan.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\realtek\smartspeedlan\smartspeedlan.exe
Additional files:
  • ndisapi.dll (by NT Kernel Resources) - Windows Packet Filter Kit (ndisapi)
  • gep.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SmartSpeedLAN.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named RtlSmartSpeedLANVistaStart.

How do I remove SmartSpeedLAN?

You can uninstall SmartSpeedLAN 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 SmartSpeedLAN, 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 SmartSpeedLAN.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 8%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.19%
Windows 10 23.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.16%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.40%
Windows 7 Professional 17.46%
Windows 10 Pro 9.52%
Windows 8.1 3.17%
Windows 10 Home 3.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.25%
  Germany 20.00%
  Philippines 5.00%
  Singapore 2.50%
  DZ 2.50%
  Canada 2.50%
  Italy 2.50%
  United Kingdom 2.50%
  KH 1.25%
  BY 1.25%
  Korea 1.25%
  CW 1.25%
  Russia 1.25%
  India 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 45.83%
ASUS 25.00%
Dell 16.67%
Lenovo 4.17%
Hewlett-Packard 4.17%
American Megatrends 4.17%
Common models
BIOSTAR Group TA970 20.97%
BIOSTAR Group A960D+ 11.29%
BIOSTAR Group Hi-Fi A85W 11.29%
BIOSTAR Group A58MD 6.45%
BIOSTAR Group H81MHV3 6.45%
BIOSTAR Group H61MGV3 4.84%

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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