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Should I remove TP-LINK TL-WN721N/TL-WN722N Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,794
United States Rank #32,111
Reach 0.0101%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 63.72 days
601.01 days >
Average installed length: 315.79 days


1.0.0 100.00%

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TP-LINK TL-WN721N/TL-WN722N Driver

What is TP-LINK TL-WN721N/TL-WN722N Driver?  (from TP-LINK)

Base on the IEEE 802.11n technology, TL-WN722N shows more excellent abilities of mitigating data loss over long distances and through obstacles in a small office or a large apartment, even in a steel-and-concrete building. Compared with legacy 54M products, TL-WN722N delivers performance enhancements, allowing you to h...  Read more


TP-LINK TL-WN721N/TL-WN722N Driver is a software program developed by TP-LINK. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is TWCU.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 11.62 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 2.66 MB (2,785,272 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 18% of users of TP-LINK TL-WN721N/TL-WN722N Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and DZ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TP-LINK.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TP-LINK\TP-LINK Wireless Configuration Utility
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{38A1E3ED-D913-41D2-9953-A93D5ACE3ADF}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly DriverOnl
Estimated size: 2.66 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by TP-LINK TL-WN721N/TL-WN722N Driver

Program executable:TWCU.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\TP-LINK\TP-LINK Wireless Configuration Utility\TWCU.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • DC_WFF.dll
  • nicLan.dll
  • TWCU.exe
  • AthServer.exe
  • IAthWcAPI.dll
  • IWpsServerInterface.dll
  • TWCU.sfx.exe
  • TWCUmgr.exe (by Avira GmbH) - AntiVir Command Line Scanner for Windows
  • WjAth.dll
  • WpsServer.exe
  • wsimdbub.exe (by Atheros Communication) - wsimdbub (wsimd bind unbind utility)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TWCU.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{60E266E8-0CBB-423B-9372-2ACCB7D42B00}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TWCU.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TWCU' which loads as "C:\Program Files\TP-LINK\TP-LINK Wireless Client Utility\TWCU.exe" -nogui.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • TWCU.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TP-LINK\TP-LINK Wireless Configuration Utility\TWCU.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:11.62 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0185606910%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00786684%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01069385%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,331,802
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:45 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:6.15 MB
Total CPU:0.0352515637%
Kernel CPU:0.00932877%
User CPU:0.02592279%
I/O reads/min:53 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove TP-LINK TL-WN721N/TL-WN722N Driver?

You can uninstall TP-LINK TL-WN721N/TL-WN722N Driver 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 TP-LINK TL-WN721N/TL-WN722N Driver, 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 TP-LINK TL-WN721N/TL-WN722N Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Server 2003 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows XP 17.50%
Windows 10 4.00%
Windows Vista 3.00%
Windows Server 2003 0.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 41.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.68%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 12.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.53%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 17.84%
  Brazil 11.74%
  DZ 5.63%
  Poland 4.23%
  Czech Republic 3.76%
  Germany 3.76%
  Mexico 3.76%
  Croatia 3.29%
  Israel 3.29%
  Italy 3.29%
  Argentina 2.82%
  Hungary 2.82%
  Indonesia 2.35%
  RS 2.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.88%
Dell 15.05%
Hewlett-Packard 15.05%
ASUS 11.83%
American Megatrends 6.45%
Intel 2.15%
Sahara 2.15%
Common models
BIOSTAR Group G31-M7 TE 1.94%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 1.94%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 1.94%
Gigabyte GA-A55M-DS2 1.94%
Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3 1.94%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 1.94%


TP-Link is a manufacturer of computer networking products whose products include routers, switch, wireless equipment, ADSL modems, and network adapters for PCs.
Publisher URL: www.tp-link.com


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