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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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TP-LINK TL-WN727N Wireless Utility

What is TP-LINK TL-WN727N Wireless Utility?

TP-LINK TL-WN727N Wireless Utility is a utility that comes via the driver download or on the included CD. The application helps users complete the software installation and wireless network settings, including security configurations and wireless connection.

About  (from TP-LINK)

Wireless N USB Adapter TL-WN727N allows you to connect a desktop or notebook computer to a wireless network and access high-speed Internet connection. Comply with IEEE 802.11n, they provide wireless speed up to 150Mbps, which is beneficial for the online gaming or even video streaming. Compatible with WI-FI Protected S...  Read more


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 setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 6.02 MB (6,313,952 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tp-link.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TP-LINK\TL-WN727N Wireless Utility
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A2BED471-C4AE-4918-85D2-2749C2157262}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 6.02 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by TP-LINK TL-WN727N Wireless Utility

  • ApUI.exe - TP-LINK Wireless Access Point Utility
  • devcon.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Setup API
  • devcon64.exe (by Microsoft)
  • ICSDHCP.dll (by Ralink Technology) - ICSDHCP Dynamic Link Library (ICSDHCP DLL)
  • RaEncrypt.dll - RaEncrypt Dynamic Link Library (RaEncrypt DLL)
  • RAEXTUI.dll
  • RAIHV.dll (by Cisco Systems) - Sample CCX SDK IHV Service for a Realtek 8185 Wireless Device (Sample CCX SDK IHV Service)
  • RaIOx64.exe
  • RALAUNCH.exe
  • RaSwap.exe
  • RaSwapEx.exe (by Ralink) - Ralink RaSwap (RaSwap)
  • SelectCard.exe (by Ralink Technology) - SelectCard Application (Select Wan interface for ICS)
  • TPLINKRegistryWriter.exe - RegistryWriter
  • TWCU.exe - TWCU Application (TWCU MFC Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • TPLINKRegistryWriter.exe runs as a service named 'Ralink Registry Writer' (RalinkRegistryWriter).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:480 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000538908%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004825%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000564%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove TP-LINK TL-WN727N Wireless Utility?

You can uninstall TP-LINK TL-WN727N Wireless Utility 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-WN727N Wireless Utility, 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-WN727N Wireless Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.63%
Windows XP 26.32%
Windows 10 15.79%
Windows Vista 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 26.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.32%
Windows 7 Professional 15.79%
Windows 10 Home 10.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.53%
Windows 8.1 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.17%
  Germany 16.67%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  Greece 8.33%
  Italy 8.33%
  Austria 4.17%
  DZ 4.17%
  Indonesia 4.17%
  MA 4.17%
  Malaysia 4.17%
  Poland 4.17%
  Singapore 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.67%
Acer 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 13.33%
Toshiba 6.67%
Medion 6.67%
Lenovo 6.67%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A110 7.69%
MSI MS-7721 7.69%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 7.69%
LENOVO IdeaCentre A300 7.69%
HP Pro 3120 Microtower PC 7.69%
Gigabyte X58A-UD5 7.69%


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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