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Should I remove TP-LINK TL-WN822N/TL-WN821N Driver?

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5% remove it95% keep it
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TP-LINK TL-WN822N/TL-WN821N Driver

What is TP-LINK TL-WN822N/TL-WN821N Driver?  (from TP-LINK)

The TL-WN822N High Gain USB Adapter is a 300Mbps wireless client, which allows users to connect a desktop or notebook computer to a wireless network and access a high-speed Internet connection. The TL-WN822N features dual 3dBi external antennas which can be rotated and adjusted in different directions to fit various en...  Read more


TP-LINK TL-WN822N/TL-WN821N Driver is a software program developed by TP-LINK. 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 primary executable is named TWCU.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 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 7. While about 30% of users of TP-LINK TL-WN822N/TL-WN821N Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tp-link.com/en/products/details/?model=tl-wn822n
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TP-LINK\TP-LINK Wireless Configuration Utility
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{62FE0726-9652-4CD2-9F09-C769D8699C21}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly DriverOnl
Estimated size: 2.66 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by TP-LINK TL-WN822N/TL-WN821N Driver

Program executable:TWCU.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\TP-LINK\TP-LINK Wireless Configuration Utility\TWCU.exe
Additional files:
  • DC_WFF.dll
  • nicLan.dll
  • TWCU.exe
  • TWCUmgr.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TWCU.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CE8452E9-5AE7-4B16-ACF3-FDDE55984489}' (runs on registration).
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'.

How do I remove TP-LINK TL-WN822N/TL-WN821N Driver?

You can uninstall TP-LINK TL-WN822N/TL-WN821N 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-WN822N/TL-WN821N 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-WN822N/TL-WN821N Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 10 3%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.76%
Windows Vista 6.84%
Windows XP 6.84%
Windows 10 2.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 35.04%
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.48%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.84%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.27%
Windows Vista Business 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.30%
  Germany 13.64%
  United Kingdom 6.82%
  Israel 4.55%
  Spain 3.79%
  Argentina 3.03%
  Australia 3.03%
  Brazil 3.03%
  DZ 3.03%
  France 3.03%
  Italy 2.27%
  Netherlands 2.27%
  Poland 2.27%
  Czech Republic 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 29.63%
Dell 18.52%
ASUS 12.96%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Intel 3.70%
American Megatrends 3.70%
Common models
MSI MS-7309 4.35%
Gigabyte H87-HD3 2.90%
Gigabyte M68MT-S2 1.45%
Gigabyte M61PME-S2P 1.45%
VIA K7VT4APro 1.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite M70 1.45%


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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