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Should I remove TP-Link PLC Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,094
United States Rank #17,207
Reach 0.0082%


2.2.3149.12 1.23%
2.2.3079.10 2.47%
2.2.2758.8 39.51%
2.2.2740.7 1.85%
2.2.2660.4 10.49%
2.1.2559 19.75%
2.1.2484 12.96%
2.1.2453 0.62%
2.1.2309 7.41%
2.0.2217 1.23%
2.0.2077 2.47%

Other programs by TP-Link

TP-Link PLC Utility


TP-Link PLC Utility is a program developed by TP-Link. The most used version is 2.2.2758.8, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 main program executable is tpPLC.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 22.07 MB (23,144,672 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 61% of users of TP-Link PLC Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TP-Link.com
Help link: www.tp-link.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TP-Link\TP-Link PLC Utility\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A79B7C66-DC26-417A-8BB5-B48721B45623}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 22.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TP-Link PLC Utility

Program executable:tpPLC.exe
TP-Link PLC Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\TP-Link\TP-Link PLC Utility\tpPLC.exe
Additional files:
  • hyfiinfotran.dll - Release For Hyfi Series
  • PLCOperation.dll - Release For PLC Series
  • Flash.ocx (by Adobe Systems) - Shockwave Flash (Adobe Flash Player 15.0 r0)
  • tpPLC.exe - TP-Link PLC Utility

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • tpPLC.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TP-Link\TP-Link PLC Utility\tpPLC.exe'.

How do I remove TP-Link PLC Utility?

You can uninstall TP-Link PLC 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 PLC 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 PLC Utility.

Win 10 90%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 90.12%
Windows 7 9.26%
Windows XP 0.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 44.44%
Windows 10 Pro 40.12%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.70%
Windows 7 Professional 3.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.47%
Windows 8.1 2.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.43%
  Germany 7.62%
  Italy 7.62%
  Netherlands 6.28%
  United Kingdom 5.38%
  Spain 3.59%
  France 1.79%
  South Africa 1.35%
  Hungary 0.90%
  Ireland 0.90%
  Austria 0.45%
  Australia 0.45%
  Canada 0.45%
  DK 0.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.14%
Dell 18.39%
Hewlett-Packard 16.09%
ASUS 13.79%
Lenovo 6.90%
American Megatrends 5.75%
Toshiba 3.45%
Medion 2.30%
Alienware 1.15%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.62%
Acer Aspire E5-575G 1.77%
Acer Aspire V3-772 1.77%
ASUSTeK UX330UA 1.77%
LENOVO 7220RY8 1.77%
Acer Aspire F5-573G 1.77%

About TP-Link

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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