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TRENDnet N600 Wireless Dual Band PCIe Adapter


TRENDnet N600 Wireless Dual Band PCIe Adapter is a program developed by TRENDnet. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is wlanmon.exe. The software installer includes 30 files and is usually about 46.87 MB (49,149,096 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 83% of users of TRENDnet N600 Wireless Dual Band PCIe Adapter come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.trendnet.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TRENDnet\TEW-726EC
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C730798A-98BA-4B33-A3A0-5CE390E71179}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 46.87 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by TRENDnet N600 Wireless Dual Band PCIe Adapter

Program executable:wlanmon.exe
Name:Wireless LAN Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\trendnet\tew-726ec\wlanmon.exe
Additional files:
  • ANIOWPS.dll - ANIOWPS Dynamic Link Library (ANIOWPS DLL)
  • ANIWZCS2.dll (by Wireless Service) - ANIWZCS Dynamic Link Library
  • ANIWZCSd.dll (by Wireless Service)
  • wlanapp.dll - WlanApp Dynamic Link Library (WlanApp DLL)
  • wnicapi.dll - WNICAPI Dynamic Link Library
  • DeviceInst.exe - DevInst Application
  • DevInst.exe
  • ANIWConnService.exe - ANIWConnService
  • ACZP64.exe (by Alpha Networks) - ACZP64
  • aIPH.dll - IPH Dynamic Link Library (aIPH test version)
  • ANICtl.dll - DevCtrl Dynamic Link Library (DevCtrl DLL)
  • ANIOApi.dll - ANIO Helper DLL API library
  • ANIWPS.exe - ANIWPS Application (ANIWPS MFC Application)
  • ANIWZCSdS.exe - ANIWZCS2 Service Launcher (NT) (ANIWZCS2 Service Launcher)
  • ANPDApi.dll - ANPD Helper DLL API library
  • ANPDInst.exe - ANPDInst Application (ANPDInst MFC Application)
  • CloseDMsg.exe - CloseDMsg Application (CloseDMsg MFC Application)
  • CPSYS64.exe (by Alpha Networks) - CPSYS64
  • CtrlMix.exe - CtrlMix Application (CtrlMix MFC Application)
  • CtrlSrv.exe - CtrlSrv Application (CtrlSrv MFC Application)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • lwd.exe
  • msvcp60.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C++ Runtime Library)
  • NetProp.dll - NetProp Dynamic Link Library (NetProp DLL)
  • odSupp_M.dll (by Funk Software) - Odyssey Supplicant Toolkit (Odyssey odSupp_M module)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • WizApi.dll - WizApi Dynamic Link Library (WizApi DLL)
  • WlanMon.dll - Wireless LAN Monitor
  • WZCSLDR2.exe - ANIWZCS2 Service Launcher (9x) (ANIWZCS2 launcher for Windows.)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • ANIWZCSdS.exe runs as a service named 'D_Link_DWA-566 Service' (D_Link_DWA-566).
  • ANIWConnService.exe runs as a service named 'TRENDnet_Wireless_WPS Service' (TRENDnet_Wireless_WPS).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • WZCSLDR2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'D-Link DWA-566 WZCSLDR2' which loads as C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-566\WZCSLDR2.exe.
  • WlanMon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TRENDnet TEW-726EC' which loads as C:\Program Files\TRENDnet\TEW-726EC\WlanMon.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.08 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0008051255%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00045954%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00034559%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:193,963
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:45 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:2.62 MB
Total CPU:0.0010711106%
Kernel CPU:0.00052003%
User CPU:0.00055108%
I/O reads/min:436 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
Memory:3.96 MB
Total CPU:0.0054352899%
Kernel CPU:0.00255229%
User CPU:0.00288300%
I/O reads/min:104 Bytes

How do I remove TRENDnet N600 Wireless Dual Band PCIe Adapter?

You can uninstall TRENDnet N600 Wireless Dual Band PCIe Adapter 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 TRENDnet N600 Wireless Dual Band PCIe Adapter, 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 TRENDnet N600 Wireless Dual Band PCIe Adapter.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP1) 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.16%
Windows 10 28.95%
Windows Vista 7.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 29.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.81%
Windows 8.1 8.11%
Windows 10 Pro 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.05%
  Canada 5.08%
  France 3.39%
  IS 3.39%
  Argentina 1.69%
  DK 1.69%
  PR 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 38.89%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Dell 11.11%
ASUS 11.11%
Toshiba 5.56%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.11%
MSI MS-7845 7.41%
XFX68L XFX Nforce 680i LT 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite L350 3.70%
MSI MS-7915 3.70%
MSI MS-7850 3.70%

Publisher URL: www.trendnet.com


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