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Should I remove Utilitaire de configuration sans fil TP-LINK?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,171
United States Rank #27,951
Reach 0.0145%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.50 days
457.30 days >
Average installed length: 240.28 days


1.3.1 89.86%
1.2.1 10.14%

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Utilitaire de configuration sans fil TP-LINK


Utilitaire de configuration sans fil TP-LINK is a program developed by TP-LINK. The most used version is 1.3.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is TWCU.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 6.72 MB (7,042,474 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 49% of users of Utilitaire de configuration sans fil TP-LINK come from France, it is also popular in the United States and DZ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TP-LINK.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TP-LINK\Utilitaire de configuration sans fil TP-LINK
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{319D91C6-3D44-436C-9F79-36C0D22372DC}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x040c -removeonly
Estimated size: 6.72 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Utilitaire de configuration sans fil TP-LINK

Program executable:TWCU.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\TP-LINK\Utilitaire de configuration sans fil TP-LINK\TWCU.exe
Additional files:
  • RtlLib.dll (by Realtek Semiconductor) - RtlLib Dynamic Link Library (RtlLib DLL(IHV))
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • RTLDHCP.exe (by Realtek)
  • WJRtl.dll - WJetRtl
  • DC_WFF.dll
  • nicLan.dll
  • TWCU.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TWCU.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{50483AF6-4ED7-47F3-9F72-3CE623334AB7}' (runs on registration).
  • RTLDHCP.exe runs as a service named 'Realtek DHCP Service' (RTLDHCPService).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • RTLDHCP.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\REALTEK\11n USB Wireless LAN Utility\RTLDHCP.exe'.
  • 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:5.84 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003562715%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00029463%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006164%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Utilitaire de configuration sans fil TP-LINK?

You can uninstall Utilitaire de configuration sans fil TP-LINK 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 Utilitaire de configuration sans fil TP-LINK, 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 Utilitaire de configuration sans fil TP-LINK.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 0%
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 73.43%
Windows 10 18.18%
Windows XP 5.24%
Windows Vista 3.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.56%
Windows 7 Professional 18.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.20%
Windows 10 Home 7.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.28%
Windows 10 Pro 4.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.50% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 48.50%
  United States 17.28%
  DZ 13.62%
  Belgium 7.31%
  Canada 5.32%
  MA 2.66%
  Spain 1.00%
  United Kingdom 1.00%
  CM 0.66%
  Netherlands 0.66%
  Italy 0.66%
  Germany 0.33%
  GP 0.33%
  CD 0.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 32.65%
Hewlett-Packard 27.21%
Dell 14.97%
ASUS 9.52%
Medion 2.72%
American Megatrends 1.36%
Intel 1.36%
Lenovo 1.36%
Toshiba 1.36%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.04%
MSI MS-7721 3.60%
Gigabyte B85M-D3H 2.16%
Acer Aspire X1301 2.16%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.16%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.16%


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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