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Should I remove WL Server?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,052
United States Rank #27,305
Reach 0.0039%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.30 days
67.88 days >
Average installed length: 35.66 days


1.1.15 43.42%
1.1.12 1.32%
1.1.9 11.84%
1.1.8 10.53%
1.1.6 30.26%
1.1.5 2.63%

WL Server


WL Server is a program developed by Blackcaret. The most used version is 1.1.15, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 WLServer.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 19.37 MB (20,311,093 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 56% of users of WL Server come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Blackcaret\WL Server\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{35A101C4-B22C-4542-AC18-FD5948E1D23B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 19.37 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WL Server

Program executable:WLServer.exe
Name:Wifi LAN Server
Path:C:\Program Files\Blackcaret\WL Server\WLServer.exe
Additional files:
  • WiFi LAN Server.exe - WiFi LAN Server
  • WLServer.exe - Wifi LAN Server
  • NetHelper.dll - NetHelper
  • XSystem.WinControls.dll (by Mato Technologies) - XSystem.WinControls
  • XSystem.Drawing.dll (by Mato Technologies) - XSystem.Drawing
  • XSystem.Logging.dll - XSystem.Logging
  • XSystem.Core.dll - XSystem.Core
  • XSystem.Text.dll - XSystem.Text
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)
  • XSystem.API.dll - XSystem.API
  • XSystem.Net.dll - XSystem.Net
  • XSystem.IO.dll - XSystem.IO
  • XSystem.dll - XSystem
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • FFMpegWrapper.dll - FFMpegWrapper
  • QRCodeLib.dll - QRCodeLib
  • taglib-sharp.dll - TagLib#
  • WiFi LAN Server.XmlSerializers.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • WiFi LAN Server.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WLServer' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Blackcaret\WL Server\WiFi LAN Server.exe" -state 2 -startup.
  • WLServer.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WLServer' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Blackcaret\WL Server\WLServer.exe" -state 1 -startup.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WLServer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Blackcaret\WL Server\WLServer.exe'.

How do I remove WL Server?

You can uninstall WL Server 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 WL Server, 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 WL Server.

Win 10 62%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 61.84%
Windows 7 35.53%
Windows Vista 1.32%
Windows XP 1.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 23.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.37%
Windows 7 Professional 10.53%
Windows 10 Home 9.21%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.89%
Windows 10 Enterprise 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.67%
  India 5.15%
  Italy 5.15%
  BD 4.12%
  Russia 2.06%
  Romania 2.06%
  Germany 2.06%
  Poland 2.06%
  Hungary 2.06%
  MA 1.03%
  Singapore 1.03%
  South Africa 1.03%
  Latvia 1.03%
  NG 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.85%
Hewlett-Packard 19.23%
Acer 17.31%
ASUS 7.69%
American Megatrends 3.85%
Toshiba 3.85%
Lenovo 3.85%
Alienware 1.92%
MSI 1.92%
Common models
HP ProBook 450 G2 4.69%
ASUS All Series 4.69%
Gigabyte H55M-S2H 3.13%
Dell Latitude E6410 3.13%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.13%
Dell XPS 8700 3.13%


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