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Should I remove WakeOnLAN?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,209
United States Rank #37,696
Reach 0.0065%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 46.75 days
398.64 days >
Average installed length: 209.46 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.11.0000 4.80%
2.10.0019 3.20%
2.10.0018 4.80%
2.10.0017 4.00%
2.10.0016 8.00%
2.10.0015 9.60%
2.10.0014 3.20%
2.10.0013 4.00%
2.10.0012 18.40%
2.10.0011 2.40%
2.10.0010 3.20%
2.10.0009 0.80%
2.10.0008 5.60%
2.10.0007 5.60%
2.10.0004.01 5.60%
2.10.0004.00 0.80%
2.10.0003 3.20%
2.10.0002 9.60%
2.08.0001 1.60%
2.08.0000 0.80%
1.7.0 0.80%

WakeOnLAN

Overview

WakeOnLAN is a program developed by Aquila Technology. The most used version is 2.10.0012, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 7.1 MB (7,444,560 bytes). AutoUpdater.NET.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 20% of users of WakeOnLAN come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.AquilaTech.com
Help link: aquilawol.sourceforge.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Aquila Technology\WakeOnLAN\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{27B19DAC-CACE-4116-9C03-A89503A33B24}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WakeOnLAN

  • AutoUpdater.NET.dll - AutoUpdater.NET
  • SetupHelpers.exe - SetupHelpers
  • WakeOnLan.exe - WakeOnLan
  • WakeOnLanC.exe - WakeOnLan Command Line
  • WOL.dll - WOL
  • Interop.TaskScheduler.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'TaskScheduler'.
  • EvLogViewer.dll (by autoFocus Technologies) - EventLogViewer (Event Log Viewer)
  • Localization.dll - Localization
  • AlphaWindow.dll
  • WakeOnLan.XmlSerializers.dll
  • WakeOnLanC.XmlSerializers.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • WakeOnLan.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WakeOnLan' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Aquila Technology\WakeOnLAN\WakeOnLan.exe" /min.

How do I remove WakeOnLAN?

Quickly and completely remove WakeOnLAN from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall WakeOnLAN 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program WakeOnLAN, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 WakeOnLAN.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows 10 42.86%
Windows XP 0.79%
Windows Vista 0.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.60%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.20%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.40%
Windows 8.1 8.80%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 5.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.15%
  Germany 14.93%
  Netherlands 6.72%
  Canada 5.97%
  France 5.22%
  United Kingdom 4.48%
  Poland 4.48%
  Norway 2.99%
  Spain 2.99%
  Brazil 2.24%
  Australia 2.24%
  Austria 2.24%
  Belgium 2.24%
  Switzerland 2.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.14%
Hewlett-Packard 22.41%
GIGABYTE 17.24%
Acer 13.79%
Lenovo 8.62%
Samsung 3.45%
ASUS 3.45%
MSI 1.72%
Sony 1.72%
American Megatrends 1.72%
Apple 1.72%
Common models
MSI MS-7758 3.23%
Positivo MOBILE 2.15%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 2.15%
ASUS All Series 2.15%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.15%
Gigabyte EP35-DS3 2.15%

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