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Should I remove WiFi Station N?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,311
United States Rank #45,249
Reach 0.0050%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.43 days
455.33 days >
Average installed length: 239.24 days


VersionDistribution 3.03% 53.54% 9.09% 1.01% 12.12% 1.01% 11.11% 4.04% 5.05%

WiFi Station N


WiFi Station N is a software program developed by Hercules. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named wifin.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 6.57 MB (6,893,517 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 29% of users of WiFi Station N come from Germany, it is also popular in France and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hercules.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hercules\WiFi Station N
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{155314D4-C46C-434A-9297-643E260232C0}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0007 -removeonly
Estimated size: 6.57 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by WiFi Station N

Program executable:wifin.exe
Name:WiFi Station N Pack
Hercules WiFi Station N Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\hercules\wifistationn\wifin.exe
Additional files:
  • EnumDevLib.dll - EnumDevLib Dynamic Link Library (EnumDevLib DLL)
  • RtlICS.dll (by Realtek) - RtlICS Dynamic Link Library (RtlICS DLL)
  • RtlLib.dll (by Realtek Semiconductor) - RtlLib Dynamic Link Library (RtlLib DLL(IHV))
  • HerculesWiFiService.exe (by Guillemot) - Hercules WiFi Station N (Hercules WiFi Station N Support Service)
  • IpLib.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • WiFiConnect.dll (by Realtek Semiconductor) - RtWLan Application (RtWLan ( For WinXP/2003) Application)
  • WiFiLocation.exe - WiFiLocation
  • WiFiCore.dll - WiFiCore
  • RtlIhvOid.dll (by Realtek) - IHV OID (IHV OID DLL (WiFi Direct))
  • WiFiBox.exe (by Guillemot) - WiFiBox
  • WiFiHook.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WiFiN.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{474A0E2A-3A0C-4F06-9A3E-AA389EAB1D53}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • WiFiN.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named WiFiN.
  • HerculesWiFiService.exe runs as a service named 'HerculesWiFi' (HerculesWiFi) "Hercules WiFi StationN Support Service".

How do I remove WiFi Station N?

You can uninstall WiFi Station N 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 WiFi Station N, 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 WiFi Station N.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.79%
Windows 10 9.09%
Windows XP 7.07%
Windows Vista 5.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.22%
Windows 7 Professional 20.20%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.07%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.05%
Windows 10 Home 5.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.97% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 28.97%
  France 28.97%
  United States 16.82%
  Brazil 6.54%
  Belgium 4.67%
  Spain 1.87%
  Romania 1.87%
  TN 1.87%
  Argentina 1.87%
  Czech Republic 0.93%
  MA 0.93%
  Philippines 0.93%
  IQ 0.93%
  Mexico 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.86%
Acer 25.86%
Dell 12.07%
ASUS 8.62%
American Megatrends 5.17%
Packard Bell 3.45%
Intel 3.45%
Samsung 3.45%
Medion 1.72%
Sony 1.72%
Sahara 1.72%
Common models
Sony VGN-FW41J_H 1.28%
Samsung R530/R730 1.28%
Packard Bell imedia S1300 1.28%
O.E.M O.E.M 1.28%
MEDION MS-7797 1.28%
IBM 2373KG7 1.28%


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