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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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VersionDistribution 26.98% 73.02%

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Wireless N-lite USB Adapter Utility


Wireless N-lite USB Adapter Utility is a program developed by ZyXEL. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 software installer includes 36 files and is usually about 44.07 MB (46,211,845 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 75% of users of Wireless N-lite USB Adapter Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Switzerland and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zyxel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ZyXEL\N220
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{71AB49D0-9B47-4624-904C-D44B9B996656}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 44.07 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Wireless N-lite USB Adapter Utility

  • ZyXELIMG.dll - ZyXEL Application (ZyXEL MFC Application)
  • difxapi.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • CoInstaller.dll
  • difxapi7.dll (by Microsoft)
  • N220.exe
  • NWD2105.exe - NWD-270N
  • RaCertMgr.dll (by Ralink Technology) - RaCertMg Dynamic Link Library
  • RAEXTUI.dll (by Ralink Technology) - Ralink UI Extensions DLL
  • RAIHV.dll - Ralink Extensions DLL
  • RaInst64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • NWD2105.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ZyXEL\NWD2105\Common\NWD2105.exe'.
  • N220.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ZyXEL\N220\Common\N220.exe'.

How do I remove Wireless N-lite USB Adapter Utility?

You can uninstall Wireless N-lite USB Adapter Utility 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 Wireless N-lite USB Adapter Utility, 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 Wireless N-lite USB Adapter Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.90%
Windows 10 12.70%
Windows XP 8.99%
Windows Vista 7.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.59%
Windows 7 Professional 9.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.60%
Windows 10 Home 5.91%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.37%
  Switzerland 2.57%
  Sweden 2.57%
  Canada 2.21%
  Italy 2.21%
  Finland 1.84%
  Taiwan 1.47%
  DK 1.47%
  United Kingdom 1.47%
  Czech Republic 1.10%
  South Africa 0.74%
  Thailand 0.74%
  France 0.74%
  Norway 0.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.19%
Hewlett-Packard 30.28%
Acer 20.18%
Intel 4.59%
Gateway 1.83%
American Megatrends 1.83%
Medion 1.83%
ASUS 1.83%
Sony 0.92%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 570 3.57%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.68%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.68%
ASUS All Series 1.79%
BIOSTAR Group N61PB-M2S 1.79%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.79%

Publisher URL: www.zyxel.com


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