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Should I remove Wireless Network Watcher?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0002%


1.70 33.33%
1.32 66.67%

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Wireless Network Watcher

What is Wireless Network Watcher?  (from NirSoft)

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Wireless Network Watcher is a program developed by NirSoft. The most used version is 1.32, 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 main program executable is WNetWatcher.exe. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 801.04 KB (820,260 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of Wireless Network Watcher come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nirsoft.net/utils/wul.html
Installation folder: C:\Zip Programs\Wireless Network Watcher
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\zipinst.exe /uninst "C:\Zip Programs\Wireless Network Watcher\uninst1~.nsu"
Estimated size: 801.04 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Wireless Network Watcher

Program executable:WNetWatcher.exe
Name:Wireless Network Watcher
Path:C:\Zip Programs\Wireless Network Watcher\WNetWatcher.exe
  • WNetWatcher.exe - Wireless Network Watcher

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • WNetWatcher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Wireless Network Watcher' and executes as C:\Program Files\NirSoft\Wireless Network Watcher\WNetWatcher.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.73 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0037798786%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00173728%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00204260%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Wireless Network Watcher?

You can uninstall Wireless Network Watcher 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 Network Watcher, 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 Network Watcher.

Win Vista (SP2) 33%
Win 10 33%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 33.33%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows 10 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 8.1 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Australia 16.67%
  United Kingdom 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
Sony 33.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P850 33.33%
Sony SVF15A1M2ES 33.33%
Dell Studio 1735 33.33%

About (from NirSoft)

NirSoft web site provides a unique collection of small and useful freeware utilities, all of them developed by Nir Sofer.
Publisher URL: www.nirsoft.net


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