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Should I remove Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector?

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 #3,470
United States Rank #4,008
Reach 0.1604%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.94 days
293.15 days >
Average installed length: 154.03 days


VersionDistribution 67.68%
1.2.0000 26.98%
1.1.1000 1.77% 1.99%
1.0.0 1.58%

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Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector

What is Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector?  (from Xirrus)

The Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector is a powerful tool for managing and troubleshooting the Wi-Fi on a Windows XP SP2 or later, Vista, or 7 laptop. Built in tests enable you to characterize the integrity and performance of your Wi-Fi connection.


Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector is a program developed by Xirrus. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 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 Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector.exe. The software installer includes 72 files and is usually about 25.19 MB (26,409,359 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 40% of users of Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.xirrus.com
Help link: support.xirrus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Xirrus\Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BBB21AB1-2C45-435D-A05A-B563072E7B9B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 25.19 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector

Program executable:Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector.exe
Name:Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
WiFi Inspector
Path:C:\Program Files\Xirrus\Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector\Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector.exe
Additional files:
  • Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector.exe - Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector (WiFi Inspector)
  • XirrusWiFiInspectorSetup.1.2.0[1].exe - Setup Launcher Unicode
  • IWiFiOperations.dll - IWiFiOperations
  • WifiOperations.exe - WiFi Operations
  • ControllPannel.exe - ControlPannel
  • Interop.NETCONLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'NETCONLib'.
  • DevExpress.XtraCharts.v8.3.dll (by Developer Express) - XtraCharts(tm) SUITE SOFTWARE COMPONENT PRODUCT (DevExpress.XtraCharts)
  • DevExpress.XtraCharts.v8.3.UI.dll (by Developer Express) - DevExpress.XtraCharts.UI
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Shell32'.
  • SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • DevExpress.XtraBars.v8.3.dll - DevExpress.XtraBars.Design (DevExpress.XtraBars)
  • DevExpress.XtraEditors.v8.3.dll - DevExpress.XtraEditors
  • DevExpress.XtraLayout.v8.3.dll - DevExpress.XtraLayout
  • DevExpress.XtraNavBar.v8.3.dll - DevExpress.XtraNavBar
  • DevExpress.XtraGrid.v8.3.dll - DevExpress.XtraGrid
  • DevExpress.Utils.v8.3.dll - DevExpress.Utils
  • DevExpress.Data.v8.3.dll - DevExpress.Data
  • libpng.dll - LibPNG (PNG image compression library)
  • glib.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GLib
  • gmodule.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GModule
  • gobject.dll - GObject
  • zlib.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • AxSHDocVw.dll
  • cairo.dll
  • DevExpress.Charts.v8.3.Core.dll - DevExpress.Charts.Core
  • gio.dll
  • libjpeg.dll
  • librsvg.dll
  • libtiff.dll
  • libxml2.dll
  • pango.dll
  • pangocairo.dll
  • sharpwrapi_Win32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4A0EC272-C84F-466E-B759-CA12F8A80314}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Xirrus\Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector\Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector.exe'.

How do I remove Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector?

You can uninstall Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector 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 Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector, 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 Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.73%
Windows 10 29.69%
Windows XP 4.93%
Windows Vista 4.62%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.58%
Windows 7 Professional 11.15%
Windows 10 Home 6.69%
Windows 8.1 6.31%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.17%
  Germany 15.61%
  United Kingdom 4.04%
  Netherlands 3.20%
  Mexico 2.90%
  Italy 2.63%
  Brazil 2.50%
  Canada 2.39%
  France 2.09%
  Spain 1.87%
  Belgium 1.71%
  Australia 1.49%
  DZ 1.22%
  Poland 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.92%
Acer 19.79%
Dell 18.77%
ASUS 10.83%
Toshiba 6.82%
Samsung 5.14%
Medion 4.53%
Lenovo 4.27%
American Megatrends 0.97%
Sahara 0.76%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.36%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.42%
ASUS All Series 2.80%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.36%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.21%


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