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Should I remove devolo Informer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,941
United States Rank #27,472
Reach 0.0511%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.64 days
874.45 days >
Average installed length: 459.46 days


VersionDistribution 41.57% 16.07% 14.98% 0.20% 8.13% 2.38% 4.86% 0.40% 0.60% 4.76% 0.69% 4.46% 0.20% 0.10%

Typically installed together

devolo Informer


devolo Informer is a program developed by devolo AG. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 18.02 MB (18,892,181 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 61% of users of devolo Informer come from Germany, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.devolo.com
Help link: www.devolo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\devolo
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\devolo\setup.exe /removC:dslmon
Estimated size: 18.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by devolo Informer

  • firmware-dlan-200-av-windows-4-4.exe - devolo dLAN 200 AV Firmware Update Package
  • firmware-dlan-500-av-windows-5-2-3-03.exe - devolo dLAN 500 AV Firmware Update Package
  • software-dlan-cockpit-v3.exe - devolo dLAN Cockpit Install Package
  • software-dlan-cockpit-windows-v3-2.exe
  • wlansetupplugin.dll - Skeleton Application
  • setup.exe - devolo Setup
  • dlanconf.exe - devolo dLAN Configuration Wizard
  • dlanwlancfg.exe - devolo FAQ WebConfig Launcher
  • devolonetsvc.exe - devolo Network Service
  • packetinterface.dll - Pcap Packet Interface
  • easyclean.exe - devolo EasyClean
  • easyshare.exe - devolo EasyShare
  • devinf.exe - devolo Informer
  • dlan.dll - dLAN Plugin
  • faq.dll - FAQ Router Plugin
  • network.dll
  • rasinfo.dll - Dial-up Information Plugin
  • Interop.NetFwTypeLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'NetFwTypeLib'.
  • fwhole.exe - fwhole
  • airappuninstall.exe
  • cfgmgr32.dll
  • setupdlanavdvbs.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • devolonetsvc.exe runs as a service named 'devolo Network Service' (DevoloNetworkService).
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • easyshare.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\devolo\easyshare\easyshare.exe'.
  • devinf.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\devolo\informer\devinf.exe'.
  • devolonetsvc.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\devolo\dlan\devolonetsvc.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:5.4 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005574328%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00043573%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00012170%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove devolo Informer?

You can uninstall devolo Informer 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 devolo Informer, 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 devolo Informer.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.12%
Windows 10 16.07%
Windows Vista 12.80%
Windows XP 11.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.12%
Windows 7 Professional 11.28%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.08%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.19%
Windows 10 Home 5.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.08% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 61.08%
  United Kingdom 8.73%
  France 8.63%
  United States 5.42%
  Belgium 3.81%
  Switzerland 2.91%
  Austria 2.31%
  Netherlands 2.31%
  Spain 1.60%
  Italy 1.10%
  Sweden 0.30%
  Luxembourg 0.30%
  Ireland 0.20%
  CY 0.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 18.30%
Hewlett-Packard 17.05%
Medion 17.05%
Dell 14.76%
ASUS 6.86%
Intel 3.53%
Samsung 3.33%
American Megatrends 2.91%
Toshiba 2.70%
Sahara 2.29%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 6.06%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.70%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.03%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.03%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.69%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 2.69%

Publisher URL: www.devolo.com


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