Application Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver



A guide to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver from your PC

Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is a Windows program. Read more about how to uninstall it from your computer. It is made by Realtek. More information on Realtek can be found here. You can get more details related to Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver at . The application is frequently placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169 folder. Keep in mind that this path can differ depending on the user's choice. Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{8833FFB6-5B0C-4764-81AA-06DFEED9A476}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -removeonly. The program's main executable file is titled RTINSTALLER64.EXE and its approximative size is 182.64 KB (187024 bytes).

Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 182.64 KB (187024 bytes) on disk.



  • RTINSTALLER64.EXE (182.64 KB)


The current web page applies to Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver version 7.78.1218.2013 alone. For other Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver versions please click below:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Part_A few of these are shown below.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\ICON\remove.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\InstallLog.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\RTInstaller32.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\RTINSTALLER64.EXE
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\EngLangID.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\FAQ\8168C_manual_install.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\FAQ\Change_installer_language.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\FAQ\Driver_failed_to_load_code_10.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\FAQ\Driver_Installer_Rollback.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\FAQ\INF_default_option_changed.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\FAQ\Use_installer_to_auto_remove_driver.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\FAQ\WAIK_Ver_RTM_with_new_driver.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\FAQ\WOL_AND_Shutdown_Link_Speed_OPTION.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\InstCtrl.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\InstOpt.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\note.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\README\WIN7\Arabic\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\README\WIN7\French\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\README\WIN7\German\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\README\WIN7\Hebrew\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\README\WIN7\Hungarian\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\README\WIN7\Italian\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\README\WIN7\Japanese\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\README\WIN7\Korean\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\README\WIN7\Portuguese\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\README\WIN7\Simplified_Chinese\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\README\WIN7\Spanish\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\README\WIN7\Traditional_Chinese\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\README\WIN7\Turkish\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\rt64win7.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\rt64win7.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\rt64win7.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\RtNicprop64.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\RTNUninst64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\setupctrl.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\WIN7\32\note.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\WIN7\64\note.txt

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{8833FFB6-5B0C-4764-81AA-06DFEED9A476}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Realtek\Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver




A way to erase Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is a program offered by Realtek. Frequently, users choose to remove this program. Sometimes this can be difficult because doing this by hand takes some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE manner to remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver". If it exists on your system the Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver app will be found very quickly. When you click Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver in the list of applications, some data regarding the application is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver:


  • The web site of the program is: http://www.realtek.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{8833FFB6-5B0C-4764-81AA-06DFEED9A476}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -removeonly
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver.
Uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver


8. After removing Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver by Realtek from your computer, nor are we saying that Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver by Realtek is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 22:07:23.323