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 below about how to uninstall it from your PC. It is developed by Realtek. Take a look here where you can find out more on Realtek. Please open if you want to read more on Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver on Realtek's page. The program is often installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169 folder (same installation drive as Windows). You can uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{8833FFB6-5B0C-4764-81AA-06DFEED9A476}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -removeonly. Note that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. The program's main executable file occupies 168.60 KB (172648 bytes) on disk and is called RTINSTALLER64.EXE.

Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver contains of the executables below. They take 168.60 KB (172648 bytes) on disk.



  • RTINSTALLER64.EXE (168.60 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 1.00.0024 of Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver. You can find below a few links to other Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver versions:

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If planning to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169

Generally, the following files are left on disk:
  • 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\WIN8\FAQ\8168C_manual_install.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\FAQ\Change_installer_language.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\FAQ\Driver_failed_to_load_code_10.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\FAQ\Driver_Installer_Rollback.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\FAQ\INF_default_option_changed.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\FAQ\Use_installer_to_auto_remove_driver.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\FAQ\WAIK_Ver_RTM_with_new_driver.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\FAQ\WOL_AND_Shutdown_Link_Speed_OPTION.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\InstCtrl.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\InstOpt.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\README\WIN7\Arabic\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\README\WIN7\French\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\README\WIN7\German\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\README\WIN7\Hebrew\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\README\WIN7\Hungarian\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\README\WIN7\Italian\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\README\WIN7\Japanese\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\README\WIN7\Korean\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\README\WIN7\Portuguese\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\README\WIN7\Spanish\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\README\WIN7\Turkish\title.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\setupctrl.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\WIN7\32\note.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\WIN7\64\note.txt

Registry keys:
  • 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 remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is a program by Realtek. Sometimes, users decide to remove this application. Sometimes this is efortful because performing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY way to remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general tool to clean your PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver or simply activate the Search field and type in "Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver". If it is installed on your PC the Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver program will be found very quickly. After you click Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver in the list of apps, some data about the application is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance 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 page will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver.
Uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver


8. After uninstalling Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver by Realtek from your PC, nor are we saying that Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver by Realtek is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-26 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-26 01:30:19.207