Application Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver



How to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver from your PC

This page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver for Windows. The Windows version was created by Realtek. Go over here where you can read more on Realtek. Click on to get more data about Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver on Realtek's website. The application is frequently located in the C:\Program Files\Realtek\NICDRV_8169 directory (same installation drive as Windows). The complete uninstall command line for Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8833FFB6-5B0C-4764-81AA-06DFEED9A476}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -removeonly. RTINSTALLER32.EXE is the Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver's primary executable file and it occupies about 150.64 KB (154256 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed beside Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver. They occupy about 150.64 KB (154256 bytes) on disk.



  • RTINSTALLER32.EXE (150.64 KB)


The current page applies to Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver version 7.79.108.2014 alone. Click on the links below for other Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver versions:

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Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver:
  • 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\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\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\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 keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{8833FFB6-5B0C-4764-81AA-06DFEED9A476}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Realtek\Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver




How to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is an application released by the software company Realtek. Sometimes, users want to remove this program. Sometimes this is troublesome because removing this by hand takes some experience regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK solution to remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver or simply click the Search feature and type in "Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver". If it is installed on your PC the Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver app will be found automatically. After you select Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver in the list of applications, the following information about the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you want 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\InstallShield Installation Information\{8833FFB6-5B0C-4764-81AA-06DFEED9A476}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -removeonly
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver.
Uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver


8. After removing Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver by Realtek from your PC, we are not saying that Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver by Realtek is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 23:37:00.700