Application Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver



A guide to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver from your system

You can find below details on how to remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver for Windows. The Windows release was created by Realtek. Further information on Realtek can be seen here. Click on to get more info about Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver on Realtek's website. Usually the Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver program is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169 folder, depending on the user's option during install. C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{8833FFB6-5B0C-4764-81AA-06DFEED9A476}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly is the full command line if you want to remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver. RTINSTALLER64.EXE is the programs's main file and it takes close to 180.60 KB (184936 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are incorporated in Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver. They occupy 180.60 KB (184936 bytes) on disk.



  • RTINSTALLER64.EXE (180.60 KB)


This page is about Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver version 7.56.316.2012 only. Click on the links below for other Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver versions:

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

Folders left behind when you uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver:
  • 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
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Orbit\icon\Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver.ico

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




How to delete Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is an application marketed by Realtek. Sometimes, users want to erase this program. This is troublesome because performing this by hand requires some skill related to Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK action to erase 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 Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your Windows PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver or simply click the Search feature and type in "Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver". The Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver program will be found very quickly. When you select Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver in the list of applications, the following data about the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to remove, by pressing 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 -l0x0409 -removeonly
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. 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 proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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

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Geographical user distribution

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

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver by Realtek from your computer, we are not saying that Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver by Realtek is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 15:22:38.480