# Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver

## A guide to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver from your computer

This page contains complete information on how to remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Realtek. More information on Realtek can be found here. Click on to get more information about Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver on Realtek's website. The application is usually found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169 directory. Keep in mind that this location can differ depending on the user's choice. Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver's full 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 has a size of 182.64 KB (187024 bytes) on disk and is labeled RTINSTALLER64.EXE.

The executables below are part of Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver. They occupy an average of 182.64 KB (187024 bytes) on disk.

• RTINSTALLER64.EXE (182.64 KB)

The current web page applies to Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver version 7.87.529.2014 alone. You can find below a few links to other Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver versions:

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

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

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove 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\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_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\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

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
• 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 released by Realtek. Some users choose to remove it. Sometimes this is hard because deleting this by hand takes some know-how regarding PCs. One of the best QUICK solution 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 a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your Windows system.

2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools category

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate 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. Notice that after you click Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver in the list , the following data regarding the application is made available to you:

• Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
• Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
• Details regarding the application you want to remove, 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 window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will 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 able to delete them. By uninstalling Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.