Application Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver



A way to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver from your system

You can find below details on how to remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver for Windows. It is made by Realtek. Further information on Realtek can be seen here. Please open if you want to read more on Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver on Realtek's website. Usually the Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver program is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169 folder, depending on the user's option during install. The full command line for uninstalling Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{8833FFB6-5B0C-4764-81AA-06DFEED9A476}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -removeonly. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. The program's main executable file has a size of 180.64 KB (184976 bytes) on disk and is called RTINSTALLER64.EXE.

The executable files below are installed alongside Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver. They occupy about 180.64 KB (184976 bytes) on disk.



  • RTINSTALLER64.EXE (180.64 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 7.61.612.2012 of Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver. You can find here a few links to other Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver releases:

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If you are manually uninstalling Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver we advise you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169

The files below were left behind on your disk by Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\ICON\remove.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\ICON\Thumbs.db
  • 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

Frequently the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • 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 Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is a program by the software company Realtek. Some people decide to erase it. This can be troublesome because deleting this manually requires some skill regarding PCs. The best SIMPLE 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, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows computer.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

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


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver or simply click 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, the following data about the application is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver:


  • The software company 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 clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall 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 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove 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. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove 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' computers.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 09:15:46.353