Application Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver



How to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver from your system

This web page contains thorough information on how to remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver for Windows. It is developed by Realtek. More information about Realtek can be found here. More details about Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver can be seen at . The application is frequently located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169 directory (same installation drive as Windows). The complete uninstall command line for Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{8833FFB6-5B0C-4764-81AA-06DFEED9A476}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -removeonly. The application's main executable file has a size of 198.60 KB (203368 bytes) on disk and is labeled RTINSTALLER64.EXE.

The following executables are installed along with Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver. They take about 198.60 KB (203368 bytes) on disk.



  • RTINSTALLER64.EXE (198.60 KB)


The current web page applies to Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver version 7.36.1224.2010 only. For more Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver versions please click below:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Part_A few of these are shown below.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files\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\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\ICON\remove.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\InstallLog.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\RTINSTALLER32.EXE
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\RTInstaller64.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\instctrl.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\instopt.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\note.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\rt86win7.cat
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\rt86win7.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\rt86win7.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\RtNicprop32.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN7\RTNUninst32.dll

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




A way to erase Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is a program marketed by Realtek. Some people try to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is troublesome because uninstalling this manually takes some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE manner to uninstall 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 already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.

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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 number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


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


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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver or simply click the Search field and type in "Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver". The Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver application will be found automatically. After you select Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver in the list , some information about the program is shown 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.
  • 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 publisher is: www.realtek.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{8833FFB6-5B0C-4764-81AA-06DFEED9A476}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -removeonly
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall 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 that belong 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 directories are left behind on your computer.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice 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. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 15:28:33.430