Application Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver



A guide to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver from your computer

This page is about Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Realtek. More info about Realtek can be read here. Please follow if you want to read more on Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver on Realtek's website. Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169 folder, depending on the user's decision. The full command line for removing Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{8833FFB6-5B0C-4764-81AA-06DFEED9A476}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -removeonly. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for administrator rights. Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver's primary file takes about 198.60 KB (203368 bytes) and is named RTINSTALLER64.EXE.

Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 198.60 KB (203368 bytes) on disk.



  • RTINSTALLER64.EXE (198.60 KB)


The current web page applies to Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver version 7.26.902.2010 only. You can find below info on other versions of Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver:

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Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver.

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

Generally, the following files are left on disk:
  • 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

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{8833FFB6-5B0C-4764-81AA-06DFEED9A476}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Realtek\Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver




How to remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is an application by the software company Realtek. Frequently, people decide to uninstall it. This is efortful because deleting this by hand takes some know-how related to Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK way to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to take care of your system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


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


5. A list of the programs existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs 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 of applications, some data about the application is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver:


  • The software company 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. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically 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 an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver that 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 can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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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 page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 06:48:54.793