# Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver

## A way to uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver from your PC

Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is made by Realtek. You can read more on Realtek or check for application updates here. You can read more about about Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver at . The application is often installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169 directory (same installation drive as Windows). 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 may be prompted for administrator rights. RTINSTALLER64.EXE is the programs's main file and it takes close to 190.71 KB (195288 bytes) on disk.

Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is composed of the following executables which take 190.71 KB (195288 bytes) on disk:

• RTINSTALLER64.EXE (190.71 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 8.44.107.2016 of Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver. You can find below info on other application versions of Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver:

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

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

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall 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\WIN8\EngLangID.txt
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\FAQ\8168C_manual_install.txt
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\FAQ\Change_installer_language.txt
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\FAQ\Driver_Installer_Rollback.txt
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\FAQ\INF_default_option_changed.txt
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\FAQ\Use_installer_to_auto_remove_driver.txt
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\FAQ\WAIK_Ver_RTM_with_new_driver.txt
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\InstCtrl.txt
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\InstOpt.txt
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\note.txt
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\rt630x64.cat
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\rt630x64.inf
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\rt630x64.sys
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\RtNicprop64.DLL
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\setupctrl.txt
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\WIN8\32\note.txt
• C:\Program Files (x86)\Realtek\NICDRV_8169\WIN8\WIN8\64\note.txt

Registry that is not uninstalled:
• 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 uninstall Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver is an application by the software company Realtek. Frequently, people choose to erase this application. Sometimes this can be efortful because deleting this manually takes some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK approach to erase 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 already installed on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your PC.

3. Press the General Tools button

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button

5. All the programs installed on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find 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 application will be found very quickly. After you select Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver in the list , the following information about the application is available to you:

• Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating 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.
• Details about the application you are about 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 -removeonly
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then 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 start the cleanup. All the items that belong Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver with 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 able to take on new tasks.

## Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver by Realtek from your computer, nor are we saying that Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver by Realtek is not a good application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO