What is wlan111t.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the wlan111t.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Wlan111t.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with wlan111t
Wlan111t.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Netgear MFC Application belongs to software WG111T or NETGEAR (version WG111T 108Mbps Wireless USB, WG111T 108Mbps) by NETGEAR (

Description: Wlan111t.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Wlan111t.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 884,840 bytes (62% of all occurrences), 483,412 bytes or 995,328 bytes. 
The file is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\User Shell Folders). Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ NETGEAR WG111T 108Mbps or NETGEAR WG111T 108Mbps Wireless USB.

Recommended: Identify wlan111t.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as wlan111t.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the wlan111t.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

It's the Smart Wizard from NetGear for their wireless dongle. It replaces the Windows Wireless Zero Config service
Das ist die Konfigurationsdatei für den USB-Stick WG111T von NetGear. Notwendig zum Einrichten der WLan-Verbindung.
  Max Data  
It is related to the WG111t Wireless USB dongle, but on my computer its memory usage never stops growing, so I always end the process and nothing bad happens.

Summary: Average user rating of wlan111t.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. 2 users think wlan111t.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving wlan111t issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with wlan111t. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the wlan111t.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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