Powerline Universal Utility

Windows Powerline Utility 2

Early versions were named after the products (e.g. XAV1004 Powerline Utility) but appear to be the same application. 

Application Details:

Version: 2.x
License: Free to use
URL: http://downloadcenter.netgear....
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.44

Maintainers: About Maintainership

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Test Results

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What works

  • Installation (WINEARCH=win32)
  • Application

What does not

  • WOW64 installation page faults then hangs in RtlpWaitForCriticalSection
  • No products are detected
  • Redraw problems after first run


What was not tested


Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 21 20151.7.44Yes Yes GarbageKen Sharp 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 06 20141.7.11Yes Yes GarbageKen Sharp 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 06 20121.5.12Yes Yes GarbageKen Sharp 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 31 20121.5.9Yes Yes GarbageKen Sharp 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 05 20101.1.41No Not installable Garbagean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
3548 .lnk file is created on the desktop together with the program icon... NEW View
24611 Install Shield fails on 64bit multilib wine if WINEPREFIX was created by 64bit wine CLOSED FIXED View
31625 Crash in isbew64 during Netgear's Powerline Utility installation CLOSED DUPLICATE View
31626 Redraw problem in Netgear's Powerline Utility NEW View
31898 Netgear Powerline Utility cannot detect HomePlug devices (PNP device manager 'Network Card' device interface class GUID '{ad498944-762f-11d0-8dcb-00c04fc3358c}' missing) NEW View
35541 Netgear Powerline: install --> uninstall --> install fails NEW View
36697 64-bit InstallShield engine COM server 'ISBEW64.exe' crashes or hangs (32-bit InstallShield based installers in 64-bit WINEPREFIX) CLOSED FIXED View
38794 Netgear Powerline 2.x/3.x installers hang in a 64-bit WINEPREFIX (64-bit InstallShield engine COM server 'ISBEW64.exe' occasionally crashes on OLE teardown) CLOSED DUPLICATE View
44221 Netgear Powerline: *** stack smashing detected ***: explorer.exe terminated CLOSED FIXED View
47967 Wine fails to find application DLLs when the working directory is not the application directory CLOSED FIXED View

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