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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,922
United States Rank #3,593
Reach 0.1197%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.88 days
615.86 days >
Average installed length: 323.59 days



BIT.TRIP RUNNER is a software program developed by Gaijin Games. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named runner.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 55.02 MB (57,697,751 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 61% of users of BIT.TRIP RUNNER come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: bittripgame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\bit.trip runner
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/63710
Estimated size: 55.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BIT.TRIP RUNNER

Program executable:runner.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\bit.trip runner\runner.exe
Additional files:
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • streaming_client.exe
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • video.dll
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • avutil-51.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3d9.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries mod
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • d3dx9_26.dll
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • libavutil-52.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • libx264-138.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • uninstall.exe
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ABA2DD56-F00B-4D40-AC0A-2B182C57677E}' (runs on registration).
  • GameOverlayUI.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{98D22EE8-FBCE-4B0A-A638-4A27C81582F5}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam 2.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
  • SteamTmp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • RUNNER.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\BIT.TRIP RUNNER\RUNNER.exe'.
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • Steam.exe connects to a96-7-41-160.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • Steam.exe connects to (port 27018).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cdn-178-79-196-253.pmo.llnw.net ( port 80).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to (port 27017).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net ( port 27018).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to (port 27030).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net ( port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:21.35 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004747990%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00032078%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00015402%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:16,959,400
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:35.45 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:3.3 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:135.83 MB
Total CPU:0.0002740424%
Kernel CPU:0.00018112%
User CPU:0.00009292%
CPU cycles/sec:21,119,105
I/O reads/min:15.66 KB
I/O writes/min:110.91 KB
Memory:230.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
User CPU:0.00107566%
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB

How do I remove BIT.TRIP RUNNER?

Quickly and completely remove BIT.TRIP RUNNER from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall BIT.TRIP RUNNER from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BIT.TRIP RUNNER, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove BIT.TRIP RUNNER.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.94%
Windows 8 29.22%
Windows Vista 1.19%
Windows XP 0.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.86%
Windows 8.1 11.33%
Windows 7 Professional 11.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.31%
Windows 8 Pro 3.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.13%
  United Kingdom 7.44%
  France 4.54%
  Canada 4.44%
  Australia 2.90%
  Germany 2.53%
  Netherlands 1.59%
  DK 1.26%
  Sweden 1.26%
  Finland 1.17%
  Brazil 1.12%
  Spain 1.08%
  Belgium 0.94%
  Poland 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.24%
ASUS 16.94%
Dell 15.62%
Acer 13.42%
Lenovo 5.50%
Toshiba 5.28%
Samsung 2.86%
Alienware 2.64%
Intel 1.65%
MSI 1.65%
Medion 0.66%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.99%
ASUS All Series 6.11%
MSI MS-7821 2.62%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.40%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.18%
Dell XPS 8300 1.97%


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