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Big Brother


Big Brother is a software program developed by Gaby de Wilde. 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 opera.exe. The setup package is about 1.08 MB (1,127,951 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 80% of users of Big Brother come from the United States, it is also popular in Poland.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\Piotrek\Ustawienia lokalne\Dane aplikacji\Big Brother
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\Documents and Settings\Piotrek\Ustawienia lokalne\Dane aplikacji\Big Brother\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 1.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Big Brother

Program executable:opera.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\opera\opera.exe
Additional files:
  • Big Brother.exe (by Opera Software) - Opera Internet Browser
  • uninstall.vbs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Big Brother.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F8EC32E7-4851-455D-A502-A8CACEAE1E41}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Big Brother.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe'.

How do I remove Big Brother?

Quickly and completely remove Big Brother from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Big Brother 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 Big Brother, 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 Big Brother.

Win XP 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows Vista 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Poland 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
American Megatrends 50.00%


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