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VersionDistribution 4.76% 19.05% 14.29% 19.05% 14.29% 28.57%

BlueStacks beta-1


BlueStacks beta-1 is a program developed by BlueStack Systems. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 47 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 23% of users of BlueStacks beta-1 come from France, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\bluestacks
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C9A384DC-D6C8-4BD3-BE08-4F77824BB7BA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BlueStacks beta-1

  • app_renderer.dll - BlueStacks (BlueStacks GL Application Renderer Library)
  • hd-agent.exe - BlueStacks Agent
  • hd-apkhandler.exe - BlueStacks Apk Handler
  • hd-audio-native.dll - BlueStacks Audio Native Library
  • hd-blockdevice.exe - BlueStacks Block Device
  • hd-blockdevice-native.dll - BlueStacks Block Device Native Library
  • hd-camera-native.dll
  • hd-filesystem.exe - BlueStacks File System
  • hd-filesystem-native.dll - BlueStacks File System Native Library
  • hd-frontend.exe - BlueStacks Frontend
  • hd-frontend-native.dll - BlueStacks Frontend Native Library
  • hd-gps-native.dll - BlueStacks Gps Native Library
  • hd-hypervisor-amd64.sys - BlueStacks Hypervisor for amd64
  • hd-hypervisor-x86.sys - BlueStacks Hypervisor for x86
  • hd-libraryhandler.dll - BlueStacks Utility Library
  • hd-logcollector.exe - BlueStacks Log Collector
  • hd-logrotator.exe - BlueStacks Log Rotator
  • hd-logrotator-native.dll - BlueStacks Log Rotator Native Library
  • hd-logrotatorservice.exe - BlueStacks Log Rotator Service
  • hd-moreapps-insthelper.exe - BlueStacks More Apps Inst Helper
  • hd-network.exe - BlueStacks Network
  • hd-network-native.dll - BlueStacks Network Native Library
  • hd-opengl-native.dll - BlueStacks Opengl Native Library
  • hd-restart.exe - BlueStacks Restart Utility
  • hd-runapp.exe - BlueStacks App Runner
  • hd-service.exe - BlueStacks Service
  • hd-service-native.dll - BlueStacks Service Native Library
  • hd-shortcuthandler.dll
  • hd-startlauncher.exe - BlueStacks StartLauncher
  • hd-vmcommand-native.dll - BlueStacks VM Command Runner Native Library
  • libegl_translator.dll - BlueStacks EGL Translator Library
  • libgl_logger.dll - BlueStacks GL Logger Library
  • libgles_cm_translator.dll - BlueStacks GLES CM Translator Library
  • libgles_v2_translator.dll - BlueStacks GLES V2 Translator Library
  • sys_renderer.dll - BlueStacks GL System Renderer Library
  • hd-unzip.exe (by Info-ZIP) - Info-ZIP's UnZip for Windows (Info-ZIP's UnZip for Win32 console)
  • devcomponents.dotnetbar2.dll (by DevComponents.com) - DevComponents.DotNetBar
  • adbwinapi.dll (by Google, inc) - Android SDK (Android ADB API)
  • naudio.dll (by Mark Heath) - NAudio
  • hd-adb.exe
  • hd-dockhandler.exe
  • hd-glinfo.exe
  • hd-png2ico.exe
  • hd-zip.exe
  • json.dll (by CodeTitans)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • hd-logrotatorservice.exe runs as a service named 'BlueStacks Log Rotator Service' (BstHdLogRotatorSvc).
  • hd-service.exe runs as a service named 'BlueStacks Android Service' (BstHdAndroidSvc).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • hd-agent.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'BlueStacks Agent' and executes as C:\Program Files\BlueStacks\HD-Agent.exe.
  • hd-frontend.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'BlueStacks App Player' and executes as C:\Program Files\BlueStacks\HD-FrontEnd.exe Android hidemode.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.6 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0158008696%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00635150%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00944937%
0.015104% average

How do I remove BlueStacks beta-1?

Quickly and completely remove BlueStacks (beta-1) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall BlueStacks beta-1 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 BlueStacks (beta-1), 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 BlueStacks beta-1.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.19%
Windows 8 14.29%
Windows XP 9.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.52%
Windows 7 Professional 9.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.52%
Windows 7 Starter 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.73% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 22.73%
  United States 18.18%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  Australia 4.55%
  Canada 4.55%
  IQ 4.55%
  Kuwait 4.55%
  Malaysia 4.55%
  Portugal 4.55%
  Argentina 4.55%
  Finland 4.55%
  India 4.55%
  LY 4.55%
  Netherlands 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Acer 20.00%
Dell 6.67%
ASUS 6.67%
Toshiba 6.67%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Sony 6.67%
Common models
XFX68L XFX Nforce 680i LT 5.56%
HP-Pavilion VN433AA-ABF p... 5.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.56%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 5.56%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3LR 5.56%
BGH e-Nova M46G... 5.56%

About (from BlueStack Systems, Inc.)

Bluestacks is a Silicon Valley-based software company that produces BlueStacks App Player and BlueStacks Cloud Connect.
Publisher URL: www.bluestacks.com


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