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Cucaracha cockroach

Overview

Cucaracha cockroach is a software program developed by Raul Villamil/Sergio Marquez. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 programs's main executable is Cucaracha cockroach.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 256.71 MB of memory. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows Vista (SP1). While about 83% of users of Cucaracha cockroach come from the United States, it is also popular in United Arab Emirates.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Cucaracha cockroach
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Cucaracha cockroach\uninstall.vbs"

Program filesFiles installed by Cucaracha cockroach

Program executable:Cucaracha cockroach.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Signed by:Opera Software ASA
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Cucaracha cockroach\Cucaracha cockroach.exe
MD5:734cacde3e6d1882aae2c6f8f8be4f93
Opera is a web browser and Internet suite developed by Opera Software. The browser handles common Internet-related tasks such as displaying web sites, sending and receiving e-mail messages, managing contacts, chatting on IRC, downloading...

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Cucaracha cockroach.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E28E5238-9FF8-4110-B84C-0D0F5A85ECBD}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Cucaracha cockroach.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Opera Internet Browser' and executes as C:\Program Files\Opera x64\Opera.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Cucaracha cockroach.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\Opera.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Cucaracha cockroach.exe
Memory:256.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0476244771%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.04139734%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00622714%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Cucaracha cockroach?

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

WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows Vista (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  United Arab Emirates 16.67%

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