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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,373
United States Rank #4,752
Reach 0.0820%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.60 days
519.33 days >
Average installed length: 272.87 days

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Hawken

Overview

Hawken is a program developed by Meteor Entertainment. 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 main program executable is HawkenLauncher.exe. The software installer includes 94 files and is usually about 2.21 MB (2,320,676 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 61% of users of Hawken come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\meteorentertainment\hawken
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MeteorEntertainment\Hawken\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hawken

Program executable:HawkenLauncher.exe
Name:Hawken Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\MeteorEntertainment\Hawken\InstalledHawkenFiles\HawkenLauncher.exe
MD5:560d9a2c865be83045282d0316421e3f
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe
  • AutoReporter.exe (by Epic Games) - UnrealEngine3 (AutoReporter)
  • HawkenLauncher.exe (by Solid State Networks) - Hawken Launcher
  • APEX_BasicFSCHECKED_x86.dll (by NVIDIA) - APEX Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_BasicIOS_LegacyCHECKED_x86.dll (by NVIDIA)
  • APEX_BasicIOSCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_Clothing_LegacyCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_ClothingCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_ClothingGPUCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_Common_LegacyCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_LegacyCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_DestructibleCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_Emitter_LegacyCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_EmitterCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_ExampleFSCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_FieldSamplerCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_Framework_LegacyCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_IOFX_LegacyCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_IOFXCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_NxFluidIOSCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_TurbulenceFSCHECKED_x86.dll
  • ApexFrameworkCHECKED_x86.dll
  • HawkenGame-Win32-Shipping.exe (by Epic Games)
  • APEX_BasicFSPROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_BasicIOS_LegacyPROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_BasicIOSPROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_Clothing_LegacyPROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_ClothingGPUPROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_ClothingPROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_Common_LegacyPROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_LegacyPROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_DestructiblePROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_Emitter_LegacyPROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_EmitterPROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_ExampleFSPROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_FieldSamplerPROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_Framework_LegacyPROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_IOFX_LegacyPROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_IOFXPROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_NxFluidIOSPROFILE_x86.dll
  • ApexFrameworkPROFILE_x86.dll
  • GRBCHECKED_1_1_api2_x86.dll - GPU accelerated Rigid Body Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysX3GpuCHECKED_x86.dll
  • PhysXCore.dll - PhysXCore Dynamic Link Library
  • Storm.Api.Cpp.Client.dll
  • APEX_Clothing_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_Clothing_x86.dll
  • APEX_ClothingSHIPPING_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_x86.dll
  • APEX_DestructibleSHIPPING_x86.dll
  • APEX_Framework_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_TurbulenceFS_LegacyCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_TurbulenceFSPROFILE_x86.dll
  • ApexFramework_x86.dll
  • ApexFrameworkSHIPPING_x86.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • cudart32_30_9.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 3.0.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 3.0.9)
  • cudart32_41_22.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.1.22 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.1.22)
  • cudart32_42_9.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.2.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.2.9)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GPU-Z.exe is scheduled as a task named 'TechPowerUp GPU-Z'.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • VivoxVoiceService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sony Online Entertainment\Installed Games\EverQuest II\EQ2VoiceService.exe'.

How do I remove Hawken?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#6,373

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.86%
Windows 8 19.24%
Windows Vista 0.95%
Windows XP 0.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.74%
Windows 7 Professional 13.24%
Windows 8.1 4.62%
Windows 8 Pro 4.01%
Windows 8 3.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.90%
  Canada 5.33%
  Germany 4.78%
  United Kingdom 4.50%
  Australia 2.84%
  France 1.80%
  Sweden 1.38%
  Netherlands 1.38%
  Japan 1.31%
  Finland 1.25%
  Italy 1.25%
  Spain 1.11%
  Brazil 0.97%
  Singapore 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 21.35%
ASUS 18.43%
Hewlett-Packard 16.97%
Dell 14.05%
Acer 11.31%
Lenovo 4.74%
Alienware 4.38%
Intel 2.92%
MSI 1.82%
Samsung 1.64%
Toshiba 1.64%
Apple 0.73%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.90%
ASUSTeK G75VW 3.25%
MSI MS-7751 2.92%
ASUS All Series 2.60%
Alienware Alienware X51 2.27%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 2.27%

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