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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,118
United States Rank #1,762
Reach 0.3635%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.83 days
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Average installed length: 198.86 days

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Rust is a software program developed by Facepunch Studios. 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 rust.exe. The setup package generally installs about 128 files and is usually about 970.67 MB (1,017,823,168 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 56% of users of Rust come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.playrust.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\rust
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/252490
Estimated size: 970.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Rust

Program executable:rust.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\rust\rust.exe
Additional files:
  • Facepunch.HitBox.dll - Facepunch.Intersect
  • Facepunch.ID.dll - Facepunch ID (Facepunch.ID)
  • Facepunch.Prefetch.dll - Facepunch.Prefetch
  • Facepunch.Utility.dll - Facepunch.Utility
  • EasyAntiCheat.Client.dll (by EasyAntiCheat Ltd) - EasyAntiCheat.Client
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • steam_api64.dll (by Valve)
  • RustClient.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RustClient.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3F2A5A04-BF5D-470A-9CF5-77584D3E0111}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • rust.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Steam\SteamApps\common\rust\rust.exe'.

How do I remove Rust?

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Or, you can uninstall Rust 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 Rust, 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 Rust.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.51%
Windows 8 42.56%
Windows Vista 0.78%
Windows XP 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.50%
Windows 8.1 23.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.03%
Windows 7 Professional 8.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.48%
Windows 8 5.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.04%
  United Kingdom 6.45%
  France 5.07%
  Canada 4.68%
  Australia 4.59%
  Germany 3.38%
  DK 1.99%
  Norway 1.95%
  Netherlands 1.76%
  Brazil 1.60%
  Sweden 1.23%
  Finland 1.19%
  Russia 0.98%
  Italy 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.44%
Hewlett-Packard 20.17%
Acer 14.45%
Dell 11.76%
Alienware 6.44%
Lenovo 5.50%
Toshiba 3.80%
MSI 3.18%
Samsung 2.19%
Medion 0.67%
Apple 0.36%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.13%
MSI MS-7821 4.31%
Alienware Alienware X51 2.53%
LENOVO 20217 2.38%
MSI MS-7693 2.38%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.01%


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