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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%


VersionDistribution 40.00% 20.00% 40.00%


What is TapFish?

TapFish is a mobile app that can run on the BlueStacks App Player. The BlueStacks App Player lets you run apps from your phone fast and fullscreen on Windows.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 44 files and is usually about 21.22 MB (22,252,038 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bluestacks.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\bluestacks
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\BlueStacks\HD-RunApp.exe" uninstall "C:\ProgramData\BlueStacks\UserData\Library\My Apps\TapFish.lnk" "apktoexe_TapFish"
Estimated size: 21.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TapFish

  • HD-Agent.exe - BlueStacks (BlueStacks Agent)
  • HD-ApkHandler.exe - BlueStacks Apk Handler
  • HD-AppCfg-Native.dll - BlueStacks AppCfg Native Library
  • 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 - BlueStacks Camera Native Library
  • 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-GLCheck.exe - BlueStacks GLCheck Utility
  • 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-Quit.exe - BlueStacks Quit Utility
  • HD-Restart.exe - BlueStacks Restart Utility
  • HD-RunApp.exe - BlueStacks App Runner
  • HD-Sensor-Native.dll - BlueStacks Sensor Native Library
  • HD-Service.exe - BlueStacks Service
  • HD-Service-Native.dll - BlueStacks Service Native Library
  • HD-SharedFolder.exe - BlueStacks Shared Folder Helper Process
  • HD-ShortcutHandler.dll
  • HD-StartLauncher.exe - BlueStacks StartLauncher
  • HD-VMCommand-Native.dll - BlueStacks VM Command Runner Native 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-png2ico.exe
  • HD-zip.exe
  • JSON.dll (by CodeTitans)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • HD-Service.exe runs as a service named 'BlueStacks Android Service' (BstHdAndroidSvc).
  • HD-LogRotatorService.exe runs as a service named 'BlueStacks Log Rotator Service' (BstHdLogRotatorSvc).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • HD-Frontend.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BlueStacks Frontend' which loads as C:\Program Files\BlueStacks\HD-Frontend.exe Android hidemode.
  • HD-Agent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BlueStacks Agent' which loads as C:\Program Files\BlueStacks\HD-Agent.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:34.14 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001159627%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006230%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005366%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:929,495
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:119 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:273 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:4.26 MB
Kernel CPU:0.00002173%
CPU cycles/sec:6,582
I/O reads/min:24.61 KB
I/O writes/min:24.62 KB
Memory:10.41 MB
Total CPU:0.0000535703%
Kernel CPU:0.00001300%
User CPU:0.00004057%
CPU cycles/sec:75,391
I/O reads/min:48 Bytes

How do I remove TapFish?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 8 20%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 80.00%
Windows 10 Home 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  France 10.00%
  Australia 10.00%
  Portugal 10.00%

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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