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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #12,428
Reach 0.0106%


2.2.2015 1.35% 4.05% 0.68% 2.03%
1.4 91.22% 0.68%

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Task Catcher


Task Catcher is a software program developed by BillP Studios. The most common release is 1.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named taskcat.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 705.45 KB (722,376 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 81% of users of Task Catcher come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.taskcatcher.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\BillP Studios\Task Catcher
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\BILLPS~1\TASKCA~1\Setup.exe /remove /q0
Estimated size: 705.45 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Task Catcher

Program executable:taskcat.exe
Name:Task Catcher
Path:C:\Program Files\billp studios\task catcher\taskcat.exe
Additional files:
  • patrolpro.dll - BillP Studios New Window Detection (Notifies WinPatrol PLUS when new windows are created or destoyed.)
  • TaskTrap.exe - Task Catcher Monitor (Task Catcher System Monitor)
  • Setup.exe - Task Catcher (TIN Setup)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TaskTrap.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Task Catcher' which loads as C:\Program Files\BillP Studios\Task Catcher\tasktrap.exe.

How do I remove Task Catcher?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.11%
Windows 8 15.44%
Windows Vista 9.40%
Windows XP 8.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.42%
Windows 7 Professional 12.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.05%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.38%
Windows 8.1 6.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.54%
  Canada 4.07%
  United Kingdom 2.71%
  Australia 2.26%
  Germany 2.26%
  Spain 1.36%
  France 0.90%
  Switzerland 0.90%
  MA 0.45%
  South Africa 0.45%
  Brazil 0.45%
  Norway 0.45%
  Finland 0.45%
  Sweden 0.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.36%
Hewlett-Packard 34.09%
Acer 10.23%
ASUS 6.82%
Toshiba 3.41%
Lenovo 3.41%
Sony 1.14%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.78%
Hewlett-Packard p6620f 1.85%
HP 15 Notebook PC 1.85%
Compaq-Presario AY030AA-A... 1.85%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.85%
Dell XPS 8300 1.85%


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