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The Path


The Path is a software program developed by Tale of Tales. 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 setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 495.04 KB (506,922 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 62% of users of The Path come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: tale-of-tales.com/ThePath
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\The Path
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/27000
Estimated size: 495.04 KB

Program filesFiles installed by The Path

  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • cr80_Q3D.dll (by Sample) - Sample Application DLL (User-Generated Microsoft (R) C/C++ Runtime Library)
  • HighPoly.dll
  • PathViewer.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PathViewer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Steam\SteamApps\common\The Path\PathViewer.exe'.

How do I remove The Path?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.91%
Windows 8 28.68%
Windows Vista 2.94%
Windows XP 1.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.91%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.03%
Windows 8.1 10.29%
Windows 8 5.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.07%
  France 7.47%
  Germany 6.90%
  United Kingdom 6.32%
  Sweden 3.45%
  Canada 2.30%
  Australia 1.72%
  Italy 1.72%
  Austria 0.57%
  Belgium 0.57%
  Brazil 0.57%
  Finland 0.57%
  GG 0.57%
  Croatia 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 18.07%
Acer 18.07%
Dell 16.87%
Hewlett-Packard 13.25%
Alienware 4.82%
Samsung 4.82%
American Megatrends 4.82%
Common models
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.91%
ASUS All Series 1.94%
Dell Inspiron 3520 1.94%
Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 1.94%
MSI MS-7693 1.94%
Samsung RC530/RC730 1.94%


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