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Bad Rats

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Bad Rats is a software program developed by Invent4. 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 setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 277.21 MB (290,674,946 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 68% of users of Bad Rats come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.invent4.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Bad Rats
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/34900
Estimated size: 277.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Bad Rats

  • Ratsend.exe - Bad Rats - Killer
  • Ratsrec.exe - ratsrec
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • acknex.dll (by Conitec) - A6 Engine (acknex)
  • Rats.exe
  • st8.dll
  • msvbvm50.dll (by Microsoft) - Visual Basic (Visual Basic Virtual Machine)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Rats.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F82E6B3D-75B7-4B70-B548-76CBD01212F1}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Bad Rats?

Quickly and completely remove Bad Rats from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Bad Rats 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 Bad Rats, 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 Bad Rats.

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.95%
Windows 10 16.67%
Windows Vista 2.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.62%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 8.1 7.14%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.76%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 2.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.80%
  United Kingdom 15.25%
  Australia 10.17%
  Canada 5.08%
  Belgium 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.88%
Dell 18.75%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
ASUS 6.25%
Alienware 3.13%
Samsung 3.13%
MSI 3.13%
Medion 3.13%
Common models
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3 6.25%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.25%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.13%
HP d330 uT(DZ010T) 3.13%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1010 3.13%
Gigabyte Tecohnology Co.,... 3.13%


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