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Should I remove Beat Hazard?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,613
United States Rank #6,707
Reach 0.0453%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.54 days
341.32 days >
Average installed length: 179.34 days

Beat Hazard


Beat Hazard is a software program developed by Cold Beam Games. 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 BeatHazard.exe. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 234.64 MB (246,034,344 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 61% of users of Beat Hazard come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.coldbeamgames.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Beat Hazard
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/49600
Estimated size: 234.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Beat Hazard

Program executable:BeatHazard.exe
Path:C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Beat Hazard\BeatHazard.exe
Additional files:
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • BeatHazard.exe
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • bass_aac.dll (by MaresWEB) - BASS_AAC (Advanced Audio Coding and MPEG-4 add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_alac.dll (by MaresWEB) - Apple Lossless Audio Codec add-on for the BASS library
  • bassflac.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASSFLAC
  • bassm4a.dll
  • basswma.dll - BASSWMA
  • basswv.dll - BASSWV
  • d3dx9_42.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D 9 Extensions)
  • hge.dll
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • runme.exe
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • tags.dll - Tags BASS add-on
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • xinput1_3.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Common Controller API

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • runme.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1738D29F-AD06-41C0-8F3D-48CC503CF638}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • runme.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Dark Messiah Might and Magic Multi-Player\runme.exe'.
  • BeatHazard.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Beat Hazard\BeatHazard.exe'.

How do I remove Beat Hazard?

You can uninstall Beat Hazard 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Beat Hazard, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Beat Hazard.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.74%
Windows 10 46.02%
Windows Vista 1.01%
Windows XP 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.91%
Windows 8.1 16.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.69%
Windows 10 Home 8.86%
Windows 7 Professional 8.74%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.19%
  United Kingdom 6.66%
  France 5.51%
  Germany 3.73%
  Canada 3.55%
  Australia 3.11%
  DK 1.42%
  Netherlands 1.42%
  Finland 1.24%
  Brazil 1.15%
  Belgium 1.07%
  Portugal 0.98%
  Sweden 0.89%
  Norway 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.64%
Hewlett-Packard 19.79%
Dell 11.49%
Acer 11.28%
Lenovo 7.45%
Alienware 5.11%
Toshiba 5.11%
MSI 4.26%
Medion 1.91%
Samsung 1.28%
Intel 1.06%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.68%
MSI MS-7821 3.13%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.78%
MSI MS-7751 2.78%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.43%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.43%


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