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Should I remove Blizzard App?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,282
United States Rank #3,959
Reach 0.0721%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.25 days
420.24 days >
Average installed length: 220.81 days

Blizzard App


Blizzard App is a program developed by Blizzard Entertainment. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is battle.net.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 684.77 KB (701,200 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 72% of users of Blizzard App come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: us.blizzard.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Blizzard App
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Battle.net\Agent\Blizzard Uninstaller.exe" --lang=enUS --uid=battle.net --displayname="Blizzard App"
Estimated size: 684.77 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Blizzard App

Program executable:battle.net.exe
Name:Blizzard File Switcher
Path:C:\Program Files\blizzard app\battle.net.exe
Additional files:
  • Battle.net Launcher.exe - Blizzard Battle.net App Launcher

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Battle.net Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{32AC2C5C-4F86-4650-B863-45EE200AD161}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Battle.net.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Battle.net' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Battle.net\Battle.net\Battle.net.exe" --autostarted.
  • Battle.net Launcher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Battle.net' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Battle.net\Battle.net Launcher.exe" --autostarted.

How do I remove Blizzard App?

You can uninstall Blizzard App 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 Blizzard App, 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 Blizzard App.

Win 10 90%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 89.89%
Windows 7 9.96%
Windows XP 0.07%
Windows Vista 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 53.48%
Windows 10 Pro 24.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.80%
Windows 7 Professional 3.10%
Windows 8.1 3.10%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 2.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.98%
  Germany 5.56%
  United Kingdom 4.17%
  Netherlands 2.49%
  Canada 1.96%
  France 1.20%
  Singapore 1.15%
  DK 1.05%
  Norway 0.91%
  Brazil 0.86%
  Sweden 0.86%
  Australia 0.72%
  Spain 0.72%
  Finland 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.39%
Hewlett-Packard 17.99%
Acer 16.60%
Dell 16.46%
Lenovo 9.07%
MSI 6.14%
Alienware 4.60%
Toshiba 1.67%
Medion 1.39%
Apple 0.84%
Samsung 0.56%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.17%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 4.20%
Acer Aspire VX5-591G 2.65%
ASUSTeK GL553VD 2.21%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 6.... 1.99%
MSI MS-7978 1.99%

About Blizzard Entertainment

Blizzard Entertainment is a video game developer & publisher that originally concentrated primarily on the creation of game ports for other studios before beginning development of their own program with the development of games like Rock n' Roll Racing & The Lost Vikings.
Publisher URL: us.blizzard.com


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