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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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1.28 9.09%
0.71.0c 78.79%
0.70.0 9.09%
0.69 3.03%

Blockade Runner

What is Blockade Runner?  (from ZanMgt)

Blockade Runner is the beginning of a multiplayer space adventure game that will feature fully destructible, operational, crewable 'living' starships in a procedurally generated galaxy.

This year we'd focused on the transition from XNA to SharpDX, as well as a complete re-build of the game's from-scratch engine ...  Read more


Blockade Runner is a program developed by ZanMgt. The most used version is 0.71.0c, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 installer includes 12 files and is usually about 67.17 MB (70,435,381 bytes). wyUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 53% of users of Blockade Runner come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.blockaderunnergame.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Blockade Runner
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Blockade Runner\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Blockade Runner\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 67.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Blockade Runner

  • BlockadeRunner.exe - BlockadeRunner
  • BRDLL.dll - BRDLL
  • BlockadeRunnerLibrary.dll - BlockadeRunnerLibrary
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • Lidgren.Network.dll - Lidgren.Network
  • wyUpdate.exe (by wyDay) - wyUpdate
  • Jitter.dll - Jitter
  • lua5.1.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • BlockadeRunner.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{85485974-C78B-4C98-B60A-1D16FEB3F4A5}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Blockade Runner?

You can uninstall Blockade Runner 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 Blockade Runner, 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 Blockade Runner.

Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 96.97%
Windows XP 3.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 69.70%
Windows 7 Professional 15.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.49%
  United Kingdom 11.63%
  Australia 9.30%
  France 4.65%
  Canada 4.65%
  Belgium 2.33%
  Russia 2.33%
  Sweden 2.33%
  DK 2.33%
  BA 2.33%
  Ireland 2.33%
  Poland 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.83%
Acer 20.83%
Dell 16.67%
Toshiba 12.50%
ASUS 8.33%
Lenovo 4.17%
Alienware 4.17%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P750 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 4.00%
HPE-519c 4.00%
Gateway DX4300 4.00%
eMachines eME640G 4.00%
Dell Inspiron 530 4.00%


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