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Should I remove Cheat Engine?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,197
United States Rank #2,201
Reach 0.5781%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.68 days
550.98 days >
Average installed length: 289.50 days

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Cheat Engine 6.3

What is Cheat Engine?  (from Dark Byte)

Cheat Engine is an open source tool designed to help you with modifying single player games running under window so you can make them harder or easier depending on your preference(e.g: Find that 100hp is too easy, try playing a game with a max of 1 HP), but also contains other usefull tools to help debugging games and ...  Read more


Cheat Engine 6.3 is a program developed by Dark Byte. 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 software installer includes 87 files and is usually about 27.73 MB (29,079,197 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 29% of users of Cheat Engine come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cheatengine.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cheat Engine 6.3\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Cheat Engine 6.3\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 27.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cheat Engine 6.3

  • CheatEngine63.exe - Cheat Engine 6.3 (Cheat Engine 6.3 Setup)
  • cheatengine-i386.exe - Cheat Engine
  • cheatengine-x86_64.exe
  • tezo mezi.exe
  • ceregreset.exe
  • Cheat Engine.exe
  • Kernelmoduleunloader.exe
  • Tutorial-i386.exe
  • Tutorial-x86_64.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • xmplayer.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Cheat Engine.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8BFEE50A-CEAF-4BC2-81CB-470CF060582C}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • cheatengine-i386.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Cheat Engine 6.3\cheatengine-i386.exe'.

How do I remove Cheat Engine?

You can uninstall Cheat Engine 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 Cheat Engine 6.3, 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 Cheat Engine.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.03%
Windows 10 35.12%
Windows XP 2.48%
Windows Vista 1.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.66%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.90%
Windows 8.1 9.11%
Windows 7 Professional 8.52%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.93%
Windows 8 Pro 4.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.16%
  Italy 4.25%
  France 4.22%
  United Kingdom 3.80%
  Brazil 3.68%
  Germany 3.28%
  Canada 2.92%
  MA 2.40%
  Turkey 2.18%
  Indonesia 1.94%
  DZ 1.90%
  Saudi Arabia 1.79%
  Egypt 1.71%
  Netherlands 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.22%
Acer 18.68%
Dell 15.13%
ASUS 15.04%
Toshiba 5.43%
Lenovo 5.24%
Samsung 4.46%
Alienware 1.65%
MSI 1.59%
Intel 1.24%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.90%
ASUS All Series 5.98%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.22%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.51%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.51%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.47%

About Dark Byte

Cheat Engine is an open source memory scanner/hex editor/debugger created by Dark Byte for Windows and is mostly used for cheating in computer games, and is sometimes modified and recompiled to evade detection.
Publisher URL: cheatengine.org


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