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Should I remove Double Action: Boogaloo?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,321
United States Rank #7,242
Reach 0.0402%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 51.22 days
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Average installed length: 238.63 days

Double Action: Boogaloo


Double Action: Boogaloo is a program developed by Double Action Factory. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is hl2.exe. The software installer includes 52 files and is usually about 9.1 MB (9,543,775 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 58% of users of Double Action: Boogaloo come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: doubleactiongame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Double Action
Uninstaller: "C:\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/317360
Estimated size: 9.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Double Action: Boogaloo

Program executable:hl2.exe
Path:C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Double Action\hl2.exe
Additional files:
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll (by Valve)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • v8.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • client.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dx_proxy.dll
  • fxc.exe
  • game_shader_dx6.dll
  • libavutil-52.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • mysql_wrapper.dll
  • openvr_api.dll
  • server.dll
  • shadercompile_dll.dll
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.json
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.json
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{13BD01FC-A338-4ADF-B9A8-FB8531DDAF0A}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-1362717348-4269181746-3423203767-1001.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • hl2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Double Action\hl2.exe'.

How do I remove Double Action: Boogaloo?

You can uninstall Double Action: Boogaloo 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 Double Action: Boogaloo, 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 Double Action: Boogaloo.

Automatically starts? 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 61.49%
Windows 7 38.13%
Windows XP 0.25%
Windows Vista 0.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 24.37%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.83%
Windows 10 Home 17.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.72%
Windows 10 Pro 7.58%
Windows 7 Professional 6.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.32%
  United Kingdom 7.55%
  Canada 5.16%
  France 4.49%
  Australia 2.58%
  Germany 2.01%
  Sweden 1.82%
  Italy 1.53%
  Brazil 1.05%
  Russia 1.05%
  Netherlands 1.05%
  Belgium 0.67%
  Norway 0.67%
  Finland 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.92%
Acer 18.07%
ASUS 15.42%
Dell 13.25%
Lenovo 6.75%
Alienware 5.30%
MSI 2.89%
Toshiba 2.89%
Apple 1.20%
Intel 0.48%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.20%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 3.15%
MSI MS-7816 2.84%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.52%
MSI MS-7721 2.52%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.21%


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