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Should I remove Fallout Shelter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,200
United States Rank #11,508
Reach 0.0162%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.09 days
179.63 days >
Average installed length: 94.38 days


1.9 0.31%

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Fallout Shelter


Fallout Shelter is a program developed by Bethesda Softworks. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is BethesdaNetLauncher.exe. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 103.59 MB (108,625,368 bytes). BethesdaNetUpdater.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 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 64% of users of Fallout Shelter come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\bethesda.net launcher
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\bethesda.net launcher\bethesdanetlauncher.exe" bethesdaneC://uninstall/8
Estimated size: 103.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Fallout Shelter

Program executable:BethesdaNetLauncher.exe
Name:Bethesda.net Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\bethesda.net launcher\BethesdaNetLauncher.exe
Additional files:
  • BethesdaNetLauncher.exe - Bethesda.net Launcher
  • BethesdaNetReporter.exe - Bethesda.net Reporter
  • BethesdaNetUpdater.exe - Bethesda.net Updater
  • BethesdaNetHelper.exe - Bethesda.net Helper
  • ClientLibrary.dll - ClientLibrary DLL (Client Library)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • BethesdaNetUpdater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Bethesda.net' and executes as "C:\Program Files\bethesda.net launcher\bethesdanetupdater.exe".

How do I remove Fallout Shelter?

You can uninstall Fallout Shelter 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 Fallout Shelter, 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 Fallout Shelter.

Win 10 86%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 85.89%
Windows 7 14.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 44.97%
Windows 10 Pro 25.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.60%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.97%
Windows 8.1 5.35%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 2.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.88%
  Germany 4.97%
  France 4.97%
  United Kingdom 4.74%
  Italy 2.93%
  Australia 1.81%
  Canada 1.35%
  Netherlands 1.35%
  UA 1.35%
  Finland 1.13%
  Czech Republic 0.90%
  Spain 0.90%
  Ireland 0.90%
  Norway 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.50%
Dell 16.15%
ASUS 13.66%
Hewlett-Packard 13.04%
Lenovo 12.42%
MSI 5.59%
Toshiba 5.59%
Alienware 3.73%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.41%
MSI MS-7917 4.70%
Gigabyte Z97P-D3 2.01%
MSI MS-7693 2.01%
MSI MS-7816 2.01%
MSI MS-7821 2.01%

About Bethesda Softworks

Bethesda Softworksis a video game publisher that produces of a broad portfolio of games in simulation, , role-playing, racing, and sports and its franchises are distributed worldwide.
Publisher URL: bethsoft.com


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