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Should I remove Fraps?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #629
United States Rank #965
Reach 1.0698%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.24 days
508.45 days >
Average installed length: 267.15 days


What is Fraps?  (from Beepa)

Fraps is a universal Windows application that can be used with games using DirectX or OpenGL graphic technology. Show how many Frames Per Second (FPS) you are getting in a corner of your screen. Perform custom benchmarks and measure the frame rate between any two points. Save the statistics out to disk and use them f...  Read more


Fraps is a software program developed by Beepa. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named fraps.exe. The setup package generally installs about 163 files and is usually about 1.04 GB (1,112,112,704 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 37% of users of Fraps come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\fraps
Uninstaller: "C:\Fraps\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.04 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Fraps

Program executable:fraps.exe
Additional files:
  • Fraps v3.5.7 Activated.exe - FRAPS (Fraps Installer)
  • Fraps.3.4.0_Setup.exe
  • setup.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • fraps.dll - Fraps
  • fraps32.dll
  • fraps64.dll
  • frapslcd.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • fraps.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B68AD1F9-DF34-4DAC-8F8E-D87C2D59FA55}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • fraps.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named FRAPS.
Startup File (User Run)
  • fraps.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Fraps' and executes as C:\FRAPS\FRAPS.EXE.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • fraps.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Fraps' which loads as C:\Program Files\Fraps\fraps.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:21.23 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0178545585%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01143225%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00642231%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Fraps?

You can uninstall Fraps 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 Fraps (remove only), 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 Fraps.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.61%
Windows 10 33.58%
Windows XP 1.47%
Windows Vista 1.34%
Windows Server 2003 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.25%
Windows 8.1 9.69%
Windows 7 Professional 8.92%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.74%
Windows 10 Home 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.90%
  Germany 6.67%
  France 5.80%
  United Kingdom 5.65%
  Brazil 4.19%
  Canada 3.84%
  Australia 2.42%
  Italy 2.39%
  Netherlands 1.99%
  Sweden 1.93%
  Spain 1.26%
  Poland 1.25%
  DK 1.20%
  Norway 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.62%
ASUS 18.40%
Acer 17.96%
Dell 12.66%
Lenovo 4.10%
Toshiba 4.00%
Alienware 3.16%
Samsung 2.79%
MSI 2.04%
Intel 1.11%
American Megatrends 0.47%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.73%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.93%
MSI MS-7758 2.65%
MSI MS-7821 2.28%
MSI MS-7693 1.94%

Publisher URL: www.fraps.com


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