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Should I remove GRID?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,032
United States Rank #16,061
Reach 0.0359%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.73 days
405.03 days >
Average installed length: 212.81 days


1.30.0000 25.42% 0.14%
1.3 0.42%
1.20.0000 4.24%
1.10.0000 1.13%
1.00.0000 54.24%
1.00 0.14%

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What is GRID?  (from Codemasters)

Discover a stunning world of motorsport brought to life, from racing muscle cars through the iconic streets of San Francisco and competing in the legendary 24 hours of Le Mans to drifting around the docks of Yokohama. Jump behind the wheel of exhilarating racing cars in the most aggressive, spectacular wheel-to-wheel r...  Read more


GRID is a program developed by Codemasters. The most used version is 1.00.0000, 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 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 grid.exe. The software installer includes 73 files and is usually about 10.08 MB (10,564,971 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 21% of users of GRID come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.codemasters.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Codemasters\GRID
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{5A0B7BA5-4682-4273-81C2-69B17E649103}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 10.08 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by GRID

Program executable:grid.exe
GRID Executable
Additional files:
  • GRID2.exe - GRID (GRID Executable)
  • GRIDa.exe
  • xinput1_3.dll (by ToCA EDIT) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • d3d9.dll (by Kegetys, http://www.kegetys.net) - SoftTH by Kegetys (SoftTH)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • ogg.dll
  • rld.dll
  • vorbis.dll
  • vorbisfile.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GRID.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D347EBBC-86E3-4760-BC00-FD5A5E813B3E}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • GRID.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Codemasters\GRID\GRID.exe'.

How do I remove GRID?

You can uninstall GRID 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 GRID, 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 GRID.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.55%
Windows 10 22.57%
Windows Vista 4.80%
Windows XP 4.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.58%
Windows 7 Professional 10.73%
Windows 8.1 4.52%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.10%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.02%
  Germany 14.46%
  United Kingdom 8.84%
  France 7.10%
  Australia 3.08%
  Italy 2.95%
  Poland 2.68%
  Netherlands 2.54%
  Brazil 2.41%
  Czech Republic 2.28%
  South Africa 1.87%
  Belgium 1.74%
  Sweden 1.74%
  Canada 1.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.36%
Hewlett-Packard 16.05%
Dell 14.33%
ASUS 14.33%
Lenovo 4.01%
Toshiba 3.15%
Intel 2.58%
Alienware 1.72%
MSI 1.72%
Samsung 0.86%
American Megatrends 0.57%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.73%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.55%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.96%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.37%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 1.78%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 1.78%

About Codemasters

Codemasters is a video game developer and publisher and is notable for making the large majority of games published by Camerica.
Publisher URL: www.codemasters.com/uk


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