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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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United States Rank #20,160
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 289.68 days

Grand Theft Auto

What is Grand Theft Auto?

Grand Theft Auto is an action-adventure open world video game where the player is free to do whatever he or she wants.


Grand Theft Auto is a program developed by Rockstar Games. 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 main program executable is GTA Settings.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 365.62 MB (383,379,090 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 49% of users of Grand Theft Auto come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rockstargames.com/grandtheftauto
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Grand Theft Auto
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/12170
Estimated size: 365.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Grand Theft Auto

Program executable:GTA Settings.exe
Name:Grand Theft Auto Settings
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\grand theft auto\GTA Settings.exe
Additional files:
  • GTA Settings.exe - Grand Theft Auto Settings
  • GTAFixer.exe
  • Grand Theft Auto.exe (by DMA Design) - Grand Theft Auto
  • MSS32.DLL
  • WDIR16.DLL
  • WDIR32.DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GTA Settings.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EA606BFA-9278-40FF-9FF3-B10076824176}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Grand Theft Auto?

You can uninstall Grand Theft Auto 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 Grand Theft Auto, 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 Grand Theft Auto.

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.63%
Windows 10 12.28%
Windows Vista 2.34%
Windows XP 1.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.18%
Windows 7 Professional 15.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.29%
Windows 8.1 2.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 1.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.82%
  United Kingdom 15.64%
  Canada 6.64%
  France 4.74%
  Netherlands 2.84%
  Sweden 2.37%
  DK 2.37%
  Finland 1.90%
  Australia 1.90%
  Spain 1.42%
  Poland 1.42%
  Italy 1.42%
  Brazil 0.95%
  Norway 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.81%
Dell 15.48%
ASUS 15.48%
Hewlett-Packard 13.10%
Alienware 4.76%
MSI 2.38%
Sony 2.38%
Toshiba 2.38%
American Megatrends 1.19%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.88%
MSI MS-7681 2.88%
BIOSTAR Group TZ77B 1.92%
Gateway DX4300 1.92%
Gigabyte H55M-S2V 1.92%
MSI MS-7522 1.92%

About Rockstar Games

Rockstar Games is a video game developer/publisher owned by Take-Two Interactive and is mostly known for Grand Theft Auto, Max Payne, and Red Dead, series and the use of open world, free roaming settings in their games.
Publisher URL: www.rockstargames.com


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