84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Gratuitous Tank Battles?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #27,439
United States Rank #20,201
Reach 0.0058%

Gratuitous Tank Battles

What is Gratuitous Tank Battles?  (from Positech Games)

Gratuitous Tank Battles is the new PC strategy game, developed by Positech Games, makers of Democracy, Kudos and of course Gratuitous Space Battles. Gratuitous Tank Battles is an RTS/Tower Defense hybrid with online elements and customisable units. The player can take the role of the defender or the attacker in a serie...  Read more


Gratuitous Tank Battles is a software program developed by Positech 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named GTB.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 4.82 MB (5,056,878 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 69% of users of Gratuitous Tank Battles come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gratuitoustankbattles.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Gratuitous Tank Battles
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/205530
Estimated size: 4.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Gratuitous Tank Battles

Program executable:GTB.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Gratuitous Tank Battles\GTB.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • GTB.exe
  • D3dx9d_41.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D 9 Extensions Debug)
  • irrKlang.dll
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GTB.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A97BC2CA-AE8B-4207-BECD-B8CDA43B6522}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • GTB.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Gratuitous Tank Battles\GTB.exe'.

How do I remove Gratuitous Tank Battles?

You can uninstall Gratuitous Tank Battles 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 Gratuitous Tank Battles, 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 Gratuitous Tank Battles.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.91%
Windows 10 23.48%
Windows XP 1.74%
Windows Vista 0.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.11%
Windows 7 Professional 17.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.16%
Windows 8 Pro 4.39%
Windows 8.1 4.39%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.67%
  United Kingdom 8.00%
  Australia 4.00%
  Canada 4.00%
  DK 2.00%
  France 2.00%
  Spain 1.33%
  Russia 1.33%
  Sweden 1.33%
  United Arab Emirates 0.67%
  Austria 0.67%
  Czech Republic 0.67%
  Germany 0.67%
  Indonesia 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.79%
Acer 17.86%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
ASUS 8.93%
Samsung 5.36%
Alienware 5.36%
American Megatrends 3.57%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.17%
Gateway DX4860 2.78%
Acer Aspire V5-571P 2.78%
HP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 1.39%
TOSHIBA Satellite A660 1.39%

About Positech Games

Positech Games is a video game developer and has published a number of game s to PC including the the strategy game of policy shift Democracy and Kombat Kars, Kudos and Starship Tycoon.
Publisher URL: www.positech.co.uk


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.