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Should I remove Guitar Hero World Tour?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,738
United States Rank #31,768
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.01 days
324.85 days >
Average installed length: 170.68 days


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Guitar Hero World Tour

What is Guitar Hero World Tour?

This is an action-adventure video game distributed through the Aspyr digital download platform.

About  (from Aspyr Media)

Guitar Hero World Tour transforms music gaming by expanding Guitar Hero's signature guitar gameplay into a cooperative band experience that combines advanced wireless instruments with online and offline gameplay modes including online Band Career and 8-player "Battle of the Bands," which allows two full bands to compet...  Read more


Guitar Hero World Tour is a software program developed by Aspyr Media. 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 GHWT.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 7.55 MB (7,913,926 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 13% of users of Guitar Hero World Tour come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.aspyr.com
Help link: support.aspyr.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\Guitar Hero World Tour\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A126E617-63F0-4E57-BFA4-7190F5845C39}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Guitar Hero World Tour

Program executable:GHWT.exe
Name:Guitar Hero: World Tour
Guitar Hero World Tour
Path:C:\Games\Guitar Hero World Tour\GHWT.exe
Additional files:
  • GHWT.exe - Guitar Hero: World Tour (Guitar Hero World Tour)
  • AWL.dll - AWL
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • d3dx9_39.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • dinput8.dll
  • DrumTuner_Installer.exe (by Activision) - Activision(R) (Setup Launcher)
  • fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex (FMOD Ex SoundSystem)
  • IntelLaptopGaming.dll
  • JoyToKey.exe - JoyToKey (Convert Joystick Input to Keyboard and Mouse Input)
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • xmassiveadclientdyn.dll - Microsoft® Massive (Massive Client)
  • xmassiveadclientdynlogging.dll
  • Xpadder.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GHWT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1A87ABA4-5B2D-4F82-BE6A-B64F8203220E}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • GHWT.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Aspyr\Guitar Hero World Tour\GHWT.exe'.

How do I remove Guitar Hero World Tour?

You can uninstall Guitar Hero World Tour 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 Guitar Hero World Tour, 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 Guitar Hero World Tour.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.33%
Windows 10 29.00%
Windows XP 3.67%
Windows Vista 3.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 35.45%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.39%
Windows 7 Professional 6.02%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.02%
Windows 10 Pro 5.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 13.33%
  Brazil 8.33%
  France 6.00%
  Turkey 6.00%
  Germany 5.33%
  Romania 4.67%
  United Kingdom 3.33%
  Hungary 3.33%
  Italy 3.33%
  Indonesia 2.67%
  Poland 2.67%
  Argentina 2.33%
  Peru 2.33%
  Colombia 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 23.49%
Acer 18.67%
Hewlett-Packard 15.06%
Dell 13.25%
Samsung 4.82%
Lenovo 3.01%
American Megatrends 3.01%
Toshiba 2.41%
Medion 1.81%
MSI 1.81%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.00%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 2.50%
Acer Aspire V3-772 1.67%
ASUSTeK N61Vg 1.67%
ASUSTeK N56VZ 1.67%
Dell Inspiron 3421 1.67%


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