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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,007
United States Rank #11,314
Reach 0.0271%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.47 days
397.31 days >
Average installed length: 208.75 days

Gun Monkeys


Gun Monkeys is a program developed by Size Five Games. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 Gun_Monkeys.exe. The software installer includes 37 files and is usually about 216.02 MB (226,509,964 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 45% of users of Gun Monkeys come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sizefivegames.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Gun Monkeys
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/239450
Estimated size: 216.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Gun Monkeys

Program executable:Gun_Monkeys.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Gun Monkeys\Gun_Monkeys.exe
Additional files:
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • BoringLegalGumph.docx
  • Gun_Monkeys.exe
  • SteamworksNative.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4695AF4D-997B-4413-8256-8EF413E8BECC}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam Startup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programas\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • Gun_Monkeys.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\SteamLibrary\SteamApps\common\Gun Monkeys\Gun_Monkeys.exe'.

How do I remove Gun Monkeys?

You can uninstall Gun Monkeys 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 Gun Monkeys, 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 Gun Monkeys.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.37%
Windows 10 48.51%
Windows Vista 0.75%
Windows XP 0.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.30%
Windows 8.1 19.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.20%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.53%
Windows 7 Professional 6.17%
Windows 10 Home 4.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.29%
  United Kingdom 7.26%
  Canada 4.79%
  Brazil 3.86%
  France 3.55%
  Australia 3.25%
  Germany 2.47%
  Spain 2.16%
  Poland 2.01%
  Turkey 1.70%
  Portugal 1.55%
  Sweden 1.24%
  Netherlands 1.24%
  DK 1.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.77%
ASUS 20.75%
Hewlett-Packard 15.31%
Dell 10.20%
Lenovo 8.50%
Toshiba 4.08%
Intel 2.04%
Samsung 2.04%
MSI 1.70%
Alienware 1.70%
Medion 1.36%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.89%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 2.70%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.70%
LENOVO 20217 2.70%
Dell XPS 8300 2.16%
ASUSTeK X55A 2.16%


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