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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,602
United States Rank #6,188
Reach 0.0462%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.12 days
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Average installed length: 94.93 days

Mount Your Friends

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Overview

Mount Your Friends is a program developed by Stegersaurus Software. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 MountYourFriends.exe. The software installer includes 60 files and is usually about 206.69 MB (216,732,737 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of Mount Your Friends come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Mount Your Friends
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/296470
Estimated size: 206.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mount Your Friends

Program executable:MountYourFriends.exe
Name:Mount Your Friends
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Mount Your Friends\MountYourFriends.exe
MD5:f86541f29515dc3e8c3ed051663d54a9
Additional files:
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator (x86)
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • MountYourFriends.exe - Mount Your Friends
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll (by Valve)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.dll
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • openvr_api.dll
  • PhysicsHandler.dll - PhysicsHandler
  • RenderLibrary.dll - RenderLibrary
  • v8.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • CSteamworks.dll (by Riley Labrecque) - CSteamworks (A C ABI wrapper for Steamworks)
  • 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)
  • dinput8.dll
  • ditool.exe
  • FarseerPhysicsXNA.dll (by Farseer Physics Engine) - Farseer Physics XNA
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavcodec-57.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavformat-57.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavresample-3.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libavutil-55.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • libswscale-4.dll
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.json
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.json
  • Steamworks.NET.dll (by Riley Labrecque) - Steamworks.NET
  • windows_bt_utils.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D009BE82-F7E7-4FF3-A787-45F925EB9355}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 3.
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.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Mount Your Friends?

Quickly and completely remove Mount Your Friends from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Mount Your Friends 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Mount Your Friends, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Mount Your Friends.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 62%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 61.93%
Windows 7 37.74%
Windows Vista 0.22%
Windows XP 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.75%
Windows 8.1 19.64%
Windows 10 Home 19.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.78%
Windows 10 Pro 11.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.30%
  Canada 6.27%
  United Kingdom 6.18%
  Germany 3.09%
  Australia 2.60%
  Sweden 1.87%
  Norway 1.71%
  Brazil 1.46%
  DK 1.38%
  France 1.30%
  Netherlands 1.30%
  Finland 0.81%
  New Zealand 0.81%
  Mexico 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.11%
ASUS 20.75%
Acer 16.51%
Lenovo 10.38%
Dell 7.55%
GIGABYTE 6.37%
Alienware 5.42%
Toshiba 5.19%
MSI 3.54%
Samsung 0.71%
Apple 0.47%
Common models
ASUS All Series 20.42%
LENOVO 20378 2.70%
MSI MS-7850 2.70%
MSI MS-7693 2.40%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.10%
Alienware Alienware 17 1.80%

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