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9% remove it91% keep it
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Next Car Game: Wreckfest


Next Car Game: Wreckfest is a software program developed by BugBear. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 Wreckfest.exe. The setup package generally installs about 45 files and is usually about 2.47 MB (2,588,252 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 47% of users of Next Car Game: Wreckfest come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wreckfestgame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Bugbear Entertainment
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/228380
Estimated size: 2.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Next Car Game: Wreckfest

Program executable:Wreckfest.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Bugbear Entertainment\Wreckfest.exe
Additional files:
  • DataCleaner.exe
  • Wreckfest.exe
  • Wreckfest_x64.exe
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • 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
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3d9.dll
  • 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)
  • dxgi.dll
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • Next Car Game.exe
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • steam_api64.dll - Steam Client API ([email protected])
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • v8.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6BC95406-D6D6-41FC-8CD3-2ECDA9039CC0}' (runs on registration).
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 Next Car Game: Wreckfest?

Quickly and completely remove Next Car Game: Wreckfest from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Next Car Game: Wreckfest 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 Next Car Game: Wreckfest, 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 Next Car Game: Wreckfest.

Win 8 61%
Win 7 (SP1) 39%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 60.71%
Windows 7 39.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.09%
Windows 8.1 18.75%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.95%
Windows 10 Home 12.05%
Windows 10 Pro 11.16%
Windows 7 Professional 10.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.16%
  United Kingdom 9.93%
  Canada 8.51%
  Germany 8.16%
  DK 4.26%
  Norway 2.84%
  France 2.48%
  Finland 2.13%
  Australia 2.13%
  Netherlands 2.13%
  Belgium 1.42%
  Sweden 1.06%
  Switzerland 0.71%
  Austria 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.83%
Acer 19.44%
ASUS 12.50%
Dell 9.72%
Alienware 6.94%
Lenovo 5.56%
MSI 5.56%
Intel 2.78%
Apple 1.39%
Common models
ASUS All Series 23.88%
MSI MS-7917 2.99%
Acer Predator G3610 1.49%
Dell Inspiron 3531 1.49%
Gigabyte P55A-UD4 1.49%
MSI MS-7693 1.49%


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