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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,898
United States Rank #13,520
Reach 0.0124%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.32 days
390.45 days >
Average installed length: 205.15 days

Out There Somewhere

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Overview

Out There Somewhere is a program developed by MiniBoss. 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 ots.exe. The software installer includes 41 files and is usually about 129.46 MB (135,751,344 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 65% of users of Out There Somewhere come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: blog.studiominiboss.com/games/outtheresomewhere.html
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\outtheresomewhere
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/263980
Estimated size: 129.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Out There Somewhere

Program executable:ots.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\outtheresomewhere\ots.exe
MD5:b06af6f7d8d3d8d90fc3bca6a5a90526
Additional files:
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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)
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libav_h264-56.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • uninstall.exe
  • v8.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D81E6936-0DAD-40A1-BA4D-6DFE27C54BDF}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-3420527040-1261894735-2970360055-1001.
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.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • ots.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\SteamLibrary\SteamApps\common\outtheresomewhere\ots.exe'.

How do I remove Out There Somewhere?

Quickly and completely remove Out There Somewhere from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Out There Somewhere 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 Out There Somewhere, 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 Out There Somewhere.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 71%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 71.13%
Windows 7 28.03%
Windows XP 0.42%
Windows Vista 0.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 31.65%
Windows 10 Pro 16.88%
Windows 8.1 13.92%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.59%
Windows 7 Professional 6.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.23%
  France 4.00%
  Germany 3.69%
  United Kingdom 3.38%
  Canada 3.08%
  Italy 2.77%
  Brazil 2.15%
  Spain 1.85%
  Netherlands 1.85%
  Australia 1.23%
  Poland 1.23%
  Russia 1.23%
  Sweden 0.92%
  Turkey 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 17.74%
ASUS 15.32%
Lenovo 9.68%
Dell 8.87%
Toshiba 5.65%
GIGABYTE 4.84%
Alienware 4.84%
MSI 4.03%
Intel 1.61%
Samsung 1.61%
Apple 0.81%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.00%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.31%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.31%
MSI MS-7821 2.31%
Acer Aspire V5-571PG 1.54%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 1.54%

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