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Should I remove Outlast?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,133
United States Rank #3,300
Reach 0.1298%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.48 days
515.55 days >
Average installed length: 270.88 days


1.01 0.04%
1.0.12046.0 0.08%
1.0.11774.0 0.12%
1.0.11771.0 0.08%



Outlast is a program developed by Red Barrels. The most used version is 1.01, with over 0% of all installations currently using this version. 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 OutlastLauncher.exe. The software installer includes 120 files and is usually about 3.48 MB (3,647,984 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 60% of users of Outlast come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: redbarrelsgames.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Outlast
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/238320
Estimated size: 3.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Outlast

Program executable:OutlastLauncher.exe
Launcher tool for Outlast
Additional files:
  • OutlastLauncher.exe - Outlast (Launcher tool for Outlast)
  • UnrealEdCSharp.dll - UnrealEdCSharp
  • 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
  • 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
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • streaming_client.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • video.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DCCFE24B-9C7D-418F-A593-24A7F8E3E601}' (runs on registration).
  • OutlastLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D531C0CE-31EC-446F-B749-96EAF37E51B4}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam.
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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\Valve\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Outlast?

You can uninstall Outlast 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 Outlast, 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 Outlast.

Win 10 52%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 52.19%
Windows 7 47.11%
Windows Vista 0.66%
Windows XP 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.72%
Windows 8.1 16.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.91%
Windows 10 Home 12.55%
Windows 7 Professional 8.51%
Windows 10 Pro 6.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.07%
  United Kingdom 6.58%
  Germany 4.82%
  Canada 4.11%
  France 3.23%
  Australia 2.41%
  Italy 1.43%
  Spain 1.40%
  Netherlands 1.25%
  Brazil 1.22%
  Finland 1.13%
  Sweden 0.88%
  Mexico 0.88%
  DK 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.72%
ASUS 20.62%
Acer 12.95%
Dell 10.51%
Lenovo 6.79%
Alienware 6.71%
MSI 4.50%
Toshiba 3.24%
Samsung 2.29%
Intel 1.18%
Medion 0.55%
Common models
ASUS All Series 18.39%
MSI MS-7821 3.27%
MSI MS-7751 2.45%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.91%
MSI MS-7917 1.77%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 1.63%


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