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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,143
United States Rank #1,955
Reach 0.3064%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.95 days
146.17 days >
Average installed length: 76.80 days


VersionDistribution 0.03% 0.25% 0.07% 0.07% 0.02% 0.02% 0.07% 0.02% 0.02% 0.29% 0.13% 0.05% 0.02% 0.12% 0.32% 0.15% 0.03% 0.62% 0.02% 0.02% 0.34% 0.02% 0.49% 0.03% 0.05% 1.09% 0.39% 0.56% 0.03% 1.23% 0.25% 0.02% 0.07% 1.14% 0.93% 0.40% 0.37% 0.02% 0.05% 0.07% 0.02% 0.03% 0.03% 0.07% 0.02% 0.03% 0.03%
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0.105.324.0 0.03% 0.12% 0.25%
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Overwolf is a software program developed by Overwolf. The most common release is, with over 27% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 programs's main executable is overwolf.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 105.51 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 74 files and is usually about 254.62 MB (266,991,840 bytes). The installed file OverwolfUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 52% of users of Overwolf come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.overwolf.com
Help link: twitter.com/TheOverwolf
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Overwolf\\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Overwolf\\\OWUninstaller.exe" /S
Estimated size: 254.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Overwolf

Program executable:overwolf.exe
Signed by:Overwolf Ltd
Path:C:\Program Files\overwolf\overwolf.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • OverwolfUpdater.exe - Overwolf (OverwolfUpdater)
  • OWUninstaller.exe
  • OverwolfLauncher.exe - OverwolfLauncher (Overwolf Launcher)
  • old_OverwolfUpdater.exe
  • old_Overwolf.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Scheduled Tasks
  • OverwolfUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Overwolf Updater Task' (Next runs on 3/23/2018 at 8:01 PM).
  • old_7020_OverwolfUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Overwolf Updater Task' (Next runs on 01.05.2018 at 01:07).
  • OverwolfLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task named 'RunOW'.
  • Overwolf.exe is scheduled as a task named 'RunOW'.
  • old_OverwolfUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Overwolf Updater Task' (Next runs on 19.10.2016 at 18:03).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • OverwolfLauncher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Overwolf_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-2070302317-2470242443-3746962155-1001.
3 Services
  • OverwolfUpdater.exe runs as a service named 'Overwolf Updater Windows SCM' (OverwolfUpdater).
  • old_7020_OverwolfUpdater.exe runs as a service named 'Overwolf Updater Windows SCM' (OverwolfUpdater).
  • old_OverwolfUpdater.exe runs as a service named 'Overwolf Updater Windows SCM' (OverwolfUpdater).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • OverwolfLauncher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Overwolf' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Overwolf\OverwolfLauncher.exe" -overwolfsilent.
  • Overwolf.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Overwolf' and executes as C:\Program Files\Overwolf\Overwolf.exe -silent.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • Overwolf.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #0' which loads as C:\Program Files\Overwolf\Overwolf.exe -overwolfsilent -silent -ARR 1.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:105.51 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001855986%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00009384%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00009176%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Overwolf?

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

Win 10 67%
Win 8.1 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 66.95%
Windows 7 32.32%
Windows Vista 0.47%
Windows XP 0.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 27.06%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.05%
Windows 10 Pro 14.36%
Windows 8.1 13.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.43%
Windows 7 Professional 5.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.72%
  Germany 7.80%
  United Kingdom 4.62%
  France 4.51%
  Italy 3.13%
  Canada 2.82%
  Netherlands 2.37%
  Australia 1.79%
  Sweden 1.57%
  Brazil 1.47%
  DK 1.35%
  Poland 1.22%
  Austria 0.95%
  Spain 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.41%
ASUS 20.35%
Acer 16.81%
Dell 10.50%
Lenovo 6.59%
Alienware 4.45%
Toshiba 4.45%
MSI 4.04%
Samsung 2.24%
Medion 1.77%
Intel 0.78%
Common models
ASUS All Series 20.40%
MSI MS-7693 3.46%
MSI MS-7821 3.02%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.02%
MSI MS-7817 2.39%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 1.76%


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