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1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,121
United States Rank #17,706
Reach 0.0149%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.06 days
444.28 days >
Average installed length: 233.44 days


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RIDGE RACER Driftopia is a software program developed by BugBear. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 RIDGE RACER Driftopia_46358301.exe. The setup package generally installs about 59 files and is usually about 850.94 MB (892,275,026 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 42% of users of RIDGE RACER Driftopia come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ridgeracerdriftopia.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\RIDGE RACER Driftopia
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/226410
Estimated size: 850.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RIDGE RACER Driftopia

Program executable:RIDGE RACER Driftopia_46358301.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\RIDGE RACER Driftopia\RIDGE RACER Driftopia_46358301.exe
Additional files:
  • 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
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • video.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • avutil-51.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)
  • DarkTrainer.exe
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libav_h264-55.dll
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavutil-52.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • Ridge Racer Driftopia_04fb08de.exe
  • RIDGE RACER Driftopia_17e03b88.exe
  • RIDGE RACER Driftopia_33503c47.exe
  • RIDGE RACER Driftopia_46358301.exe
  • RIDGE RACER Driftopia_b49a1325.exe
  • RIDGE RACER Driftopia_f9f6997e.exe
  • RIDGE RACER Driftopia_fa07062d.exe
  • sdl.dll
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • uninstall.exe
  • v8.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • xinput1_3.dll (by ToCA EDIT) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FF707684-0398-4978-9C39-8713C592A2CF}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{694711D6-27A0-4D68-8836-D5F25B163A59}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Run Steam.
2 Startup Files (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.
  • SteamTmp.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.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\Valve\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • RIDGE RACER Driftopia_46358301.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\SteamLibrary\SteamApps\common\RIDGE RACER Driftopia\RIDGE RACER Driftopia_46358301.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cdn-178-79-196-253.pmo.llnw.net ( port 80).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to (port 27017).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net ( port 27018).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to (port 27030).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net ( port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:230.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00107566%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove RIDGE RACER Driftopia?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
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 7 53.29%
Windows 10 42.91%
Windows XP 2.42%
Windows Vista 1.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.07%
Windows 8.1 15.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.76%
Windows 7 Professional 7.67%
Windows 8 7.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.53%
  United Kingdom 9.90%
  France 6.39%
  Canada 5.11%
  Australia 4.79%
  Germany 4.79%
  Brazil 2.88%
  Netherlands 2.88%
  Belgium 1.28%
  Poland 1.28%
  Norway 0.96%
  Finland 0.96%
  Russia 0.96%
  Portugal 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.95%
Hewlett-Packard 18.90%
Dell 10.98%
Toshiba 8.54%
Acer 7.93%
Samsung 6.71%
Lenovo 4.27%
American Megatrends 4.27%
Intel 1.83%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.58%
ASUSTeK G75VW 3.82%
ASUS All Series 3.82%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.29%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.53%
ASUSTeK Q500A 1.53%


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