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Should I remove Razer Arctosa?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,167
United States Rank #21,333
Reach 0.0098%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 183.13 days
923.49 days >
Average installed length: 485.22 days


1.01 4.15%
1.00.0000 95.85%

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Razer Arctosa


Razer Arctosa is a program developed by Razer USA. The most used version is 1.00.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 6.29 MB (6,597,085 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 40% of users of Razer Arctosa come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Razer.com
Help link: www.razerzone.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Razer\Arctosa
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2D9C81F2-CF30-47F9-860E-58DACF92ABC9}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 6.29 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Razer Arctosa

  • razerhid.exe - razerhid Application (razerhid MFC Application)
  • razerlan.dll - razerrussian Dynamic Link Library (razerrussian DLL)
  • OSD.exe - razercfg MFC Application (OSD)
  • razercfg.exe - razercfg Application (razercfg MFC Application)
  • razertra.exe - razertra Application (razertra MFC Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • razerhid.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Arctosa' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Razer\Arctosa\razerhid.exe".

How do I remove Razer Arctosa?

You can uninstall Razer Arctosa 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 Razer Arctosa, 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 Razer Arctosa.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.83%
Windows 10 9.33%
Windows Vista 8.29%
Windows XP 1.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.35%
Windows 7 Professional 11.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.29%
Windows 10 Pro 2.59%
Windows 10 Home 2.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.35%
  France 8.77%
  Australia 6.14%
  Sweden 4.82%
  Canada 3.95%
  Germany 3.95%
  DK 3.95%
  Brazil 2.63%
  Finland 2.63%
  Poland 2.63%
  United Kingdom 2.19%
  Taiwan 2.19%
  Malaysia 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 44.57%
Acer 13.04%
Dell 11.96%
Hewlett-Packard 5.43%
Intel 4.35%
American Megatrends 1.09%
Common models
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 6.19%
ASUSTeK CG5270 6.19%
ASUS All Series 4.12%
MSI MS-7673 3.09%
MSI MS-7758 3.09%
Gigabyte Tecohnology Co.,... 2.06%

About Razer USA

Razer is a computer peripherals manufacturer specializing in products marketed to gamers whose products are generally targeted at gamers.
Publisher URL: www.razerzone.com


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