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Should I remove Razer BlackWidow?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,540
United States Rank #28,893
Reach 0.0040%


1.05.00 24.05%
1.04.04 41.77%
1.03.02 29.11%
1.02.01 2.53%
1.01.00 1.27%
1.00.36 1.27%

Other programs by Razer USA

Razer BlackWidow


Razer BlackWidow is a software program developed by Razer USA. The most common release is 1.04.04, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named BlackWidowTray.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 60.11 MB (63,025,459 bytes). The installed file DeviceUpdater.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 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 49% of users of Razer BlackWidow come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.razerzone.com
Help link: www.razersupport.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Razer\BlackWidow\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{53744FB0-7D1E-4572-B544-C230E6D23E2C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 60.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Razer BlackWidow

Program executable:BlackWidowTray.exe
Name:Razer BlackWidow Systray
Path:C:\Program Files\Razer\BlackWidow\BlackWidowTray.exe
Additional files:
  • BlackWidowConfig.exe - Razer BlackWidow Configurator (Razer BlackWidow Configuration Tool)
  • BlackWidowTray.exe - Razer BlackWidow Systray
  • DeviceDll.dll - DeviceDll Dynamic Link Library
  • DeviceUpdater.exe - Razer Device Updater
  • CustomProgressBar.dll - Custom Progress Bar

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Razer BlackWidow?

You can uninstall Razer BlackWidow 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 BlackWidow, 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 BlackWidow.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win 7 5%
Automatically starts? 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 86.08%
Windows 10 13.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.58%
Windows 7 Professional 10.13%
Windows 10 Pro 3.80%
Windows 10 Home 3.80%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.00%
  France 9.00%
  Canada 9.00%
  Sweden 5.00%
  Norway 4.00%
  Germany 4.00%
  United Kingdom 3.00%
  Singapore 2.00%
  Switzerland 2.00%
  Finland 2.00%
  Australia 2.00%
  DK 2.00%
  South Africa 1.00%
  Russia 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 17.50%
Acer 17.50%
Hewlett-Packard 15.00%
Alienware 7.50%
ASUS 7.50%
American Megatrends 2.50%
Toshiba 2.50%
Sony 2.50%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.76%
Gigabyte P67A-D3-B3 4.76%
MSI MS-7758 4.76%
Sony VPCF13Z1E 2.38%
HP EliteBook 8560p 2.38%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 2.38%

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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