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Should I remove Razer Imperator?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,783
United States Rank #21,554
Reach 0.0216%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.94 days
529.32 days >
Average installed length: 278.12 days


2.05.00 21.60%
2.02.00 56.81%
2.01.06 1.17%
2.00.09 6.57%
1.02.01 9.86%
1.01.01 0.70%
1.01.00 3.29%

Other programs by Razer USA

Razer Imperator


Razer Imperator is a program developed by Razer USA. The most used version is 2.02.00, 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. 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 installer includes 17 files and is usually about 13.06 MB (13,695,891 bytes). DeviceUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 21% of users of Razer Imperator come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.razerzone.com
Help link: www.razersupport.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Razer\Imperator\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A1E1A376-49D4-4960-8599-D5D26A4C2E7B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Razer Imperator

  • RazerImperatorConfig.exe - Razer Imperator Configuration Tool
  • RazerImperatorSysTray.exe - Razer Imperator Systray
  • ImperatorCfg.exe - Razer Imperator Driver (Razer Imperator Configuration Utility)
  • RazerImperatorTray.exe
  • DeviceDll.dll - DeviceDll Dynamic Link Library
  • DeviceUpdater.exe - Razer Device Updater
  • CustomProgressBar.dll - Custom Progress Bar
  • MouseUpdater.exe - MouseUpdater

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • RazerImperatorSysTray.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EEE5C3D1-7363-4C73-8FF7-BDCAEE4E5AA0}' (runs on registration).
  • RazerImperatorConfig.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C42F6CE1-C528-43F1-917B-105CBB621B9E}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • RazerImperatorTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Razer Imperator Driver' which loads as C:\Program Files\Razer\Imperator\RazerImperatorTray.exe.
  • RazerImperatorSysTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Razer Imperator Driver' which loads as C:\Program Files\Razer\Imperator\RazerImperatorSysTray.exe.

How do I remove Razer Imperator?

You can uninstall Razer Imperator 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 Imperator, 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 Imperator.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.07%
Windows 10 23.94%
Windows Vista 2.35%
Windows XP 1.41%
Windows Server 2003 0.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.95%
Windows 7 Professional 18.78%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.34%
Windows 8.1 3.99%
Windows 8 Pro 3.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.59%
  France 19.68%
  Germany 8.24%
  United Kingdom 6.18%
  Australia 4.12%
  Sweden 3.43%
  Canada 2.75%
  Singapore 2.52%
  Belgium 2.29%
  Austria 2.29%
  Russia 2.06%
  Italy 2.06%
  Finland 1.83%
  Greece 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.70%
Acer 16.67%
Dell 15.15%
Hewlett-Packard 10.61%
Alienware 6.06%
Intel 3.54%
MSI 2.53%
Lenovo 2.02%
Toshiba 2.02%
Medion 1.01%
Sony 1.01%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.55%
MSI MS-7758 3.79%
MSI MS-7751 3.03%
Alienware Aurora-R4 2.27%
ASUSTeK G55VW 2.27%
ASUSTeK N56VZ 2.27%

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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