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Should I remove Recursion Tracker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,214
United States Rank #33,640
Reach 0.0023%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.69 days
49.81 days >
Average installed length: 26.17 days


VersionDistribution 2.17% 30.43% 4.35% 34.78% 8.70% 8.70% 4.35% 4.35% 2.17%

Recursion Tracker


Recursion Tracker is a software program developed by Recursion. The most common release is, 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 setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 24.58 MB (25,772,032 bytes). The installed file rtstupdater.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 58% of users of Recursion Tracker come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\recursion\recursiontracker
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{32F3C8FB-B519-4D17-BB35-1BF1C08C8C4F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 24.58 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Recursion Tracker

  • rtlibrary.dll - Real Time Stat Tracker (RealTimeStatTracker)
  • rtst.exe
  • rtstupdater.exe - RTSTUpdater
  • rtst_d3doverlay_x64.dll
  • rtst_d3doverlay_x86.dll
  • rtst_run_dx64.exe
  • rtst_run_dx86.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Recursion Tracker?

You can uninstall Recursion Tracker 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 Recursion Tracker, 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 Recursion Tracker.

Win 10 85%
Win 7 (SP1) 15%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 84.78%
Windows 7 15.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 45.65%
Windows 10 Pro 21.74%
Windows 7 Professional 6.52%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.52%
Windows 8.1 6.52%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.63%
  United Kingdom 10.17%
  France 3.39%
  Norway 3.39%
  Australia 3.39%
  Netherlands 3.39%
  Germany 3.39%
  Hong Kong 1.69%
  Singapore 1.69%
  Colombia 1.69%
  Russia 1.69%
  Austria 1.69%
  Israel 1.69%
  DK 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 38.46%
Dell 15.38%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
MSI 7.69%
Lenovo 7.69%
Acer 7.69%
Common models
ASUS All Series 16.00%
MSI MS-7693 8.00%
ASUSTeK N750JK 8.00%
MSI MS-7976 4.00%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GT70 4.00%
ECS GeForce 8000 series 4.00%


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