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What percent of users and experts removed it?
60% remove it40% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,754
United States Rank #7,976
Reach 0.0330%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.95 days
293.43 days >
Average installed length: 154.17 days


31.0.1650.23 100.00%


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What is Rocket?

Roket from Fast Browsers is an advertisement support web browser based on the Chromium open source project (Chrome) that displays web browser ads and search based monetization.


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 primary executable is named rocket.exe. The setup package generally installs about 46 files and is usually about 240.85 MB (252,552,751 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Rocket.
rocket.exe (5c79af8aaf163689a9da8be99a35f5c7) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 912 Trojan.Generic.11430849
Bitdefender Trojan.Generic.11430849
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Trojan.Generic.11430849
F-Secure 11.2014-06-08_4 Trojan.Generic.11430849
G Data 14.8.24 Trojan.Generic.11430849
MicroWorld-eScan Trojan.Generic.11430849
nProtect Trojan.Generic.11430849
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.218 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0623
Rocket has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Rocket
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Rocket\Application
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Rocket\Application\31.0.1650.23\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall
Estimated size: 240.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Rocket

Program executable:rocket.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • chrome.exe - Rocket
  • chrome_frame_helper.dll - Google Chrome Frame (Chrome Frame renders the Web of the future in the browsers of the past. It's like strapping a rocket engine to a minivan.)
  • chrome_frame_helper.exe
  • chrome_launcher.exe
  • npchrome_frame.dll
  • chrome.dll
  • chrome_child.dll
  • delegate_execute.exe
  • metro_driver.dll
  • nacl64.exe
  • am.dll
  • ar.dll
  • bg.dll
  • bn.dll
  • ca.dll
  • cs.dll
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • da.dll
  • de.dll
  • el.dll
  • en-GB.dll
  • en-US.dll
  • es.dll
  • es-419.dll
  • et.dll
  • fa.dll
  • ffmpegsumo.dll
  • fi.dll
  • fil.dll
  • fr.dll
  • gu.dll
  • he.dll
  • hi.dll
  • hr.dll
  • hu.dll
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • id.dll
  • it.dll
  • ja.dll
  • kn.dll
  • libegl.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • libglesv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • ppgooglenaclpluginchrome.dll
  • setup.exe
  • wow_helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • rocket.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A1CB10B3-C168-4619-A77A-93971B362D4C}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • rocket.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_1B846FA7C5206740157397AFF063A5E9' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Rocket\Application\rocket.exe" --no-startup-window.

How do I remove Rocket?

Quickly and completely remove Rocket from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove Rocket from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall Rocket 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 Rocket, 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 Rocket.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 10 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 60%
Keep it 40%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.91%
Windows 10 40.63%
Windows Vista 6.88%
Windows XP 3.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.30%
Windows 8.1 20.13%
Windows 7 Professional 9.91%
Windows 8 7.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.08%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.54%
  United Kingdom 6.86%
  France 6.39%
  Canada 3.79%
  Italy 2.84%
  India 2.49%
  Brazil 2.25%
  Germany 2.01%
  Netherlands 1.54%
  Mexico 1.42%
  Philippines 0.95%
  Sweden 0.83%
  Spain 0.83%
  Peru 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.55%
Dell 20.88%
Acer 17.14%
ASUS 9.45%
Lenovo 8.13%
Toshiba 7.25%
Samsung 2.42%
Intel 1.32%
American Megatrends 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.69%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.79%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.32%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.32%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.32%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.37%


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