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Should I remove RomStation?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,141
United States Rank #16,266
Reach 0.0976%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.82 days
407.64 days >
Average installed length: 214.18 days



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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named RomStation.exe. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 513.43 KB (525,757 bytes). The installed file Updater.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 70% of users of RomStation come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.romstation.fr
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\RomStation\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\RomStation\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 513.43 KB

Program filesFiles installed by RomStation

Program executable:RomStation.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\RomStation\RomStation.exe
Additional files:
  • RomStation.exe
  • Uninstal.exe
  • Updater.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RomStation.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4875A74B-2904-427C-A530-128AA635FD0F}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • RomStation.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\RomStation\RomStation.exe'.

How do I remove RomStation?

You can uninstall RomStation 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 RomStation, 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 RomStation.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.43%
Windows 10 40.67%
Windows Vista 2.34%
Windows XP 1.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.62%
Windows 8.1 14.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.48%
Windows 10 Home 10.65%
Windows 7 Professional 9.34%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.01% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 70.01%
  United States 8.24%
  Belgium 6.35%
  Canada 3.72%
  Switzerland 1.72%
  MA 1.67%
  TN 1.62%
  DZ 1.40%
  United Kingdom 0.97%
  Netherlands 0.43%
  Germany 0.43%
  Saudi Arabia 0.38%
  PF 0.22%
  GP 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 25.99%
Hewlett-Packard 20.70%
Acer 20.70%
Dell 9.60%
Toshiba 4.55%
MSI 3.73%
Samsung 2.98%
Alienware 2.40%
Lenovo 1.99%
Medion 1.41%
Intel 0.91%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.36%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.94%
MSI MS-7758 2.77%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.60%
ASUSTeK K55VD 2.42%


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