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The Baconing


The Baconing is a program developed by Hothead Games. 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 main program executable is TheBaconing.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 1.06 GB (1,142,809,093 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 79% of users of The Baconing come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.thebaconing.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\thebaconing
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/18070
Estimated size: 1.06 GB

Program filesFiles installed by The Baconing

Program executable:TheBaconing.exe
Name:DeathSpank: Thongs Of Virtue
Additional files:
  • TheBaconing.exe - DeathSpank: Thongs Of Virtue
  • fmod_event_net.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex Net EventSystem
  • fmod_event.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex EventSystem
  • cg.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA Cg Runtime (Cg Core Runtime Library)
  • cgD3D9.dll (by NVIDIA) - Cg D3D9 Runtime Library
  • cgGL.dll - Cg GL Runtime Library
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • fmodex.dll - FMOD Ex (FMOD Ex SoundSystem)
  • vcredist_x86.exe (by Microsoft) - Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor
  • xinput1_3.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Microsoft Common Controller API)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • TheBaconing.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Steam\steamapps\common\TheBaconing\TheBaconing.exe'.

How do I remove The Baconing?

Quickly and completely remove The Baconing from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall The Baconing 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 The Baconing, 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 The Baconing.

Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.24%
Windows 8 9.80%
Windows XP 1.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.98%
Windows 7 Professional 23.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.73%
Windows 8 Pro 3.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.96%
Windows 10 Home 1.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.67%
  Australia 4.00%
  United Kingdom 4.00%
  France 2.67%
  Netherlands 2.67%
  Germany 1.33%
  Croatia 1.33%
  Italy 1.33%
  Japan 1.33%
  Kuwait 1.33%
  Poland 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 17.24%
Hewlett-Packard 13.79%
ASUS 13.79%
Dell 10.34%
Toshiba 3.45%
MSI 3.45%
Lenovo 3.45%
Alienware 3.45%
Common models
TOSHIBA Qosmio X775 3.23%
MSI MS-7673 3.23%
Micro-Star MS-16F1 3.23%
LENOVO 20193 3.23%
Hewlett-Packard p6520f 3.23%
HP Pavilion P6000 Series 3.23%


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