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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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The Bat! Professional


The Bat! Professional is a program developed by Ritlabs. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is thebat.exe. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 80.15 MB (84,042,795 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 37% of users of The Bat! Professional come from Russia, it is also popular in the United States and UA.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\the bat!
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\The Bat!\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 80.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The Bat! Professional

Program executable:thebat.exe
Name:The Bat!
The Bat! E-Mail Client by Ritlabs, SRL
Path:C:\Program Files\the bat!\thebat.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - The Bat! Professional v7.0.0.56
  • TBMapi.dll - TBMAPI (The Bat! Simple MAPI handler)
  • TBMapi32.dll - The Bat! Simple MAPI handler 32-bit

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • thebat.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9BE1AE07-B948-4F5B-8756-5F426A81E9A6}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • thebat.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'thebat_startup' and executes as C:\Program Files\The Bat!\thebat.exe /minimize.

How do I remove The Bat! Professional?

You can uninstall The Bat! Professional 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 The Bat! Professional, 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 The Bat! Professional.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.78%
Windows 10 39.50%
Windows XP 6.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.51%
Windows 10 Pro 11.86%
Windows 7 Professional 10.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.32%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.78%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 5.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.72% of installs come from Russia
Which countries install it?
  Russia 36.72%
  United States 25.00%
  UA 19.53%
  BY 7.03%
  Germany 3.91%
  Poland 2.34%
  Canada 1.56%
  United Kingdom 1.56%
  Kazakstan 1.56%
  Sweden 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 25.76%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
Acer 16.67%
Dell 7.58%
Lenovo 6.06%
Alienware 3.03%
Samsung 3.03%
American Megatrends 1.52%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.71%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3LR 3.53%
Gigabyte H55M-S2 2.35%
innotek GmbH VirtualBox 2.35%
MSI MS-7721 2.35%
LENOVO 20245 2.35%


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