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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,221
United States Rank #14,092
Reach 0.0118%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.95 days
286.85 days >
Average installed length: 150.72 days

The Culling


The Culling is a program developed by Xaviant. 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 TheCulling_Launcher.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 5.47 MB (5,735,753 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of The Culling come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.theculling.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\TheCulling
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/437220
Estimated size: 5.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The Culling

Program executable:TheCulling_Launcher.exe
Name:EasyAntiCheat Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\TheCulling\TheCulling_Launcher.exe
Additional files:
  • VictoryClient.exe
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll
  • DXSETUP.exe
  • NDP451-KB2872776-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 RC (Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 RC Setup)
  • TheCulling_Launcher.exe (by EasyAntiCheat Ltd) - EasyAntiCheat Launcher
  • vc_redist.x64.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable (x64) - 14.0.24210
  • vc_redist.x86.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable (x86) - 14.0.24210
  • vcredist_x64.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x64) - 12.0.30501
  • vcredist_x86.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x86) - 12.0.30501
  • Victory.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove The Culling?

You can uninstall The Culling 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 Culling, 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 Culling.

Win 10 83%
Win 7 (SP1) 17%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 82.76%
Windows 7 17.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 37.39%
Windows 10 Pro 31.74%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.52%
Windows 8.1 6.52%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.86%
  United Kingdom 6.03%
  Canada 4.44%
  Germany 3.81%
  France 3.17%
  Russia 2.22%
  Italy 1.90%
  Sweden 1.90%
  Netherlands 1.59%
  Turkey 1.59%
  Austria 1.27%
  Philippines 1.27%
  DK 0.95%
  Singapore 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 19.05%
Alienware 9.52%
Acer 8.33%
Lenovo 7.14%
MSI 7.14%
Dell 5.95%
Samsung 2.38%
Intel 1.19%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.58%
MSI MS-7917 4.86%
MSI MS-7693 2.78%
MSI MS-7850 2.08%
Gigabyte Z97-HD3 2.08%
MSI MS-7817 2.08%


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