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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,425
United States Rank #13,264
Reach 0.0202%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.43 days
189.62 days >
Average installed length: 99.63 days


1.0 100.00%

The Forest 1.0


The Forest 1.0 is a software program developed by Cat-A-Cat. 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 setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 1.08 MB (1,129,692 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 8. While about 46% of users of The Forest come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.company.com
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Games\The Forest\
Uninstaller: C:\Games\The Forest\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.08 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by The Forest 1.0

  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • play-TheForest.exe
  • TheForest.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • Ionic.Zip.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library)
  • ModAPI.exe
  • msvcr120.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2013 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • steamclient.dll (by Valve) - Steam
  • SteamworksManaged.dll (by Ludosity AB) - Steamworks for Unity (ManagedSteam)
  • TPTB.2014.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • Updater.exe (by Souldrinker) - ModAPI Updater
  • ValveApi.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove The Forest?

Quickly and completely remove The Forest 1.0 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 Forest 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 Forest 1.0, 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 Forest.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.95%
Windows 8 39.30%
Windows Vista 1.40%
Windows XP 0.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.44%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.73%
Windows 8.1 18.37%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.48%
Windows 7 Professional 7.07%
Windows 8 5.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.20%
  United Kingdom 6.14%
  Canada 5.26%
  France 4.97%
  Australia 3.51%
  Brazil 2.92%
  DK 2.92%
  Sweden 2.34%
  Italy 2.34%
  Belgium 1.75%
  Norway 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Portugal 1.46%
  New Zealand 1.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.45%
Acer 22.52%
ASUS 15.23%
Dell 7.28%
Toshiba 3.97%
Alienware 3.31%
Samsung 2.65%
American Megatrends 1.99%
Lenovo 1.32%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.03%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.13%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 3.13%
MSI MS-7752 2.34%
Dell Inspiron 5521 1.56%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 1.56%


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