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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,812
United States Rank #14,638
Reach 0.0111%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.31 days
127.16 days >
Average installed length: 66.81 days

The Way of Life


The Way of Life is a program developed by Fabio Ferrara. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 TheWayOfLifeDemoWindows.exe. The software installer includes 60 files and is usually about 57.42 MB (60,206,238 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 Way of Life come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: chubbypixel.com/games/the-way-of-life
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\The Way of Life
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/310370
Estimated size: 57.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The Way of Life

Program executable:TheWayOfLifeDemoWindows.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\The Way of Life\TheWayOfLifeDemoWindows.exe
Additional files:
  • TheWayOfLifeDemoWindows.exe
  • Assembly-CSharp.dll
  • Assembly-CSharp-firstpass.dll
  • Assembly-UnityScript.dll
  • Boo.Lang.dll - boo - an extensible programming language for the CLI
  • mono.dll
  • Mono.Security.dll (by MONO development team) - MONO CLI
  • mscorlib.dll (by MONO development team) - MONO Common language infrastructure
  • System.Core.dll
  • System.dll
  • UnityEngine.dll
  • UnityEngine.Analytics.dll
  • UnityEngine.Networking.dll (by Unity Technologies) - UnityEngine.Networking
  • UnityEngine.UI.dll (by Microsoft) - guisystem
  • Assembly-UnityScript-firstpass.dll
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll (by Valve)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DecalSystem.Runtime.dll (by Edelweiss Interactive) - Decal System
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libav_h264-56.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • openvr_api.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.json
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.json
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • System.Xml.dll
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • UnityScript.Lang.dll
  • v8.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove The Way of Life?

You can uninstall The Way of Life 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 Way of Life, 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 Way of Life.

Win 10 56%
Win 7 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 10 56.16%
Windows 7 41.10%
Windows Vista 2.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 32.88%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.92%
Windows 10 Home 13.24%
Windows 7 Professional 9.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.14%
  United Kingdom 5.80%
  Canada 5.12%
  Germany 3.07%
  France 2.05%
  Italy 2.05%
  Australia 1.71%
  Netherlands 1.71%
  DK 1.02%
  Finland 1.02%
  Poland 1.02%
  Austria 0.68%
  BA 0.68%
  Brazil 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.77%
ASUS 16.54%
Acer 15.75%
Lenovo 11.81%
Dell 10.24%
Toshiba 5.51%
Alienware 3.15%
MSI 2.36%
Intel 1.57%
Medion 1.57%
Apple 0.79%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.94%
MSI MS-7721 3.94%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.36%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.36%
ASUSTeK G750JW 2.36%
Alienware Alienware 17 1.57%


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