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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #4,810
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 55.62 days
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Average installed length: 366.89 days

Thomas Was Alone


Thomas Was Alone is a software program developed by Mike Bithell. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named ThomasWasAlone.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 168.13 MB (176,301,377 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 59% of users of Thomas Was Alone come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.thomaswasalone.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\thomaswasalone
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/220780
Estimated size: 168.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Thomas Was Alone

Program executable:ThomasWasAlone.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\thomaswasalone\ThomasWasAlone.exe
Additional files:
  • ThomasWasAlone.exe
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • SteamworksNative.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ThomasWasAlone.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C4ECCC89-8C62-4D49-89F6-A65E97AF7158}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ThomasWasAlone.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\thomaswasalone\ThomasWasAlone.exe'.

How do I remove Thomas Was Alone?

You can uninstall Thomas Was Alone 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 Thomas Was Alone, 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 Thomas Was Alone.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.73%
Windows 10 44.05%
Windows Vista 0.70%
Windows XP 0.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.43%
Windows 8.1 18.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.91%
Windows 7 Professional 8.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.55%
Windows 10 Home 6.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.59%
  United Kingdom 8.72%
  Canada 5.36%
  France 3.35%
  Australia 3.30%
  Germany 2.01%
  Sweden 1.91%
  Netherlands 1.86%
  DK 1.55%
  Norway 1.44%
  Brazil 1.08%
  New Zealand 0.98%
  Ireland 0.98%
  Italy 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.74%
ASUS 16.97%
Dell 13.12%
Acer 12.56%
Lenovo 8.71%
Toshiba 5.43%
Alienware 3.39%
Samsung 3.05%
MSI 2.94%
Intel 1.02%
Apple 0.57%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.22%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.51%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.49%
MSI MS-7821 2.86%
LENOVO 20217 2.65%
MSI MS-7693 2.24%


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