What is Launcher.exe by Rockstar Games?

Launcher.exe is a part of RockstarGamesLauncher and developed by Rockstar Games according to the Launcher.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like Launcher.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

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Launcher.exe's description is "RockstarGamesLauncher".

Launcher.exe is digitally signed by Rockstar Games.

Launcher.exe is an .exe file.

Launcher.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Rockstar Games\Launcher\Launcher.exe

Launcher.exe basic information

Description
RockstarGamesLauncher
Internal Name
Launcher
Version
1.0.33.319
Company
Hash
5A3756CCE5ED5EF6D1974BC3AC5A2E5C

Launcher.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Rockstar Games\Launcher\RockstarService.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Rockstar Games\Launcher\LauncherPatcher.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Rockstar Games\Launcher\RockstarService.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\dxdiag.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Rockstar Games\Launcher\Redistributables\SocialClub\Social-Club-Setup.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Rockstar Games\Social Club\SocialClubHelper.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Epic Games\GTAV\GTA5.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Epic Games\Launcher\Portal\Binaries\Win64\EpicGamesLauncher.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Rockstar Games\Launcher\RockstarSteamHelper.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\WerFault.exe
\Steam\steamapps\common\Grand Theft Auto V\GTA5.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\dxdiag.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\dxdiag.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\dxdiag.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Epic Games\Launcher\Portal\Binaries\Win64\EpicGamesLauncher.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\AvastBrowser.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\dxdiag.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\WerFault.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\dxdiag.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\dxdiag.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Redistributables\VCRed\vcredist_x86.exe
%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Redistributables\DirectX\DXSETUP.exe
\Gry\cat\steam\steam.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Epic Games\Launcher\Portal\Binaries\Win64\EpicGamesLauncher.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\dxdiag.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\dxdiag.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Epic Games\Launcher\Portal\Binaries\Win64\EpicGamesLauncher.exe
\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar\Red Dead Redemption 2\Redistributables\VCRed\vc_redist.x64.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Epic Games\Launcher\Portal\Binaries\Win64\EpicGamesLauncher.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Rockstar Games\Red Dead Redemption 2\Redistributables\VulkanRT-1.1.108.0-Installer.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Rockstar Games\Red Dead Redemption 2\RDR2.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVG\Browser\Application\AVGBrowser.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Steam\steamerrorreporter64.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Epic Games\Launcher\Portal\Binaries\Win64\EpicGamesLauncher.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\dxdiag.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto III\gta3.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\Redistributables\VCRed\vcredist_x86.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\GTAIV.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Rockstar Games\Social Club\SocialClubHelper.exe
\Profil\Utilisateur\Jeux\Epic Games\Launcher\Portal\Binaries\Win64\EpicGamesLauncher.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\dxdiag.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\dxdiag.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\AVAST Software\Browser\Application\AvastBrowser.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Steam\steam.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Torch\Application\torch.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Epic Games\GTAV\GTA5.exe
\Steam\steamapps\common\Grand Theft Auto V\GTA5.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Steam\jbi\steamerrorreporter64.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Rockstar Games\Red Dead Redemption 2\RDR2.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\dxdiag.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe
\gta v\steamapps\common\Grand Theft Auto V\GTA5.exe

Launcher.exe actions

List of the actions Launcher.exe executes on a user's PC
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.log
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Rockstar Games\Launcher\manifest_launcher_dev_161.xml
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.01.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.02.log
file renamed
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Rockstar Games
new catalogue created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Rockstar Games\Launcher\settings_user.dat
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.03.log
file renamed
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Rockstar Games\Launcher\firstrun.dat
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.04.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.05.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.06.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.07.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Launcher\Renderer
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.08.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Profiles\signintransfer.dat
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\socialclub_launcher.log
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Launcher
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Cache
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Cache\browser_cache_settings.dat
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Profiles
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.09.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\Profiles
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\GTA V\Profiles
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\GTA V
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.log
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.01.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.backup.01.log
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.02.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Profiles\autosignin.dat
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.03.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.04.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.05.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.06.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Profiles\signintransfer.dat
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.07.log
file renamed
%LOCALAPPDATA%\D3DSCache\833f802c33c6f3fe
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.08.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.09.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Launcher\Renderer
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\socialclub_launcher.log
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Cache\browser_cache_settings.dat
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\Profiles
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Cache\Images
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Cache\Images\Avatars
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Cache\Images\Avatars\32x32
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Cache\Images\Avatars\128x128
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Cache
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Launcher
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Profiles
new catalogue created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Rockstar Games\Launcher\manifest_gta5_dev_162.xml.tmp
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Rockstar Games\Launcher\manifest_gta5_dev_162.xml
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.backup.02.log
new file created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Rockstar Games\Launcher\manifest_launcher_dev_178.xml
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\GTA V
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\GTA V\Profiles
new catalogue created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\\C:\Program Files (x86)\Epic Games\Launcher\Portal\Binaries\Win64\EpicGamesLauncher.exe.FriendlyAppName
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\\C:\Program Files (x86)\Epic Games\Launcher\Portal\Binaries\Win64\EpicGamesLauncher.exe.ApplicationCompany
new registry key parameter created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Profiles\autosignin.dat
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.backup.01.log
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documentos\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.log
new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\Rockstar Games
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\Rockstar Games\InstallGUID
new registry key created
%HOMEPATH%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.log
new file created
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto V.lnk
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Cache\Images\Avatars\32x32\GTAV
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Cache\Images\Avatars\GTAV
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Cache\Images\Avatars\128x128\GTAV
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documentos\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.01.log
file renamed
%HOMEPATH%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.01.log
file renamed
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\SOFTWARE\Rockstar Games\InstallGUID\\gta5
new registry key parameter created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Cache\Images\Avatars\32x32\GTAO
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Cache\Images\Avatars\GTAO
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Dokumenty\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.log
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Cache\Images\Avatars\128x128\GTAO
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documentos\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.02.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Dokumenty\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.01.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documentos\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.03.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Dokumenty\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.02.log
file renamed
%HOMEPATH%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.02.log
file renamed
%HOMEPATH%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.04.log
file renamed
%HOMEPATH%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.03.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documentos\Rockstar Games\Launcher
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Intel\ShaderCache\Launcher_1
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documentos\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Launcher\Renderer
new catalogue created
%HOMEPATH%\Documents\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.05.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Dokumenty\Rockstar Games\Launcher
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documentos\Rockstar Games
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documentos\Rockstar Games\Social Club
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documentos\Rockstar Games\Social Club\socialclub_launcher.log
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documentos\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Cache
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documentos\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Cache\browser_cache_settings.dat
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documentos\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Launcher
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documentos\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Profiles
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documentos\Rockstar Games\Social Club\Profiles\signintransfer.dat
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Dokumenty\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.03.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documentos\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.05.log
file renamed
%USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documentos\Rockstar Games\Launcher\launcher.04.log
file renamed

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Launcher.exe's virus check

76%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

20%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

4%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Launcher.exe user rating

75%

of users rate Launcher.exe as a useful program

24%

of users find Launcher.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

1%

of users find Launcher.exe to be malicious or a scam

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