What Is BitRaider Streaming Client? It's A Virus Or Malware? How To Uninstall?

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    BitRaider Streaming Client is a video game streaming and downloading service. The most popular version is the 1.3.3.4098 which accounts for over 98% of the total installations. The primary executable is named brwc.exe. in the setup package, 2 files are installed and they total about 8.36 MB (8,765,802 bytes). On average, most of the users who have this program installed on their computer run the Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1).

    About BitRaider

    Bitraider is dedicated to making game downloads from the internet as easy and as seamless as books and music. They strongly believe that the gamer should be the priority at all times. Get in and Get playing. Get updates without much hassles and in so doing, make the gaming experience on PC as effortless as console.

    How To Remove Bitraider Streaming Client (SWTOR)

    1. Close SWTOR
    2. Search for Launcher.settings it is in the SWTOR folder
    3. Open in texteditor.
    4. Find the matching section in the file and delete the 4 lines and replace with this:
    , "PatchingMode": "{ \"swtor\": \"SSN\"}"
    , "bitraider_download_complete": { }
    , "log_levels": "INFO,SSNFO,ERROR"
    , "bitraider_disable": "true"
    5. SAVE if notepad make sure it is saved without .txt tacked on to launcher.settings.txt
    6. Delete the bitraider folder
    7. cuss cuss cuss because there is no way to use the existing files to shorten the download like you could at one time.

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    How to Uninstall BitRaider Streaming Client

    For Windows 10 users:
    • Open the Start menu and click settings
    • Choose System settings
    • Choose Apps and Features
    • Choose the app you want to uninstall
    • Click on the Uninstall button
    • Confirm the uninstallation
    For Windows 8 users:
    • Move the mouse to the bottom-right corner of the desktop to activate the side menu
    • Click Settings then Control Panel and then click Uninstall BitRaider Streaming Client program
    • Find the program on the installed programs list and highlight it
    • Click Uninstall to the top of the screen to begin the uninstallation process
    • Follow the instructions to complete the uninstallation
    • Restart your computer following the removal
    For Windows 7 users:
    • Click on the Windows Button to the bottom-left corner of the desktop
    • Open the Control Panel and choose Uninstall BitRaider Streaming Client program
    • Click Uninstall to the top of the screen to begin the uninstallation process
    • Follow the instructions to complete the uninstallation
    • Restart your computer following the removal
    Method Two for Removing BitRaider Streaming Client

    1. Typically when you install a piece of software on your computer, it creates a desktop shortcut

    2. Right click this desktop shortcut and click on “properties”. Open up the shortcut tab in properties and choose Find Target. This opens up the BitRaider Streaming Client installation folder:

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    3. From here you can see the data of the app that you plan on removing, such as the EXE or DLL file type. You can also see the default installation path for the program, which typically begins with C:\Program Files\. You may need to manually remove leftover files from this directory later.

    4. Typically you can find a file called Uninstall.exe in the folder, which can be used to uninstall the program.
     

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