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Alien Breed 2: Assault


Alien Breed 2: Assault is a program developed by Team17 Software. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 52 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 50% of users of Alien Breed 2: Assault come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.team17.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\steam\steamapps\common\alien breed 2 assault
Uninstaller: "C:\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/22650

Program filesFiles installed by Alien Breed 2: Assault

  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • AlienBreed2Assault.exe
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • cudart.dll
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DSETUP.dll - Direct driver preloader
  • dsetup32.dll - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • libresample.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • nvtt.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA Texture Tools Dynamic Link Library
  • NxCooking.dll (by NVIDIA) - PhysXCooking Dynamic Link Library
  • ogg.dll (by Xiph.Org Foundation) - Ogg Dynamic Link Library
  • OpenAL32.dll (by Portions (C) Creative Labs and NVIDIA) - Standard OpenAL(TM) Library (Standard OpenAL(TM) Implementation)
  • PhysXExtensions.dll
  • PhysXLoader.dll - PhysXLoader Dynamic Link Library
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • UE3Redist.exe (by Epic Games) - UE3Redist (Setup Launcher)
  • vcredist_x86.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Setup)
  • vorbis.dll (by Xiph.Org Foundation) - Vorbis Dynamic Link Library
  • vorbisenc.dll - VorbisEnc Dynamic Link Library
  • vorbisfile.dll - VorbisFile Dynamic Link Library
  • wrap_oal.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative Labs OpenAL32 (OpenAL32)
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ABA2DD56-F00B-4D40-AC0A-2B182C57677E}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{694711D6-27A0-4D68-8836-D5F25B163A59}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam 2.
2 Startup Files (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.
  • SteamTmp.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.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • AlienBreed2Assault.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\SteamLibrary\SteamApps\common\Alien Breed 2 Assault\Binaries\AlienBreed2Assault.exe'.
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cdn-178-79-196-253.pmo.llnw.net ( port 80).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to (port 27017).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net ( port 27018).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to (port 27030).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net ( port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:230.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00107566%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Alien Breed 2: Assault?

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Or, you can uninstall Alien Breed 2: Assault 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 Alien Breed 2: Assault, 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 Alien Breed 2: Assault.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.17%
Windows 8 42.24%
Windows Vista 1.72%
Windows XP 0.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.87%
Windows 8.1 18.26%
Windows 7 Professional 13.04%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 5.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.64%
  United Kingdom 11.68%
  Germany 8.03%
  France 3.65%
  Canada 2.92%
  Ireland 2.92%
  Australia 2.19%
  Netherlands 2.19%
  Sweden 2.19%
  United Arab Emirates 1.46%
  Belgium 1.46%
  Czech Republic 1.46%
  Spain 1.46%
  Brazil 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 16.95%
Hewlett-Packard 16.95%
ASUS 15.25%
Acer 11.86%
Lenovo 8.47%
Apple 3.39%
Samsung 3.39%
Intel 3.39%
Alienware 3.39%
Medion 1.69%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.49%
MSI MS-7758 2.90%
Samsung 3570R/370R/470R/4... 1.45%
Samsung 350V5C/350V5X/350... 1.45%
MSI MS-7821 1.45%

About (from Team17 Software Ltd.)

Team17 Digital Ltd. is one of the world's longest surviving, fully independent video game developer and publisher.
Publisher URL: www.team17.com


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