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8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #7,101
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Average installed length: 120.21 days

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Alien: Isolation


Alien: Isolation is a program developed by Creative Assembly. 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 main program executable is AI.exe. The software installer includes 48 files and is usually about 30.12 MB (31,584,300 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 49% of users of Alien: Isolation come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.alienisolation.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Alien Isolation
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/214490
Estimated size: 30.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Alien: Isolation

Program executable:AI.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Alien Isolation\AI.exe
Additional files:
  • AI.exe
  • 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
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.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
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • v8.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • ATIAGS.DLL (by AMD) - ATI GPU Service (Shared Library for AGS)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3d11.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D 11 Runtime
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll
  • D3DCompiler_46_org.dll
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • libavutil-52.dll
  • nvapi.dll
  • STEAM_API.DLL - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • TELEMETRY32C.DLL (by RAD Game Tools) - Telemetry
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4ABDC55A-D9CB-46F2-A463-2577B8245BD9}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E7D265B4-59BF-47D6-AE89-982082F40E03}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-2670030505-518119727-3750952168-1001.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam Client Bootstrapper' and executes as C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe.
  • 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.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • 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'.

How do I remove Alien: Isolation?

Quickly and completely remove Alien: Isolation from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Alien: Isolation 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: Isolation, 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: Isolation.

Win 8 58%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 58.36%
Windows 7 41.51%
Windows Vista 0.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.05%
Windows 8.1 19.61%
Windows 10 Home 14.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.42%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.85%
Windows 10 Pro 7.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.12%
  United Kingdom 10.49%
  Germany 6.96%
  France 4.67%
  Canada 4.15%
  Australia 3.01%
  Brazil 1.97%
  Sweden 1.97%
  Russia 1.25%
  Italy 1.14%
  Belgium 1.04%
  Netherlands 1.04%
  Norway 1.04%
  Austria 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 22.02%
Acer 13.00%
Hewlett-Packard 11.91%
Alienware 11.91%
Dell 10.47%
MSI 8.30%
Lenovo 4.33%
Samsung 1.81%
Intel 1.81%
Toshiba 1.44%
Common models
ASUS All Series 25.65%
MSI MS-7821 4.22%
Alienware Alienware 14 2.27%
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 5 1.95%
MSI MS-7916 1.95%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 1.62%


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