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3% remove it97% keep it
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Chroma Closed Alpha


Chroma Closed Alpha is a software program developed by Harmonix Music Systems. 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 setup package generally installs about 30 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 88% of users of Chroma Closed Alpha come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.chromagame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\ChromaGame
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/241850

Program filesFiles installed by Chroma Closed Alpha

  • Chroma.exe - Chroma
  • APEX_ClothingCHECKED_x86.dll (by NVIDIA) - APEX Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_ClothingGPUCHECKED_x86.dll (by NVIDIA)
  • APEX_DestructibleCHECKED_x86.dll
  • ApexFrameworkCHECKED_x86.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • cudart32_41_22.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.1.22 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.1.22)
  • cudart32_42_9.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.2.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.2.9)
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • libogg.dll
  • libresample.dll (by Dominic Mazzoni) - libresample
  • libvorbis.dll
  • libvorbisfile.dll
  • NDP451-KB2872776-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe - Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 RC (Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 RC Setup)
  • nvtt.dll - NVIDIA Texture Tools Dynamic Link Library
  • NxCharacter.dll - NxCharacter Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysX3GpuCHECKED_x86.dll
  • PhysXCooking.dll - PhysXCooking Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXCore.dll - PhysXCore Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXDevice.dll - NVIDIA PhysX Device Module
  • PhysXExtensions.dll - PhysXExtensions Dynamic Link Library (PhysXExtensions Dynamic Link Library (EG))
  • PhysXLoader.dll - PhysXLoader Dynamic Link Library
  • Steam.dll (by Valve) - Steam (Steam Client Engine)
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • steamclient.dll - Steamclient.dll ([email protected])
  • vcredist_x64.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable (x64) - 11.0.60610
  • vcredist_x86.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable (x86) - 11.0.60610
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll ([email protected])

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Chroma Closed Alpha?

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Or, you can uninstall Chroma Closed Alpha 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 Chroma Closed Alpha, 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 Chroma Closed Alpha.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8 44%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows 8 44.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.11%
Windows 8 5.56%
Windows 10 Pro 5.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.46%
  Canada 11.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 33.33%
Toshiba 16.67%
Lenovo 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P70-A 7.69%
MSI MS-7850 7.69%
MSI MS-7786 7.69%
MSI MS-7693 7.69%
LENOVO Lenovo IdeaPad P58... 7.69%
Gigabyte Z87X-UD4H 7.69%


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