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Should I remove Cities XL 2011?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,003
United States Rank #17,811
Reach 0.0072%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.65 days
1.26 days >
Average installed length: 0.66 days

Cities XL 2011

Overview

Cities XL 2011 is a software program developed by Monte Cristo. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 setup package generally installs about 49 files and is usually about 6.03 MB (6,318,371 bytes). The installed file plazaupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 68% of users of Cities XL 2011 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www2.citiesxl.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Cities XL 2011
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/58510
Estimated size: 6.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cities XL 2011

  • boost_signals-vc80-mt-p-1_33_1.dll - boost_signals-vc80-mt-p-1_33_1 Dynamic Link Library
  • SpeedTreeRT.dll - SpeedTreeRT Dynamic Link Library
  • cuCSDll.dll - cuCSDll Dynamic Link Library
  • CitiesXL_2011.exe - CitiesXL Game Application
  • CitiesXL_2012.exe
  • CitiesXL_Platinum.exe
  • gdf.dll - gdf Dynamic Link Library
  • csNetCommon.dll - netlib_cs_common
  • uninst.exe - uninst
  • stlport.5.0.dll (by STLport Consulting) - STLport Standard ANSI C++ Library (STLport)
  • paul.dll (by Sony DADC Austria AG) - SecuROM Product Activation (SecuROM PA Unlock DLL)
  • vcredist_x86.exe (by Microsoft) - Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay ([email protected]))
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay ([email protected])
  • avutil-51.dll
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library (Steam Crash Handler Library ([email protected]))
  • crashhandler64.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library ([email protected])
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DFA.DLL - SecuROM DFA.DLL (SecuROM Data File Activation Library)
  • dotnetfx.exe - Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 (IExpress Setup)
  • FreeImage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer (Steam Game Overlay Renderer ([email protected]))
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer ([email protected])
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam (gameoverlayui.exe ([email protected]))
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • netlib_bwf.dll
  • Plaza.exe
  • plazaupdate.exe
  • regex2.dll (by GnuWin32 ) - Regex (Libregex: searches for and matches text strings)
  • rldata.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper (Steam Client Bootstrapper ([email protected]))
  • steamclient.dll - Steamclient.dll ([email protected])
  • steamclient64.dll - Steamclient.dll ([email protected])
  • steamerrorreporter.exe - steamerrorreporter.exe ([email protected])
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe - steamerrorreporter.exe ([email protected])
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library (SteamUI Dynamic Link Library ([email protected]))
  • tags.dll - Tags BASS add-on
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library (tier0_s Dynamic Link Library ([email protected]))
  • tier0_s64.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library ([email protected])
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll ([email protected])
  • vstdlib_s64.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll ([email protected])
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8D3582C1-41C7-41A8-B26C-6621A697867F}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (runs on registration).
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.
3 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'.
  • CitiesXL_Platinum.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Cities XL Platinum\CitiesXL_Platinum.exe'.
Network connections
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cdn-178-79-196-253.pmo.llnw.net (178.79.196.253 port 80).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to 69.28.145.170 (port 27017).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net (146.66.152.15 port 27018).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to 80.239.194.142 (port 27030).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net (4.78.155.50 port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

GameOverlayUI.exe
Memory:36.47 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0126768236%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00708749%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00558933%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:30,822,598
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:194
70 average
I/O reads/min:633.64 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:29.26 KB
105.02 KB average
Steam.exe
Memory:267.81 MB
Total CPU:0.0006968955%
Kernel CPU:0.00044949%
User CPU:0.00024741%
CPU cycles/sec:76,613,797
I/O reads/min:129.48 KB
I/O writes/min:2.88 MB
SteamTmp.exe
Memory:230.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
User CPU:0.00107566%
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
Switches/sec:334
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB

How do I remove Cities XL 2011?

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Or, you can uninstall Cities XL 2011 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 Cities XL 2011, 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 Cities XL 2011.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.32%
Windows 8 30.69%
Windows Vista 0.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.53%
Windows 7 Professional 11.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.90%
Windows 8.1 8.91%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.92%
Windows 8 Pro 5.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.67%
  United Kingdom 7.52%
  France 5.26%
  Germany 4.51%
  Australia 3.01%
  DK 3.01%
  Austria 1.50%
  Canada 1.50%
  Sweden 1.50%
  Belgium 0.75%
  Switzerland 0.75%
  Netherlands 0.75%
  Norway 0.75%
  New Zealand 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.91%
Dell 13.64%
GIGABYTE 11.36%
ASUS 11.36%
Acer 9.09%
Alienware 4.55%
Lenovo 4.55%
Gateway 2.27%
American Megatrends 2.27%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.99%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE Z930 1.49%
TOSHIBA Satellite L875D 1.49%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L750 1.49%
TOSHIBA Satellite L675D 1.49%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 1.49%

About Monte Cristo

Monte Cristo Multimedia's aim is to help the general public understand business and economic issues through games that are both entertaining and educational.
Publisher URL: www.montecristogames.com

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