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4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,532
United States Rank #9,878
Reach 0.0334%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.00 days
383.54 days >
Average installed length: 201.52 days

Cities in Motion 2


Cities in Motion 2 is a program developed by Colossal Order. 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 CIM2.exe. The software installer includes 65 files and is usually about 1.66 GB (1,779,304,107 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 47% of users of Cities in Motion 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.citiesinmotion2.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Cities in Motion 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/225420
Estimated size: 1.66 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Cities in Motion 2

Program executable:CIM2.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Cities in Motion 2\CIM2.exe
Additional files:
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • CIM2.exe
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • Assembly-CSharp.dll
  • Assembly-CSharp-firstpass.dll
  • Assembly-UnityScript-firstpass.dll
  • 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
  • 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
  • Boo.Lang.dll - boo - an extensible programming language for the CLI
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • curllib.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 - Microsoft® DirectX für Windows® (DirectX-Setup (32 Bit))
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX-Setup
  • Ionic.Zlib.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Managed Zlib)
  • libav_h264-55.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libsasl.dll (by Carnegie Mellon University) - Carnegie Mellon University SASL (CMU SASL API v2)
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • mono.dll
  • Mono.Posix.dll
  • Mono.Security.dll (by MONO development team) - MONO CLI
  • mscorlib.dll (by MONO development team) - MONO Common language infrastructure
  • openldap.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • SteamworksManaged.dll (by Ludosity AB) - Steamworks for Unity (ManagedSteam)
  • SteamworksNative.dll
  • System.Configuration.dll
  • System.Core.dll
  • System.dll
  • System.Security.dll
  • System.Xml.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ABA2DD56-F00B-4D40-AC0A-2B182C57677E}' (runs on registration).
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (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.
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'.
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 Cities in Motion 2?

Quickly and completely remove Cities in Motion 2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Cities in Motion 2 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 in Motion 2, 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 in Motion 2.

Win 8 49%
Win XP 0%
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 50.42%
Windows 8 48.73%
Windows Vista 0.42%
Windows XP 0.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.87%
Windows 8.1 22.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.79%
Windows 7 Professional 10.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.23%
Windows 10 Home 5.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.30%
  United Kingdom 12.52%
  Germany 5.91%
  Australia 4.70%
  Canada 4.70%
  France 3.13%
  Netherlands 3.13%
  Sweden 2.43%
  DK 2.09%
  Finland 1.57%
  Belgium 1.39%
  Norway 1.39%
  Austria 0.70%
  Ireland 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.34%
ASUS 18.87%
Dell 15.09%
Acer 13.21%
Lenovo 5.66%
Alienware 5.19%
MSI 1.89%
Samsung 1.89%
Toshiba 1.89%
American Megatrends 1.42%
Medion 0.94%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.66%
MSI MS-7821 4.19%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.62%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.62%
Dell XPS 8300 2.62%
ASUSTeK M51AC 2.09%


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