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Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars


Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars is a software program developed by GSC Game World. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 53 files and is usually about 1.59 MB (1,664,274 bytes). 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 55% of users of Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: gsc-game.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\GAMES\steamapps\common\Cossacks II Napoleonic Wars
Uninstaller: "C:\GAMES\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/115200
Estimated size: 1.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars

  • engine.exe - Cossacks 2: Napoleonic Wars
  • X3D8.DLL - Direct3D8 Helper Framework (Direct3D8 Helper Library)
  • dmln.exe - Games Strategy Collection (Launch Helper)
  • gw_server.dll - GGWD Internet Client
  • Wintab32.dll (by Wacom Technology) - Wacom Technology, Corp. WINTAB32 (WINTAB32)
  • Upload.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • cew.dll
  • DipServer.dll
  • ExtInterface.dll
  • iChat.dll
  • intExplorer.dll
  • LF_Server.dll
  • unrar.dll
  • vopyl.dll
  • wintab.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • 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)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • 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
  • uninstall.exe
  • v8.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CF5F9424-AEF8-435B-B951-2CE0C58C6B8F}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (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.
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:\Games\Steam\Steam.exe".

How do I remove Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.85%
Windows 8 42.31%
Windows Vista 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.92%
Windows 8.1 Pro 15.38%
Windows 7 Professional 11.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.54%
Windows 8.1 11.54%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.76%
  Belgium 4.76%
  France 4.76%
  Russia 4.76%
  Netherlands 4.76%
  Germany 4.76%
  United Kingdom 4.76%
  Switzerland 2.38%
  Australia 2.38%
  Portugal 2.38%
  Japan 2.38%
  Canada 2.38%
  IS 2.38%
  Ireland 2.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.86%
Acer 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
Alienware 7.14%
MSI 7.14%
Medion 7.14%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.64%
Alienware M18xR2 4.55%
Acer Aspire X3200 4.55%
Acer Aspire 5750G 4.55%
MSI MS-7915 4.55%
MSI MS-7750 4.55%


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