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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,577
United States Rank #13,300
Reach 0.0143%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.40 days
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Average installed length: 52.77 days

Cubic Castles

Overview

Cubic Castles is a program developed by Cosmic Cow. 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 Cubic.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 6.41 MB (6,717,852 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 59% of users of Cubic Castles come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cubiccastles.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Cubic Castles
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/317470
Estimated size: 6.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cubic Castles

Program executable:Cubic.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Cubic Castles\Cubic.exe
MD5:0bd8fd9d8cf9bd2e699918a5ecb2f223
Additional files:
  • Cubic.exe
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • 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
  • libav_h264-56.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • v8.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A14B6D8D-51FE-4C39-94B7-51FC1427939F}' (runs on registration).
  • GameOverlayUI.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Steam Overlaylol'.
  • 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-1-5-21-1646055978-2255025000-3107839011-1001.
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.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • Cubic.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Cubic Castles\Cubic.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Cubic Castles?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 51%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 51.24%
Windows 7 46.27%
Windows XP 1.49%
Windows Vista 1.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 28.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.13%
Windows 10 Home 7.07%
Windows 7 Professional 5.56%
Windows 8 5.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.25%
  Canada 5.28%
  United Kingdom 4.91%
  France 3.77%
  Brazil 2.26%
  Australia 1.89%
  Germany 1.89%
  Italy 1.13%
  Norway 1.13%
  Turkey 1.13%
  Taiwan 1.13%
  Belgium 0.75%
  BN 0.75%
  Czech Republic 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.19%
Acer 19.35%
Dell 16.13%
ASUS 14.52%
Alienware 8.87%
Lenovo 4.84%
Toshiba 4.03%
Samsung 3.23%
GIGABYTE 2.42%
MSI 1.61%
Apple 0.81%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.09%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 3.48%
MSI MS-7721 3.48%
Dell Inspiron 3531 1.74%
Alienware Alienware X51 1.74%
Alienware Alienware 17 1.74%

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