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Should I remove Dark Fall 2: Lights Out?

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6% remove it94% keep it
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Dark Fall 2: Lights Out


Dark Fall 2: Lights Out is a program developed by Darkling Room. 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 DarkFall2.exe. The software installer includes 38 files and is usually about 1.05 GB (1,130,872,142 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 53% of users of Dark Fall 2: Lights Out come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Dark Fall 2 Lights Out
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/260710
Estimated size: 1.05 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Dark Fall 2: Lights Out

Program executable:DarkFall2.exe
Name:Director MX
Macromedia Projector
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Dark Fall 2 Lights Out\DarkFall2.exe
Additional files:
  • DarkFall2.exe (by Macromedia) - Director MX (Macromedia Projector)
  • 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

2 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'.
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.
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:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Dark Fall 2: Lights Out?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 8 41%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.97%
Windows 8 41.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.46%
Windows 8.1 23.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.82%
Windows 10 Home 7.69%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%
Windows 10 Pro 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.19%
  United Kingdom 12.77%
  Australia 8.51%
  Belgium 2.13%
  Canada 2.13%
  Czech Republic 2.13%
  DK 2.13%
  Spain 2.13%
  Finland 2.13%
  France 2.13%
  Greece 2.13%
  Ireland 2.13%
  Netherlands 2.13%
  Sweden 2.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
ASUS 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Dell 8.33%
Alienware 8.33%
Toshiba 4.17%
Samsung 4.17%
Medion 4.17%
Lenovo 4.17%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A660 3.57%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3P 3.57%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.57%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 3.57%
CLEVO P180HMx 3.57%


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