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Should I remove Depression Quest?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,204
United States Rank #13,270
Reach 0.0122%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.93 days
160.96 days >
Average installed length: 84.57 days

Depression Quest

Overview

Depression Quest is a program developed by The Quinnspiracy. 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 DepressionQuest.exe. The software installer includes 45 files and is usually about 103.48 MB (108,511,232 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 67% of users of Depression Quest come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.depressionquest.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\DepressionQuest
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/270170
Estimated size: 103.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Depression Quest

Program executable:DepressionQuest.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\DepressionQuest\DepressionQuest.exe
MD5:934787d864f9a5002f374b82d817111a
Additional files:
  • DepressionQuest.exe
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • Color Changer.exe
  • Color Symphony.exe
  • 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)
  • DSETUP.dll - Direct driver preloader
  • dsetup32.dll - Microsoff(R) DirectX per Windows(R) (Installazione di DirectX - settore a 32 bit)
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft(R) DirectX per Windows(R) (Installazione di Microsoft DirectX)
  • 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
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • v8.dll
  • vcredist_x64.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 Redistributable Setup)
  • vcredist_x86.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable Setup)
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E4B70EDF-D3E5-4557-9523-881DCB7803FB}' (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.
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
  • Color Symphony.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Color Symphony\Color Symphony.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 (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

SteamTmp.exe
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
Switches/sec:334
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 Depression Quest?

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

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#20,204

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.22%
Windows 8 46.20%
Windows Vista 0.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.16%
Windows 8.1 24.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.87%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.19%
Windows 10 Home 6.43%
Windows 7 Professional 5.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  United Kingdom 7.08%
  Canada 5.00%
  Australia 2.92%
  Brazil 2.08%
  Sweden 1.67%
  New Zealand 1.67%
  Italy 1.67%
  Germany 1.25%
  Indonesia 0.83%
  Philippines 0.83%
  Spain 0.83%
  Chile 0.42%
  South Africa 0.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.05%
ASUS 15.13%
Acer 12.61%
Lenovo 9.24%
Dell 9.24%
Toshiba 8.40%
Alienware 5.04%
MSI 4.20%
Samsung 4.20%
GIGABYTE 3.36%
Intel 1.68%
Gateway 0.84%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.27%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.42%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.56%
LENOVO 20193 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.56%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.71%

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