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9% remove it91% keep it
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Desperados - Wanted Dead or Alive

Overview

Desperados - Wanted Dead or Alive is a software program developed by Spellbound. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named game.exe. The setup package generally installs about 37 files. 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 42% of users of Desperados - Wanted Dead or Alive come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Desperados Wanted Dead or Alive
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/260730

Program filesFiles installed by Desperados - Wanted Dead or Alive

Program executable:game.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Desperados Wanted Dead or Alive\game.exe
MD5:2f38d24f8b40d1d211cc2f30e50b8149
Additional files:
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink (Bink Video)
  • fmod.dll (by Firelight Multimedia) - FMOD
  • 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)
  • ddraw.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • 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
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9586B24F-1675-4B7E-9B94-1C80B14A54D9}' (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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

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  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.
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    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.55%
Windows 8 25.49%
Windows Vista 1.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.25%
Windows 7 Professional 17.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.65%
Windows 8.1 13.73%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.88%
Windows 8 1.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.82%
  Germany 9.09%
  United Kingdom 7.27%
  France 5.45%
  Norway 5.45%
  Sweden 5.45%
  Canada 5.45%
  Brazil 3.64%
  Finland 3.64%
  Australia 3.64%
  Spain 1.82%
  Netherlands 1.82%
  DK 1.82%
  Turkey 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.30%
Dell 15.15%
GIGABYTE 12.12%
Lenovo 12.12%
Hewlett-Packard 12.12%
ASUS 9.09%
Toshiba 3.03%
Alienware 3.03%
American Megatrends 3.03%
Common models
Gigabyte B85M-D3H 6.06%
ASUS All Series 6.06%
TOSHIBA QOSMIO X870 3.03%
MSI MS-7887 3.03%
MSI MS-7798 3.03%
MSI MS-7751 3.03%

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