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Desura: Lair of the Madhat

What is Desura: Lair of the Madhat?

This distribution of the game is installed using the Desura (Linden Lab) digital distribution application which serves and patches the game, mods and addons.

About  (from ManyHat)

A dungeon crawler. About 3 friends and their quest for an unknown treasure. Developed by ManyHat for 1-2 players.

Overview

Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 installer includes 9 files and is usually about 1.28 MB (1,340,686 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.desura.com/games/lair-of-the-madhat
Help link: www.desura.com/groups/desura/forum
Installation folder: C:\desura
Uninstaller: "C:\Desura\\desura.exe" desurC://uninstall/games/22826
Estimated size: 1.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Desura: Lair of the Madhat

  • desura.exe (by Desura) - Desura
  • desura_browserhost.exe (by Desura) - Desura Browser Host
  • desura_service.exe
  • Desura_Uninstaller.exe
  • dumpgen.exe
  • toolhelper.exe
  • utility.exe
  • Lair of the Madhat Launcher.exe (by Hermods AB) - Launcher
  • LairOfTheMadhat.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • desura.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{38CFCDB1-37EF-4F46-9304-EA9DE6894C24}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • desura_service.exe runs as a service named 'Desura Install Service' (Desura Install Service).
Startup File (User Run)
  • desura.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Desura' and executes as C:\Program Files\Desura\desura.exe -autostart.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

desura.exe
Memory:91.34 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004890914%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00030867%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00018042%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:49,093,064
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:191
70 average
I/O reads/min:499.9 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:67.97 KB
105.02 KB average
desura_service.exe
Memory:5.25 MB
Total CPU:0.0002058825%
Kernel CPU:0.00012637%
User CPU:0.00007951%
CPU cycles/sec:550,174
Switches/sec:17
I/O reads/min:62 Bytes
I/O writes/min:7 Bytes

How do I remove Desura: Lair of the Madhat?

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Or, you can uninstall Desura: Lair of the Madhat 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 Desura: Lair of the Madhat, 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 Desura: Lair of the Madhat.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 40%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? 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 7 60.00%
Windows 8 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  France 28.57%
  United Kingdom 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 66.67%
Acer 33.33%
Common models
MSI MS-7759 20.00%
ASUSTeK X750JB 20.00%
ASUSTeK K70IJ 20.00%
Advent DT2410 20.00%
Acer Aspire 7750G 20.00%

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