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Desura: Paranormal

What is Desura: Paranormal?

Paranormal is distributed through Desura, a digital distribution platform for games and provides automated game updates via a client that allows users to create game mods as well as the online interface. Desura does not utilize digital rights management.

About  (from Matt Cohen)

A fully dynamic haunting-simulator. Experience the horrors of a haunting that's never the same twice. SEE THE SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS BEFORE PURCHASING. Test out the beta to make sure the game will work on your computer.


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 software installer includes 59 files and is usually about 941.74 KB (964,339 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.desura.com/games/paranormal
Help link: www.desura.com/groups/desura/forum
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Desura\Common\paranormal
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Desura\\desura.exe" desurC://uninstall/games/14292
Estimated size: 941.74 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Desura: Paranormal

  • GRB_1_x86.dll (by NVIDIA) - GPU accelerated Rigid Body Dynamic Link Library
  • Ionic.Zip.Reduced.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library (Reduced))
  • libogg.dll
  • libvorbis.dll
  • libvorbisfile.dll
  • NxCharacter.dll (by NVIDIA) - NxCharacter Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXCooking.dll - PhysXCooking Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXCore.dll - PhysXCore Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXExtensions.dll - PhysXExtensions Dynamic Link Library (PhysXExtensions Dynamic Link Library (EG))
  • PhysXLoader.dll - PhysXLoader Dynamic Link Library
  • ShaderKeyTool.exe (by Epic Games) - UnrealEngine3 (ShaderKeyTool)
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • UDK.exe
  • UnSetup.exe (by Epic Games) - UnSetup
  • APEX_Clothing_Legacy_x86.dll - APEX Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_Clothing_LegacyCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_Clothing_x86.dll
  • APEX_ClothingCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_ClothingGPUCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_ClothingSHIPPING_x86.dll
  • APEX_Common_LegacyCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_LegacyCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_x86.dll
  • APEX_DestructibleCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_DestructibleSHIPPING_x86.dll
  • APEX_Framework_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_Framework_LegacyCHECKED_x86.dll
  • ApexFramework_x86.dll
  • ApexFrameworkCHECKED_x86.dll
  • ApexFrameworkSHIPPING_x86.dll
  • atc_api.dll
  • cudart32_30_9.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 3.0.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 3.0.9)
  • cudart32_41_22.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.1.22 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.1.22)
  • cudart32_42_9.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.2.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.2.9)
  • EasyHook32.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleFr.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleGr.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleIt.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleLa.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleSp.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleUk.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleUs.dll
  • GRBCHECKED_1_1_api2_x86.dll
  • libresample.dll (by Dominic Mazzoni) - libresample
  • MobileShaderAnalyzer.exe - MobileShaderAnalyzer
  • nvtt.dll - NVIDIA Texture Tools Dynamic Link Library
  • P4API.dll - P4.Net (P4API)
  • PhysX3GpuCHECKED_x86.dll
  • PhysXDevice.dll - NVIDIA PhysX Device Module
  • pxtask_cuda_x86.dll
  • RPCUtility.exe - RPCUtility
  • substance_linker.dll
  • substance_sse2_blend.dll
  • WindowsTools.dll
  • wxmsw28u_adv_vc_custom.dll (by wxWidgets development team) - wxWidgets (wxWidgets for MSW)
  • wxmsw28u_aui_vc_custom.dll (by wxWidgets development team)
  • wxmsw28u_core_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28u_html_vc_custom.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UDK.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\My Works-Spiele\Yours Truly\Binaries\Win32\UDK.exe'.

How do I remove Desura: Paranormal?

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Or, you can uninstall Desura: Paranormal 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: Paranormal, 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: Paranormal.

Win 7 (SP1) 90%
Win 8 10%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.96%
  Spain 4.35%
  Germany 4.35%
  United Kingdom 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 42.86%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Intel 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
Common models
Si P67A-C43 25.00%
Gateway DX4300 25.00%
Compaq-Presario KQ514AA-A... 25.00%
ASUSTeK G750JX 25.00%


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