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United States Rank #7,279
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Average installed length: 477.24 days

Dungeon Siege III

What is Dungeon Siege III?  (from Obsidian Entertainment)

Dungeon Siege 3 is an Action RPG that seamlessly blends intuitive fast-paced gameplay, a robust RPG system featuring a large selection of abilities, loot galore and the depth of story Square Enix and Obsidian Entertainment are known for creating. Players will be able to adventure by themselves, on the couch with friend...  Read more


Dungeon Siege III is a software program developed by Obsidian Entertainment. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 Dungeon Siege III.exe. The setup package generally installs about 65 files and is usually about 1.47 GB (1,578,246,835 bytes). 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 49% of users of Dungeon Siege III come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dungeonsiege.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Dungeon Siege III
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/39160
Estimated size: 1.47 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Dungeon Siege III

Program executable:Dungeon Siege III.exe
Name:Dungeon Siege III
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Dungeon Siege III\Dungeon Siege III.exe
Additional files:
  • Dungeon Siege III.exe - Dungeon Siege III
  • NxCharacter.dll
  • PhysXCooking.dll
  • PhysXCore.dll
  • PhysXLoader.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll - Steam
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • cserhelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • cudart32_30_9.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA CUDA 3.0.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 3.0.9)
  • 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)
  • DSIIIGDF.dll
  • GLSC.dll
  • GreenLuma.dll (by Steam006) - GreenLuma 2.5.0
  • GreenLuma.exe (by Steam006) - GreenLuma Launcher 1.0.8
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavutil-52.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • msvcp100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll
  • physxcudart_20.dll
  • PhysXDevice.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA PhysX Device Module
  • sdl.dll
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • steamTmp.exe
  • streaming_client.exe
  • video.dll
  • writeminidump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • xinput9_1_0.dll
  • XInputTest.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8DEEE235-DC3E-4E80-A274-3A4B5A9B885E}' (runs on registration).
  • GameOverlayUI.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{98D22EE8-FBCE-4B0A-A638-4A27C81582F5}' (runs on registration).
  • steamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\steam\steam.exe.
  • 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.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • Dungeon Siege III.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\dungeon siege iii\Dungeon Siege III.exe'.
  • steamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • Steam.exe connects to a96-7-41-160.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • Steam.exe connects to (port 27018).
  • steam.exe connects to unknown.hwng.net ( port 27017).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to cdn-178-79-196-253.pmo.llnw.net ( port 80).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to (port 27017).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net ( port 27018).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to (port 27030).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net ( port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:151.98 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003899617%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00015490%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00023506%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:41,366,072
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:3.07 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.78 MB
105.02 KB average
Memory:21.35 MB
Total CPU:0.0004747990%
Kernel CPU:0.00032078%
User CPU:0.00015402%
CPU cycles/sec:16,959,400
I/O reads/min:35.45 KB
I/O writes/min:3.3 KB
Memory:230.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
User CPU:0.00107566%
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB

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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.
  2. When you find the program Dungeon Siege III, 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 Dungeon Siege III.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.62%
Windows 8 29.73%
Windows Vista 2.35%
Windows XP 1.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.08%
Windows 7 Professional 11.90%
Windows 8.1 11.37%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.97%
Windows 10 Home 2.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.81%
  Germany 19.11%
  United Kingdom 5.18%
  Canada 4.10%
  France 3.67%
  Australia 2.59%
  Austria 1.30%
  Finland 1.19%
  Netherlands 1.19%
  Hungary 1.08%
  Poland 1.08%
  Switzerland 0.97%
  New Zealand 0.97%
  Belgium 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 15.80%
Dell 15.23%
ASUS 15.23%
Hewlett-Packard 14.94%
Alienware 4.89%
Medion 4.31%
Lenovo 3.45%
MSI 2.59%
Intel 2.59%
American Megatrends 1.15%
Samsung 1.15%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.13%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 3.65%
MSI MS-7821 3.65%
Micro-Star MS-7599 2.74%
Alienware Aurora 2.28%
MSI MS-7640 2.28%


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