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F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin


F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin is a program developed by Monolith Productions. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 FEAR2.exe. The software installer includes 45 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 58% of users of F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: projectorigin.warnerbros.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\FEAR2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/16450

Program filesFiles installed by F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin

Program executable:FEAR2.exe
Name:F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\FEAR2\FEAR2.exe
Additional files:
  • FEAR2.exe - F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin
  • ltmemory.dll - Monolith Memory Manager
  • gamedatabase.dll - Monolith Game Database
  • stringeditruntime.dll - StringEdit Runtime
  • 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
  • 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
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • avutil-51.dll
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3d8.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries Convertor (ENBSeries DX8 to DX9 Convertor)
  • d3d9.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries mod
  • d3d9injFX.dll
  • 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)
  • dxgi.dll
  • FEAR 2 Promo Trainer.exe (by CheatHappens) - F.E.A.R. 2 Trainer
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • SKIDROW.exe
  • SQLite.Interop.dll (by Robert Simpson, et al) - System.Data.SQLite (System.Data.SQLite Interop Assembly)
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • streaming_client.exe
  • System.Data.SQLite.dll (by http://system.data.sqlite.org/) - System.Data.SQLite Core
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CAB6C403-A442-4347-BB5B-AC5060A6890C}' (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.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • FEAR2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\fear2\FEAR2.exe'.
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.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 ( 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:57.52 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004700060%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00038533%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008468%
0.015104% average
Memory:19.21 MB
Total CPU:0.0020147051%
Kernel CPU:0.00175589%
User CPU:0.00025881%
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

How do I remove F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin?

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Or, you can uninstall F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin 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 F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin, 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 F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win 7 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.38%
Windows 8 8.81%
Windows Vista 6.17%
Windows XP 2.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.18%
Windows 7 Professional 14.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.64%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.14%
  Germany 6.64%
  United Kingdom 5.98%
  Australia 5.65%
  France 3.65%
  Canada 3.32%
  Belgium 2.33%
  Netherlands 1.66%
  Italy 1.66%
  New Zealand 1.33%
  Finland 1.00%
  DK 1.00%
  Singapore 0.66%
  Norway 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 22.58%
Hewlett-Packard 16.13%
Acer 12.90%
Dell 9.68%
Alienware 4.30%
Intel 2.15%
MSI 2.15%
Toshiba 2.15%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.74%
Alienware Aurora-R4 2.80%
ASUSTeK G73Jh 1.87%
Dell XPS 8300 1.87%
Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 1.87%
Gigabyte M68MT-S2 1.87%


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