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FRACT OSC

Overview

FRACT OSC is a program developed by Phosfiend Systems. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 FRACTOSC.exe. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 841.72 MB (882,608,021 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 69% of users of FRACT OSC come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: fractgame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Steam\steamapps\common\FRACTOSC
Uninstaller: "C:\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/243220
Estimated size: 841.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FRACT OSC

Program executable:FRACTOSC.exe
Path:C:\Steam\steamapps\common\FRACTOSC\FRACTOSC.exe
MD5:128f1ecac157cc860f5fe941b0b89f0a
Additional files:
  • 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)
  • FRACTOSC.exe
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • libportaudio-2.dll
  • libpthread-2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • libstdc++-6.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API
  • 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
  • v8.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A14B6D8D-51FE-4C39-94B7-51FC1427939F}' (runs on registration).
  • GameOverlayUI.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Steam Overlaylol'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-1646055978-2255025000-3107839011-1001.
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.
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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove FRACT OSC?

Quickly and completely remove FRACT OSC from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FRACT OSC 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 FRACT OSC, 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 FRACT OSC.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 52%
Win 7 (SP1) 48%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 52.08%
Windows 7 47.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 29.79%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.77%
Windows 10 Home 10.64%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.51%
Windows 7 Professional 4.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.12%
  United Kingdom 10.29%
  Australia 4.41%
  DK 4.41%
  Germany 2.94%
  France 1.47%
  Sweden 1.47%
  Estonia 1.47%
  Israel 1.47%
  Netherlands 1.47%
  Canada 1.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Lenovo 16.67%
ASUS 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 8.33%
Samsung 8.33%
Toshiba 4.17%
Sony 4.17%
MSI 4.17%
Medion 4.17%
Apple 4.17%
Alienware 4.17%
Acer 4.17%
Common models
MSI MS-7850 6.45%
ASUS All Series 6.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite L875D 3.23%
Sony VPCF22M1E 3.23%
Si P67A-C43 3.23%
Samsung RF511/RF411/RF711 3.23%

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