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1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,660
United States Rank #3,207
Reach 0.1302%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.22 days
537.52 days >
Average installed length: 282.42 days

FTL: Faster Than Light

What is FTL: Faster Than Light?  (from FTL)

FTL is a spaceship simulation roguelike-like. Its aim is to recreate the atmosphere of running a spaceship exploring the galaxy (like Firefly/Star Trek/BSG etc.) In any given episode of those classic shows, the captain is always yelling “Reroute power to shields!” or giving commands to the engineer now that their Warp ...  Read more

Overview

FTL: Faster Than Light is a program developed by FTL. 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 FTLGame.exe. The software installer includes 50 files and is usually about 166.88 MB (174,983,038 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 64% of users of FTL: Faster Than Light come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ftlgame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\FTL Faster Than Light
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/212680
Estimated size: 166.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FTL: Faster Than Light

Program executable:FTLGame.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\FTL Faster Than Light\FTLGame.exe
MD5:5b38f5c852818eb37c160ef5f1e438f8
Additional files:
  • FTLGame.exe
  • modman.exe
  • 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
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • 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
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • 2FTLGame.exe
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • bassmix.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASSmix
  • 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)
  • DevIL.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Library (DevIL) (DevIL: A portable image library in development)
  • FreeType-6.dll (by FreeType) - FreeType (FreeType: font engine and rasterizer)
  • FTL1025SteamTrainer.exe
  • FTLTrainer.EXE
  • ILU.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Utilities Library (ILU: A portable image library in development)
  • ILUT.dll - Developer's Image Utility Toolkit Library (ILUT: A portable image library in development)
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • python.exe
  • pythonw.exe
  • SDL.dll
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • video.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper
  • Zlib.dll - zlib data compression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • FTLGame.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E39CB5C3-CA7C-4109-9DFA-F3FD730A44CE}' (runs on registration).
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AEDC7A61-25FE-409A-94F0-FC8DEB17D9EA}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (runs on registration).
  • pythonw.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SickBeard' (runs on boot).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • pythonw.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SickBeard.
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
  • FTLGame.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\FTL Faster Than Light\FTLGame.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 (178.79.196.253 port 80).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to 69.28.145.170 (port 27017).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net (146.66.152.15 port 27018).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to 80.239.194.142 (port 27030).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net (4.78.155.50 port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

SteamTmp.exe
Memory:230.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00107566%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:334
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove FTL: Faster Than Light?

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

WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#4,660

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.64%
Windows 8 15.90%
Windows Vista 1.97%
Windows XP 0.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.57%
Windows 7 Professional 13.25%
Windows 8.1 4.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.90%
Windows 8 Pro 2.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.48%
  United Kingdom 8.36%
  Canada 5.95%
  France 4.16%
  Australia 3.66%
  Germany 2.16%
  Sweden 1.54%
  Finland 1.16%
  Norway 0.87%
  DK 0.87%
  Netherlands 0.67%
  New Zealand 0.62%
  Switzerland 0.42%
  Belgium 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.54%
Dell 16.81%
GIGABYTE 15.97%
ASUS 15.34%
Acer 13.03%
Toshiba 4.62%
Alienware 4.52%
Lenovo 3.36%
Intel 2.94%
MSI 2.00%
Samsung 1.89%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.26%
ASUSTeK G75VW 3.23%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.02%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.02%
MSI MS-7673 2.82%
Dell XPS 8300 2.62%

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