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Ghostbusters: The Video Game

Overview

Ghostbusters: The Video Game is a program developed by Terminal Reality. 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 ghost_w32.exe. The software installer includes 40 files and is usually about 10.83 MB (11,359,759 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 57% of users of Ghostbusters: The Video Game come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ghostbustersgame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\ghostbusters
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/9870
Estimated size: 10.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ghostbusters: The Video Game

Program executable:ghost_w32.exe
Name:Ghostbusters(TM)
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\ghostbusters\ghost_w32.exe
MD5:44810f20986e9a098c1578b91a5c91a4
Additional files:
  • d3d9.dll
  • 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)
  • 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
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • 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
  • xinput1_3.dll - Microsoft Common Controller API

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'.

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Or, you can uninstall Ghostbusters: The Video Game 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 Ghostbusters: The Video Game, 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 Ghostbusters: The Video Game.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 53%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 53.33%
Windows 7 45.93%
Windows Vista 0.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.64%
Windows 8.1 20.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.43%
Windows 7 Professional 11.19%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 8.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.57%
  United Kingdom 11.43%
  Canada 6.29%
  Germany 4.00%
  Australia 3.43%
  France 3.43%
  Netherlands 2.86%
  Ireland 1.71%
  Brazil 1.14%
  Switzerland 1.14%
  DK 1.14%
  Spain 1.14%
  Finland 1.14%
  Japan 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.81%
Acer 18.64%
ASUS 18.64%
Dell 10.17%
GIGABYTE 6.78%
Alienware 6.78%
Lenovo 3.39%
Toshiba 3.39%
Apple 1.69%
American Megatrends 1.69%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.74%
Notebook W35xSS_370... 2.74%
Samsung RF511/RF411/RF711 1.37%
TOSHIBA Satellite S55-A 1.37%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X870 1.37%

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