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Lambda Wars Beta

What is Lambda Wars Beta?  (from Vortal Storm)

Lambda Wars is a free multiplayer Source Engine modification based on Alien Swarm engine and set in the Half-Life 2 universe that brings the war between mankind and their brutal Combine overlords to a traditional real-time strategy (RTS) setting. Lead the uprising as a commander of the Resistance or crush the rebellion...  Read more


Lambda Wars Beta is a software program developed by Vortal Storm. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 srcds.exe. The setup package generally installs about 41 files and is usually about 308.3 MB (323,273,576 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 68% of users of Lambda Wars Beta come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: lambdawars.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Lambda Wars
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/270370
Estimated size: 308.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lambda Wars Beta

Program executable:srcds.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Lambda Wars\srcds.exe
Additional files:
  • lambdawars.exe
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • client.dll
  • 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)
  • server.dll
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • 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 '{FF707684-0398-4978-9C39-8713C592A2CF}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{694711D6-27A0-4D68-8836-D5F25B163A59}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Run Steam.
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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programas\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Lambda Wars Beta?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 14%
Keep it 86%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.52%
Windows 8 43.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.78%
Windows 8.1 22.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.87%
Windows 7 Professional 9.78%
Windows 10 Home 7.61%
Windows 10 Pro 5.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.69%
  Canada 5.38%
  United Kingdom 5.38%
  Germany 3.08%
  Netherlands 3.08%
  Czech Republic 1.54%
  Hungary 1.54%
  Sweden 1.54%
  Argentina 0.77%
  Austria 0.77%
  Brazil 0.77%
  Costa Rica 0.77%
  Egypt 0.77%
  Finland 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.87%
ASUS 14.75%
Acer 13.11%
Dell 11.48%
Lenovo 4.92%
Gateway 4.92%
Alienware 3.28%
MSI 3.28%
Sony 3.28%
Toshiba 3.28%
Intel 1.64%
Common models
GATEWAY FX542X 2.82%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.82%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.82%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1254 2.82%
TOSHIBA Satellite U845 1.41%


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