77,019,263 programs installed

Should I remove Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #9,579
United States Rank #8,798
Reach 0.0449%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.59 days
695.95 days >
Average installed length: 365.67 days

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light

What is Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light?  (from Crystal Dynamics)

New Lara Croft adventure: Guardian of Light is the first downloadable only title from Crystal Dynamics, and the first downloadable only Lara Croft game. Sprawling environments: Crystal Dynamics' proprietary engine delivers sprawling environments with no load-times and unbelievable vertical gameplay through tombs reachi...  Read more

Overview

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is a program developed by Crystal Dynamics. 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 lcgol.exe. The software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 3.08 MB (3,231,366 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 44% of users of Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.laracroftandtheguardianoflight.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\games\steam\steamapps\common\lara croft and the guardian of light
Uninstaller: "C:\Games\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/35130
Estimated size: 3.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light

Program executable:lcgol.exe
Name:Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
Path:C:\games\steam\steamapps\common\lara croft and the guardian of light\lcgol.exe
MD5:924659d41e59aef8a62d894ddd7df78a
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
  • 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
  • steamTmp.exe
  • avutil-51.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3d9.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)
  • fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex (FMOD Ex SoundSystem)
  • lcgol_demo.exe (by Square Enix Limited) - Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
  • lcgolother.exe (by Square Enix Limited)
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-52.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • streaming_client.exe
  • video.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • XInputTest.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • steamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{694711D6-27A0-4D68-8836-D5F25B163A59}' (runs on registration).
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8C4BC30-6941-40E3-B200-AECC6F56B8FF}' (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
  • lcgol.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Games\Steam\steamapps\common\Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light\lcgol.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

Steam.exe
Memory:8.92 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004169355%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00031635%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00010058%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:216,352
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:3 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
GameOverlayUI.exe
Memory:36.47 MB
Total CPU:0.0126768236%
Kernel CPU:0.00708749%
User CPU:0.00558933%
CPU cycles/sec:30,822,598
Switches/sec:194
I/O reads/min:633.64 KB
I/O writes/min:29.26 KB
SteamTmp.exe
Memory:230.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
User CPU:0.00107566%
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
Switches/sec:334
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB

How do I remove Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light?

Quickly and completely remove Lara Croft and the Guardian of 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 Lara Croft and the Guardian of 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 Lara Croft and the Guardian of 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 Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.59%
Windows 8 38.19%
Windows Vista 1.27%
Windows XP 0.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.97%
Windows 7 Professional 12.74%
Windows 8.1 12.58%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.39%
Windows 10 Home 4.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.02%
  Germany 16.89%
  United Kingdom 8.11%
  France 6.78%
  Canada 2.66%
  Australia 2.39%
  Netherlands 1.60%
  Italy 1.33%
  Sweden 1.33%
  Spain 1.06%
  Norway 1.06%
  Finland 0.93%
  Brazil 0.80%
  DK 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 19.16%
Hewlett-Packard 18.82%
Acer 15.33%
ASUS 14.98%
Dell 10.45%
Medion 6.27%
Alienware 5.23%
Lenovo 4.18%
MSI 2.79%
Intel 1.05%
Toshiba 1.05%
American Megatrends 0.70%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.96%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.39%
MSI MS-7681 2.39%
MSI MS-7821 2.39%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 1.91%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.91%

commentsComments

user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.