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Legends of Aethereus


Legends of Aethereus is a program developed by Three Gates. 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 Loa.exe. The software installer includes 30 files and is usually about 3.33 MB (3,496,218 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 55% of users of Legends of Aethereus come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: aethereusgame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\LegendsOfAethereus
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/248410
Estimated size: 3.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Legends of Aethereus

Program executable:Loa.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\LegendsOfAethereus\Loa.exe
Additional files:
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • Loa.exe
  • SteamworksNative.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-52.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
  • SteamTmp.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
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{82F35A11-3F83-4857-B59E-6B1207E67F92}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E7D265B4-59BF-47D6-AE89-982082F40E03}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam Login.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam Client Bootstrapper ([email protected])' and executes as C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe.
  • 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.
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.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • 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'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:135.83 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002740424%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00018112%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00009292%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:21,119,105
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:15.66 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:110.91 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Legends of Aethereus?

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Or, you can uninstall Legends of Aethereus 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 Legends of Aethereus, 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 Legends of Aethereus.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows 8 42.22%
Windows Vista 2.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.89%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.33%
Windows 8 6.67%
Windows 8.1 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.72%
  Germany 5.66%
  United Kingdom 5.66%
  France 3.77%
  Netherlands 3.77%
  Australia 1.89%
  Brazil 1.89%
  Canada 1.89%
  Czech Republic 1.89%
  Spain 1.89%
  Finland 1.89%
  Hungary 1.89%
  Ireland 1.89%
  Lithuania 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 21.05%
Hewlett-Packard 15.79%
Acer 10.53%
ASUS 10.53%
Toshiba 5.26%
Sony 5.26%
Medion 5.26%
Dell 5.26%
American Megatrends 5.26%
Common models
LENOVO 20217 7.69%
Dell XPS 8300 7.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite P870 3.85%
BIOSTAR Group TZ77B 3.85%
ASUSTeK K52F 3.85%


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