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8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,697
United States Rank #4,787
Reach 0.1288%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.94 days
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Average installed length: 154.10 days

Magicka: Wizard Wars


Magicka: Wizard Wars is a program developed by Paradox North. 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 bitsquid_win32_dev.exe. The software installer includes 55 files and is usually about 1019.71 MB (1,069,238,704 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 41% of users of Magicka: Wizard Wars come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wizardwars.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\GAMES\STEAMGAMES\steamapps\common\MagickaWizardWars
Uninstaller: "C:\GAMES\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/202090
Estimated size: 1019.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Magicka: Wizard Wars

Program executable:bitsquid_win32_dev.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\MagickaWizardWars\bitsquid_win32_dev.exe
Additional files:
  • bitsquid_win32_debug.exe
  • bitsquid_win32_release.exe
  • WizardWarsLauncher.exe - Magicka: Wizard Wars (Launcher application for Magicka: Wizard Wars)
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • EasyAntiCheat_Setup.exe (by EasyAntiCheat Ltd) - EasyAntiCheat (Anti-Cheat for online multiplayer games)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • 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
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.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)
  • EasyAntiCheat.dll (by EasyAntiCheat Ltd) - EasyAntiCheat Client
  • libav_h264-55.dll
  • libavutil-52.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • libzmq-v100-mt-3_2_4.dll (by iMatix) - ZeroMQ (ZeroMQ lightweight messaging kernel)
  • nvtt.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA Texture Tools Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysX3_x86.dll (by NVIDIA) - PhysX (PhysX3 32bit Dynamic Link Library)
  • PhysX3CHECKED_x86.dll
  • PhysX3Common_x86.dll - PhysX3Common 32bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysX3CommonCHECKED_x86.dll
  • PhysX3CommonDEBUG_x86.dll
  • PhysX3CookingCHECKED_x86.dll - PhysX3Cooking 32bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysX3CookingDEBUG_x86.dll
  • PhysX3DEBUG_x86.dll
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0A7CD642-755B-4352-BD9E-064734827C0D}' (runs on registration).
  • EasyAntiCheat_Setup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3B8632D5-8031-4C5D-A100-5F70B0EB6B3C}' (runs on registration).
  • GameOverlayUI.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{98D22EE8-FBCE-4B0A-A638-4A27C81582F5}' (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.
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.
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:\Elliot\Lollollol !\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • Steam.exe connects to a96-7-41-160.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • Steam.exe connects to (port 27018).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:21.35 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004747990%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00032078%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00015402%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:16,959,400
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:35.45 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:3.3 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:151.98 MB
Total CPU:0.0003899617%
Kernel CPU:0.00015490%
User CPU:0.00023506%
CPU cycles/sec:41,366,072
I/O reads/min:3.07 MB
I/O writes/min:1.78 MB

How do I remove Magicka: Wizard Wars?

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Or, you can uninstall Magicka: Wizard Wars 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 Magicka: Wizard Wars, 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 Magicka: Wizard Wars.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.84%
Windows 8 41.50%
Windows Vista 0.50%
Windows XP 0.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.43%
Windows 8.1 18.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.74%
Windows 7 Professional 7.87%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.59%
Windows 10 Home 3.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.16%
  United Kingdom 7.56%
  Brazil 5.06%
  Canada 3.97%
  Australia 3.88%
  Germany 3.83%
  France 3.50%
  Sweden 2.46%
  DK 2.22%
  Italy 2.13%
  Netherlands 1.70%
  Norway 1.47%
  Finland 1.32%
  Russia 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 18.31%
Hewlett-Packard 17.39%
ASUS 17.08%
Dell 12.86%
Lenovo 6.69%
Toshiba 4.22%
Alienware 3.70%
Samsung 3.29%
MSI 2.88%
Intel 1.65%
Medion 0.62%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.90%
MSI MS-7821 3.72%
LENOVO 20217 2.61%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.23%
MSI MS-7693 2.23%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.05%


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