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United States Rank #9,544
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Metro: Last Light Redux


Metro: Last Light Redux is a software program developed by 4A Games. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 52 files and is usually about 150.54 MB (157,852,246 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of Metro: Last Light Redux come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.enterthemetro.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Metro Last Light Redux
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/287390
Estimated size: 150.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Metro: Last Light Redux

  • metro.exe - Metro Redux (Metro Redux Executable)
  • BugTrap.dll (by IntelleSoft) - BugTrap (BugTrap dynamic link library)
  • PhysX3Gpu_x64.dll (by NVIDIA) - PhysX (PhysX3Gpu 64bit Dynamic Link Library)
  • metro_benchmark.exe
  • 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
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • 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
  • 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
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • 3DM-Metro.Last.Light.Reduxx.CHS-Setup.exe (by 3DMGAME)
  • 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)
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft® DirectX für Windows® (Microsoft DirectX-Setup)
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • oaremote_plugin.dll
  • PhysX3_x64.dll (by NVIDIA) - PhysX3 64bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysX3Common_x64.dll - PhysX3Common 64bit Dynamic Link Library
  • steam_api64.dll - Steam Client API
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • steamTmp.exe
  • v8.dll
  • vcredist_x64.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable (x64) - 11.0.61030
  • vcredist_x86.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable (x86) - 11.0.61030
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 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'.
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).
  • steamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (runs on registration).
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.
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:\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 ( port 80).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to (port 27017).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net ( port 27018).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to (port 27030).
  • steamTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net ( port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:230.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00107566%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Metro: Last Light Redux?

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Or, you can uninstall Metro: Last Light Redux 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 Metro: Last Light Redux, 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 Metro: Last Light Redux.

Win 8 61%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 61.22%
Windows 7 38.56%
Windows Vista 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 20.09%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.90%
Windows 10 Home 17.69%
Windows 10 Pro 10.26%
Windows 7 Professional 10.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Germany 8.97%
  United Kingdom 7.59%
  Canada 5.00%
  France 4.83%
  Australia 1.72%
  Finland 1.72%
  Italy 1.55%
  Mexico 1.55%
  Netherlands 1.38%
  Poland 1.21%
  Belgium 1.03%
  Norway 1.03%
  Switzerland 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.17%
Acer 17.10%
Hewlett-Packard 15.54%
Dell 11.40%
Lenovo 8.29%
MSI 6.74%
Alienware 6.22%
Medion 3.63%
American Megatrends 1.55%
Toshiba 1.04%
Common models
ASUS All Series 19.81%
Dell XPS 8700 3.77%
MSI MS-7693 3.30%
MSI MS-7821 2.83%
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 5 2.36%
LENOVO 20378 2.36%


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