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Miner Wars 2081

What is Miner Wars 2081?

Miner Wars 2081 is a 6DOF action-survival space-shooter simulation game.

About  (from Keen Software House)

Miner Wars 2081 is a 6DOF action-survival space-shooter simulation-game set in the year 2081, 10 years after the destruction of all planetary objects in the Solar System. The gameplay is driven by an epic story and offers a choice of single player, co-op, and death-match multi-player. The story will introduce you to ...  Read more


Miner Wars 2081 is a software program developed by Keen Software House. 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 primary executable is named MinerWars.exe. The setup package generally installs about 39 files and is usually about 78.51 MB (82,326,604 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 65% of users of Miner Wars 2081 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.minerwars.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Steam\steamapps\common\MinerWars
Uninstaller: "C:\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/223430
Estimated size: 78.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Miner Wars 2081

Program executable:MinerWars.exe
Additional files:
  • MinerWarsUserFolderOpener.exe - MinerWarsUserFolderOpener
  • MinerWars.exe - MinerWars
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]4))
  • SteamSDK.dll
  • MinerWars.GameServices.dll - MinerWarsGameServices
  • 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)
  • 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
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • SlimDX.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
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0A7CD642-755B-4352-BD9E-064734827C0D}' (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.exe' 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'.
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 Miner Wars 2081?

Quickly and completely remove Miner Wars 2081 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Miner Wars 2081 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 Miner Wars 2081, 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 Miner Wars 2081.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.40%
Windows 8 37.62%
Windows Vista 1.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.82%
Windows 8.1 12.87%
Windows 7 Professional 9.90%
Windows 8 5.94%
Windows 8 Pro 3.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.89%
  United Kingdom 10.69%
  Australia 8.40%
  Germany 3.05%
  Austria 2.29%
  Canada 2.29%
  Spain 2.29%
  Belgium 1.53%
  France 0.76%
  Mexico 0.76%
  Netherlands 0.76%
  Norway 0.76%
  Turkey 0.76%
  South Africa 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.17%
Acer 22.92%
Lenovo 8.33%
Dell 8.33%
ASUS 8.33%
Intel 4.17%
Alienware 4.17%
Common models
Gateway DX4860 6.67%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.33%
Gigabyte M52LT-D3P 3.33%
LENOVO 20193 3.33%
MSI MS-7673 3.33%
NVIDIA 132-CK-NF78 3.33%


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