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United States Rank #6,921
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 277.08 days

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Orcs Must Die!

What is Orcs Must Die!?  (from Robot Entertainment)

Orcs Must Die! challenges players to defend fortresses under siege. With a wide variety of traps and weapons to choose from, Orcs Must Die! dares players to find the best ways to hack, launch, flatten, gibletize, and incinerate an endless army of filthy orcs and their vile allies. Orcs Must Die! features a vibrant look...  Read more

Overview

Orcs Must Die! is a program developed by Robot Entertainment. 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 software installer includes 36 files and is usually about 4.88 MB (5,118,058 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 53% of users of Orcs Must Die! come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.orcsmustdie.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Orcs Must Die!
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/102600
Estimated size: 4.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Orcs Must Die!

  • 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
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • 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
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • avutil-51.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)
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavutil-52.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • Steam2.dll
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • video.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4695AF4D-997B-4413-8256-8EF413E8BECC}' (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 Startup.
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'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Steam.exe
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
Switches/sec:655
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 Orcs Must Die!?

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Or, you can uninstall Orcs Must Die! 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 Orcs Must Die!, 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 Orcs Must Die!.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.24%
Windows 8 36.60%
Windows Vista 0.64%
Windows XP 0.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.32%
Windows 8.1 13.55%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.42%
Windows 7 Professional 8.39%
Windows 10 Home 2.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.80%
  United Kingdom 9.68%
  France 5.70%
  Canada 4.19%
  Germany 3.98%
  Australia 2.90%
  Norway 2.37%
  Netherlands 2.04%
  Poland 1.61%
  DK 1.51%
  Finland 1.29%
  Brazil 1.18%
  Sweden 1.18%
  Belgium 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.90%
Hewlett-Packard 16.80%
Dell 15.50%
GIGABYTE 14.21%
Acer 13.70%
Lenovo 6.20%
Alienware 3.88%
Samsung 3.10%
Toshiba 2.58%
MSI 2.33%
Intel 1.29%
Medion 0.52%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.48%
MSI MS-7821 4.26%
MSI MS-7758 3.19%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.84%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.84%
Dell XPS 8300 2.13%

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