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How common is it?
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United States Rank #9,009
Reach 0.0257%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 275.16 days

Penumbra: Overture

What is Penumbra: Overture?

Penumbra: Overture is the first in a series of episodic survival horror games, a first-person adventure.

About  (from Frictional Games)

Penumbra will put players on edge like never before as they explore bizarre and mysterious environments, the unknown awaiting them behind every corner. The world is detailed both in terms of graphical fidelity and narrative character - The Penumbra Series is a horrific experience that will grip players from its opening...  Read more

Overview

Penumbra: Overture is a program developed by Frictional Games. 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 oalinst.exe. The software installer includes 54 files and is usually about 764.42 KB (782,768 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 66% of users of Penumbra: Overture come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.penumbragame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\penumbra overture
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/22180
Estimated size: 764.42 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Penumbra: Overture

Program executable:oalinst.exe
Name:OpenAL Installer
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\penumbra overture\oalinst.exe
MD5:75ca10b6d41ed18fc653461e63d247cf
Additional files:
  • Penumbra.exe
  • alut.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • BlackBox.dll
  • cg.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA Cg Runtime (Cg Core Runtime Library)
  • cgGL.dll (by NVIDIA) - Cg GL Runtime Library
  • 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
  • jpeg.dll
  • keyhook.dll
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libogg.dll
  • libpng12.dll - LibPNG (PNG image compression library)
  • libpng13.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • libtheora.dll
  • libvorbis.dll
  • libvorbisfile.dll
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • Newton.dll
  • SDL.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • SDL_image.dll - SDL_image
  • SDL_ttf.dll - SDL_ttf
  • SDL2.dll
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • 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
  • wrap_oal.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative Labs OpenAL32 (OpenAL32)
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 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).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam.
Startup File (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.
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'.
  • Penumbra.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Games\Steam\SteamApps\common\penumbra overture\redist\Penumbra.exe'.
Network connections
  • Steam.exe connects to a96-7-41-160.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com (96.7.41.160 port 80).
  • Steam.exe connects to 208.78.164.14 (port 27018).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

GameOverlayUI.exe
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
Steam.exe
Memory:151.98 MB
Total CPU:0.0003899617%
Kernel CPU:0.00015490%
User CPU:0.00023506%
CPU cycles/sec:41,366,072
Switches/sec:374
I/O reads/min:3.07 MB
I/O writes/min:1.78 MB

How do I remove Penumbra: Overture?

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Or, you can uninstall Penumbra: Overture 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 Penumbra: Overture, 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 Penumbra: Overture.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.25%
Windows 8 27.15%
Windows Vista 1.94%
Windows XP 1.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.73%
Windows 7 Professional 13.17%
Windows 8.1 13.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.92%
Windows 10 Home 3.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.39%
  United Kingdom 7.47%
  Canada 4.56%
  Germany 4.15%
  Australia 2.07%
  France 1.87%
  Finland 1.45%
  Sweden 1.24%
  Netherlands 1.24%
  Brazil 1.04%
  Norway 1.04%
  DK 0.83%
  Ireland 0.83%
  Italy 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.24%
GIGABYTE 16.76%
ASUS 14.05%
Dell 12.97%
Acer 12.43%
Alienware 5.41%
Lenovo 4.86%
Toshiba 3.78%
Intel 3.24%
MSI 1.62%
Apple 1.08%
American Megatrends 0.54%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.67%
ASUS All Series 5.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.00%
MSI MS-7673 3.33%
Gateway FX6840 2.00%
Alienware Alienware X51 2.00%

Publisher URL: www.frictionalgames.com

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