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4% remove it96% keep it
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Runaway: A Twist of Fate


Runaway: A Twist of Fate is a program developed by Pendulo Studios. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 38 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 32% of users of Runaway: A Twist of Fate come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.runaway-thegame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\games\steam\steamapps\common\runaway a twist of fate
Uninstaller: "C:\Games\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/58560

Program filesFiles installed by Runaway: A Twist of Fate

  • RATOF-Config.exe - Runaway: A Twist of Fate - Config (Runaway: A Twist of Fate Configurator)
  • RATOF.exe - Runaway: A Twist of Fate
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • 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-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
  • 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
  • unicows.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Win9x Systems (MSLU))
  • uninstall.exe
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{76362A71-5B73-4E7C-A9E1-309CC8F9ED98}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Runaway: A Twist of Fate?

Quickly and completely remove Runaway: A Twist of Fate from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Runaway: A Twist of Fate 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 Runaway: A Twist of Fate, 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 Runaway: A Twist of Fate.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.63%
Windows 8 40.68%
Windows XP 1.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.34%
Windows 7 Professional 20.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.25%
Windows 8.1 11.86%
Windows 10 Home 8.47%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.35%
  France 26.47%
  Germany 10.29%
  United Kingdom 7.35%
  Canada 2.94%
  Italy 2.94%
  Norway 2.94%
  Austria 1.47%
  Australia 1.47%
  Belgium 1.47%
  Czech Republic 1.47%
  Finland 1.47%
  Lebanon 1.47%
  MQ 1.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 15.15%
Lenovo 12.12%
Acer 12.12%
MSI 9.09%
Alienware 9.09%
Dell 6.06%
Toshiba 3.03%
Medion 3.03%
Apple 3.03%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro A20... 2.56%
Apple Inc. MacBookPro8,2 2.56%
Alienware Aurora 2.56%
Alienware Alienware 14 2.56%


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