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5% remove it95% keep it
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Saira

Overview

Saira is a software program developed by Nicklas Nygren. 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 35 files. 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 46% of users of Saira come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nifflas.ni2.se
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Saira
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/48900

Program filesFiles installed by Saira

  • Saira.exe
  • Settings.exe
  • 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
  • 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 '{D3EA269F-4E98-4921-81A1-14DFFB85A97F}' (runs on registration).
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.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • Settings.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Saira\Settings.exe'.
  • Saira.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Saira\Saira.exe'.

How do I remove Saira?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.76%
Windows 8 41.94%
Windows Vista 2.15%
Windows XP 2.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.96%
Windows 8.1 17.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.13%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.83%
Windows 7 Professional 7.53%
Windows 8 Pro 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.02%
  United Kingdom 9.73%
  Germany 7.08%
  France 4.42%
  Netherlands 4.42%
  Italy 3.54%
  Mexico 2.65%
  Romania 2.65%
  Brazil 1.77%
  Australia 1.77%
  New Zealand 1.77%
  Spain 1.77%
  DK 1.77%
  Chile 0.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.81%
Dell 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
GIGABYTE 11.90%
ASUS 9.52%
Samsung 7.14%
Lenovo 7.14%
Intel 4.76%
Alienware 2.38%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.58%
MSI MS-7821 4.55%
Dell Inspiron 3646 3.03%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2 3.03%
Samsung 350V5C/351V5C/354... 3.03%
MSI MS-7845 3.03%

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