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Sam & Max 304: Beyond the Alley of the Dolls

What is Sam & Max 304: Beyond the Alley of the Dolls?  (from Telltale Games)

Sam and Max must investigate and eliminate the Samulacra.

Overview

Sam & Max 304: Beyond the Alley of the Dolls is a software program developed by Telltale Games. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 SamMax304.exe. The setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 495.79 MB (519,871,970 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. 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 62% of users of Sam & Max 304: Beyond the Alley of the Dolls come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.telltalegames.com/samandmax
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\sam and max 304
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/31250
Estimated size: 495.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sam & Max 304: Beyond the Alley of the Dolls

Program executable:SamMax304.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\sam and max 304\SamMax304.exe
MD5:996521f2960dc8d60716fb525186140f
Additional files:
  • SamMax304.exe
  • fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex (FMOD Ex SoundSystem)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay ([email protected]))
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay ([email protected])
  • avutil-51.dll
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library (Steam Crash Handler Library ([email protected]))
  • crashhandler64.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library ([email protected])
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer (Steam Game Overlay Renderer ([email protected]))
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer ([email protected])
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam (gameoverlayui.exe ([email protected]))
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper (Steam Client Bootstrapper ([email protected]))
  • steamclient.dll - Steamclient.dll ([email protected])
  • steamclient64.dll - Steamclient.dll ([email protected])
  • steamerrorreporter.exe - steamerrorreporter.exe ([email protected])
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe - steamerrorreporter.exe ([email protected])
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library (SteamUI Dynamic Link Library ([email protected]))
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library (tier0_s Dynamic Link Library ([email protected]))
  • tier0_s64.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library ([email protected])
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll ([email protected])
  • vstdlib_s64.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll ([email protected])
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (runs on registration).
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.
3 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'.
  • SamMax304.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Sam and Max 304\SamMax304.exe'.
Network connections
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cdn-178-79-196-253.pmo.llnw.net (178.79.196.253 port 80).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to 69.28.145.170 (port 27017).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net (146.66.152.15 port 27018).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to 80.239.194.142 (port 27030).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net (4.78.155.50 port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

GameOverlayUI.exe
Memory:36.47 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0126768236%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00708749%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00558933%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:30,822,598
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:194
70 average
I/O reads/min:633.64 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:29.26 KB
105.02 KB average
SteamTmp.exe
Memory:230.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
User CPU:0.00107566%
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
Switches/sec:334
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB

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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.12%
Windows 8 24.71%
Windows XP 0.78%
Windows Vista 0.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.90%
Windows 7 Professional 14.96%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.12%
Windows 8.1 4.72%
Windows 8 Pro 3.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.31%
  United Kingdom 10.59%
  France 5.30%
  Canada 3.12%
  Australia 2.80%
  Germany 1.87%
  Netherlands 1.56%
  Norway 1.56%
  Belgium 1.25%
  DK 1.25%
  Finland 1.25%
  Sweden 1.25%
  Brazil 0.62%
  Spain 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 23.01%
ASUS 20.35%
Dell 18.58%
Acer 18.58%
Hewlett-Packard 11.50%
Alienware 3.54%
Lenovo 1.77%
Samsung 1.77%
American Megatrends 0.88%
Common models
MSI MS-7821 4.46%
Dell XPS 8300 2.68%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.79%
ASUSTeK G73Sw 1.79%
Dell Inspiron 620 1.79%
Dell Inspiron 580 1.79%

About (from Telltale Games)

Telltale Games is an award-winning independent developer and publisher founded by games industry veterans.
Publisher URL: www.telltalegames.com

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