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8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,391
United States Rank #2,806
Reach 0.1931%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.00 days
383.59 days >
Average installed length: 201.55 days

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Sanctum 2

Overview

Sanctum 2 is a program developed by Coffee Stain 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 83 files and is usually about 3.46 MB (3,623,844 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 56% of users of Sanctum 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: forum.coffeestainstudios.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Sanctum2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/210770
Estimated size: 3.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sanctum 2

  • SanctumGame-Win32-Shipping.exe (by Epic Games) - Sanctum 2
  • 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
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • 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
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • AgentInterface.dll
  • amdcpusetup.exe (by Advanced Micro Devices) - AMD CPU Driver Installation Package
  • APEX_Clothing_Legacy_x86.dll (by NVIDIA) - APEX Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_Clothing_x86.dll (by NVIDIA)
  • APEX_ClothingSHIPPING_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_x86.dll
  • APEX_DestructibleSHIPPING_x86.dll
  • APEX_Framework_Legacy_x86.dll
  • ApexFramework_x86.dll
  • ApexFrameworkSHIPPING_x86.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • cudart32_30_9.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 3.0.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 3.0.9)
  • cudart32_40_17.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.0.17 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.0.17)
  • 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)
  • dotNetFx40_Client_x86_x64.exe - Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile Setup)
  • DSETUP.dll - Direct driver preloader
  • dsetup32.dll - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • EasyHook32.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleFr.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleGr.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleIt.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleLa.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleSp.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleUk.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleUs.dll
  • FxGraphLayout.dll (by OC3 Entertainment) - FxGraphLayout
  • GRB_1_x86.dll - GPU accelerated Rigid Body Dynamic Link Library
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavutil-52.dll
  • libogg.dll
  • libresample.dll (by Dominic Mazzoni) - libresample

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).
  • 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.
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

GameOverlayUI.exe
Memory:19.21 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0020147051%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00175589%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00025881%
0.015104% average
Steam.exe
Memory:57.52 MB
Total CPU:0.0004700060%
Kernel CPU:0.00038533%
User CPU:0.00008468%

How do I remove Sanctum 2?

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Or, you can uninstall Sanctum 2 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 Sanctum 2, 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 Sanctum 2.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Server 2003 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? 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 58.57%
Windows 8 40.47%
Windows Vista 0.59%
Windows XP 0.33%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.26%
Windows 8.1 17.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.37%
Windows 7 Professional 9.39%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.57%
Windows 10 Home 3.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.87% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.87%
  United Kingdom 8.16%
  Canada 5.48%
  France 4.26%
  Australia 3.81%
  Germany 3.25%
  Netherlands 2.08%
  Sweden 1.82%
  DK 1.55%
  Norway 1.31%
  Belgium 1.13%
  Finland 1.01%
  Brazil 0.95%
  Italy 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.13%
Hewlett-Packard 18.98%
Acer 12.95%
Dell 12.51%
GIGABYTE 12.14%
Lenovo 7.14%
Alienware 4.34%
Toshiba 4.34%
MSI 3.68%
Samsung 2.35%
Medion 1.03%
Intel 0.96%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.14%
MSI MS-7821 3.63%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.75%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.63%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.25%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.25%

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