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Shadow Warrior Classic 1997

What is Shadow Warrior Classic 1997?  (from 3D Realms)

Strap on your combat sandals...Lo Wang is coming to the Land of the Rising Sun to turn out the lights. Experience total blood immersion. If you can't touch, kill or drive something...then blow it away! Whether you're wielding shurikens, an Uzi, or a freshly plundered Guardian head...you've got your work cut out for you...  Read more


Shadow Warrior Classic 1997 is a software program developed by 3D Realms. 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 setup package generally installs about 41 files and is usually about 259.53 MB (272,134,092 bytes). 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 57% of users of Shadow Warrior Classic 1997 come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.shadowwarrior.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Shadow Warrior Original
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/238070
Estimated size: 259.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Shadow Warrior Classic 1997

  • 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
  • Commit.exe
  • 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)
  • DOSBox.exe (by DOSBox Team) - DOSBox DOS Emulator
  • 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]))
  • launcher.exe
  • SDL.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • SDL_net.dll
  • SDL2.dll
  • Setmain.exe
  • Setup.exe
  • 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]))
  • Sw.exe
  • Swhelp.exe
  • 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])
  • WD95VW71.EXE (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Plus! for Windows® 95 (Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor)
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper
  • zmbv.dll

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.
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Shadow Warrior Original\bin\launcher.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • DOSBox.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Shadow Warrior Classic\bin\dosbox\DOSBox.exe'.
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cdn-178-79-196-253.pmo.llnw.net ( port 80).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to (port 27017).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net ( port 27018).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to (port 27030).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net ( port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:230.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00107566%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Shadow Warrior Classic 1997?

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Or, you can uninstall Shadow Warrior Classic 1997 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 Shadow Warrior Classic (1997), 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 Shadow Warrior Classic 1997.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.08%
Windows 8 37.39%
Windows Vista 1.68%
Windows XP 0.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.55%
Windows 8.1 11.76%
Windows 8 6.30%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.88%
Windows 7 Professional 5.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.94%
  Brazil 5.56%
  Germany 4.86%
  United Kingdom 4.86%
  Finland 3.47%
  France 3.13%
  Canada 2.43%
  Sweden 1.39%
  Italy 1.39%
  Norway 1.04%
  Australia 1.04%
  Argentina 1.04%
  Netherlands 1.04%
  Poland 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.97%
Hewlett-Packard 20.45%
ASUS 18.94%
Lenovo 8.33%
Dell 6.82%
Toshiba 4.55%
Samsung 2.27%
Alienware 2.27%
MSI 1.52%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.20%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.52%
MSI MS-7641 2.52%
MSI MS-7681 2.52%
Gateway DX4831 1.68%


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