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Shadowgrounds: Survivor

Overview

Shadowgrounds: Survivor is a software program developed by Frozenbyte. 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 survivor.exe. The setup package generally installs about 48 files and is usually about 1.09 MB (1,139,589 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 67% of users of Shadowgrounds: Survivor come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.frozenbyte.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\shadowgrounds survivor
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/11200
Estimated size: 1.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Shadowgrounds: Survivor

Program executable:survivor.exe
Survivor
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\shadowgrounds survivor\survivor.exe
MD5:fea55d7a48eb38dff5babfc51d5f650d
Additional files:
  • Shadowgrounds Survivor Launcher.exe - Shadowgrounds Survivor Launcher
  • testapp.exe - Survivor
  • particle_editor.exe - particle_editor
  • cygwin1.dll (by Red Hat) - Cygwin (Cygwin® POSIX Emulation DLL)
  • fmod.dll (by Firelight Technologies Pty, Ltd) - FMOD
  • BinEditor.exe
  • cpp.exe
  • re.exe
  • scriptdev.exe
  • storm3dv2.dll
  • survivor_editor.exe
  • viewer.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)
  • d3dx9_36.dll
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libswscale-2.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
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • wmfdist.exe - Windows Media Component Setup Application
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • survivor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{36AC63AA-6A0B-41D3-923B-ED3555078FF3}' (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 '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (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:\Programas\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.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 (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

SteamTmp.exe
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
Switches/sec:334
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB
105.02 KB average

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Or, you can uninstall Shadowgrounds: Survivor 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 Shadowgrounds: Survivor, 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 Shadowgrounds: Survivor.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.14%
Windows 8 34.51%
Windows XP 1.18%
Windows Vista 1.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.62%
Windows 7 Professional 14.23%
Windows 8.1 11.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.91%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.57%
  United Kingdom 5.12%
  France 4.52%
  Germany 3.92%
  Canada 3.01%
  Finland 2.11%
  Australia 1.81%
  Brazil 1.81%
  Netherlands 1.51%
  Russia 1.51%
  Austria 1.20%
  Sweden 1.20%
  Belgium 0.60%
  Switzerland 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.49%
GIGABYTE 19.01%
Dell 16.53%
Acer 14.88%
ASUS 14.05%
MSI 4.13%
Toshiba 3.31%
Alienware 3.31%
Intel 1.65%
Lenovo 1.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.55%
ASUS All Series 4.55%
MSI MS-7821 3.79%
MSI MS-7673 3.03%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.27%
Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H 1.52%

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