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Shattered Horizon Dedicated Server


Shattered Horizon Dedicated Server is a software program developed by Futuremark. 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 10 files and is usually about 248.82 MB (260,903,206 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 96% of users of Shattered Horizon Dedicated Server come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: shatteredhorizon.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\shattered horizon dedicated server
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/18112
Estimated size: 248.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Shattered Horizon Dedicated Server

  • sh_server.exe - Shattered Horizon (Shattered Horizon Server)
  • dotnetfx.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 (IExpress Setup)
  • sh_server_gui.exe (by Microsoft) - sh_server_launcher
  • Steam.dll (by Valve) - Steam (Steam Client Engine)
  • Steam.exe (by Valve) - Steam 732897
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API
  • steamclient.dll
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • vcredist_x86.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Setup)
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C595049B-AAB0-4C64-8971-CFB8A1A5FDD3}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

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Or, you can uninstall Shattered Horizon Dedicated Server 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 Shattered Horizon Dedicated Server, 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 Shattered Horizon Dedicated Server.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win 8 22%
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 77.78%
Windows 8 22.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.56%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 22.22%
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.83%
  United Kingdom 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-7549 14.29%
LENOVO 2958 14.29%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 14.29%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3-B3 14.29%
Gateway DX4860 14.29%
ECS IC780M-A2 14.29%

About (from Futuremark Corporation)

We create benchmarking software that helps you measure the hardware performance of your PC, tablet and smartphone.
Publisher URL: www.futuremark.com


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