77,019,263 programs installed

Should I remove Sins of a Solar Empire?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #42,623
United States Rank #26,633
Reach 0.0023%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Stardock

Sins of a Solar Empire

What is Sins of a Solar Empire?

Sins of a Solar Empire utilizes the Impulse digital distribution platform. Impulse provides users the ability to purchase and download software that are tied to an account on GameStop's servers, and can be downloaded from anywhere that allows the use of the Impulse client. Impulse allows users to install, update (when desired) and uninstall the software tied to a user's account. Users who purchase Impulse-supported games at retail stores can download the client and install previously purchased software on their computers without the original disc after registration of the game.

Overview

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 sins of a solar empire.exe. The setup package generally installs about 30 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stardock.com
Installation folder: C:\stardock\Sins of a Solar Empire
Uninstaller: "C:\stardock\Sins of a Solar Empire\UninstHelper.exe" /autouninstall sin

Program filesFiles installed by Sins of a Solar Empire

Program executable:sins of a solar empire.exe
Name:Sins of a Solar Empire
Path:C:\stardock\sins of a solar empire\sins of a solar empire.exe
MD5:228f6c07e9b28f94ce5da3aa4901134a
Additional files:
  • SINS_Launcher.exe - Sins of a Solar Empire Autorun/Launcher
  • CryptoUtilAX.dll - Sins of a Solar Empire (Sins of a Solar Empire Utility Library)
  • SDActivate.exe - Activate (Stardock Product Activation)
  • Impulse.exe - Impulse
  • UninstHelper.exe - Add/Remove Programs Helper
  • disable_diplo_beta.exe - WindowBlinds
  • sins_install.exe
  • sins_uninstall.exe
  • sinsentrench_firewallgdf.exe
  • ConvertData_Diplomacy.exe
  • Sins of a Solar Empire Diplomacy Dev.exe (by Ironclad Games) - Sins of a Solar Empire Diplomacy
  • Sins of a Solar Empire Diplomacy.exe (by Ironclad Games)
  • ConvertData_Entrenchment.exe
  • ConvertData_OriginalSins.exe
  • Sins of a Solar Empire Dev.exe
  • Sins of a Solar Empire Entrenchment Dev.exe - Sins of a Solar Empire Entrenchment
  • Sins of a Solar Empire Entrenchment.exe
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • FirewallInstall.exe - Firewall Application
  • FirewallInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Firewall Install Helper DLL
  • fmod.dll (by Firelight Technologies Pty, Ltd) - FMOD
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • GDFSinsInstall.exe - GDFSinsIntall Application (GDFSinsInstall Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Sins of a Solar Empire.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Stardock Games\Sins of a Solar Empire\Sins of a Solar Empire.exe'.
  • Sins of a Solar Empire Entrenchment.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Stardock Games\Sins of a Solar Empire\Sins of a Solar Empire Entrenchment.exe'.

How do I remove Sins of a Solar Empire?

Quickly and completely remove Sins of a Solar Empire from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Sins of a Solar Empire 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 Sins of a Solar Empire, 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 Sins of a Solar Empire.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win 8 3%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#42,623

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.50%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Windows XP 3.13%
Windows 8 3.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 59.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.75%
Windows 7 Professional 9.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.13%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.55%
  Germany 8.16%
  DK 4.08%
  United Kingdom 4.08%
  Brazil 2.04%
  Finland 2.04%
  France 2.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.29%
GIGABYTE 17.65%
Dell 17.65%
Acer 11.76%
ASUS 11.76%
Intel 5.88%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-7599 12.50%
Micro-Star MS-7380 6.25%
HP-Pavilion WE247AA-UUW H... 6.25%
HP-Pavilion NC686AAR-ABA ... 6.25%
HP-Pavilion AW020AAR-ABA ... 6.25%
Hewlett-Packard p6631p 6.25%

About Stardock

Stardock is a software development company that initially developed for the OS/2 platform, but switch to Windows.
Publisher URL: www.stardock.com

commentsComments

user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.