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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,461
United States Rank #9,301
Reach 0.0258%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.38 days
394.76 days >
Average installed length: 207.41 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.182 2.49%

Sins of a Solar Empire

Overview

Sins of a Solar Empire is a software program developed by Stardock Entertainment. 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 sins of a solar empire.exe. The setup package generally installs about 35 files and is usually about 7.36 MB (7,716,445 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 63% of users of Sins of a Solar Empire come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.sinsofasolarempire.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kalypso\Sins of a Solar Empire
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{3ADC3395-6379-4C95-9292-30A373AC55BC}\setup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 7.36 MB

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:\Program Files\stardock games\sins of a solar empire\sins of a solar empire.exe
MD5:7c40b75da8ff946f9d2a484580c25311
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)
  • Activate.exe - Activate (Stardock Product Activation)
  • Impulse.exe - Impulse
  • UninstHelper.exe (by GameStop) - Add/Remove Programs Helper
  • ConvertData_OriginalSins.exe
  • SDActivate.exe
  • Sins of a Solar Empire Dev.exe (by Ironclad Games)
  • Sins of a Solar Empire Diplomacy.exe (by Ironclad Games) - Sins of a Solar Empire Diplomacy
  • Sins of a Solar Empire Diplomacy Dev.exe
  • Sins of a Solar Empire Entrenchment.exe - Sins of a Solar Empire Entrenchment
  • ConvertData_Diplomacy.exe
  • msvcr80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • Sins of a Solar Empire Entrenchment Dev.exe
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • FirewallInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Firewall Install Helper DLL
  • fmod.dll (by Firelight Technologies Pty, Ltd) - FMOD
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • GDFSinsInstall.exe - GDFSinsIntall Application (GDFSinsInstall Application)
  • sins_install.exe - WindowBlinds

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SINS_Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task named 'RunAsStdUser Task' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Sins of a Solar Empire.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Stardock\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) 66%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#13,461

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.72%
Windows 8 13.54%
Windows Vista 10.50%
Windows XP 5.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.98%
Windows 7 Professional 11.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.12%
Windows 8.1 6.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.45%
  Germany 12.82%
  United Kingdom 4.20%
  Canada 3.36%
  France 2.94%
  Australia 2.31%
  Italy 1.89%
  New Zealand 0.84%
  Finland 0.63%
  Sweden 0.42%
  Austria 0.42%
  Romania 0.42%
  Spain 0.42%
  Netherlands 0.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.29%
Hewlett-Packard 21.29%
Acer 18.81%
GIGABYTE 15.84%
ASUS 11.88%
Alienware 4.46%
Lenovo 1.98%
Gateway 1.49%
Sony 1.49%
Toshiba 1.49%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.90%
ASUS All Series 3.45%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.45%
Dell XPS 8300 2.76%
Dell XPS 630i 2.07%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.07%

About (from Stardock Entertainment, Inc.)

We're best known for computer programs that allow a user to modify or extend a graphical user interface as well as personal computer games, particularly strategy games such as Galactic Civilizations™, Sins of a Solar Empire™, Fallen Enchantress and more.
Publisher URL: www.stardock.com

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