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6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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Global Rank #16,139
United States Rank #12,310
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Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition

Overview

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition is a program developed by United Front Games. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is sdhdship.exe. The software installer includes 59 files and is usually about 116.54 MB (122,197,158 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 54% of users of Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sleepingdogs.net
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\SleepingDogsDefinitiveEdition
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/307690
Estimated size: 116.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition

Program executable:sdhdship.exe
Name:Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition executable
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\SleepingDogsDefinitiveEdition\sdhdship.exe
MD5:4222400da40a4589c15c2e6b2071dcab
Additional files:
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • avutil-ttv-51.dll
  • bink2w64.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3d9.dll
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DSETUP.dll - Direct driver preloader
  • dsetup32.dll - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • dxgi.dll
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libcurl-ttv.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libeay32-ttv.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • libmp3lame-ttv.dll
  • sdkencryptedappticket64.dll
  • ssleay32.dll
  • ssleay32-ttv.dll
  • steam_api64.dll - Steam Client API
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • swresample-ttv-0.dll
  • twitchsdk_64_release.dll
  • v8.dll
  • vcredist_x64.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 Redistributable Setup)
  • vcredist_x86.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable Setup)
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4ABDC55A-D9CB-46F2-A463-2577B8245BD9}' (runs on registration).
  • GameOverlayUI.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Steam Overlaylol'.
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-2670030505-518119727-3750952168-1001.
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.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads 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'.

How do I remove Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition?

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Or, you can uninstall Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition 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 Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition, 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 Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 70%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 69.62%
Windows 7 30.00%
Windows Vista 0.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.31%
Windows 10 Home 14.23%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.92%
Windows 10 Pro 10.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.17%
  United Kingdom 8.93%
  Australia 5.36%
  France 3.57%
  Canada 2.98%
  Netherlands 2.08%
  Russia 1.79%
  Italy 1.49%
  Sweden 1.49%
  Brazil 1.19%
  Malaysia 1.19%
  Norway 1.19%
  Austria 0.89%
  Switzerland 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.36%
Hewlett-Packard 16.50%
Lenovo 15.53%
GIGABYTE 12.62%
Dell 11.65%
Acer 7.77%
Alienware 7.77%
Toshiba 3.88%
MSI 2.91%
Common models
ASUS All Series 17.95%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 3.21%
MSI MS-7816 2.56%
LENOVO 20217 1.92%
Alienware Alienware 14 1.92%
MSI MS-7821 1.92%

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