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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,320
United States Rank #2,546
Reach 0.1981%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.78 days
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Average installed length: 322.12 days

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Surgeon Simulator 2013


Surgeon Simulator 2013 is a program developed by Bossa Studios. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 ss2013.exe. The software installer includes 38 files and is usually about 726.75 MB (762,048,479 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 61% of users of Surgeon Simulator 2013 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.surgeonsimulator2013.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Surgeon Simulator 2013
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/233720
Estimated size: 726.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Surgeon Simulator 2013

Program executable:ss2013.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Surgeon Simulator 2013\ss2013.exe
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
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.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
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • Contig.exe (by Sysinternals) - Sysinternals Contig (Contig)
  • 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)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • SteamworksNative.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • video.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FEE39E82-DD34-465F-A045-9BF3D3100210}' (runs on registration).
  • Contig.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F082F9FD-9203-48FE-8914-C7D26B851ADE}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E7D265B4-59BF-47D6-AE89-982082F40E03}' (runs on registration).
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.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Elliot\Lollollol !\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • ss2013.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Surgeon Simulator 2013\ss2013.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:19.21 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0020147051%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00175589%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00025881%
0.015104% average
Memory:57.52 MB
Total CPU:0.0004700060%
Kernel CPU:0.00038533%
User CPU:0.00008468%

How do I remove Surgeon Simulator 2013?

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Or, you can uninstall Surgeon Simulator 2013 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 Surgeon Simulator 2013, 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 Surgeon Simulator 2013.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.55%
Windows 8 39.19%
Windows Vista 0.90%
Windows XP 0.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.76%
Windows 8.1 18.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.32%
Windows 7 Professional 9.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.75%
Windows 8 5.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.49%
  United Kingdom 8.05%
  Canada 5.55%
  France 3.74%
  Australia 3.31%
  Germany 2.24%
  Netherlands 1.67%
  Finland 1.52%
  DK 1.50%
  Norway 1.21%
  Sweden 1.18%
  Brazil 0.83%
  New Zealand 0.66%
  Belgium 0.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.55%
ASUS 17.28%
Acer 13.14%
Dell 12.54%
Lenovo 6.20%
Toshiba 5.00%
Alienware 4.54%
Samsung 3.80%
MSI 2.40%
Intel 1.00%
Apple 0.60%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.35%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.69%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.20%
LENOVO 20217 2.83%
MSI MS-7821 2.58%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.46%


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