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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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United States Rank #38,030
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1.6.1 6.67%
1.2.2 33.33%
1.0.12 60.00%

Sword of the Stars

What is Sword of the Stars?

Sword of the Stars is a space 4X game.

About  (from Lighthouse Interactive)

The year is 2405, and scientists have discovered technology allowing for faster-than-light travel. But at the brink of a new era, tragedy strikes: the first interstellar colony ship is destroyed and Earth is ravaged by an unknown alien race.
We are not alone...


Sword of the Stars is a program developed by Lighthouse Interactive. The most used version is 1.0.12, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 970.94 MB (1,018,101,869 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 73% of users of Sword of the Stars come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.kerberos-productions.com/forum
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lighthouse interactive\sword of the stars
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Lighthouse Interactive\Sword of the Stars\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 970.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sword of the Stars

  • Uninstall.exe (by Kerberos Productions Inc) - Sword of the Stars 1.0.12-1.2.2 CD Patch (Installation wizard for Sword of the Stars 1.0.12-1.2.2 CD Patch.)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • Sword of the Stars.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Sword of the Stars.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FBA9745C-C97F-4099-A587-5560949F7D8E}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Sword of the Stars.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Games\Lighthouse Interactive\Sword of the Stars\Sword of the Stars.exe'.

How do I remove Sword of the Stars?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 7%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 20.00%
Windows XP 13.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Windows 8.1 13.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%
Windows 10 Home 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.73%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  France 4.55%
  Sweden 4.55%
  Spain 4.55%
  Canada 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 54.55%
Lenovo 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Gateway 9.09%
Dell 9.09%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard h8-1212c 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1423w 8.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.33%
LENOVO IdeaPad Y560... 8.33%
powerspec B901 8.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.33%


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