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Sword of the Stars - Argos Naval Yard

What is Sword of the Stars - Argos Naval Yard?

Sword of the Stars is a casual video game for the PC that uses the GameStop downloadable app for distribution, socail connection and update management.

Overview

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 sword of the stars.exe. The software installer includes 7 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gamestop.com/gs/landing/pc-game-downloads
Help link: www.impulsedriven.com
Installation folder: C:\Impulse Games\Paradox Interactive\Sword of the Stars Ultimate\
Uninstaller: "C:\Impulse Games\Paradox Interactive\Sword of the Stars Ultimate\UninstHelper.exe" /autouninstall sotsany

Program filesFiles installed by Sword of the Stars - Argos Naval Yard

Program executable:sword of the stars.exe
Path:C:\impulse games\paradox interactive\sword of the stars ultimate\sword of the stars.exe
MD5:10246d1e0be515fed0b599974d65a0f5
Additional files:
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • Dedicated Server Launchpad.exe (by Kerberos Produtions) - Kerberos.Mars.Sots.Server.Frontend (SotS Dedicated Server Launchpad)
  • ImpulseReactor.dll (by Stardock) - ImpulseReactor Dynamic Link Library
  • ReactorActivate.exe (by Stardock) - Activate (Product Activation)
  • sots_server.exe
  • UninstHelper.exe - GameStop App (Add/Remove Programs Helper)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Sword of the Stars.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ACD94006-E820-4DB7-BFFD-90DF7CF50E9A}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Sword of the Stars.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lighthouse Interactive\Sword of the Stars\Sword of the Stars.exe'.

How do I remove Sword of the Stars - Argos Naval Yard?

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Or, you can uninstall Sword of the Stars - Argos Naval Yard 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 - Argos Naval Yard, 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 - Argos Naval Yard.

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
GIGABYTE
 
OS VERSIONS
Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Canada 20.00%

About (from GameStop)

GameStop is the world's largest multichannel video game retailer.
Publisher URL: www.gamestop.com

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