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Global Rank #41,740
United States Rank #29,128
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Sword of the Stars Complete Collection

What is Sword of the Stars Complete Collection?

Sword of the Stars is a space strategy where players can explore planets, manage their empire and research new technology.

About  (from Lighthouse Interactive)

Create the ultimate empire in Sword of the Stars Complete Collection including the expansions: Born of Blood, A Murder of Crows, and Argos Naval Yard. In classic 4X style, eXplore star systems, claim planets to eXpand your empire, eXploit resources and eXterminate your enemies in tactical battles.

Overview

Sword of the Stars Complete Collection is a software program developed by Lighthouse Interactive. 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 setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.8 GB (1,927,579,322 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 70% of users of Sword of the Stars Complete Collection come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Japan.

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: 1.8 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Sword of the Stars Complete Collection

  • Uninstall.exe (by Kerberos Productions Inc) - Sword of the Stars Complete Collection (Installation wizard for Sword of the Stars Complete Collection.)
  • Dedicated Server Launchpad.exe (by Kerberos Produtions) - Kerberos.Mars.Sots.Server.Frontend (SotS Dedicated Server Launchpad)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • ModManager.exe - ModManager
  • sots_server.exe
  • Sword of the Stars.exe

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 Complete Collection?

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Or, you can uninstall Sword of the Stars Complete Collection 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 Complete Collection, 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 Complete Collection.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 3%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#41,740

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.73%
Windows 8 15.15%
Windows Vista 12.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.45%
Windows 7 Professional 18.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.06%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.06%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.45%
  United Kingdom 13.64%
  Japan 4.55%
  Finland 2.27%
  Norway 2.27%
  New Zealand 2.27%
  Romania 2.27%
  Slovenia 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 12.00%
Lenovo 12.00%
Acer 12.00%
GIGABYTE 8.00%
Sony 4.00%
Samsung 4.00%
NEC 4.00%
ASUS 4.00%
Common models
Sony VPCF236FM 4.17%
Samsung R530/R730/R540 ... 4.17%
MSI MS-7751 4.17%
LENOVO Lenovo IdeaPad Y58... 4.17%
LENOVO 4384Z8C 4.17%
LENOVO 20CD00B1US 4.17%

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