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Team Fortress 2 Dedicated Server

Overview

Team Fortress 2 Dedicated Server is a program developed by Valve. 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 srcds.exe. The software installer includes 50 files and is usually about 2.15 MB (2,252,221 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 80% of users of Team Fortress 2 Dedicated Server come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.steampowered.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\mockingbyrd\source 2007 dedicated server
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/310
Estimated size: 2.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Team Fortress 2 Dedicated Server

Program executable:srcds.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\dael963\source 2007 dedicated server\srcds.exe
MD5:eb51777bb81b900e60f314f9f1568b81
Additional files:
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library (Steam Crash Handler Library ([email protected]))
  • AdminServer.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay ([email protected]))
  • AppOverlay64.dll - Steam Application Overlay ([email protected])
  • avutil-51.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • crashhandler64.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library ([email protected])
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • datacache.dll
  • datamodel.dll
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dedicated.dll
  • dmserializers.dll
  • engine.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer (Steam Game Overlay Renderer ([email protected]))
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer ([email protected])
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam (gameoverlayui.exe ([email protected]))
  • inputsystem.dll
  • MaterialSystem.dll
  • parsifal.dll
  • scenefilecache.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • shaderapiempty.dll
  • SoundEmitterSystem.dll
  • stdshader_dbg.dll
  • stdshader_dx6.dll
  • stdshader_dx7.dll
  • stdshader_dx8.dll
  • stdshader_dx9.dll
  • steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper (Steam Client Bootstrapper ([email protected]))
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll - Steamclient.dll ([email protected])
  • steamerrorreporter.exe - steamerrorreporter.exe ([email protected])
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe - steamerrorreporter.exe ([email protected])
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library (SteamUI Dynamic Link Library ([email protected]))
  • StudioRender.dll
  • tier0.dll
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library ([email protected])
  • vgui2.dll
  • vphysics.dll
  • vstdlib.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll ([email protected])
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8341DDF5-26E7-4AF0-9948-1E24B700D764}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (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.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cdn-178-79-196-253.pmo.llnw.net (178.79.196.253 port 80).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to 69.28.145.170 (port 27017).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net (146.66.152.15 port 27018).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to 80.239.194.142 (port 27030).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net (4.78.155.50 port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Steam.exe
Memory:150.65 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0024978529%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00132835%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00116950%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:169,644,115
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:1,059
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.14 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:163.79 KB
105.02 KB average
SteamTmp.exe
Memory:230.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
User CPU:0.00107566%
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
Switches/sec:334
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB

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  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.
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    • 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 Team Fortress 2 Dedicated Server.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win Vista (SP2) 8%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.62%
Windows XP 7.69%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 61.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  France 10.00%
  Australia 5.00%
  Israel 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 16.67%
Toshiba 8.33%
Sony 8.33%
MSI 8.33%
Acer 8.33%
Common models
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 18.18%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 9.09%
Sony VPCF13QFX 9.09%
HP-Pavilion KJ382AA-ABA m... 9.09%
HP-Pavilion AY608AA-ABA H... 9.09%
HP G71 Notebook PC 9.09%

About Valve

Valve is a video game development and digital distribution company through Steam best known for its critically acclaimed product, Half-Life.
Publisher URL: www.valvesoftware.com

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