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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,749
United States Rank #12,107
Reach 0.0220%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.93 days
757.21 days >
Average installed length: 397.86 days

Toy Soldiers

Overview

Toy Soldiers is a program developed by Signal 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 Game.exe. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 1.75 GB (1,883,412,168 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 50% of users of Toy Soldiers come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.signalstudios.net
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Steam\steamapps\common\toy soldiers
Uninstaller: "C:\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/98300
Estimated size: 1.75 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Toy Soldiers

Program executable:Game.exe
Name:Toy Soldiers
Toy Soldiers Game Executable
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\toy soldiers\Game.exe
MD5:57e7fbec89b4eb8428385bf5fc4e5d5a
Additional files:
  • Game.exe - Toy Soldiers (Toy Soldiers Game Executable)
  • GameSW.exe
  • tspc.dll - Toy Soldiers Supplemental DLL
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex (FMOD Ex SoundSystem)
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-52.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamTmp.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
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FB902E28-48BC-4F76-A032-BEFAD3399D00}' (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.
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • GameSW.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\toy soldiers\GameSW.exe'.
  • Game.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\toy soldiers\Game.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

SteamTmp.exe
Memory:230.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00107566%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:334
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Toy Soldiers?

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Or, you can uninstall Toy Soldiers 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 Toy Soldiers, 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 Toy Soldiers.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.28%
Windows 8 30.10%
Windows Vista 1.29%
Windows XP 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.48%
Windows 7 Professional 13.27%
Windows 8.1 11.97%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.83%
Windows 10 Home 3.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  United Kingdom 11.23%
  Germany 8.29%
  Canada 5.88%
  France 5.61%
  Australia 3.21%
  Spain 1.87%
  Netherlands 1.87%
  Sweden 1.60%
  Austria 1.07%
  Brazil 1.07%
  DK 1.07%
  Italy 1.07%
  Japan 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.09%
GIGABYTE 17.01%
Hewlett-Packard 17.01%
Dell 14.29%
Acer 12.24%
Lenovo 7.48%
Alienware 3.40%
American Megatrends 2.72%
MSI 2.04%
Intel 1.36%
Toshiba 1.36%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.72%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.36%
Dell XPS 8300 2.36%
Alienware Alienware X51 2.36%
LENOVO 20378 2.36%
MSI MS-7733 2.36%

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