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TrackMania² Valley


TrackMania² Valley is a program developed by Nadeo. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 61 files and is usually about 1.04 GB (1,120,569,714 bytes). Updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 23% of users of TrackMania² Valley come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.maniaplanet.com/trackmania/valley
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Steam\steamapps\common\ManiaPlanet_TMValley
Uninstaller: "C:\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/243360
Estimated size: 1.04 GB

Program filesFiles installed by TrackMania² Valley

  • ManiaPlanet.exe - ManiaPlanet
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • avutil-ttv-51.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libav_h264-56.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libmfxsw32.dll (by Intel) - Intel® Media SDK (Intel® Media SDK library)
  • libmp3lame-0.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • libwebp.dll
  • libwebp_a.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • ManiaPlanetGdf.dll
  • ManiaPlanetLauncher.exe
  • ogg.dll
  • oggvorbisfile.dll
  • OpenAL32.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • swresample-ttv-0.dll
  • ThumbGbx.dll - ThumbGbx Dynamic Link Library (ThumbGbx DLL)
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • twitchsdk_32_release.dll
  • Updater.exe
  • v8.dll
  • video.dll
  • vorbis.dll
  • vorbisfile.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AFD26110-DC13-417F-8053-728879E7714C}' (runs on registration).
  • ManiaPlanetLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{06CC9773-1825-40E1-8A5F-B64F419A48D8}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (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.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • ManiaPlanetLauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ManiaPlanet\ManiaPlanetLauncher.exe'.
  • ManiaPlanet.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ManiaPlanet\ManiaPlanet.exe'.
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove TrackMania² Valley?

Quickly and completely remove TrackMania² Valley from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall TrackMania² Valley 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 TrackMania² Valley, 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 TrackMania² Valley.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.10%
Windows 8 43.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.51%
Windows 8.1 Pro 18.70%
Windows 8.1 14.63%
Windows 7 Professional 7.32%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 6.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.02%
  France 20.63%
  Germany 11.90%
  United Kingdom 9.52%
  Belgium 3.97%
  Canada 3.97%
  Norway 3.97%
  Sweden 3.97%
  Australia 3.17%
  Netherlands 3.17%
  Austria 1.59%
  Czech Republic 1.59%
  DK 1.59%
  Poland 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
Acer 16.18%
ASUS 13.24%
Dell 10.29%
Alienware 7.35%
MSI 7.35%
Lenovo 2.94%
Medion 1.47%
Intel 1.47%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.49%
Dell XPS 8500 2.60%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.60%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 2.60%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GE70... 2.60%
MSI MS-7821 2.60%

About Nadeo

Nadeo (acquired by Ubisoft) is a video game developer that produces title such as TrackMania, QuestMania, ShootMania and Virtual Skipper series of video games.
Publisher URL: www.nadeo.com


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