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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,007
United States Rank #5,271
Reach 0.0713%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.01 days
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Average installed length: 232.60 days

Tribes: Ascend

Overview

Tribes: Ascend is a program developed by Hi-Rez Studios. 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 80 files and is usually about 35.05 MB (36,752,192 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 60% of users of Tribes: Ascend come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tribesascend.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Tribes
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/17080
Estimated size: 35.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Tribes: Ascend

  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • streaming_client.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • AgentInterface.dll
  • APEX_Clothing_Legacy_x86.dll (by NVIDIA) - APEX Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_Clothing_x86.dll (by NVIDIA)
  • APEX_Destructible_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_x86.dll
  • ApexFramework_x86.dll
  • Autoreporter.exe (by Epic Games) - AutoReporter
  • Autoreporter.XmlSerializers.dll
  • avcodec-52.dll
  • avformat-52.dll
  • avutil-50.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • Awesomium.dll (by Khrona) - Awesomium v1.6.5
  • Awesomium_d.dll (by Khrona)
  • AwesomiumProcess.exe
  • binkudk.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • cudart.dll
  • cudart32_30_9.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 3.0.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 3.0.9)
  • 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)
  • EasyHook32.dll (by Christoph Husse) - EasyHook32
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleFr.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleGr.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleIt.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleLa.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleSp.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleUk.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleUs.dll
  • FreeImage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • FxGraphLayout.dll (by OC3 Entertainment) - FxGraphLayout
  • HirezBridge.exe - HirezProxyLaunch
  • icudt42.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • Interop.XDevkit.1.0.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'XDevkit'.
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • NPSWF32.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'NPSWF32.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • NPSWF32.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Adobe Flash Player 10.1 Pluginl' with a plugin key of [email protected]/FlashPlayer' for all users of the PC.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CBE023F5-9D76-4358-A84B-A82A47A8BF8E}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{694711D6-27A0-4D68-8836-D5F25B163A59}' (runs on registration).
  • GameOverlayUI.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{98D22EE8-FBCE-4B0A-A638-4A27C81582F5}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\steam\steam.exe.
  • 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.
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.
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
  • Steam.exe connects to a96-7-41-160.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com (96.7.41.160 port 80).
  • Steam.exe connects to 208.78.164.14 (port 27018).
  • Steam.exe connects to 146.66.155.9 (port 27017).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

GameOverlayUI.exe
Memory:21.35 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004747990%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00032078%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00015402%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:16,959,400
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:35.45 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:3.3 KB
105.02 KB average
Steam.exe
Memory:151.98 MB
Total CPU:0.0003899617%
Kernel CPU:0.00015490%
User CPU:0.00023506%
CPU cycles/sec:41,366,072
Switches/sec:374
I/O reads/min:3.07 MB
I/O writes/min:1.78 MB
AwesomiumProcess.exe
Memory:12.04 MB
Total CPU:0.0602152084%
Kernel CPU:0.00177740%
User CPU:0.05843781%
CPU cycles/sec:595
Switches/sec:5
I/O reads/min:23 Bytes

How do I remove Tribes: Ascend?

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

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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? 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 50.80%
Windows 8 48.60%
Windows Vista 0.40%
Windows XP 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.52%
Windows 8.1 23.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.45%
Windows 7 Professional 7.83%
Windows 8 6.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.27%
  United Kingdom 7.38%
  Australia 3.93%
  Canada 3.85%
  France 2.97%
  Germany 2.25%
  Norway 1.69%
  Brazil 1.36%
  Netherlands 1.28%
  DK 1.20%
  Sweden 1.20%
  Belgium 1.12%
  Ireland 0.80%
  Italy 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.99%
ASUS 16.17%
Dell 12.78%
Acer 12.78%
GIGABYTE 9.96%
Lenovo 9.02%
Alienware 7.52%
Toshiba 3.38%
MSI 2.82%
Samsung 2.44%
Apple 0.56%
Intel 0.56%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.76%
MSI MS-7821 3.25%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.98%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.44%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.44%
MSI MS-7693 2.44%

About (from Hi-Rez Studios)

Our talented development team consists of industry-proven concept, character, environment, and technical artists, animators, designers, and programmers.
Publisher URL: www.hirezstudios.com

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