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8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,244
United States Rank #6,784
Reach 0.0561%
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.68 days
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Average installed length: 159.69 days

Tropico 5

What is Tropico 5?  (from Haemimont Games)

Return to the remote island nation of Tropico in the next instalment of the critically acclaimed and hugely popular ‘dictator sim’ series. Expand your Dynasty’s reign from the early colonial period to beyond the 21st Century, facing an all-new set of challenges, including advanced trading mechanics, technology and scie...  Read more


Tropico 5 is a program developed by Haemimont Games. 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 main program executable is AppData.exe. The software installer includes 53 files and is usually about 12.63 MB (13,239,513 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 51% of users of Tropico 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tropico5.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Tropico 5
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/245620
Estimated size: 12.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Tropico 5

Program executable:AppData.exe
Name:TRP5 STEAM AppData
Tropico 5
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Tropico 5\AppData.exe
Additional files:
  • Tropico5Steam.exe - Tropico 5
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • 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
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • AppData.exe (by Kalypso Media GmbH) - TRP5 STEAM AppData
  • 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)
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • KalypsoLauncher.dll (by Realmforge Studios GmbH) - Styx
  • libav_h264-56.dll
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • Tropico 5 V1.00 Trainer +5 MrAntiFun.EXE
  • Tropico 5 V1.01 Trainer +1 MrAntiFun B.EXE
  • Tropico 5 V1.03 Trainer +3 MrAntiFun.EXE
  • Tropico 5 V1.06 Trainer +4 MrAntiFun.EXE
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • v8.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4ABDC55A-D9CB-46F2-A463-2577B8245BD9}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-2670030505-518119727-3750952168-1001.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam Client Bootstrapper' and executes as C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe.
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'.
  • Tropico5Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Tropico 5\Tropico5Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Tropico 5?

Quickly and completely remove Tropico 5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Tropico 5 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 Tropico 5, 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 Tropico 5.

Win 8 54%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 54.38%
Windows 7 44.98%
Windows Vista 0.51%
Windows XP 0.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.83%
Windows 8.1 25.57%
Windows 10 Home 10.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.80%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.41%
Windows 7 Professional 7.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.06%
  Germany 8.68%
  United Kingdom 7.87%
  Canada 3.94%
  France 3.53%
  Australia 3.33%
  Netherlands 2.12%
  DK 2.12%
  Sweden 2.02%
  Norway 1.41%
  Austria 1.41%
  Italy 1.21%
  Brazil 1.01%
  Finland 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.90%
Hewlett-Packard 15.48%
Acer 15.48%
Dell 11.30%
Alienware 6.88%
Lenovo 5.90%
Toshiba 5.16%
MSI 4.42%
Samsung 1.72%
Medion 1.23%
Intel 0.74%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.71%
MSI MS-7821 2.41%
Alienware Aurora-R4 2.06%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.06%
MSI MS-7758 2.06%
ASUSTeK G750JW 1.72%


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