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Vanguard: Saga of Heroes


Vanguard: Saga of Heroes is a software program developed by Sigil Games Online. 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 setup package generally installs about 7 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 84% of users of Vanguard: Saga of Heroes come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program FilesSony\Vanguard
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FA3DC8E0-AC7B-47CD-BC46-836FA23DC052}\ISSetup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Vanguard: Saga of Heroes

  • LaunchPad.exe (by Sony Online Entertainment) - LaunchPad (GameLauncher)
  • !CheckMinSpec.dll
  • LaunchPad.dll
  • LP_DiagVGO.exe
  • Uninstaller.exe (by Sony Online Entertainment)
  • Vanguard.exe - Vanguard Updater and Launcher (VanguardLauncher)
  • wws_crashreport_uploader.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LaunchPad.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{098A1A94-81B4-4113-B9E4-90A8D01A1A84}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • LaunchPad.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Dragon's Prophet\LaunchPad.exe'.
  • Vanguard.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sony\Vanguard\Vanguard.exe'.

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Or, you can uninstall Vanguard: Saga of Heroes 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 Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, 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 Vanguard: Saga of Heroes.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 13%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.21%
  Australia 5.26%
  Germany 5.26%
  Ireland 5.26%


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