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X-COM: UFO Defense

What is X-COM: UFO Defense?

X-COM: UFO Defense is a PC video game distributed through the GameStop App, a free game download and management utility.

Overview

X-COM: UFO Defense is a software program developed by GameStop. 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 primary executable is named dosbox.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 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 96% of users of X-COM: UFO Defense come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gamestop.com/gs/landing/pc-game-downloads
Help link: www.impulsedriven.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\2K Games\X-COM - UFO Defense
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\2K Games\X-COM - UFO Defense\UninstHelper.exe" /autouninstall xcom1

Program filesFiles installed by X-COM: UFO Defense

Program executable:dosbox.exe
Name:DOSBox DOS Emulator
Path:C:\Program Files\2k games\x-com - ufo defense\dosbox.exe
MD5:cacb05c27202c3ab5b727867ef57fe32
Additional files:
  • UninstHelper.exe - GameStop App (Add/Remove Programs Helper)
  • SDL.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • SDL_net.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • dosbox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5AB719FC-30E3-4F8D-8348-64F892347CE1}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dosbox.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Steam\SteamApps\common\Duke Nukem 3D\bin\dosbox\dosbox.exe'.

How do I remove X-COM: UFO Defense?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win Vista (SP2) 11%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
US RANK
#40,027

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.78%
Windows XP 11.11%
Windows Vista 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 7 Starter 11.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.15%
  Canada 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 57.14%
GIGABYTE 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
Common models
HP-Pavilion FK555AA-ABA a... 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1254 12.50%
HP Mini 210-1000 12.50%
HP G72 Notebook PC 12.50%
Gigabyte EX58-UD3R 12.50%
ECS MCP61M-M3 12.50%

About (from GameStop)

GameStop is the world's largest multichannel video game retailer.
Publisher URL: www.gamestop.com

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