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A Heart of Darkness

What is A Heart of Darkness?  (from Paradox Interactive)

Heart of Darkness, the second expansion for the grand strategy/ political simulator focuses on the Scramble for Africa as you compete with other colonial powers and experience international crises which require Great Power mediation if the world is to avoid war. Experience Victoria II, an in-depth political simulation ...  Read more


A Heart of Darkness is a program developed by Paradox Interactive. 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 v2game.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 1.24 MB (1,299,968 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 38% of users of A Heart of Darkness come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: tabletoknet.com/load
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Paradox Interactive\Victoria II - A Heart of Darkness\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Paradox Interactive\Victoria II - A Heart of Darkness\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by A Heart of Darkness

Program executable:v2game.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\paradox interactive\victoria ii - a heart of darkness\v2game.exe
Additional files:
  • lua5.1.dll (by Lua.org) - Lua - The Programming Language (Lua Language Run Time)
  • Uninstall.exe
  • buddha.dll
  • ggcoins.dll
  • lua51.dll (by Lua.org)
  • msvcp100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll (by Microsoft)
  • PdxConnect.dll
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • steamclient.dll (by 3DMGAME) - Steamclient Engine
  • tbb.dll (by Intel) - Intel(R) Threading Building Blocks for Windows (Threading Building Blocks library)
  • tbb_debug.dll (by Intel)
  • tbbmalloc.dll - Scalable Allocator library
  • tbbmalloc_proxy.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe
  • unins003.exe
  • unins004.exe
  • vcredist_x86.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable Setup)
  • victoria2.exe
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • victoria2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{988441A4-84E7-45E8-98D9-4BAC21A0ACF0}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • victoria2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\SteamLibrary\SteamApps\common\Crusader Kings II\ck2game.exe'.

How do I remove A Heart of Darkness?

You can uninstall A Heart of Darkness 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program A Heart of Darkness, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 A Heart of Darkness.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.19%
Windows 10 38.83%
Windows XP 0.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.57%
Windows 8.1 14.71%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.78%
Windows 7 Professional 7.84%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.39%
  Brazil 8.93%
  United Kingdom 6.25%
  Australia 3.57%
  Canada 3.57%
  Poland 3.57%
  RS 3.57%
  Sweden 3.57%
  Argentina 2.68%
  Netherlands 2.68%
  Czech Republic 1.79%
  Germany 1.79%
  DK 1.79%
  France 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.29%
Acer 21.92%
Dell 13.70%
ASUS 10.96%
Toshiba 6.85%
Lenovo 6.85%
MSI 1.37%
Alienware 1.37%
Common models
ASUS All Series 2.56%
MSI MS-7699 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.56%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 2.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite C845 2.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 1.28%

About Paradox Interactive

Paradox Interactive is a video game publisher that is known for publishing historical strategy computer games.
Publisher URL: www.paradoxplaza.com


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