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Alter Ego

What is Alter Ego?  (from bitComposer Games)

Alter Ego takes virtual gamers to the town of Plymouth in the South of England as the 19th century draws to a close. A series of gruesome murders shakes both the town and the entire region after a strange aristocrat dies who was the subject of many horrifying myths in his lifetime. Players can discover and investigate ...  Read more

Overview

Alter Ego is a software program developed by bitComposer Games. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 2.06 MB (2,161,663 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 74% of users of Alter Ego come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bit-composer.com/www_en/game.aspx?gameid=67862d37-f424-48d4-aa0d-6b13879e34a4
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Alter Ego
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/63110
Estimated size: 2.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Alter Ego

  • AlterEgo.exe (by Future Games) - Alter Ego
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll (by Valve)
  • 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)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libavcodec-57.dll
  • libavformat-57.dll
  • libavresample-3.dll
  • libavutil-55.dll
  • libswscale-4.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • oalinst.exe (by Creative Labs) - OpenAL Installer
  • openvr_api.dll
  • RunDev.exe (by Future Games)
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.json
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.json
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • v8.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E4710FF6-C400-44A1-B19D-7F87757BB33B}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-1478317967-2089768041-473047385-1001.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Steam.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.

How do I remove Alter Ego?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 53%
Win 7 (SP1) 47%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 53.33%
Windows 7 46.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 10 Pro 6.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.19%
  Netherlands 6.45%
  Canada 6.45%
  Russia 3.23%
  Germany 3.23%
  Czech Republic 3.23%
  United Kingdom 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
Dell 30.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
MSI 10.00%
Medion 10.00%
GIGABYTE 10.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Qosmio X70-A 9.09%
MSI MS-7816 9.09%
MSI MS-7758 9.09%
MSI MS-7641 9.09%
MSI MS-7640 9.09%
mp MS-7848 9.09%

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