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3% remove it97% keep it
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Average installed length: 287.84 days


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Amnesia: The Dark Descent

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What is Amnesia: The Dark Descent?

Amnesia: The Dark Descent is a survival horror video game. The game features a protagonist named Daniel exploring a dark and foreboding castle, while avoiding monsters and other obstructions as well as solving puzzles. Amnesia is an adventure game played from a first-person perspective.

About  (from Frictional Games)

Amnesia: The Dark Descent, a first person survival horror. A game about immersion, discovery and living through a nightmare. An experience that will chill you to the core. Amnesia: The Dark Descent puts you in the shoes of Daniel as he wakes up in a desolate castle, barely remembering anything about his past. Explorin...  Read more


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 Amnesia.exe. The setup package generally installs about 75 files and is usually about 2.3 MB (2,415,211 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.amnesiagame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Amnesia The Dark Descent
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/57300
Estimated size: 2.3 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Amnesia: The Dark Descent

Program executable:Amnesia.exe
Path:C:\Games\Amnesia - The Dark Descent\Amnesia.exe
Additional files:
  • LevelEditor.exe
  • MaterialEditor.exe
  • ModelEditor.exe
  • ParticleEditor.exe
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • 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
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • streaming_client.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8D3582C1-41C7-41A8-B26C-6621A697867F}' (runs on registration).
  • GameOverlayUI.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{98D22EE8-FBCE-4B0A-A638-4A27C81582F5}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam.exe' 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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • Steam.exe connects to a96-7-41-160.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • Steam.exe connects to (port 27018).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:21.35 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004747990%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00032078%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00015402%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:16,959,400
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:35.45 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:3.3 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:151.98 MB
Total CPU:0.0003899617%
Kernel CPU:0.00015490%
User CPU:0.00023506%
CPU cycles/sec:41,366,072
I/O reads/min:3.07 MB
I/O writes/min:1.78 MB

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Or, you can uninstall Amnesia: The Dark Descent 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 Amnesia: The Dark Descent, 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 Amnesia: The Dark Descent.

Win 10 57%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 57.24%
Windows 7 42.10%
Windows Vista 0.44%
Windows XP 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.31%
Windows 8.1 18.56%
Windows 10 Home 16.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.24%
Windows 10 Pro 7.40%
Windows 7 Professional 6.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.84%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  Canada 4.25%
  France 3.13%
  Germany 2.49%
  Australia 1.82%
  Finland 1.51%
  DK 1.37%
  Sweden 1.29%
  Netherlands 1.20%
  Italy 1.09%
  Norway 0.84%
  Spain 0.78%
  Brazil 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.46%
ASUS 18.19%
Dell 12.53%
Acer 11.69%
Lenovo 9.73%
Toshiba 5.18%
MSI 4.76%
Alienware 4.34%
Samsung 2.38%
Intel 0.70%
Apple 0.42%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.06%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.61%
MSI MS-7821 3.37%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.00%
LENOVO 20217 2.76%
LENOVO 20378 2.04%

Publisher URL: www.frictionalgames.com


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