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Breath of Death VII

What is Breath of Death VII?  (from Zeboyd Games)

oin Dem the Skeleton Knight, Sara the Ghost Historian, Lita the Vampire Techie, and Erik the Zombie Prince as they explore a world filled with the undead, searching for the secrets of the past.


Breath of Death VII is a software program developed by Zeboyd Games. 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 BoDVIIPC.exe. The setup package generally installs about 39 files and is usually about 185.41 MB (194,416,383 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 67% of users of Breath of Death VII come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: zeboyd.com/2010/02/01/breath-of-death-vii-the-beginning
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Breath of Death VII
Uninstaller: "C:\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/107300
Estimated size: 185.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Breath of Death VII

Program executable:BoDVIIPC.exe
Path:C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Breath of Death VII\BoDVIIPC.exe
Additional files:
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • BoDVIIPC.exe (by Microsoft) - BoDVIIPC
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe - Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Setup)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • 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
  • 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

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A14B6D8D-51FE-4C39-94B7-51FC1427939F}' (runs on registration).
  • GameOverlayUI.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Steam Overlaylol'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-1646055978-2255025000-3107839011-1001.
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.
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'.

How do I remove Breath of Death VII?

You can uninstall Breath of Death VII 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 Breath of Death VII, 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 Breath of Death VII.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.97%
Windows 10 44.02%
Windows Vista 1.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.16%
Windows 8.1 20.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.20%
Windows 10 Home 11.38%
Windows 7 Professional 7.32%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.26%
  United Kingdom 6.43%
  Canada 5.38%
  France 3.74%
  Australia 2.69%
  Germany 1.79%
  Netherlands 1.64%
  Finland 1.20%
  Spain 1.05%
  Sweden 1.05%
  Belgium 0.90%
  Brazil 0.90%
  Italy 0.90%
  DK 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.43%
Dell 16.50%
ASUS 15.51%
Acer 15.18%
Toshiba 7.26%
Lenovo 5.94%
Alienware 5.61%
Samsung 2.31%
MSI 1.98%
Apple 0.99%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.39%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.92%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.43%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.94%
MSI MS-7821 2.94%
MSI MS-7850 2.45%


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