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Broken Sword 2 - the Smoking Mirror: Remastered

Overview

Broken Sword 2 - the Smoking Mirror: Remastered is a program developed by Revolution Software. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 1.32 GB (1,419,663,687 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 35% of users of Broken Sword 2 - the Smoking Mirror: Remastered come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.revolution.co.uk/_display.php?id=15
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Broken Sword 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/33600
Estimated size: 1.32 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Broken Sword 2 - the Smoking Mirror: Remastered

  • SDL.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • oalinst.exe (by Creative Labs) - OpenAL Installer
  • BrokenSword2.exe
  • libogg-0.dll
  • libtheora-0.dll
  • libvorbis-0.dll
  • libvorbisfile-3.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • 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 (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-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • SDL2.dll
  • 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 '{D81E6936-0DAD-40A1-BA4D-6DFE27C54BDF}' (runs on registration).
  • BrokenSword2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{79FFCEC4-7A79-48B5-8A69-F14B086B4743}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-3420527040-1261894735-2970360055-1001.
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.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • BrokenSword2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Broken Sword 2\BrokenSword2.exe'.

How do I remove Broken Sword 2 - the Smoking Mirror: Remastered?

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Or, you can uninstall Broken Sword 2 - the Smoking Mirror: Remastered 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 Broken Sword 2 - the Smoking Mirror: Remastered, 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 Broken Sword 2 - the Smoking Mirror: Remastered.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 52%
Win XP 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 51.97%
Windows 7 46.46%
Windows XP 1.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.98%
Windows 8.1 19.69%
Windows 10 Home 11.81%
Windows 7 Professional 9.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.45%
Windows 10 Pro 7.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.97%
  United Kingdom 18.18%
  France 9.79%
  Germany 6.99%
  Sweden 4.20%
  Italy 2.80%
  Netherlands 2.80%
  Australia 2.10%
  Canada 2.10%
  Austria 1.40%
  Belgium 1.40%
  Czech Republic 1.40%
  Finland 1.40%
  Croatia 1.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 26.23%
Acer 19.67%
Hewlett-Packard 18.03%
Dell 8.20%
GIGABYTE 8.20%
American Megatrends 4.92%
Lenovo 3.28%
Medion 3.28%
Toshiba 3.28%
Alienware 3.28%
Apple 1.64%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.90%
MSI MS-7673 3.23%
Acer Aspire E5-571 3.23%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.15%
MSI MS-7821 2.15%
Gigabyte Z87-HD3 2.15%

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