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Broken Sword 5

What is Broken Sword 5?  (from Revolution Software)

Featuring a widely-praised touch interface, Broken Sword- The Shadow of the Templars: Director’s Cut introduces an intricate new narrative thread, alongside the classic story that has charmed millions of players. It’s time to experience George and Nico’s worldwide adventure in a whole new way, with brand new puzzles, h...  Read more


Broken Sword 5 is a software program developed by Revolution Software. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 2.5 MB (2,618,582 bytes). The installed file update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 22% of users of Broken Sword 5 come from France, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: revolution.co.uk/games/the-shadow-of-the-templars
Installation folder: C:\Games\Broken Sword 5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Games\Broken Sword 5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Broken Sword 5

  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • steam_api.dll (by *!ReLOADeD!*) - Steam API
  • BS5.exe
  • OpenAL32.dll (by Portions (C) Creative Labs and NVIDIA) - Standard OpenAL(TM) Library (Standard OpenAL(TM) Implementation)
  • steam_api_ext.dll
  • Steamclient.dll (by SKIDROW) - Steamclient Engine
  • update.exe - Broken Sword 5 (Broken Sword 5 Setup)

How do I remove Broken Sword 5?

You can uninstall Broken Sword 5 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 Broken Sword 5, 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 Broken Sword 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.05%
Windows 10 41.44%
Windows Vista 2.70%
Windows XP 1.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.32%
Windows 8.1 13.51%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.01%
Windows 8 Pro 6.31%
Windows 7 Professional 4.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.82% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 21.82%
  United States 20.91%
  United Kingdom 10.91%
  Italy 6.36%
  Finland 3.64%
  Greece 3.64%
  Belgium 2.73%
  Germany 2.73%
  Sweden 2.73%
  Iran 1.82%
  Netherlands 1.82%
  Poland 1.82%
  Romania 1.82%
  RS 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 32.26%
Acer 20.97%
Hewlett-Packard 9.68%
Dell 8.06%
American Megatrends 8.06%
Alienware 3.23%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.06%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.03%
ASUSTeK G75VW 3.03%
ASUSTeK G53JW 1.52%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C855-29... 1.52%


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