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Should I remove City of Steam: Arkadia?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,332
United States Rank #17,043
Reach 0.0088%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.16 days
476.71 days >
Average installed length: 250.48 days

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City of Steam: Arkadia


City of Steam: Arkadia is a software program developed by Mechanist 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 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 Launcher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 43 files and is usually about 53.55 MB (56,152,789 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 61% of users of City of Steam: Arkadia come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cityofsteam.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\CityofSteam
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/266070
Estimated size: 53.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by City of Steam: Arkadia

Program executable:Launcher.exe
Name:City of Steam launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\CityofSteam\Launcher.exe
Additional files:
  • Launcher.exe - City of Steam launcher
  • 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-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • openvr_api.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • 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 '{E84064F0-178F-4A18-A7BB-F8093855D5F4}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 2.
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:\Games\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • Launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\CityofSteam\Launcher.exe'.

How do I remove City of Steam: Arkadia?

You can uninstall City of Steam: Arkadia 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 City of Steam: Arkadia, 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 City of Steam: Arkadia.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.71%
Windows 10 47.43%
Windows Vista 2.29%
Windows XP 0.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.18%
Windows 8.1 22.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.64%
Windows 8 6.32%
Windows 10 Home 5.17%
Windows 7 Professional 4.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.87% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.87%
  United Kingdom 9.57%
  Australia 4.35%
  Canada 3.91%
  Germany 2.61%
  France 2.17%
  South Africa 1.74%
  New Zealand 1.30%
  Spain 1.30%
  Singapore 0.87%
  Thailand 0.87%
  Belgium 0.87%
  Finland 0.87%
  Portugal 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.21%
Acer 19.64%
Dell 15.18%
ASUS 10.71%
Lenovo 7.14%
Alienware 6.25%
Samsung 3.57%
MSI 2.68%
Toshiba 1.79%
Common models
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 3.48%
LENOVO 20193 2.61%
MSI MS-7693 2.61%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 1.74%
ASUSTeK G750JW 1.74%
ASUSTeK CM6330_CM6630_CM6... 1.74%


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