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Average installed length: 515.18 days


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CryEngine2 Sandbox2

What is CryEngine2 Sandbox2?  (from Electronic Arts)

CryENGINE 2 delivers a complete set of award-winning tools to build high quality games. Real-time editing, bump mapping, dynamic lights, network system, integrated physics system, shaders, shadows, and a dynamic music system are just some of the state of-the-art features the CryENGINE 2 has to offer. CryENGINE 2 comes ...  Read more


CryEngine2 Sandbox2 is a software program developed by Electronic Arts. 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 CryLaunch.exe. The setup package generally installs about 59 files and is usually about 45.54 MB (47,755,332 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 50% of users of CryEngine2 Sandbox2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\Crytek\Crysis\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{7E4B7FD9-4ECE-4298-A910-3160B7918059}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 45.54 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CryEngine2 Sandbox2

Program executable:CryLaunch.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\Crytek\Crysis\CryLaunch.exe
Additional files:
  • winui.dll - EA WinUI for Paul.dll (Windows UI for PAUL.DLL)
  • paul.dll - drEAm (Electronic Arts, Inc.)
  • Cry3DEngine.dll (by Crytek GmbH) - CryEngine2
  • CryAction.dll (by Crytek GmbH)
  • CryAISystem.dll
  • CryAnimation.dll
  • CryEntitySystem.dll
  • VistaEssentials.dll - Crysis (Vista Essentials)
  • appid_17300.exe (by Valve) - Steam Application launcher
  • atimgpud.dll
  • b64.dll (by Sony DADC Austria AG) - b64.dll for SecuROM
  • CompressATI2.dll
  • C-REAL Unistaller.exe - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • CryFont.dll
  • CryGame.dll
  • CryInput.dll
  • CryLaunch.exe - CryLaunch
  • CryMovie.dll
  • CryNetwork.dll
  • CryPhysics.dll
  • CryRenderD3D10.dll
  • CryRenderD3D9.dll
  • CryRenderNULL.dll
  • CryScriptSystem.dll
  • Crysis.exe (by Sony DADC Austria AG) - launch64 tool for SecuROM
  • Crysis64.exe
  • CrysisDedicatedServer.exe - Crysis Dedicated Server
  • CrySoundSystem.dll
  • CrySystem.dll
  • Editor.exe
  • fmod_event.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex EventSystem
  • fmod_event_net.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex Net EventSystem
  • fmod_event_net64.dll
  • fmod_event64.dll
  • fmodex.dll - FMOD Ex (FMOD Ex SoundSystem)
  • fmodex64.dll - Firelight Technologies fmod EX (fmodex)
  • fxc.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • ijl15.dll (by Intel) - Intel® JPEG Library (Intel® JPEG Library - Retail Version)
  • IntelLaptopGaming.dll
  • jpeg62.dll (by Independent JPEG Group ) - Jpeg (Jpeg: library and tools for JPEG images)
  • libtiff3.dll (by LibTiff) - Tiff (Tiff: library and tools for TIFF images)
  • libTIFF64.dll
  • Office2007Aqua.dll (by Codejock Software) - Office 2007 Aqua Style for Xtreme RibbonBar (Office 2007 Aqua Ribbon Style)
  • Office2007Black.dll (by Codejock Software) - Office 2007 Black Style for Xtreme RibbonBar (Office 2007 Black Ribbon Style)
  • Office2007Blue.dll - Office 2007 Blue Style for Xtreme RibbonBar (Office 2007 Blue Ribbon Style)
  • Office2007Silver.dll - Office 2007 Silver Style for Xtreme RibbonBar (Office 2007 Silver Ribbon Style)
  • pbag.dll
  • pbcl.dll
  • pbsv.dll
  • PerforcePlugin.dll
  • PerforcePlugin64.dll
  • runme.exe
  • setup.exe (by CompanyName) - ExeMsiLa Application
  • SHAllocator.dll - SHAlloca Dynamic Link Library
  • ToolkitPro1042vc80.dll
  • ToolkitPro1042vc80x64.dll
  • Uninstal.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • zlib1.dll (by Zlib) - Zlib (Zlib: general purpose data compression / decompression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Crysis.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3524829C-C228-4D83-9B29-25640563C318}' (runs on registration).
  • runme.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1738D29F-AD06-41C0-8F3D-48CC503CF638}' (runs on registration).
  • Crysis64.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7E5AC662-AF52-4A15-A4AF-AE74014718D4}' (runs on registration).
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Crysis.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Games\Crysis\Bin32\Crysis.exe'.
  • CrysisDedicatedServer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\Crytek\Crysis\Bin32\CrysisDedicatedServer.exe'.
  • runme.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Dark Messiah Might and Magic Multi-Player\runme.exe'.

How do I remove CryEngine2 Sandbox2?

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Or, you can uninstall CryEngine2 Sandbox2 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 CryEngine(R)2 Sandbox(TM)2, 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 CryEngine2 Sandbox2.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.40%
Windows 10 18.72%
Windows XP 3.74%
Windows Vista 2.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.46%
Windows 7 Professional 12.30%
Windows 8.1 4.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.74%
Windows 10 Home 3.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Germany 6.36%
  France 5.00%
  United Kingdom 5.00%
  Australia 2.73%
  Belgium 2.73%
  Poland 2.73%
  Czech Republic 1.82%
  Netherlands 1.82%
  Norway 1.36%
  Argentina 0.91%
  Brazil 0.91%
  Canada 0.91%
  DK 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 17.31%
Dell 16.35%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
Acer 14.42%
American Megatrends 4.81%
Alienware 3.85%
Intel 2.88%
MSI 2.88%
Lenovo 1.92%
Samsung 1.92%
Common models
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.97%
Dell XPS 8700 1.98%
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 1.98%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.98%
MSI MS-7673 1.98%
MSI MS-7721 1.98%

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (EA) is developer & publisher of video games who develops & publishes games under several labels including EA Sports titles, Irritate NFL, FIFA Soccer & NBA Jam.
Publisher URL: www.ea.com


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