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1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #11,743
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 346.27 days

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Crysis 2 Maximum Edition

What is Crysis 2 Maximum Edition?  (from Electronic Arts)

Crysis 2 is the sequel to one of the greatest PC first-person shooters yet created. Featuring futuristic war, gorgeous destruction and the chance to kick alien butt on the grandest stage of all, New York City, Crysis 2 is destined at the least to equal its predecessor, if not surpass it. Additional features include: ch...  Read more


Crysis 2 Maximum Edition is a program developed by Electronic Arts. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is Crysis 2 Coop Launcher.exe. The software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 6.56 MB (6,881,254 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 50% of users of Crysis 2 Maximum Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com/crysis-2
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\Steam\steamapps\common\Crysis 2 Game of the Year
Uninstaller: "C:\Games\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/108800
Estimated size: 6.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Crysis 2 Maximum Edition

Program executable:Crysis 2 Coop Launcher.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Crysis 2 Game of the Year\Crysis 2 Coop Launcher.exe
Additional files:
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay ([email protected]))
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay ([email protected])
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library (Steam Crash Handler Library ([email protected]))
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer (Steam Game Overlay Renderer ([email protected]))
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer ([email protected])
  • Steam.dll - Steam (Steam Client Engine)
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper (Steam Client Bootstrapper (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win3[email protected]))
  • steamclient.dll - Steamclient.dll ([email protected])
  • steamclient64.dll - Steamclient.dll ([email protected])
  • steamerrorreporter.exe - steamerrorreporter.exe ([email protected])
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library (SteamUI Dynamic Link Library ([email protected]))
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library (tier0_s Dynamic Link Library ([email protected]))
  • tier0_s64.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library ([email protected])
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll ([email protected])
  • vstdlib_s64.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll ([email protected])
  • crashhandler64.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library ([email protected])
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • avutil-51.dll
  • Uninstall BlackFire's Mod 2.exe
  • Crysis_2_DX11_Pack.exe - Visual Patch Runtime (Patch Application)
  • Crysis_2_HiResTexture_Pack.exe
  • Crysis2AdvancedGraphicsOptions.exe (by Microsoft) - WindowsFormsApplication2
  • Crysis2Config.exe (by Microsoft) - Crysis2Config
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - gameoverlayui.exe ([email protected])
  • GDFBinary.cs.dll (by Crytek GmbH) - Crysis 2 (TM)
  • GDFBinary.de.dll (by Crytek GmbH)
  • GDFBinary.es.dll
  • GDFBinary.fr-fr.dll
  • GDFBinary.it.dll
  • GDFBinary.ja.dll
  • GDFBinary.pl.dll
  • GDFBinary.zh-tw.dll
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe - steamerrorreporter.exe ([email protected])
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F379847F-E7EF-4084-9B2F-B87B28202FA4}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (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.
  • SteamTmp.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.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cdn-178-79-196-253.pmo.llnw.net ( port 80).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to (port 27017).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net ( port 27018).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to (port 27030).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net ( port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:183.23 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002083646%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00009808%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00011029%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:118,041,092
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:21.88 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4.52 MB
105.02 KB average
Memory:36.47 MB
Total CPU:0.0126768236%
Kernel CPU:0.00708749%
User CPU:0.00558933%
CPU cycles/sec:30,822,598
I/O reads/min:633.64 KB
I/O writes/min:29.26 KB
Memory:230.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
User CPU:0.00107566%
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB

How do I remove Crysis 2 Maximum Edition?

You can uninstall Crysis 2 Maximum Edition 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 Crysis 2 Maximum Edition, 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 Crysis 2 Maximum Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.98%
Windows 10 16.11%
Windows Vista 1.57%
Windows XP 1.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.43%
Windows 7 Professional 14.38%
Windows 8 Pro 3.15%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 3.15%
Windows 10 Home 2.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.82%
  Germany 17.22%
  United Kingdom 7.69%
  France 4.03%
  Canada 3.30%
  Australia 1.65%
  Finland 1.47%
  Italy 1.47%
  Brazil 1.28%
  Netherlands 1.28%
  Japan 0.92%
  Austria 0.73%
  Belgium 0.73%
  Czech Republic 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 17.18%
Hewlett-Packard 17.18%
Dell 16.56%
ASUS 11.04%
Alienware 7.98%
Lenovo 3.68%
Medion 3.07%
Intel 1.84%
Samsung 1.23%
Toshiba 1.23%
Common models
MSI MS-7681 6.80%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.12%
MSI MS-7751 3.40%
Alienware M14xR2 2.72%
Dell XPS 8300 2.72%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3 2.04%

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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