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Should I remove Crysis Warhead?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,143
United States Rank #8,855
Reach 0.0354%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.97 days
176.02 days >
Average installed length: 92.48 days


VersionDistribution 1.29%
1.0.0 0.14%
1.0 0.14%

Crysis Warhead


Crysis Warhead is a software program developed by Crytek. The most common release is, with over 1% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 runme.exe. The setup package generally installs about 48 files and is usually about 5.76 MB (6,035,677 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 53% of users of Crysis Warhead come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: crysiswarhead.ea.com/agegate.aspx
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\valve\steam
Uninstaller: "C:\Valve\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/17330
Estimated size: 5.76 MB
Language: Chinese (Traditional, Taiwan)

Program filesFiles installed by Crysis Warhead

Program executable:runme.exe
Path:C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Crysis Warhead\runme.exe
Additional files:
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll - Steam
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F379847F-E7EF-4084-9B2F-B87B28202FA4}' (runs on registration).
  • runme.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1738D29F-AD06-41C0-8F3D-48CC503CF638}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam 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:\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'.
  • runme.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Dark Messiah Might and Magic Multi-Player\runme.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:231.68 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002670589%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00021297%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005409%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:59,068,153
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:7.28 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7.94 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Crysis Warhead?

You can uninstall Crysis Warhead 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 Warhead, 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 Warhead.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 10 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.98%
Windows 10 36.01%
Windows Vista 1.00%
Windows XP 1.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.57%
Windows 7 Professional 12.10%
Windows 8.1 10.23%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.78%
Windows 10 Home 5.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.60%
  Germany 9.69%
  United Kingdom 8.04%
  France 4.73%
  Canada 4.26%
  Australia 2.25%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Belgium 1.54%
  Sweden 1.42%
  Finland 1.18%
  DK 1.18%
  Norway 0.83%
  Spain 0.83%
  Ireland 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 15.94%
Dell 13.04%
Hewlett-Packard 13.04%
Acer 9.42%
Alienware 8.33%
Lenovo 5.07%
MSI 4.35%
Intel 3.62%
Samsung 2.90%
Medion 1.45%
Toshiba 0.72%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.44%
MSI MS-7681 3.83%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.39%
MSI MS-7821 2.39%
MSI MS-7751 2.39%
Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 1.91%


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