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5% remove it95% keep it
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Darkwood is a software program developed by Acid Wizard Studio. 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 primary executable is named Darkwood.exe. The setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 1.06 GB (1,142,869,322 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 68% of users of Darkwood come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.darkwoodgame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Darkwood
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/274520
Estimated size: 1.06 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Darkwood

Program executable:Darkwood.exe
Additional files:
  • Darkwood.exe
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • Assembly-CSharp.dll (by Riley Labrecque) - Steamworks.NET
  • Assembly-CSharp-firstpass.dll (by HÃ¥vard Stranden) - Copyable
  • Assembly-UnityScript.dll
  • Assembly-UnityScript-firstpass.dll
  • Boo.Lang.dll - boo - an extensible programming language for the CLI
  • clipper_library.dll - clipper_library
  • CSteamworks.dll (by Riley Labrecque) - CSteamworks (A C ABI wrapper for Steamworks)
  • dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Setup)
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • Extensions.dll - Extensions
  • Galaxy.dll - GOG Galaxy (GOG Galaxy Library)
  • Galaxy64.dll
  • GalaxyCSharpGlue.dll
  • GalaxyPeer.dll - GOG Galaxy Peer (GOG Galaxy Peer Library)
  • GalaxyPeer64.dll
  • HOTween.dll (by Holoville) - HOTween
  • Ionic.Zip.Reduced.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library
  • JsonFx.Json.dll (by http://jsonfx.net) - JsonFx.NET.Unity (JsonFx for A* Pathfinding Project)
  • mono.dll (by Unity Technologies) - libmono (Unity Technologies fork of mono runtime)
  • Mono.Posix.dll
  • Mono.Security.dll (by MONO development team) - MONO CLI
  • mscorlib.dll (by MONO development team) - MONO Common language infrastructure
  • NDP451-KB2872776-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe - Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 RC (Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 RC Setup)
  • Poly2Tri.dll (by Poly2Tri Contributors) - Poly2Tri
  • Rewired_Core.dll (by Guavaman Enterprises) - Rewired (Rewired Core)
  • Rewired_Windows_Lib.dll (by Guavaman Enterprises) - Rewired_Windows_Lib
  • SampleClassLibrary.dll - SampleClassLibrary
  • steam_api64.dll (by Valve)
  • System.Configuration.dll
  • System.Core.dll
  • System.dll
  • System.Security.dll
  • System.Xml.dll
  • TileSystem.Runtime.dll (by Rotorz Limited) - Rotorz Tile System (Rotorz Tile System Runtime)
  • UnityEngine.dll
  • UnityEngine.Networking.dll (by Unity Technologies) - UnityEngine.Networking
  • UnityEngine.UI.dll - guisystem
  • UnityScript.Lang.dll
  • vcredist_x64.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 Redistributable Setup)
  • vcredist_x86.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable Setup)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Darkwood?

You can uninstall Darkwood 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 Darkwood, 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 Darkwood.

Win 10 59%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 58.75%
Windows 7 40.00%
Windows Vista 1.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 26.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.25%
Windows 8.1 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.25%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%
Windows 8 3.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.47%
  United Kingdom 6.31%
  Canada 4.50%
  Norway 3.60%
  France 1.80%
  Switzerland 1.80%
  Finland 1.80%
  Russia 1.80%
  DK 1.80%
  Turkey 1.80%
  Hong Kong 0.90%
  Australia 0.90%
  Sweden 0.90%
  Austria 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
ASUS 18.37%
Dell 14.29%
MSI 12.24%
Alienware 8.16%
Acer 6.12%
Lenovo 4.08%
Samsung 2.04%
Apple 2.04%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.17%
Hewlett-Packard h9-1300t 3.39%
Hewlett-Packard h9-1215t 1.69%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1011 1.69%
Gigabyte Z97X-UD3H 1.69%
Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H 1.69%


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