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3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,681
United States Rank #2,384
Reach 0.2266%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.60 days
548.76 days >
Average installed length: 288.33 days

Dead Island

What is Dead Island?

Dead Island is an open world action role-playing video game developed by Techland and published by Deep Silver. It is centered on the challenge of surviving a zombie-infested open world island with a major emphasis on melee combat. Dead Island features an apparent open world roaming, divided by relatively large areas, and played from a first-person perspective. Most of the gameplay is built around combat and completing quests. Dead Island is an action role-playing game and uses experience-based gameplay and character customization. The player earns XP by completing tasks and killing enemies. Upon leveling up, the player gains health and stamina, and can invest one skill point into a skill tree.


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 DeadIslandGame.exe. The setup package generally installs about 81 files and is usually about 45.17 MB (47,359,928 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.deadislandgame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Dead Island
Uninstaller: "C:\spiele\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/91310
Estimated size: 45.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dead Island

Program executable:DeadIslandGame.exe
Path:C:\spiele\Steam\steamapps\common\Dead Island\DeadIslandGame.exe
Additional files:
  • Steam.exe (by Valve) - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • Steam.dll - Steam (Steam Client Engine)
  • steamclient.dll
  • 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
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • d3d9.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • game_x86_rwdi.dll
  • streaming_client.exe
  • avutil-51.dll
  • DeadIslandGame.exe - DeadIsland
  • engine_x86_rwdi.dll - The Call of Juarez (ChromeEngine3)
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • _steam_api.dll - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • créditos.exe (by Tribo dos Renegados BrasilĀ®) - Créditos da Tradução do jogo: Dead Island (Dead Island: Créditos da Tradução)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • curllib.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • 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)
  • Dead Island G.O.T.Y+10_DELTA10FY.EXE
  • Dead Island Helper.exe - Dead Island Helper
  • dead_island_goty_trn+11.exe
  • Desinstalar a Tradução.exe (by Tribo dos Renegados BrasilĀ®) - Tradução do jogo: Dead Island (Dead Island Tradução BR 1.05)
  • di_bpa_v1.3_trn+8.exe
  • DIAdvCfg.exe (by Nigel Todman) - DIAdvCFG (DIAdvCFG by Nigel Todman)
  • dxgi.dll
  • filesystem_x86_rwdi.dll - Filesystem DLL
  • imagelib_x86_rwdi.dll
  • jsoncpp_vs2008_x86_rwdi.dll
  • libav_h264-55.dll
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavutil-52.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libeay32.dll
  • libssl32.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • libxml2.dll
  • memdump_x86_rwdi.dll
  • msvcp100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F379847F-E7EF-4084-9B2F-B87B28202FA4}' (runs on registration).
  • DeadIslandGame.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DC374E95-140F-4516-BDEE-E74AEF3CF25F}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam Startup.
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.
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.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\giochi\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • DeadIslandGame.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Danila\Games\Steam\SteamApps\common\Dead Island\DeadIslandGame.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:135.83 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002740424%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00018112%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00009292%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:21,119,105
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:15.66 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:110.91 KB
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 Dead Island?

You can uninstall Dead Island 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 Dead Island, 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 Dead Island.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.63%
Windows 10 35.74%
Windows Vista 1.05%
Windows XP 0.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.34%
Windows 8.1 11.23%
Windows 7 Professional 9.90%
Windows 10 Home 6.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.08%
  United Kingdom 5.92%
  France 4.77%
  Germany 3.97%
  Canada 3.96%
  Australia 3.50%
  Poland 1.79%
  Brazil 1.63%
  Netherlands 1.61%
  Sweden 1.57%
  Finland 1.54%
  DK 1.48%
  Italy 1.14%
  Norway 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.96%
ASUS 17.13%
Dell 13.50%
Acer 13.45%
Alienware 5.24%
Lenovo 4.39%
Toshiba 3.45%
MSI 2.55%
Intel 1.98%
Samsung 1.93%
Apple 0.71%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.95%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.00%
MSI MS-7751 3.07%
MSI MS-7821 2.90%
MSI MS-7758 2.30%
Dell XPS 8300 2.21%

Publisher URL: www.techland.pl


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