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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 415.61 days


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Desert Hawk

What is Desert Hawk?

Desert Hawk is a casual video games distributed through the GameTop.com download portal. The trial verison of the game in some cases drops an icon on the user's desktop 'Online Free Games' which links to a partner portal such as onlinefreegames.com.

About  (from Media Contact)

The centerpiece of this free game is a new terrorist base, well defended and cleverly designed to make any head-on attack pointless. This time around, the terrorists created a new monstrous weapon and a new type of explosives. Naturally, the only way to stop the destruction is to annihilate the opponents while they are...  Read more


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 deserthawk.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 1.41 MB (1,483,608 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.GameTop.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GameTop.com\Desert Hawk\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GameTop.com\Desert Hawk\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Desert Hawk

Program executable:deserthawk.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\gametop.com\desert hawk\deserthawk.exe
Additional files:
  • AT.exe - Game
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • d3dx9_30.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • DeadlyStars.exe
  • md5dll.dll
  • SCDALauncher.exe
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • unins001.exe
  • unins002.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SCDALauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E29AF4D6-6F3F-4196-B9FD-F2C277571626}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Desert Hawk?

You can uninstall Desert Hawk 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 Desert Hawk, 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 Desert Hawk.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.47%
Windows 10 10.99%
Windows Vista 8.51%
Windows XP 6.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.83%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.05%
Windows 7 Professional 5.34%
Windows 8 Pro 2.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.09% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 55.09%
  United States 7.02%
  Indonesia 5.26%
  Iran 4.56%
  Brazil 4.21%
  India 3.86%
  Canada 2.11%
  Italy 2.11%
  IQ 1.75%
  Thailand 1.40%
  Austria 1.05%
  BD 1.05%
  LY 0.70%
  NG 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.40%
Medion 17.26%
Dell 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 15.48%
ASUS 5.95%
Toshiba 5.36%
Lenovo 3.57%
Samsung 2.98%
Sony 1.79%
Intel 1.19%
NEC 1.19%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.97%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.97%
Acer Aspire 7741 2.38%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 2.38%
Acer Aspire 5742G 1.59%

About (from Media Contact LLC)

Media Contacts is the global award-winning interactive arm of Havas Digital – the interactive division of Havas Media.
Publisher URL: www.mediacontacts.com


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