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Emily Wants To Play


Emily Wants To Play is a program developed by Shawn Hitchcock. 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 main program executable is EmilyWantsToPlay.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 3.84 MB (4,031,374 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 82% of users of Emily Wants To Play come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.emilywantstoplay.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Emily Wants To Play
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/416590
Estimated size: 3.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Emily Wants To Play

Program executable:EmilyWantsToPlay.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Emily Wants To Play\EmilyWantsToPlay.exe
Additional files:
  • EmilyWantsToPlay.exe
  • APEX_ClothingPROFILE_x64.dll
  • APEX_DestructiblePROFILE_x64.dll
  • APEX_LegacyPROFILE_x64.dll
  • ApexFrameworkPROFILE_x64.dll
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • glut32.dll
  • libogg_64.dll
  • libvorbis_64.dll
  • libvorbisfile_64.dll
  • nvToolsExt64_1.dll
  • openvr_api.dll
  • PhysX3CommonPROFILE_x64.dll
  • PhysX3CookingPROFILE_x64.dll
  • PhysX3PROFILE_x64.dll
  • UE4Game-Win64-Shipping.exe
  • UE4PrereqSetup_x64.exe (by Epic Games) - UE4 Prerequisites (x64)
  • vc_redist.x64.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable (x64) - 14.0.24215
  • vc_redist.x86.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable (x86) - 14.0.24215

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 Emily Wants To Play?

You can uninstall Emily Wants To Play 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 Emily Wants To Play, 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 Emily Wants To Play.

Win 10 93%
Win 7 (SP1) 7%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 93.10%
Windows 7 6.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 55.17%
Windows 10 Pro 27.59%
Windows 7 Professional 6.90%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.45%
Windows 8.1 3.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  France 6.82%
  Australia 2.27%
  BO 2.27%
  Brazil 2.27%
  Canada 2.27%
  United Kingdom 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 33.33%
Acer 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Alienware 13.33%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.33%
Alienware Alienware 17 R3 4.17%
Alienware Alienware 15 R2 4.17%
Acer Predator G3-710 4.17%
Acer Aspire VN7-591G 4.17%
Acer Aspire VN7-571G 4.17%


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