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United States Rank #24,686
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alpha12 12.80%
alpha1 44.00%

FAKEFACTORY Cinematic Mod 2013

What is FAKEFACTORY Cinematic Mod 2013?  (from FAKEFACTORY)

Raises the outdated graphical appearance of the Half-Life 2 trilogy to a state-of-the-art level, while giving it a more stressed, darker and minatory look. All low-res textures are replaced by high-res counterparts. Cinematic Mod adds an emotional cinematic music soundtrack, optional HD models and unused content from t...  Read more


FAKEFACTORY Cinematic Mod 2013 is a program developed by FAKEFACTORY. The most used version is alpha1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is hl2.exe. The software installer includes 411 files and is usually about 972.2 KB (995,536 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 47% of users of FAKEFACTORY Cinematic Mod 2013 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: cinematicmod.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\SteamApps\common
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\Uninstaller\FAKEFACTORY CM2013\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Windows\Uninstaller\FAKEFACTORY CM2013\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 972.2 KB

Program filesFiles installed by FAKEFACTORY Cinematic Mod 2013

Program executable:hl2.exe
Path:C:\Spiele\ego\SteamLibrary\SteamApps\common\Half-Life 2\hl2.exe
Additional files:
  • Configurator.exe - Cinematic Mod Configuration Tool
  • Launcher_EP0.EXE - Cinematic Mod Launcher
  • Launcher_EP1.exe
  • Launcher_EP2.exe
  • SkyrimLauncher.exe (by Bethesda Softworks) - Skyrim Launcher
  • skse_loader.exe - SKSE (A component of the Skyrim Script Extender)
  • skse_steam_loader.dll
  • openvr.dll
  • portal2.exe
  • skse_1_9_32.dll
  • steam.dll
  • vrclient_x64.dll
  • vrcmd.exe
  • vrcmd_x64.exe
  • vrserver.exe
  • vrtest_api.dll
  • vrtest_api_x64.dll
  • 7za.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Standalone Console)
  • a3dapi.dll (by Aureal Semiconductor) - A3D Interactive API DLL (Aureal A3D API DLL)
  • AdminServer.dll
  • Anna.exe
  • Archive.exe (by Bethesda Softworks) - TES Archiver (Archive creation tool.)
  • arma3.exe (by Bohemia Interactive) - Arma 3
  • arma3launcher.exe (by Bohemia Interactive) - Arma 3 Launcher
  • arma3server.exe
  • atiags.dll (by AMD) - ATI GPU Service (Shared Library for AGS)
  • atiags64.dll (by AMD)
  • atimgpud.dll
  • Audiosurf.exe
  • avcodec-53.dll
  • avformat-53.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • binkw64.dll (by RAD Game Tools)
  • bsppack.dll
  • bspzip.exe
  • bugreporter.dll
  • bugreporter_filequeue.dll
  • bugreporter_public.dll
  • captioncompiler.exe
  • chromehtml.dll
  • Core.dll
  • CreationKit.exe - Bethesda Softworks: Creation Kit (Creation Kit)
  • cudart32_30_9.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA CUDA 3.0.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 3.0.9)
  • cudart64_30_9.dll (by NVIDIA)
  • cv100.dll (by Intel) - Intel® Open Source Computer Vision Library (The vision component of OpenCV)
  • cv100_64.dll (by Intel)
  • cvaux100.dll - The exterimental OpenCV functions
  • cvaux100_64.dll
  • cxcore100.dll - The core component of OpenCV
  • cxcore100_64.dll
  • d3d9.dll
  • D3DX9_37.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • datacache.dll
  • datamodel.dll
  • DayZ.exe - DayZ
  • demoinfo.exe
  • DemoPlayer.dll
  • dmserializers.dll
  • dmxconvert.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

7 Scheduled Tasks
  • TESV.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A275C37D-DF35-4A8A-9620-62855BCFA699}' (runs on registration).
  • hl.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2E03752A-1637-4903-B802-90372B240C9D}' (runs on registration).
  • skse_loader.exe is scheduled as a task named 'elevated_skse_loader_mirykSnommoc1~AMAETSmaetSD'.
  • OutlastLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D531C0CE-31EC-446F-B749-96EAF37E51B4}' (runs on registration).
  • CreationKit.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{34E30123-C2B9-4FD1-AD43-AA452888AAF5}' (runs on registration).
  • SkyrimLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{851BD122-89A4-4FD3-9BCC-5C00B80F4DBD}' (runs on registration).
  • Plus 1 more
12 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • hl2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\hl2.exe'.
  • hl.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programe\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\hl.exe'.
  • portal2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\steam\SteamApps\common\Portal Stories Mel\portal2.exe'.
  • limbo.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Limbo\limbo.exe'.
  • Anna.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Anna\Anna.exe'.
  • hltv.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Niku\Games\Steam\SteamApps\common\Half-Life\hltv.exe'.
  • Plus 6 more

How do I remove FAKEFACTORY Cinematic Mod 2013?

You can uninstall FAKEFACTORY Cinematic Mod 2013 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 FAKEFACTORY Cinematic Mod 2013, 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 FAKEFACTORY Cinematic Mod 2013.

Win 10 54%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 54.40%
Windows 7 45.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.60%
Windows 8.1 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.20%
Windows 10 Home 10.40%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.60%
Windows 10 Pro 8.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.58%
  United Kingdom 11.64%
  Germany 6.85%
  France 5.48%
  Canada 3.42%
  Brazil 2.74%
  Australia 2.05%
  Poland 2.05%
  Italy 2.05%
  Belgium 1.37%
  Norway 1.37%
  Korea 1.37%
  Finland 1.37%
  Sweden 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 26.42%
Hewlett-Packard 15.09%
Acer 9.43%
Dell 7.55%
Alienware 7.55%
MSI 7.55%
Lenovo 5.66%
Toshiba 3.77%
Intel 3.77%
Medion 1.89%
American Megatrends 1.89%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.33%
MSI MS-7821 4.00%
Dell XPS 8300 2.67%
MSI MS-7816 2.67%
ASUSTeK M11BB 2.67%
MSI MS-7693 2.67%


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