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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,095
United States Rank #7,165
Reach 0.0314%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 83.20 days
278.63 days >
Average installed length: 146.40 days

Factorio

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Overview

Factorio is a software program developed by Wube Software LTD. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named cfan.exe. The setup package generally installs about 47 files and is usually about 4.78 MB (5,012,752 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 71% of users of Factorio come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.factorio.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Factorio
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/427520
Estimated size: 4.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Factorio

Program executable:cfan.exe
Name:CFAN-GUI
Path:C:\Games\Steam\steamapps\common\Factorio\cfan.exe
MD5:29048d79bc0d11b182d1549bb1cc3d56
Additional files:
  • player-data.json
  • factorio.exe - Factorio
  • steam_api64.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • 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)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • info.json
  • libavcodec-57.dll
  • libavformat-57.dll
  • libavresample-3.dll
  • libavutil-55.dll
  • libswscale-4.dll
  • openvr_api.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steam_api.dll
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.json
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.json
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • v8.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-3303467098-4222759966-3249612020-1001.
Startup File (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.

How do I remove Factorio?

Quickly and completely remove Factorio from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Factorio 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Factorio, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Factorio.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 86%
Win 7 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 86.02%
Windows 7 13.65%
Windows Vista 0.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 50.16%
Windows 10 Pro 27.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.62%
Windows 7 Professional 3.45%
Windows 8.1 2.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.65%
  United Kingdom 6.71%
  Germany 3.87%
  Canada 2.39%
  Netherlands 2.39%
  France 2.16%
  DK 1.93%
  Norway 1.59%
  Australia 1.48%
  Italy 0.80%
  Sweden 0.80%
  Czech Republic 0.68%
  Spain 0.68%
  Austria 0.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.50%
ASUS 15.71%
Dell 14.64%
Acer 10.71%
Lenovo 8.57%
GIGABYTE 8.21%
MSI 7.50%
Alienware 5.36%
Toshiba 3.21%
Intel 1.43%
Samsung 1.43%
Apple 0.71%
Common models
ASUS All Series 22.77%
MSI MS-7917 3.57%
LENOVO 20378 2.68%
MSI MS-7693 2.23%
MSI MS-7821 2.23%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 1.79%

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