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GalCiv II - Dark Avatar

What is GalCiv II - Dark Avatar?

GalCiv II - Dark Avatar is a PC video game distributed through the GameStop App, a free game download and management utility.


GalCiv II - Dark Avatar is a software program developed by GameStop. The primary executable is named dalaunch.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 834.68 KB (854,710 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 81% of users of GalCiv II - Dark Avatar come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gamestop.com
Help link: www.impulsedriven.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stardock Games\GalCiv2\DarkAvatar
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Stardock Games\GalCiv2\DarkAvatar\UninstHelper.exe" /autouninstall gda
Estimated size: 834.68 KB

Program filesFiles installed by GalCiv II - Dark Avatar

Program executable:dalaunch.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\stardock games\galciv2\darkavatar\dalaunch.exe
Additional files:
  • UninstHelper.exe - GameStop App (Add/Remove Programs Helper)
  • Activate.exe
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • CryptoUtilAX.dll
  • d3dx9_27.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • d3dx9_28.dll (by Microsoft)
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll
  • GC2DarkAvatar.exe (by Stardock Entertainment) - Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar
  • GDFDarkAvatar.dll
  • GDFGC2Install.exe
  • Lib3D.dll
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • SDActivate.exe (by Stardock) - Activate (Stardock Product Activation)
  • SDNetLib.dll (by Stardock) - Stardock SDNetLib (SDNetLib)

How do I remove GalCiv II - Dark Avatar?

You can uninstall GalCiv II - Dark Avatar 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 GalCiv II - Dark Avatar, 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 GalCiv II - Dark Avatar.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.73%
Windows 10 22.73%
Windows Vista 4.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%
Windows 10 Home 4.55%
Windows 10 Pro 4.55%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.55%
Windows 7 Professional 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.65%
  Canada 9.68%
  Germany 6.45%
  Australia 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Acer 14.29%
Toshiba 7.14%
Samsung 7.14%
Dell 7.14%
ASUS 7.14%
Common models
HP-Pavilion AY603AA-ABA H... 12.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite T115D 6.25%
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 6.25%
NVIDIA 132-CK-NF78 6.25%
HP-Pavilion NY591AA-ABA p... 6.25%
Hewlett-Packard SLIC-CPC 6.25%

About (from GameStop)

GameStop is the world's largest multichannel video game retailer.
Publisher URL: www.gamestop.com


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