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GalCiv II - Twilight of the Arnor

What is GalCiv II - Twilight of the Arnor?

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


GalCiv II - Twilight of the Arnor is a program developed by GameStop. 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 talaunch.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 1.94 MB (2,039,263 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 83% of users of GalCiv II - Twilight of the Arnor 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\Twilight
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Stardock Games\GalCiv2\Twilight\UninstHelper.exe" /autouninstall gta
Estimated size: 1.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GalCiv II - Twilight of the Arnor

Program executable:talaunch.exe
Name:Galactic Civilizations II: Twilight of the Arnor Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\stardock games\galciv2\twilight\talaunch.exe
Additional files:
  • UninstHelper.exe - GameStop App (Add/Remove Programs Helper)
  • 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
  • GC2TwilightOfTheArnor.exe (by Stardock Entertainment) - Galactic Civilizations II: Twilight of the Arnor
  • GDF_TwilightOfTheArnor.dll
  • GDFGC2Install.exe
  • Lib3D.dll
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • SDActivate.exe (by Stardock) - Activate (Product Activation)
  • SDNetLib.dll (by Stardock) - Stardock SDNetLib (SDNetLib)
  • ta_post.exe (by Stardock.net, -- www.stardock.net) - WindowBlinds

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TALaunch.exe is scheduled as a task named 'RunAsStdUser Task' (runs on registration).

How do I remove GalCiv II - Twilight of the Arnor?

You can uninstall GalCiv II - Twilight of the Arnor 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 - Twilight of the Arnor, 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 - Twilight of the Arnor.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win 10 15%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.00%
Windows 10 15.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 70.00%
Windows 10 Pro 5.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%
Windows 8 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Canada 6.67%
  Germany 6.67%
  Australia 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 46.15%
ASUS 15.38%
Toshiba 7.69%
Samsung 7.69%
Dell 7.69%
Acer 7.69%
Common models
HP-Pavilion AY603AA-ABA H... 14.29%
TOSHIBA Satellite T115D 7.14%
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 7.14%
NVIDIA 132-CK-NF78 7.14%
Hewlett-Packard SLIC-CPC 7.14%
HPE-450f 7.14%

About (from GameStop)

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


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