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Should I remove Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,179
United States Rank #7,153
Reach 0.0502%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.06 days
827.79 days >
Average installed length: 434.94 days

Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City

What is Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City?  (from Rockstar Games)

Developed by series creator Rockstar North and set in Liberty City, Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned features a new main character, Johnny Klebitz, and plot that intersects with the storyline of Grand Theft Auto IV. Players will also experience new missions that offer an entirely fresh way to explore Liberty Ci...  Read more

Overview

Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City is a program developed by Rockstar Games. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 Contig.exe. The software installer includes 146 files and is usually about 307.79 MB (322,743,848 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 52% of users of Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rockstargames.com/IV
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Grand Theft Auto IV Episodes from Liberty City
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/12220
Estimated size: 307.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City

Program executable:Contig.exe
Name:Sysinternals Contig
Contig
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Grand Theft Auto IV Episodes from Liberty City\Contig.exe
MD5:3b52296d4059e16fef36fc3f242c276f
Additional files:
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll - Steam
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • d3d9.dll (by iCE) - iCEnhancer
  • Steam.dll
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • avutil-51.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe
  • LaunchEFLC.exe (by Sony DADC Austria AG) - SecuROM Launcher
  • moveDoors.net.dll
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • AdvancedHook.dll
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • paul.dll (by Sony DADC Austria AG) - SecuROM Activate & Play (SecuROM PA Unlock DLL for Activate & Play)
  • streaming_client.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • vcredist_x86.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable (IExpress Setup)
  • video.dll
  • xlive.dll
  • Airstrike.net.dll (by Microsoft) - BodyguardMod
  • AntTweakBar.dll
  • ArrestWarrant.net.dll - ArrestWarrant.net
  • BankAccount.net.dll - BankAccount.net
  • binkhooked.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools)
  • BleedHeal.net.dll - TestScript
  • Businesses.net.dll (by Farnsworth) - ClassLibrary1 (Business_Final)
  • CarShop.net.dll - CarShop
  • CautiousDrivers.net.dll
  • Contig.exe (by Sysinternals) - Sysinternals Contig (Contig)
  • cserhelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3d10.dll - Direct3D 10 Runtime
  • d3d9_ENB.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll
  • d3dx9_37.dll
  • d3dx9_42.dll - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DeadlyWrecks.net.dll - DeadlyWrecks
  • Deinstalator.exe (by IRONSQUAD.PL) - Deinstalator polonizacji GTA IV: The Lost and Damned
  • DFA.dll - SecuROM DFA.DLL (SecuROM Data File Activation Library)
  • dinput8.dll
  • DSETUP.dll - Direct driver preloader
  • dsetup32.dll - Microsoft® DirectX für Windows® (DirectX-Setup (32 Bit))
  • dsound.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

6 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F379847F-E7EF-4084-9B2F-B87B28202FA4}' (runs on registration).
  • vcredist_x86.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F47631AB-0C12-4AAF-ACE3-73197D9E7E71}' (runs on registration).
  • Contig.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F082F9FD-9203-48FE-8914-C7D26B851ADE}' (runs on registration).
  • LaunchEFLC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{42264B6C-E974-476E-8732-C24970D81E16}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (runs on registration).
  • EFLC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{70AE8880-B4DC-40A4-BDB6-2E3A2667F6A3}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam Startup.
2 Startup Files (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.
  • SteamTmp.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.
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • LaunchEFLC.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Gry\Steam\SteamApps\common\Grand Theft Auto IV Episodes from Liberty City\EFLC\LaunchEFLC.exe'.
  • steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • EFLC.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\EFLC\EFLC.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • steam.exe connects to unknown.hwng.net (209.197.29.197 port 27017).
  • Steam.exe connects to 146.66.155.9 (port 27017).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Steam.exe
Memory:193.45 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003719708%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00019207%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00017990%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:40,073,671
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:22
70 average
I/O reads/min:692.26 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:904.87 KB
105.02 KB average
gameoverlayui.exe
Memory:36.47 MB
Total CPU:0.0126768236%
Kernel CPU:0.00708749%
User CPU:0.00558933%
CPU cycles/sec:30,822,598
Switches/sec:194
I/O reads/min:633.64 KB
I/O writes/min:29.26 KB

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  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:
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  2. When you find the program Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City, 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 Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win 10 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.74%
Windows 10 14.92%
Windows Vista 1.13%
Windows XP 0.10%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.73%
Windows 7 Professional 11.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.20%
Windows 8 Pro 2.69%
Windows 8 2.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.23%
  United Kingdom 9.17%
  Germany 6.64%
  France 4.88%
  Canada 3.78%
  Australia 3.20%
  Sweden 2.86%
  Netherlands 1.85%
  DK 1.77%
  Finland 1.51%
  Brazil 1.35%
  Norway 1.18%
  Spain 1.01%
  New Zealand 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 22.88%
Hewlett-Packard 18.22%
Dell 17.37%
ASUS 14.83%
Acer 12.50%
Alienware 3.81%
Intel 2.75%
Lenovo 2.33%
Toshiba 1.48%
Medion 1.27%
MSI 1.06%
Samsung 0.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.86%
Dell XPS 8300 3.47%
MSI MS-7751 3.47%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 3.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.13%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.78%

About Rockstar Games

Rockstar Games is a video game developer/publisher owned by Take-Two Interactive and is mostly known for Grand Theft Auto, Max Payne, and Red Dead, series and the use of open world, free roaming settings in their games.
Publisher URL: www.rockstargames.com

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