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Halo - Combat Evolved

What is Halo - Combat Evolved?

This is a repack version of the game and not distributed by the original publisher which might not be a legal or legitimate copy, please refer to the game copyright.


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 software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 3.48 MB (3,648,607 bytes). haloupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: tapochek.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Halo - Combat Evolved\
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Halo - Combat Evolved\Uninstall\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Halo - Combat Evolved

  • vorbisfile.dll (by Xiph.org Foundation) - Vorbisfile Dynamic Link Library
  • vorbis.dll (by Xiph.org Foundation) - vorbis_d Dynamic Link Library (Vorbis Dynamic Link Library)
  • ogg.dll - Ogg Dynamic Link Library
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • drvmgt.dll
  • chktrust.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Microsoft Trust ChkTrust Utility)
  • eula.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Corporation EulaDll (EulaDll)
  • halo.exe - Halo
  • haloupdate.exe - Halo Update
  • Keystone.dll - Microsoft Corporation Keystone (Keystone)
  • ksimeui.dll - Microsoft Corporation Keystone IMEUI (ksimeui)
  • mgspid.dll - Microsoft Corporation MGSPID (MGSPID)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • Strings.dll - Halo Strings

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • halo.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4D8D686B-1C60-4043-979E-6898CCDB1043}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • halo.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Halo\halo.exe'.

How do I remove Halo - Combat Evolved?

Quickly and completely remove Halo - Combat Evolved from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Halo - Combat Evolved 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 Halo - Combat Evolved, 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 Halo - Combat Evolved.

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win 7 6%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 38.89%
Windows Vista 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 38.89%
Windows 10 Home 22.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.56%
Windows 10 Pro 5.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  Philippines 8.57%
  Singapore 2.86%
  Russia 2.86%
  Sweden 2.86%
  DZ 2.86%
  Israel 2.86%
  Germany 2.86%
  United Kingdom 2.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.41%
ASUS 11.76%
Toshiba 5.88%
Sony 5.88%
Samsung 5.88%
Lenovo 5.88%
Intel 5.88%
Dell 5.88%
Acer 5.88%
Common models
ASUSTeK K53SV 13.33%
Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 13.33%
Gigabyte 945PL-S3P 6.67%
Dell Inspiron 3542 6.67%
Acer Aspire X1420G 6.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 6.67%

Publisher URL: tapochek.net


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