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Hand Of Fate

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Overview

Hand Of Fate is a program developed by Defiant Development. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 Hand of Fate.exe. The software installer includes 61 files and is usually about 4.5 MB (4,722,572 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 69% of users of Hand Of Fate come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: defiantdev.com/handoffate.php
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Hand of Fate
Uninstaller: "C:\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/266510
Estimated size: 4.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hand Of Fate

Program executable:Hand of Fate.exe
Path:C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Hand of Fate\Hand of Fate.exe
MD5:912338577fa379d9a1cfe5f6dd9f8bc9
Additional files:
  • Hand of Fate.exe
  • Assembly-CSharp.dll (by Riley Labrecque) - Steamworks.NET
  • Assembly-CSharp-firstpass.dll
  • Assembly-UnityScript.dll
  • Assembly-UnityScript-firstpass.dll
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll (by Valve)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • CSteamworks.dll (by Riley Labrecque) - CSteamworks (A C ABI wrapper for Steamworks)
  • 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)
  • DomainModel.dll - Model
  • DomainModelSerializer.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • hof-jws_tex.exe
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libavcodec-57.dll
  • libavformat-57.dll
  • libavresample-3.dll
  • libavutil-55.dll
  • libswscale-4.dll
  • mono.dll (by Unity Technologies) - libmono (Unity Technologies fork of mono runtime)
  • Mono.Security.dll (by MONO development team) - MONO CLI
  • mscorlib.dll (by MONO development team) - MONO Common language infrastructure
  • openvr_api.dll
  • protobuf-net.dll - protobuf-net
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API
  • 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
  • System.Core.dll
  • System.dll
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • UnityEngine.CrashLog.dll - UnityEngine.CrashLog
  • UnityEngine.dll
  • UnityEngine.Networking.dll (by Unity Technologies) - UnityEngine.Networking
  • UnityEngine.UI.dll - guisystem
  • 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
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B6D81AEC-C691-4109-ACBA-39A635BBAF0E}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-3837917440-1771750534-681917250-1001.
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.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Hand Of Fate?

Quickly and completely remove Hand Of Fate from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Hand Of Fate 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 Hand Of Fate, 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 Hand Of Fate.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 66%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? 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 10 65.85%
Windows 7 34.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 29.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.16%
Windows 8.1 15.18%
Windows 10 Pro 11.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.40%
Windows 7 Professional 7.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.08%
  United Kingdom 4.01%
  Germany 3.82%
  France 3.24%
  DK 2.86%
  Italy 2.67%
  Canada 2.48%
  Norway 2.10%
  Australia 1.91%
  Sweden 1.34%
  Brazil 0.95%
  Finland 0.76%
  Ireland 0.76%
  Netherlands 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.97%
Hewlett-Packard 15.61%
Acer 13.87%
GIGABYTE 9.25%
MSI 9.25%
Lenovo 8.67%
Dell 8.09%
Alienware 6.94%
Toshiba 4.05%
Samsung 1.73%
American Megatrends 0.58%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.55%
MSI MS-7693 4.24%
MSI MS-7850 3.03%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GE70... 1.82%
MSI MS-7751 1.82%
MSI MS-7816 1.82%

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