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Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

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Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet is a program developed by Shadow Planet Productions. 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 FCEngine.exe. The software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 24.65 MB (25,848,269 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 62% of users of Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: insanelytwistedshadowplanet.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\insanely twisted shadow planet
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/205730
Estimated size: 24.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

Program executable:FCEngine.exe
Name:Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\insanely twisted shadow planet\FCEngine.exe
Additional files:
  • FCEngine.exe - Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
  • fmod_event_net.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex Net EventSystem
  • fmod_event.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex EventSystem
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • fmodex.dll - FMOD Ex (FMOD Ex SoundSystem)
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • 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)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • openvr_api.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • 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
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • 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 '{424B7BD1-7FD1-46DB-8DD7-F1C5ECF75FE2}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-663139350-3850902710-1953729784-1001.
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.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • FCEngine.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Steam3\SteamApps\common\Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet\FCEngine.exe'.

How do I remove Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet?

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Or, you can uninstall Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet 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 Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, 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 Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet.

Win 10 51%
Win 7 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 50.67%
Windows 7 48.67%
Windows XP 0.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 21.48%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.78%
Windows 10 Home 10.74%
Windows 7 Professional 10.07%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.00%
  United Kingdom 9.50%
  France 4.50%
  Australia 3.50%
  Canada 3.50%
  Germany 2.00%
  Norway 1.50%
  Sweden 1.50%
  Spain 1.00%
  New Zealand 1.00%
  Saudi Arabia 1.00%
  Belgium 0.50%
  Brazil 0.50%
  Chile 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.25%
Hewlett-Packard 16.46%
ASUS 15.19%
Dell 10.13%
Lenovo 8.86%
Alienware 7.59%
Toshiba 5.06%
MSI 2.53%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.26%
MSI MS-7821 3.67%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 1.83%
Alienware Alienware 17 1.83%
Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3 1.83%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 1.83%


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