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Kane and Lynch: Dead Men

What is Kane and Lynch: Dead Men?  (from Eidos Interactive Limited)

Kane & Lynch: Dead Men follows the violent and chaotic journey of two men--a flawed mercenary and a medicated psychopath--and their brutal attitude towards right and wrong. This volatile partnership combined with innovative technologies allow for an unparalleled gaming experience. Kane & Lynch: Dead Men will immerse pl...  Read more


Kane and Lynch: Dead Men is a program developed by Eidos Interactive Limited. 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 kaneandlynch.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 3.7 MB (3,882,157 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 25% of users of Kane and Lynch: Dead Men come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.eidos.com
Help link: support.eidosinteractive.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Eidos\Kane and Lynch Dead Men\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A66C4716-7E10-4A53-8101-00C3C11D6A9C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kane and Lynch: Dead Men

Program executable:kaneandlynch.exe
Name:Kane & Lynch - Dead Men Games for Windows version
Kane & Lynch - Dead Men
Path:C:\___games___\kane and lynch dead men\kaneandlynch.exe
Additional files:
  • Launcher.exe (by Io Interactive A/S) - MCELauncher Application
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • FirewallInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Firewall Install Helper DLL
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • hatred.exe
  • knlterm.exe (by Io Interactive A/S) - knlterm Application
  • msvcm80.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll
  • paul.dll (by Digital River) - SecuROM Product Activation (SecuROM PA Unlock DLL)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • kaneandlynch.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{61612DAD-D673-46C0-A822-FBB877382F84}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • kaneandlynch.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Eidos\Kane and Lynch Dead Men\kaneandlynch.exe'.

How do I remove Kane and Lynch: Dead Men?

You can uninstall Kane and Lynch: Dead Men 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 Kane and Lynch: Dead Men, 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 Kane and Lynch: Dead Men.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.06%
Windows 10 22.22%
Windows Vista 6.94%
Windows XP 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.31%
Windows 7 Professional 6.94%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.56%
Windows 8.1 4.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.84% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 24.84%
  United States 20.26%
  Canada 5.23%
  France 4.58%
  Brazil 3.27%
  United Kingdom 2.61%
  Portugal 2.61%
  Belgium 1.96%
  DZ 1.96%
  Italy 1.96%
  Romania 1.96%
  Austria 1.31%
  Australia 1.31%
  Czech Republic 1.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 29.33%
Hewlett-Packard 22.67%
Dell 9.33%
Samsung 8.00%
ASUS 6.67%
Medion 5.33%
Lenovo 2.67%
American Megatrends 1.33%
Common models
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 2.88%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 2.88%
ASUS All Series 2.88%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 1.92%
Hewlett-Packard Hp Pavili... 1.92%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 1.92%

About Eidos Interactive Limited

Eidos (replaced by Square Enix) was a video game publisher best-known game series include Tomb Raider, Hitman, Commandos, Legacy of Kain, Thief, Deus Ex, TimeSplitters and Fear Effect.
Publisher URL: www.eidos.com


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