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Knights and Merchants Historical Version

What is Knights and Merchants Historical?  (from TopWare Interactive)

KNIGHTS and MERCHANTS recreates the era of the Middle Ages. Apart from the purely fictitious geography of our world, all game elements and scenes are based on the Anglo-Saxon period, 1200 A.D. And we haven't used imaginary elements like fabled creatures, either. The player takes on the role of an ordinary captain in th...  Read more

Overview

Knights and Merchants Historical Version is a software program developed by TopWare Interactive. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named KM_TPR.exe. The setup package generally installs about 49 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 40% of users of Knights and Merchants Historical come from the United States, it is also popular in Poland and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: replaynow.topware.com/en/knights-and-merchants-tpr-and-tsk.html
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Knights and Merchants Historical Version
Uninstaller: "C:\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/253900

Program filesFiles installed by Knights and Merchants Historical Version

Program executable:KM_TPR.exe
Path:C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Knights and Merchants Historical Version\KM_TPR.exe
MD5:f88e170f27743bdd837092ad89422bad
Additional files:
  • KM_TPR.exe
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink (Bink Video)
  • CampaignBuilder.exe
  • crashhandler.dll - 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)
  • ddraw.dll
  • fmod.dll (by Firelight Multimedia) - FMOD
  • fsgs.dll (by Net-Games AG) - Net-Games Extended SDK (FSGS Extended SDK)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • KaM_Remake_Server_win32.exe
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • libzplay.dll (by Email: [email protected]) - libZPlay (libZPlay library)
  • oalinst.exe (by Creative Labs) - OpenAL Installer
  • ScriptValidator.exe
  • 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
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • TranslationManager.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • 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

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A14B6D8D-51FE-4C39-94B7-51FC1427939F}' (runs on registration).
  • GameOverlayUI.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Steam Overlaylol'.
  • KM_TPR.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D518C86E-0C10-40D4-8098-DD4AA185F0FC}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-1646055978-2255025000-3107839011-1001.
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.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • KM_TPR.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Knights and Merchants Historical Version\KM_TPR.exe'.

How do I remove Knights and Merchants Historical?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.06%
Windows 10 31.25%
Windows XP 3.13%
Windows Vista 1.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.88%
Windows 8.1 14.06%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.81%
Windows 7 Professional 7.81%
Windows 8 4.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.73%
  Poland 8.22%
  United Kingdom 8.22%
  France 6.85%
  Netherlands 5.48%
  Germany 5.48%
  Canada 4.11%
  Australia 2.74%
  Mexico 2.74%
  Croatia 2.74%
  Czech Republic 2.74%
  Hong Kong 1.37%
  South Africa 1.37%
  Brazil 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.05%
Acer 16.67%
GIGABYTE 11.90%
ASUS 11.90%
Dell 9.52%
Toshiba 7.14%
Alienware 4.76%
Lenovo 4.76%
American Megatrends 4.76%
Samsung 2.38%
Medion 2.38%
Intel 2.38%
Common models
Alienware Alienware X51 5.13%
Unknow Unknow 2.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite P775 2.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650D 2.56%
TOSHIBA QOSMIO X870 2.56%
SYX SYX-DP67BG-Extreme 2.56%


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