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Should I remove Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,762
United States Rank #14,620
Reach 0.0123%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.93 days
292.93 days >
Average installed length: 153.91 days

Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver


Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver is a program developed by Crystal Dynamics. 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 16 files and is usually about 679.85 MB (712,879,422 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 59% of users of Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Legacy of Kain Soul Reaver
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/224920
Estimated size: 679.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver

  • kain2.exe
  • atiumdag.dll (by ATI Technologies) - ATI Technologies Inc. Radeon DirectX Universal Driver
  • BinkPlay.exe - BinkPlay
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • clcd16.dll
  • clcd32.dll
  • clokspl.exe
  • Dec130.dll (by Eidos plc) - ESCAPE VideoStudio 2.1 (Eidos Technologies 130 Decoding DLL)
  • dplayerx.dll
  • drvmgt.dll
  • Edec.dll (by Eidos Technologies) - Escape VideoStudio 2.1 (Effects Codec (124))
  • SR1WinplayFix.exe
  • SRHook.dll - SRHook
  • Winplay.dll - BnkPlay
  • Winsdec.dll (by Eidos Technologies) - Speed Codec (124)
  • Winstr.dll (by EIDOS Technologies) - ESCAPE VideoStudio 2.0 (Windows95 ESCAPE Streamer DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • kain2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9C530DE8-7F90-4BBB-AED6-996C40F4FC03}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • kain2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Legacy of Kain Soul Reaver\kain2.exe'.

How do I remove Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver?

You can uninstall Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver 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 Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver, 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 Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.67%
Windows 10 46.50%
Windows Vista 0.41%
Windows XP 0.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.75%
Windows 8.1 17.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.46%
Windows 10 Home 11.93%
Windows 7 Professional 8.23%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.92%
  United Kingdom 9.24%
  France 4.46%
  Canada 3.82%
  Germany 3.82%
  Spain 2.55%
  Australia 1.59%
  Austria 1.27%
  Ireland 1.27%
  Netherlands 1.27%
  Brazil 0.96%
  Finland 0.96%
  Peru 0.96%
  Sweden 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.05%
Acer 18.25%
Dell 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 15.08%
Lenovo 6.35%
Alienware 5.56%
MSI 4.76%
Samsung 3.97%
Medion 1.59%
Toshiba 1.59%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.00%
Dell XPS 8500 3.20%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.20%
ASUSTeK N56VZ 2.40%
Acer Predator G3-605 1.60%
ASUSTeK G75VW 1.60%


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