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How common is it?
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United States Rank #23,917
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 441.91 days

Mafia II - Demo

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What is Mafia II - Demo?  (from 2K Games)

Mafia II is a third-person, sandbox shooter that provides a look into the dark and unforgiving world of the Mob. Expanding on the original hit, Mafia, that captivated more than 2 million gamers around the world, this new incarnation takes players even deeper into the Mafia with a mature and exciting experience that all...  Read more


Mafia II - Demo is a program developed by 2K Games. 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 launcher.exe. The software installer includes 50 files and is usually about 57.88 MB (60,689,128 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 45% of users of Mafia II - Demo come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.2kczech.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\prog\steam\steamapps\common\Mafia II - Public Demo
Uninstaller: "C:\prog\steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/50280
Estimated size: 57.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mafia II - Demo

Program executable:launcher.exe
Path:C:\prog\steam\steamapps\common\Mafia II - Public Demo\launcher.exe
Additional files:
  • mafia2.exe (by 2K Czech) - Mafia II (Mafia II Application)
  • APEX_Clothing.dll (by NVIDIA) - APEX Clothing Module Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_Destructible.dll (by NVIDIA) - APEX Destructible Module Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_Emitter.dll
  • APEX_IOFX.dll - APEX IOFX Module Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_Particles.dll - APEX Particles Module Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_release.dll - APEX Framework Dynamic Link Library
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • 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)
  • DSETUP.dll - Direct driver preloader
  • dsetup32.dll - Microsoft® DirectX für Windows® (DirectX-Setup (32 Bit))
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX-Setup
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • GamesExplorerGDF.dll - Mafia GDF
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • PhysXLoader.dll - PhysXLoader Dynamic Link Library
  • RemoveSaves.exe
  • 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
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FEE39E82-DD34-465F-A045-9BF3D3100210}' (runs on registration).
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
  • launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Half Life 2\SteamApps\common\mafia ii - public demo\launcher.exe'.
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Elliot\Lollollol !\Steam\Steam.exe'.

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  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:
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    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
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  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Mafia II - Demo.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 8.1 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 15%
Keep it 85%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.16%
Windows 10 35.34%
Windows XP 0.75%
Windows Vista 0.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.54%
Windows 8.1 15.79%
Windows 10 Home 6.77%
Windows 7 Professional 6.77%
Windows 10 Pro 6.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.00%
  Germany 8.13%
  United Kingdom 8.13%
  Canada 5.00%
  France 5.00%
  Brazil 3.13%
  Czech Republic 3.13%
  Belgium 2.50%
  New Zealand 2.50%
  Australia 1.88%
  Italy 1.88%
  Netherlands 1.88%
  Austria 1.25%
  Greece 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.56%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Dell 11.11%
ASUS 11.11%
Samsung 5.56%
Lenovo 4.17%
Apple 2.78%
Alienware 2.78%
Toshiba 2.78%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.93%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.97%
Apple Inc. iMac13,1 1.98%
MSI MS-7817 1.98%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 1.98%
powerspec B325 1.98%

About 2K Games

2K is a developer, distributor and publisher of interactive entertainment software games and is a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive, which also owns Rockstar Games.
Publisher URL: www.2kgames.com


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