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1% remove it99% keep it
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PULSAR: Lost Colony


PULSAR: Lost Colony is a program developed by Leafy Games. 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 main program executable is PULSAR_LostColony.exe. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 1.38 GB (1,480,599,563 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 68% of users of PULSAR: Lost Colony come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pulsarthegame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\PULSARLostColony
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/252870
Estimated size: 1.38 GB

Program filesFiles installed by PULSAR: Lost Colony

Program executable:PULSAR_LostColony.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\PULSARLostColony\PULSAR_LostColony.exe
Additional files:
  • PULSAR_LostColony.exe
  • AkSoundEngine.dll
  • Assembly-Boo.dll
  • Assembly-CSharp.dll
  • Assembly-CSharp-firstpass.dll (by Edelweiss Interactive) - Decal System
  • Assembly-UnityScript.dll
  • Assembly-UnityScript-firstpass.dll
  • Behave.Unity.Assets.dll
  • Behave.Unity.Runtime.dll (by AngryAnt) - Behave 2 (Behave 2 Runtime)
  • Boo.Lang.dll - boo - an extensible programming language for the CLI
  • CrewAILibraryBuild.dll
  • CSteamworks.dll (by Riley Labrecque) - CSteamworks (A C ABI wrapper for Steamworks)
  • DecalSystem.Runtime.dll (by Edelweiss Interactive)
  • directsound_win32.dll
  • directsound_win64.dll
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • HOTween.dll (by Holoville) - HOTween
  • mono.dll (by Unity Technologies) - libmono (Unity Technologies fork of mono runtime)
  • Mono.Security.dll (by MONO development team) - MONO CLI
  • mscorlib.dll (by MONO development team) - MONO Common language infrastructure
  • OculusPlugin.dll
  • Photon3Unity3D.dll (by Exit Games GmbH) - PhotonUnity3D (Photon3Unity)
  • PilotAIBuild.dll
  • protobuf-net.dll (by Marc Gravell) - protobuf-net
  • RestSharp.dll (by John Sheehan, RestSharp Community) - RestSharp
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • steam_api64.dll (by Valve)
  • System.Core.dll
  • System.dll
  • System.Xml.dll
  • System.Xml.Linq.dll
  • ts3client_win32.dll
  • UnityEngine.dll
  • UnityEngine.Networking.dll (by Unity Technologies) - UnityEngine.Networking
  • UnityEngine.UI.dll - guisystem
  • UnityPlayer.dll
  • UnityScript.Lang.dll
  • vcredist_x64.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x64) - 12.0.30501
  • vcredist_x86.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x86) - 12.0.30501
  • windowsaudiosession_win32.dll
  • windowsaudiosession_win64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove PULSAR: Lost Colony?

You can uninstall PULSAR: Lost Colony 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 PULSAR: Lost Colony, 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 PULSAR: Lost Colony.

Win 10 81%
Win 7 (SP1) 19%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 80.70%
Windows 7 19.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 49.12%
Windows 10 Pro 24.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.53%
Windows 7 Professional 5.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.51%
Windows 8.1 3.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.50%
  United Kingdom 13.75%
  Canada 5.00%
  France 2.50%
  Brazil 1.25%
  Germany 1.25%
  DK 1.25%
  Estonia 1.25%
  Finland 1.25%
  Hong Kong 1.25%
  Italy 1.25%
  Japan 1.25%
  Netherlands 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Acer 12.00%
Alienware 12.00%
Hewlett-Packard 12.00%
MSI 8.00%
Lenovo 8.00%
Toshiba 4.00%
Common models
ASUS All Series 19.05%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 2.38%
Alienware Aurora-R4 2.38%
Alienware Alienware 17 2.38%
Alienware Alienware 15 2.38%
Acer Aspire V5-591G 2.38%


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