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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,246
United States Rank #23,288
Reach 0.0059%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.91 days
190.48 days >
Average installed length: 100.08 days

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Passing Pineview Forest

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Overview

Passing Pineview Forest is a software program developed by VIS - Visual Imagination Software. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 setup package generally installs about 47 files and is usually about 2.91 MB (3,053,432 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 52% of users of Passing Pineview Forest come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Passing Pineview Forest
Uninstaller: "C:\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/331120
Estimated size: 2.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Passing Pineview Forest

  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll (by Valve)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.dll
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • v8.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • 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)
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavcodec-57.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavformat-57.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavresample-3.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libavutil-55.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • libswscale-4.dll
  • openvr_api.dll
  • PassingPineviewForest.exe
  • PassingPineviewForestDK2_DirectToRift.exe
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.json
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.json
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E4710FF6-C400-44A1-B19D-7F87757BB33B}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-1478317967-2089768041-473047385-1001.
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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

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Or, you can uninstall Passing Pineview Forest 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 Passing Pineview Forest, 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 Passing Pineview Forest.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 59%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 59.13%
Windows 7 40.00%
Windows Vista 0.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 20.00%
Windows 10 Home 19.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.91%
Windows 10 Pro 8.70%
Windows 7 Professional 6.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.05%
  United Kingdom 6.85%
  Germany 5.48%
  France 4.11%
  Canada 3.42%
  Belgium 2.74%
  Austria 2.05%
  Italy 2.05%
  Netherlands 2.05%
  Poland 2.05%
  Finland 1.37%
  Russia 1.37%
  Sweden 1.37%
  Slovenia 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.88%
Hewlett-Packard 20.31%
Lenovo 18.75%
Dell 15.63%
Acer 15.63%
GIGABYTE 4.69%
Alienware 3.13%
Common models
LENOVO 20378 3.80%
ASUS All Series 3.80%
Dell XPS 8700 2.53%
HP HP 15 Notebook PC 2.53%
Gigabyte Z97-D3H 2.53%
MSI MS-7693 2.53%

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