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Planetary Annihilation: TITANS


Planetary Annihilation: TITANS is a program developed by Uber Entertainment. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 PA.exe. The software installer includes 50 files and is usually about 2.9 MB (3,042,857 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 66% of users of Planetary Annihilation: TITANS come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.planetaryannihilation.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Planetary Annihilation Titans
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/386070
Estimated size: 2.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Planetary Annihilation: TITANS

Program executable:PA.exe
Name:Planetary Annihilation
Planetary Annihilation 113945.20191129073650
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Planetary Annihilation Titans\PA.exe
Additional files:
  • PA.exe
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll (by Valve)
  • 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)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • msvcp110.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2012 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp140.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2017
  • msvcp140_1.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library _1
  • msvcp140_2.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library _2
  • msvcp140_codecvt_ids.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library _codecvt_ids
  • msvcr110.dll
  • openvr_api.dll
  • 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
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.json
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.json
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • v8.dll
  • vcruntime140.dll
  • vcruntime140_1.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B9A080C3-7144-4893-B6E8-913270948209}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-284693106-1457385533-720182514-1001.
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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Planetary Annihilation: TITANS?

You can uninstall Planetary Annihilation: TITANS 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 Planetary Annihilation: TITANS, 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 Planetary Annihilation: TITANS.

Win 10 85%
Win 7 (SP1) 15%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 84.52%
Windows 7 15.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 47.28%
Windows 10 Pro 30.54%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.86%
Windows 7 Professional 5.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.60%
Windows 8.1 3.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.46%
  United Kingdom 9.76%
  Canada 3.66%
  Germany 3.05%
  France 2.74%
  Netherlands 1.83%
  Italy 1.83%
  Finland 1.52%
  DK 1.52%
  Norway 0.91%
  Australia 0.91%
  Spain 0.91%
  Sweden 0.61%
  Hong Kong 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.00%
Acer 16.47%
Hewlett-Packard 15.29%
MSI 11.76%
Dell 10.59%
Alienware 10.59%
Lenovo 8.24%
Toshiba 2.35%
Common models
ASUS All Series 15.00%
LENOVO 20378 3.57%
MSI MS-7693 3.57%
Dell XPS 8700 2.86%
MSI MS-7850 2.14%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 1.43%


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