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Quake III Arena Demo

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Overview

Quake III Arena Demo is a program developed by id Software. 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 software installer includes 34 files and is usually about 48.82 MB (51,194,190 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 50% of users of Quake III Arena Demo come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.idsoftware.com/games/quake/quake3-arena
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Left4dead\Steam\steamapps\common\Quake 3 Arena Demo
Uninstaller: "C:\Left4dead\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/9080
Estimated size: 48.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Quake III Arena Demo

  • quake3.exe
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • 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)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.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
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • 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 '{24119BA4-1D08-43EE-BF5D-971EEE712888}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (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.
  • SteamTmp.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.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\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:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Quake III Arena Demo, 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 Quake III Arena Demo.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 3%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 15%
Keep it 85%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 10 31.25%
Windows XP 3.13%
Windows Vista 3.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.75%
Windows 8.1 18.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.13%
Windows 10 Education 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  France 7.50%
  United Kingdom 7.50%
  Netherlands 7.50%
  Sweden 7.50%
  Italy 5.00%
  Belgium 2.50%
  Brazil 2.50%
  Canada 2.50%
  Finland 2.50%
  Poland 2.50%
  Slovakia 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 37.50%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
GIGABYTE 8.33%
Alienware 8.33%
ASUS 4.17%
Toshiba 4.17%
Medion 4.17%
Lenovo 4.17%
Dell 4.17%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.41%
Acer Aspire 5738 7.41%
TOSHIBA Satellite P70-A 3.70%
Alienware Aurora-R3 3.70%
Acer Aspire X3400G 3.70%
Supermicro X7DWA 3.70%

Publisher URL: www.idsoftware.com

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