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Railroad Pioneer

What is Railroad Pioneer?

Railroad Pioneer is a PC video game published by JoWooD Entertainment, now Nordic Games.

About  (from JoWooD)

Real-time business simulation in complete 3D Unique mix of exploring business and transport-management simulation in real-time. Be a pioneer and build the most famous transcontinental railroad tracks in the United States of America throughout the 19th century. Our Journey starts in the city of New York around the year ...  Read more


Railroad Pioneer is a software program developed by JoWooD. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 primary executable is named railroad.exe. The setup package generally installs about 36 files and is usually about 13.59 MB (14,249,278 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 46% of users of Railroad Pioneer come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.jowood.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\JoWooD\Railroad Pioneer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\JoWooD\RAILRO~1\unwise.exe C:\Program Files2\JoWooD\RAILRO~1\install.log
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 13.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Railroad Pioneer

Program executable:railroad.exe
Name:Railroad Pioneer
Path:C:\Program Files\JoWooD\Railroad Pioneer\bin\railroad.exe
Additional files:
  • ar.exe
  • Common.dll
  • Di8InputServer.dll
  • Ds8AudioServer.dll
  • GameFramework.dll
  • Gui.dll
  • KomuneDPlay.dll
  • MathLib.dll
  • ndirect3d8.dll
  • nebext.dll
  • NebulaServer.dll - NebulaServer Dynamic Link Library (NebulaServer DLL)
  • nkernel.dll
  • nnebula.dll
  • nparticle.dll
  • RailroadContent.dll
  • tclnebula.dll
  • Terrain.dll
  • delsaves.exe
  • devil.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Library (DevIL) (DevIL: A great portable image library in development)
  • ilu.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Utilities Library (ILU: A great portable image library in development)
  • ilut.dll - Developer's Image Utility Toolkit Library (ILUT: A great portable image library in development)
  • mfc42.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • MFC42D.DLL (by Microsoft) - MFCDLL Shared Library - Debug Version
  • MSVCRT.DLL - Microsoft (R) C Runtime Library
  • Msvcrtd.dll
  • ogg.dll
  • original-Railroad.exe (by Kritzelkratz 3000 GmbH) - Railroad Pioneer
  • Setup.exe (by InstallShield Software) - InstallShield (R) (InstallShield (R) Setup Launcher)
  • tcl84.dll (by Ajuba Solutions) - Tcl 8.4 for Windows (Tcl DLL)
  • tclpip84.dll
  • tk84.dll (by Ajuba Solutions) - Tk 8.4 for Windows (Tk DLL)
  • trainer.exe
  • vorbis.dll
  • vorbisfile.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
  • Setup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2BBEAEC5-1903-451F-AEDD-FA7985323CA3}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Railroad Pioneer?

Quickly and completely remove Railroad Pioneer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Railroad Pioneer 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 Railroad Pioneer, 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 Railroad Pioneer.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win XP 13%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.79%
Windows 8 15.38%
Windows XP 12.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.97%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.82%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.13%
Windows 8 Pro 5.13%
Windows 8.1 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.65% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 45.65%
  United States 28.26%
  United Kingdom 4.35%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  Russia 4.35%
  Brazil 2.17%
  Canada 2.17%
  Spain 2.17%
  France 2.17%
  Hungary 2.17%
  South Africa 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.00%
Dell 13.33%
ASUS 10.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard 10.00%
Medion 6.67%
Gateway 3.33%
Compaq 3.33%
Alienware 3.33%
Sony 3.33%
Intel 3.33%
Common models
VIA K7VT2 3.03%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 3.03%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 3.03%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 3.03%
Sony VPCCB2C5E 3.03%
MSI MS-7758 3.03%

About JoWooD

JoWooD Entertainment AG was an Austrian computer game publisher of video games.


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