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Red Faction: Guerrilla Steam Edition


Red Faction: Guerrilla Steam Edition is a program developed by Volition. 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 73 files and is usually about 7.58 MB (7,948,402 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 60% of users of Red Faction: Guerrilla Steam Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.redfaction.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Red Faction Guerrilla
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/20500
Estimated size: 7.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Red Faction: Guerrilla Steam Edition

  • rfg_launcher.exe (by THQ) - Red Faction: Guerrilla (RFG Launcher)
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • rfg.exe (by THQ) - RFG Application (Red Faction: Guerrilla)
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • 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
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • 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)
  • FirewallInstallHelper.dll - Firewall Install Helper DLL
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • Gibbed.Helpers.dll - Gibbed.Helpers
  • Gibbed.Volition.ConvertAsm.exe - Gibbed.Volition.ConvertAsm
  • Gibbed.Volition.ConvertVintDoc.exe - Gibbed.Volition.ConvertVintDoc
  • Gibbed.Volition.dll - Gibbed.Volition.FileFormats
  • Gibbed.Volition.FileFormats.dll
  • Gibbed.Volition.Pack.exe - Gibbed.Volition.Pack
  • Gibbed.Volition.Unpack.exe - Gibbed.Volition.Unpack
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • Ionic.Zlib.dll - DotNetZlib Library (Ionic's Managed Zlib)
  • libav_h264-56.dll
  • libavcodec-57.dll
  • libavformat-57.dll
  • libavresample-3.dll
  • libavutil-55.dll
  • libswscale-4.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • ModManager.exe (by Hazard ([email protected])) - RFG Mod Manager
  • NDesk.Options.dll (by Novell) - NDesk.Options
  • openvr_api.dll
  • Red Faction Guerrilla Steam Trainer.EXE
  • rfg.nodx11.exe (by CODEX) - Game Launcher
  • RFG_GDF.dll - RFG Game Definition File
  • rfg_launcher_old.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B6D81AEC-C691-4109-ACBA-39A635BBAF0E}' (runs on registration).
  • rfg_launcher_old.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6A983B56-D3E7-4FB9-83C7-4717BF83F0EC}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-3837917440-1771750534-681917250-1001.
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.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • rfg.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Red Faction Guerrilla\rfg.exe'.
  • rfg_launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Red Faction Guerrilla\rfg_launcher.exe'.

How do I remove Red Faction: Guerrilla Steam Edition?

You can uninstall Red Faction: Guerrilla Steam Edition 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 Red Faction: Guerrilla Steam Edition, 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 Red Faction: Guerrilla Steam Edition.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 63.49%
Windows 7 36.28%
Windows Vista 0.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 23.23%
Windows 10 Home 20.05%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.59%
Windows 10 Pro 10.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.11%
Windows 7 Professional 6.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.37%
  United Kingdom 8.09%
  Germany 4.05%
  Canada 3.37%
  Australia 2.87%
  Netherlands 2.02%
  Sweden 2.02%
  France 1.85%
  DK 1.35%
  Russia 1.35%
  Norway 1.18%
  Italy 1.01%
  New Zealand 1.01%
  Poland 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.78%
ASUS 17.77%
Acer 13.20%
Lenovo 11.68%
Dell 10.15%
MSI 6.60%
Alienware 5.58%
Toshiba 4.06%
American Megatrends 2.03%
Medion 1.02%
Common models
ASUS All Series 15.68%
MSI MS-7917 3.24%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.70%
Alienware Alienware 17 2.16%
LENOVO 20217 2.16%
MSI MS-7821 2.16%


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