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Resident Evil 5 / Biohazard 5

Overview

Resident Evil 5 / Biohazard 5 is a software program developed by Capcom. 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 primary executable is named Launcher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 105 files and is usually about 8.52 MB (8,935,063 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 67% of users of Resident Evil 5 / Biohazard 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.residentevil.com/5
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Programs\steam\steamapps\common\Resident Evil 5
Uninstaller: "C:\Programs\steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/21690
Estimated size: 8.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Resident Evil 5 / Biohazard 5

Program executable:Launcher.exe
Name:RESIDENT EVIL 5
Path:C:\Programs\steam\steamapps\common\Resident Evil 5\Launcher.exe
MD5:4e4fddec241628ad3da1472b55daef8b
Additional files:
  • Launcher.exe - RESIDENT EVIL 5
  • d3d9.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries: Patch (ENBSeries patch for Resident Evil 5)
  • re5dx9.exe
  • splitscreen.dll (by maluc) - Split Screen
  • splitscreen.exe (by maluc) - Split Screen Launcher
  • xinput1_3.dll - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • autorun.exe - autorun
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll (by Valve)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • D3D11InstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX SDK (Direct3D 11 Install Helper DLL)
  • d3dcompiler_33.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Microsoft Direct3D)
  • d3dcompiler_34.dll
  • d3dcompiler_35.dll
  • d3dcompiler_36.dll
  • D3DCompiler_37.dll
  • D3DCompiler_38.dll
  • D3DCompiler_39.dll
  • D3DCompiler_40.dll - Direct3D HLSL Compiler
  • D3DCompiler_41.dll
  • D3DCompiler_42.dll
  • D3DCompiler_43.dll
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll
  • d3dcsx_42.dll - Direct3D 10.1 Extensions
  • d3dcsx_43.dll
  • d3dx10.dll
  • d3dx10_33.dll
  • d3dx10_34.dll
  • d3dx10_35.dll
  • d3dx10_36.dll
  • d3dx10_37.dll
  • d3dx10_38.dll
  • d3dx10_39.dll
  • d3dx10_40.dll
  • d3dx10_41.dll
  • d3dx10_42.dll
  • d3dx10_43.dll
  • d3dx11_42.dll
  • d3dx11_43.dll
  • d3dx9_24.dll
  • d3dx9_25.dll
  • d3dx9_26.dll
  • d3dx9_27.dll
  • d3dx9_28.dll
  • d3dx9_29.dll
  • d3dx9_30.dll
  • d3dx9_31.dll
  • d3dx9_32.dll
  • d3dx9_33.dll
  • d3dx9_34.dll
  • d3dx9_35.dll
  • d3dx9_36.dll
  • d3dx9_37.dll
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dxgi.dll
  • Editor nateleroux 2.0.exe - Resident Evil 5 Save Editor
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{715EFF4C-4CC3-4F78-8E1E-CE6B3164ECFB}' (runs on registration).
  • Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1DCA61A1-8669-45A5-A0C0-30C9C8D7B171}' (runs on registration).
  • Resident Evil 5 Trainer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EA1C742D-EE7C-483E-8A32-2A84EE78215A}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-3095009854-2890146247-2561466371-1001.
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:\Games\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • RE5DX9.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\games\re\RE5DX9.EXE'.
  • Launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\games\re\Launcher.exe'.
  • RE5DX10.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CAPCOM\RESIDENT EVIL 5\RE5DX10.EXE'.

How do I remove Resident Evil 5 / Biohazard 5?

You can uninstall Resident Evil 5 / Biohazard 5 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 Resident Evil 5 / Biohazard 5, 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 Resident Evil 5 / Biohazard 5.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 71%
Win 7 (SP1) 29%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 71.22%
Windows 7 28.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 36.53%
Windows 10 Pro 17.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.39%
Windows 8.1 8.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.12%
Windows 7 Professional 4.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.45%
  United Kingdom 7.09%
  Canada 4.46%
  Germany 3.94%
  France 2.89%
  Brazil 1.57%
  Finland 1.05%
  Italy 1.05%
  Russia 1.05%
  Australia 0.52%
  Belgium 0.52%
  Spain 0.52%
  Hong Kong 0.52%
  Mexico 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 24.77%
Acer 18.35%
Hewlett-Packard 14.68%
GIGABYTE 10.09%
Dell 9.17%
Alienware 8.26%
Lenovo 7.34%
MSI 7.34%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.86%
ASUSTeK G751JT 2.14%
Acer Aspire VN7-591G 2.14%
MSI MS-7641 2.14%
MSI Z1-7641 2.14%
Alienware M14xR2 1.43%

About (from Capcom)

Capcom began in Japan in 1979 as a manufacturer and distributor of electronic game machines. In 1983 Capcom Co.
Publisher URL: www.capcom.com

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