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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,877
United States Rank #22,517
Reach 0.0153%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 96.42 days
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Average installed length: 130.33 days


VersionDistribution 2.33%
1.0 0.47%

Shadow Warrior


Shadow Warrior is a software program developed by Devolver Digital. The most common release is, with over 2% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named sw.exe. The setup package generally installs about 47 files and is usually about 6.78 MB (7,112,351 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 26% of users of Shadow Warrior come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.shadowwarrior.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Shadow Warrior\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Shadow Warrior\unins001.exe"
Estimated size: 6.78 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Shadow Warrior

Program executable:sw.exe
Name:Shadow Warrior
Shadow Warrior Game
Path:C:\Program Files\Shadow Warrior\sw.exe
Additional files:
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • atiags.dll (by AMD) - ATI GPU Service (Shared Library for AGS)
  • fmod_event.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD (FMOD Event System)
  • fmod_event_net.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Net Event System
  • fmodex.dll - FMOD Ex Sound System
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • sw.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A77D05D3-F882-4CCB-BDEF-C9F2E5A79452}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Shadow Warrior?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.09%
Windows 8 27.44%
Windows Vista 0.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 38.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.19%
Windows 7 Professional 7.91%
Windows 8 Pro 6.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.05%
Windows 8.1 5.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.71%
  France 12.86%
  United Kingdom 5.24%
  Australia 4.29%
  Germany 4.29%
  Czech Republic 4.29%
  Israel 3.81%
  Brazil 3.33%
  Poland 2.86%
  Saudi Arabia 2.38%
  Belgium 1.90%
  Sweden 1.90%
  Romania 1.90%
  Netherlands 1.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 27.50%
Hewlett-Packard 15.83%
Acer 15.83%
Dell 6.67%
Alienware 4.17%
Intel 3.33%
MSI 3.33%
Medion 2.50%
Samsung 1.67%
Toshiba 1.67%
Lenovo 0.83%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.31%
Gigabyte GA-MA770-UD3 2.70%
MSI MS-7693 2.70%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 2.70%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.80%
Acer Predator G3610 1.80%


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