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Should I remove Shadowrun?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,356
United States Rank #26,893
Reach 0.0023%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.36 days
71.96 days >
Average installed length: 37.81 days


1.0.0000.130 28.89%
1.00.0000 71.11%

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What is Shadowrun?

Shadowrun is a science fantasy role-playing game set in a near-future fictional universe in which cybernetics, magic and fantasy creatures co-exist. It combines genres of cyberpunk, urban fantasy and crime, with occasional elements of conspiracy fiction, horror and detective fiction.


The most used version is 1.00.0000, with over 98% 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 main program executable is shadowrun.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 2.86 MB (3,002,932 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.shadowrun.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Shadowrun\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8B3B9003-D3E5-45E3-8CCE-CDDDB111F42D}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 2.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Shadowrun

Program executable:shadowrun.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\microsoft games\shadowrun\shadowrun.exe
Additional files:
  • sldlext.dll - DownLevel Software Licensing Client Extension Dll
  • activate.exe - Microsoft Game Studios Activation Wizard (Microsoft Games Studios Activation Wizard)
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • FirewallInstallHelper.dll - Firewall Install Helper DLL
  • mspac.dll - Product Activation Wizard (Microsoft Game Studios PA Wizard)
  • mspacres.dll
  • DSAdminTool.exe - Shadowrun (Shadowrun Dedicated Server Admin Tool)
  • srcompat.dll - Shadowrun Dynamic Link Library
  • srsw_shadowrun.dll
  • PCCompat.dll - PCCompat (PC Game Compatibility Module)
  • sldl_dll.dll - SLDL_DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Shadowrun.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6935339A-530A-4CCB-889B-E1543CFC0EA6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Shadowrun?

You can uninstall Shadowrun 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 Shadowrun, 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 Shadowrun.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 7%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 20.00%
Windows Vista 13.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 15.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.33%
Windows 10 Home 8.89%
Windows 8.1 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.16%
  Canada 4.35%
  MA 2.90%
  Italy 2.90%
  United Kingdom 2.90%
  Belgium 1.45%
  Australia 1.45%
  Kuwait 1.45%
  Ireland 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.26%
Acer 25.81%
ASUS 12.90%
Dell 9.68%
Toshiba 6.45%
MSI 3.23%
Lenovo 3.23%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p7-1446s 5.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355D 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665D 2.78%
HPE-430it 2.78%
HP xw4600 Workstation 2.78%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.78%

About Microsoft Game Studios

Microsoft Studios is the video game production of Microsoft, responsible for the development and publishing of games for the Xbox and Games for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com/games


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