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Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon

What is Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon?  (from 2K Games)

Original classic Railroad Tycoon for Macintosh -- includes manual, charts, and technical supplement. See the separate parts of your sprawling empire operate together in clockwork colorful, detailed animations. Hear the rich, distinctive sounds of business and industry in the 19th Century.


Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon is a software program developed by 2K Games. 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 2k_intro.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 19.93 MB (20,901,363 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 41% of users of Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.2kgames.com/railroads
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\2k games\sid meier's railroad tycoon
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\2K Games\Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 19.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon

Program executable:2k_intro.exe
Name:Bink and Smacker
RAD Video Tools
Path:C:\Program Files\2k games\sid meier's railroad tycoon\2k_intro.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • RRT.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{FD6F22F5-7AAB-461A-AFC0-C2AF1DC8DCDE}' (runs on registration).
  • INSTALL.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{CB4E14C6-AD3B-443A-8E82-2E54649ABC1B}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon?

You can uninstall Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon 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 Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon, 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 Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.58%
Windows 10 27.73%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Windows XP 8.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.05%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.71%
Windows 10 Home 11.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.47%
Windows 8.1 8.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.58%
  Germany 22.46%
  United Kingdom 7.25%
  Canada 4.35%
  Netherlands 3.62%
  New Zealand 2.90%
  Austria 2.17%
  France 2.17%
  Argentina 1.45%
  Australia 1.45%
  Belgium 1.45%
  Finland 1.45%
  Norway 1.45%
  Poland 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.38%
Dell 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
Medion 6.49%
ASUS 5.19%
Samsung 5.19%
Intel 2.60%
MSI 2.60%
Toshiba 2.60%
Gateway 2.60%
Compaq 1.30%
Common models
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 1.98%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.98%
MEDION MS-7797 1.98%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 1.98%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 1.98%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850 0.99%

About 2K Games

2K is a developer, distributor and publisher of interactive entertainment software games and is a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive, which also owns Rockstar Games.
Publisher URL: www.2kgames.com


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