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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #30,021
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Sins of a Solar Empire

What is Sins of a Solar Empire?

Sins of a Solar Empire is a casual video game for the PC that uses the GameStop downloadable app for distribution, socail connection and update management.


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 sins of a solar empire.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 1.44 MB (1,512,717 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gamestop.com/gs/landing/pc-game-downloads
Help link: www.impulsedriven.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stardock Games\Sins of a Solar Empire
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Stardock Games\Sins of a Solar Empire\UninstHelper.exe" /autouninstall sin
Estimated size: 1.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sins of a Solar Empire

Program executable:sins of a solar empire.exe
Name:Sins of a Solar Empire
Path:C:\Program Files\stardock games\sins of a solar empire\sins of a solar empire.exe
Additional files:
  • UninstHelper.exe - GameStop App (Add/Remove Programs Helper)
  • SINS_Launcher.exe (by Stardock Entertainment) - Sins of a Solar Empire Autorun/Launcher
  • Sins of a Solar Empire Entrenchment Dev.exe (by Ironclad Games) - Sins of a Solar Empire Entrenchment
  • Sins of a Solar Empire Entrenchment.exe (by Ironclad Games)
  • GDFSinsInstall.exe - GDFSinsIntall Application (GDFSinsInstall Application)
  • Sins of a Solar Empire Dev.exe - Sins of a Solar Empire
  • FirewallInstall.exe - Firewall Application
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • SDActivate.exe (by Stardock) - Activate (Product Activation)
  • fmod.dll (by Firelight Technologies Pty, Ltd) - FMOD
  • ConvertData_Entrenchment.exe
  • ConvertData_OriginalSins.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SINS_Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task named 'RunAsStdUser Task' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Sins of a Solar Empire Entrenchment.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Stardock Games\Sins of a Solar Empire\Sins of a Solar Empire Entrenchment.exe'.

How do I remove Sins of a Solar Empire?

You can uninstall Sins of a Solar Empire 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 Sins of a Solar Empire, 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 Sins of a Solar Empire.

Win 10 51%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 51.11%
Windows 7 46.67%
Windows XP 2.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.67%
Windows 10 Home 15.56%
Windows 8.1 13.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.77%
  Australia 6.56%
  Canada 3.28%
  Germany 3.28%
  United Kingdom 3.28%
  Czech Republic 1.64%
  France 1.64%
  GG 1.64%
  Netherlands 1.64%
  New Zealand 1.64%
  Poland 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 16.67%
Intel 12.50%
Lenovo 8.33%
Samsung 4.17%
ASUS 4.17%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 660 6.67%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 6.67%
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 3.33%
Notebook W350STQ/W3... 3.33%
MSI MS-7751 3.33%
MSI MS-7693 3.33%

About (from GameStop)

GameStop is the world's largest multichannel video game retailer.
Publisher URL: www.gamestop.com


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