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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,457
United States Rank #7,956
Reach 0.0394%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.07 days
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Average installed length: 528.07 days

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Sleeping Dogs

What is Sleeping Dogs?

Sleeping Dogs is a open world action-adventure video game developed by United Front Games in conjunction with Square Enix London Studios and published by Square Enix. Sleeping Dogs takes place in Hong Kong and focuses on an undercover operation to infiltrate the Triads. The core gameplay of Sleeping Dogs consists of giving the player an open world environment in which to move around freely. Sleeping Dogs is played as an over-the-shoulder, third-person perspective action-adventure game with role-playing elements.


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 HKShip.exe. The software installer includes 54 files and is usually about 675.3 MB (708,107,672 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sleepingdogs.net
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\SleepingDogs
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/202170
Estimated size: 675.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sleeping Dogs

Program executable:HKShip.exe
  • HKShip.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • HKShip.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FBF16519-A069-490C-8655-EF4F6EB9F71F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Sleeping Dogs?

You can uninstall Sleeping Dogs 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 Sleeping Dogs™, 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 Sleeping Dogs.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.34%
Windows 10 18.28%
Windows Vista 0.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.32%
Windows 7 Professional 13.57%
Windows 8 Pro 3.75%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.49%
Windows 8.1 2.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.77%
  United Kingdom 8.71%
  France 5.25%
  Germany 5.14%
  Canada 4.51%
  Australia 4.30%
  Brazil 1.26%
  DK 1.26%
  Belgium 1.05%
  Norway 1.05%
  Sweden 1.05%
  Italy 0.84%
  Japan 0.73%
  Netherlands 0.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 17.67%
ASUS 16.40%
Hewlett-Packard 14.20%
Dell 11.99%
Alienware 7.57%
Lenovo 2.52%
Intel 2.52%
MSI 2.52%
Toshiba 1.89%
Samsung 0.95%
Common models
MSI MS-7751 4.11%
Alienware Alienware X51 3.65%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.65%
MSI MS-7752 3.20%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.74%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.74%

About (from Square Enix)

Square Enix, Inc.
Publisher URL: www.square-enix.com


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