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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 #11,810
United States Rank #7,741
Reach 0.0279%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.66 days
432.48 days >
Average installed length: 227.23 days

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Sonic Adventure DX

What is Sonic Adventure DX?  (from SEGA)

Over 60 unique missions, some for each character -- complete them all to unlock all kinds of wild game secret. Dr. Eggman is up to his old tricks again, but in this special Director's Cut version, there are a whole lot more of them to trip up Sonic and his pals. Get ready to go on 50 new adventures in the all-new Missi...  Read more


Sonic Adventure DX is a program developed by SEGA. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is config.exe. The software installer includes 53 files and is usually about 1.93 MB (2,028,018 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 71% of users of Sonic Adventure DX come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sega.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Sonic Adventure DX
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/71250
Estimated size: 1.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sonic Adventure DX

Program executable:config.exe
Name:Sonic Adventure DX
Config of Sonic Adventure DX
Path:C:\Program Files\new folder\steamapps\common\sonic adventure dx\config.exe
Additional files:
  • Sonic Adventure DX.exe - Sonic Adventure DX
  • uninst.exe - Sonic Adventure DX Setup
  • xinput9_1_0.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • AppLauncher.exe
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • autorun.exe
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • bass_vgmstream.dll (by angryzor) - angryzor (BASS vgmstream plugin)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • D3DX9_43.dll - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dinput8.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • Launcher.exe
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libmpg123-0.dll
  • libogg.dll
  • libvorbis.dll
  • libvorbisfile.dll
  • SADXModManager.exe - SADXModManager
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • SonicTheHedgehog360Dx.exe
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • unsetup.exe
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper
  • xinput1_1.dll
  • xinput1_3.dll (by ToCA EDIT)
  • XInputTest.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E7D265B4-59BF-47D6-AE89-982082F40E03}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
  • SteamTmp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Sonic Adventure DX.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Sonic Adventure DX\Sonic Adventure DX.exe'.
  • config.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Sonic Adventure DX\config.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Sonic Adventure DX?

You can uninstall Sonic Adventure DX 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 Sonic Adventure DX, 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 Sonic Adventure DX.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.18%
Windows 10 47.73%
Windows Vista 0.91%
Windows XP 0.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.70%
Windows 8.1 17.18%
Windows 10 Home 13.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.80%
Windows 7 Professional 8.78%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.13%
  United Kingdom 8.97%
  Canada 3.64%
  France 2.21%
  Germany 1.82%
  Australia 1.69%
  Brazil 1.30%
  Norway 1.17%
  Italy 0.78%
  Netherlands 0.78%
  Spain 0.65%
  Portugal 0.65%
  Finland 0.52%
  New Zealand 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.63%
ASUS 16.67%
Dell 15.25%
Acer 10.64%
Toshiba 6.74%
Lenovo 5.67%
Samsung 4.96%
Alienware 4.61%
MSI 1.77%
Intel 1.77%
American Megatrends 1.06%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.84%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 3.11%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.07%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.07%
MSI MS-7693 2.07%
MSI MS-7917 2.07%

About SEGA

Sega is a video game software developer and an arcade software and hardware development company and the Consumer R&D Division focuses on development of game software for consoles, handhelds and mobiles.
Publisher URL: www.sega.com


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