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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,832
United States Rank #8,909
Reach 0.0327%


1.00 0.16% 0.32%
1.0 41.55%

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Sonic Generations

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What is Sonic Generations?

Sonic Generations is a game in which characters control the titular Sonic the Hedgehog in two forms: Classic and Modern, in which they must collect the seven Chaos Emeralds, free their friends and stop a mysterious entity from creating time holes. The game features levels derived from 20 years of Sonic history, spreading across three eras, each having three stages and two bosses from previous games: Classic, Dreamcast and Modern, which are played as either Classic Sonic or Modern Sonic.

About  (from SEGA)

The ultimate celebration of 20 Years of Sonic gaming, Sonic Generations delivers the definitive experience for Sonic fans new and old. Sonic's universe is thrown into chaos when a mysterious new power comes into force, creating 'time holes' which take Sonic and his friends back in time. Whilst there, Sonic runs into so...  Read more


The most common release is 1.0, with over 70% 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 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 x360ce.exe. The setup package generally installs about 51 files and is usually about 1.98 MB (2,079,479 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sega.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\sonic generations
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/71340
Estimated size: 1.98 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sonic Generations

Program executable:x360ce.exe
Name:X360 Controller Emulator
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Sonic Generations\x360ce.exe
Additional files:
  • ConfigurationTool.exe - Sonic Generations (Sonic Generations Configuration Tool)
  • SonicGenerations.exe
  • SonicGenerations.fxpipeline.exe
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • DXInputHandler.dll
  • SonicGMI.exe
  • steam_api.dll
  • cpkredir.dll (by by Korama)
  • IncludeApp.dll
  • Steamclient.dll (by SKIDROW) - Steamclient Engine
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SonicGenerations.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6C9E3DFB-A394-4835-BD51-661CD0B73CE8}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • SonicGenerations.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\sonic generations\SonicGenerations.exe'.
  • ConfigurationTool.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\sonic generations\ConfigurationTool.exe'.

How do I remove Sonic Generations?

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Or, you can uninstall Sonic Generations 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Sonic Generations, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Generations.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.14%
Windows 10 22.45%
Windows XP 0.94%
Windows Vista 0.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.04%
Windows 7 Professional 13.63%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.28%
Windows 8.1 3.80%
Windows 8 Pro 2.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.75%
  United Kingdom 6.19%
  France 4.93%
  Brazil 3.67%
  Germany 3.54%
  Canada 3.16%
  Australia 2.02%
  Sweden 1.39%
  Netherlands 1.39%
  Belgium 1.14%
  Argentina 1.14%
  Spain 1.01%
  Chile 0.76%
  New Zealand 0.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.77%
ASUS 18.18%
Dell 16.13%
Acer 13.49%
Lenovo 3.23%
Intel 2.93%
Toshiba 2.93%
Alienware 2.35%
Samsung 1.17%
MSI 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.22%
Dell XPS 8300 3.63%
MSI MS-7681 2.59%
MSI MS-7680 2.07%
MSI MS-7758 2.07%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 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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