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What is Soul Reaver?

Soul Reaver is an action-adventure game.


Soul Reaver is a software program developed by Eidos Interactive Limited. 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 kain2.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 598.38 MB (627,450,843 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 60% of users of Soul Reaver come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Colombia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.eidos.com
Help link: www.cenega.pl/pomoc.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Eidos\Soul Reaver
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2F32F625-D420-45E3-8CE8-54781BF0FF8B}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 598.38 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Soul Reaver

Program executable:kain2.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\eidos\soul reaver\kain2.exe
Additional files:
  • Winplay.dll - ESCAPE VideoStudio 2.0 (ESCAPE Windows 95 Player DLL)
  • acpc.exe (by Cenega Poland) - Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver (User Interface Application)
  • atiumdag.dll (by ATI Technologies) - ATI Technologies Inc. Radeon DirectX Universal Driver
  • BinkPlay.exe - BinkPlay
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • Dec130.dll - ESCAPE VideoStudio 2.1 (Eidos Technologies 130 Decoding DLL)
  • Edec.dll - Escape VideoStudio 2.1 (Effects Codec (124))
  • fyzotive.dll (by Cenega Poland) - Host Library
  • Winsdec.dll - Speed Codec (124)
  • Winstr.dll - Windows95 ESCAPE Streamer DLL
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • kain2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9C530DE8-7F90-4BBB-AED6-996C40F4FC03}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • kain2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Legacy of Kain Soul Reaver\kain2.exe'.

How do I remove Soul Reaver?

Quickly and completely remove Soul Reaver from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Soul Reaver 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 Soul Reaver, 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 Soul Reaver.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 10 30%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.00%
Windows 10 30.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 8.1 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.00%
  Brazil 6.67%
  Colombia 6.67%
  New Zealand 6.67%
  Venezuela 6.67%
  Portugal 6.67%
  Poland 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Sony 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Common models
Sony VPCEC25FD 12.50%
Packard Bell EasyNote TS1... 12.50%
MSI MS-7309 12.50%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 12.50%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 12.50%
Gateway DX4850 12.50%

About Eidos Interactive Limited

Eidos (replaced by Square Enix) was a video game publisher best-known game series include Tomb Raider, Hitman, Commandos, Legacy of Kain, Thief, Deus Ex, TimeSplitters and Fear Effect.
Publisher URL: www.eidos.com


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