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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,691
United States Rank #3,459
Reach 0.1132%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.72 days
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Average installed length: 243.68 days

South Park: The Stick of Truth

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Overview

South Park: The Stick of Truth is a program developed by Obsidian Entertainment. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 South Park - The Stick of Truth.exe. The software installer includes 69 files and is usually about 1.83 GB (1,960,340,211 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 62% of users of South Park: The Stick of Truth come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: southpark.ubi.com/stickoftruth/en-us/home/index.aspx
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\South Park - The Stick of Truth
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/213670
Estimated size: 1.83 GB

Program filesFiles installed by South Park: The Stick of Truth

Program executable:South Park - The Stick of Truth.exe
Name:South Park - The Stick of Truth
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\South Park - The Stick of Truth\South Park - The Stick of Truth.exe
MD5:86c8caed5e7f8fe01c5d3332551b7a99
Additional files:
  • South Park - The Stick of Truth.exe - South Park - The Stick of Truth
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll (by Valve)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • AppOverlay.dll - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • winh264.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.dll
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • v8.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • libav_h264-56.dll
  • libavcodec-57.dll
  • libavformat-57.dll
  • libavresample-3.dll
  • libavutil-55.dll
  • libswscale-4.dll
  • WinSCP.exe (by Martin Prikryl) - WinSCP (WinSCP: SFTP, FTP and SCP client)
  • bink2w32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • bink2w64.dll (by RAD Game Tools)
  • cudart32_30_9.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA CUDA 3.0.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 3.0.9)
  • cudart64_30_9.dll (by NVIDIA)
  • d3d9.dll (by TransGaming) - SwiftShader Direct3D 9 Software Renderer
  • D3DCompiler_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • msvcr100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • openvr_api.dll
  • physxcudart_20.dll
  • physxcudart64_20.dll
  • PhysXDevice.dll - NVIDIA PhysX Device Module
  • PhysXDevice64.dll
  • sdl.dll
  • spst-StevieBond.exe (by CheatHappens) - South Park the Stick of Truth Trainer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B6D81AEC-C691-4109-ACBA-39A635BBAF0E}' (runs on registration).
  • GameOverlayUI.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Steam Overlaylol'.
  • steamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-3837917440-1771750534-681917250-1001.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Power2GoExpress8' 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.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • South Park - The Stick of Truth.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\Steam\steamapps\common\South Park - The Stick of Truth\South Park - The Stick of Truth.exe'.
  • steamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove South Park: The Stick of Truth?

Quickly and completely remove South Park™: The Stick of Truth™ from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall South Park: The Stick of Truth 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 South Park™: The Stick of Truth™, 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 South Park: The Stick of Truth.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 61%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 61.31%
Windows 7 37.87%
Windows Vista 0.73%
Windows XP 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.56%
Windows 10 Home 22.52%
Windows 8.1 18.87%
Windows 10 Pro 9.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.43%
Windows 7 Professional 5.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.75%
  United Kingdom 6.30%
  Germany 4.98%
  France 4.48%
  Canada 4.01%
  Australia 2.29%
  DK 1.95%
  Norway 1.82%
  Sweden 1.48%
  Netherlands 1.11%
  Belgium 1.01%
  Brazil 0.94%
  Finland 0.74%
  Poland 0.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.43%
Hewlett-Packard 18.67%
Acer 11.65%
Dell 10.72%
Lenovo 9.43%
GIGABYTE 9.15%
Alienware 5.82%
Toshiba 4.90%
MSI 4.71%
Samsung 1.85%
Intel 1.11%
Medion 1.02%
Common models
ASUS All Series 20.33%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 3.12%
MSI MS-7917 2.30%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.90%
MSI MS-7821 1.90%

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