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Spooky's Jump Scare Mansion


Spooky's Jump Scare Mansion is a software program developed by Lag Studios. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 SPOOKY.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 5.48 MB (5,746,938 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 82% of users of Spooky's Jump Scare Mansion come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: lagstudios.webs.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Spooky's House of Jump Scares
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/356670
Estimated size: 5.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Spooky's Jump Scare Mansion

Program executable:SPOOKY.exe
Name:not Spooky's House of Jump Scares
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Spooky's House of Jump Scares\SPOOKY.exe
Additional files:
  • SPOOKY.exe - Spoopy's Sand Castle of Land Sharks
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll (by Valve)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • 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
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.dll
  • 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
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • openvr_api.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.json
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.json
  • SurfaceFix.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • v8.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D009BE82-F7E7-4FF3-A787-45F925EB9355}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 3.
Startup File (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.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • SPOOKY.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Spooky's House of Jump Scares\SPOOKY.exe'.

How do I remove Spooky's Jump Scare Mansion?

You can uninstall Spooky's Jump Scare Mansion 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 Spooky's Jump Scare Mansion, 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 Spooky's Jump Scare Mansion.

Win 10 79%
Win 7 (SP1) 21%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 79.27%
Windows 7 20.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 51.22%
Windows 10 Pro 15.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.54%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.32%
Windows 8.1 6.10%
Windows 7 Professional 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.17%
  Germany 3.88%
  United Kingdom 3.10%
  France 2.33%
  Brazil 1.55%
  Netherlands 1.55%
  Australia 0.78%
  Finland 0.78%
  Italy 0.78%
  Poland 0.78%
  Portugal 0.78%
  Sweden 0.78%
  Singapore 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.23%
Acer 21.31%
ASUS 14.75%
Lenovo 13.11%
Dell 9.84%
Alienware 3.28%
Toshiba 1.64%
Samsung 1.64%
MSI 1.64%
Medion 1.64%
Apple 1.64%
Common models
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 3.45%
HP HP 15 Notebook PC 3.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite C75D-B 1.72%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2051fr 1.72%
HP Stream Notebook PC 13 1.72%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.72%


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