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6% remove it94% keep it
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Stories: The Path of Destinies


Stories: The Path of Destinies is a program developed by Spearhead Games. 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 main program executable is spod-jws_tex.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 1.51 GB (1,620,705,314 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 80% of users of Stories: The Path of Destinies come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.storiesthepathofdestinies.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Stories Path of Destinies
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/439190
Estimated size: 1.51 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Stories: The Path of Destinies

Program executable:spod-jws_tex.exe
Path:C:\Games\Steam\steamapps\common\Stories Path of Destinies\spod-jws_tex.exe
Additional files:
  • APEX_ClothingPROFILE_x64.dll (by NVIDIA) - APEX Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_DestructiblePROFILE_x64.dll (by NVIDIA)
  • APEX_LegacyPROFILE_x64.dll
  • ApexFrameworkPROFILE_x64.dll
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • Leap.dll (by Leap Motion) - Leap Motion API
  • libogg_64.dll
  • libvorbis_64.dll
  • libvorbisfile_64.dll
  • nvToolsExt64_1.dll
  • PhysX3CommonPROFILE_x64.dll
  • PhysX3CookingPROFILE_x64.dll
  • PhysX3PROFILE_x64.dll
  • steam_api64.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • Stories.exe
  • StoriesLauncher.exe - StoriesLauncher
  • vcredist_x64.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x64) - 12.0.30501
  • vcredist_x86.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x86) - 12.0.30501

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Stories: The Path of Destinies?

You can uninstall Stories: The Path of Destinies 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 Stories: The Path of Destinies, 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 Stories: The Path of Destinies.

Win 10 94%
Win 7 (SP1) 6%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 93.75%
Windows 7 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 43.75%
Windows 10 Home 37.50%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 6.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.13%
Windows 7 Professional 3.13%
Windows 8 Pro 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Germany 4.00%
  Singapore 4.00%
  United Arab Emirates 2.00%
  Canada 2.00%
  Chile 2.00%
  United Kingdom 2.00%
  Netherlands 2.00%
  Philippines 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.27%
ASUS 18.18%
Dell 18.18%
Lenovo 18.18%
Alienware 9.09%
Common models
MSI MS-7917 10.53%
ASUS All Series 10.53%
XMG P65xRP 5.26%
MSI MS-7978 5.26%
Alienware Alienware Area-... 5.26%
MSI MS-7850 5.26%


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