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Stronghold 2 & Crusader

What is Stronghold 2 & Crusader?  (from Firefly Studios Ltd)

Stronghold Crusader 2 is the long awaited sequel to Stronghold: Crusader, the original 'castle sim'. After 12 years Stronghold returns to the deserts of the Middle East circa 1189, with a new 3D engine and realistic castle destruction powered by Havok Physics. Crusader 2 will recapture the original game’s addictive, fa...  Read more


Stronghold 2 & Crusader is a program developed by Firefly Studios Ltd. 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 software installer includes 35 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 71% of users of Stronghold 2 & Crusader come from Iran, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.strongholdcrusader2.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FireFly\Stronghold 2 & Crusader
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{896EDEAB-38A8-4FEA-9725-71B1F17D8115}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Stronghold 2 & Crusader

  • Stronghold2.exe - Stronghold 2
  • Stronghold Crusader.exe
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dragonfly.dll
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • dxrenderer.dll
  • dxsetup.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • Firewall.exe
  • freetype6.dll (by FreeType) - FreeType (FreeType: font engine and rasterizer)
  • GDPFile.dll (by LifeMode Interactive) - LifeMode Interactive LifeStudio: Head API (LifeStudio: Head API)
  • granny2.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Granny
  • icudt30.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin30.dll (by IBM and others) - IBM ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc30.dll - IBM ICU Common DLL
  • IMorphFile.dll (by LifeMode Interactive)
  • LifeStudioHeadAPI.dll
  • milessound.dll
  • Mss32.dll - Miles Sound System
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcrtd.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C Runtime Library)
  • pcchk.exe
  • shfolder.dll - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Shell Folder Service)
  • stlport_vc7150.dll (by STLport Consulting) - STLport Standard ANSI C++ Library (STLport)
  • Stronghold_Crusader_Extreme.exe - Stronghold Crusader
  • TextureMixer.dll
  • Trainer.exe
  • TriangLib.dll
  • unicows.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Win9x Systems (MSLU))
  • uninstal.dll
  • UVPupil.dll
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Stronghold Crusader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3A8016F-7BE8-4724-B076-D1BFA1B4F963}' (runs on registration).
  • Firewall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{44CF1F10-82CE-40D4-A47D-8AA98BBC6637}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Stronghold_Crusader_Extreme.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\games\Crusader Extreme\Stronghold_Crusader_Extreme.exe'.
  • Stronghold Crusader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FireFly\Stronghold 2 & Crusader\Stronghold Crusader\Stronghold Crusader.exe'.

How do I remove Stronghold 2 & Crusader?

Quickly and completely remove Stronghold 2 & Crusader from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Stronghold 2 & Crusader 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 Stronghold 2 & Crusader, 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 Stronghold 2 & Crusader.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 13%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 62.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.25%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 71.43%
  United States 23.81%
  United Kingdom 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 31.25%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
ASUS 18.75%
Dell 12.50%
American Megatrends 12.50%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 18.18%
ASUSTek Computer INC. P5P... 9.09%
ASUSTeK K84L 9.09%
ASUSTeK K45VD 9.09%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 9.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.09%

Publisher URL: www.fireflyworlds.com


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