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Should I remove Stronghold Crusader 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,703
United States Rank #13,188
Reach 0.0172%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 94.51 days
468.70 days >
Average installed length: 246.27 days


1.00.0000 0.29%

Stronghold Crusader 2


Stronghold Crusader 2 is a program developed by Firefly Studios Ltd. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 80 files and is usually about 3.2 MB (3,350,819 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 52% of users of Stronghold Crusader 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.strongholdcrusader2.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Stronghold Crusader 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/232890
Estimated size: 3.2 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Stronghold Crusader 2

  • Crusader2.exe
  • EditorBase.dll
  • StrongholdBase.dll
  • SupahFly.dll
  • vBase100.dll (by Trinigy GmbH) - Trinigy GmbH vBase (vBase)
  • Vision100.dll (by Trinigy GmbH) - Vision (TM) Engine
  • 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
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • PathEngine.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API
  • 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
  • v8.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FC00CA45-1860-406A-8344-694C99E1FBAD}' (runs on registration).
  • Crusader2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{934B2F73-FA35-4B02-B559-95A33111EC98}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-30861170-2331759260-2506817206-1001.
Startup File (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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Stronghold Crusader 2?

You can uninstall Stronghold Crusader 2 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 Stronghold Crusader 2, 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 Stronghold Crusader 2.

Win 10 69%
Win 7 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 68.73%
Windows 7 31.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 28.02%
Windows 8.1 16.52%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.93%
Windows 10 Pro 15.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.85%
Windows 7 Professional 5.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.62%
  Germany 16.90%
  United Kingdom 3.47%
  Canada 3.24%
  Italy 3.24%
  Netherlands 2.78%
  Austria 2.55%
  France 2.31%
  Poland 1.85%
  Switzerland 1.39%
  Australia 1.39%
  Sweden 1.39%
  Norway 1.16%
  Spain 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 19.76%
Hewlett-Packard 18.56%
ASUS 16.77%
Dell 8.38%
Lenovo 7.19%
MSI 4.19%
Medion 4.19%
Samsung 3.59%
Toshiba 3.59%
Alienware 2.40%
Apple 1.20%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.79%
LENOVO 20378 4.14%
MSI MS-7693 2.76%
MSI MS-7821 2.76%
Acer Predator G3-605 2.07%
Acer Aspire M5811 1.38%

Publisher URL: www.fireflyworlds.com


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