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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,656
United States Rank #21,911
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VersionDistribution 1.84% 11.66% 6.75% 6.75% 73.01%

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Stronghold HD

What is Stronghold HD?

Stronghold HD is a video game distributed through the GOG.com service, a digital rights management (DRM) free cloud service. The game along with its included extras can be downloaded directly through the website or using the optional GOG Download Manager.

About  (from GOG.com)

Establish your settlement, build your castle, and engage in siege warfare to defend your people in Stronghold, a unique "Castle Sim" combining the best aspects from City Builder and a Real-Time Strategy Game. Set in Medieval Europe, Stronghold challenges you with the daunting task of protecting your land from invasion,...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 15 files and is usually about 795.77 KB (814,867 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gog.com
Installation folder: C:\GOG Games\Stronghold HD\
Uninstaller: "C:\GOG Games\Stronghold HD\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 795.77 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Stronghold HD

  • Mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • goggame.dll
  • Stronghold.exe
  • Stronghold1GDF.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Stronghold.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BEA7927A-5CE5-452A-9955-85A52C6C31CC}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Stronghold.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\Steam\steamapps\common\Stronghold\Stronghold.exe'.

How do I remove Stronghold HD?

Quickly and completely remove Stronghold HD 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 HD 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 HD, 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 HD.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.33%
Windows 8 26.38%
Windows Vista 3.07%
Windows XP 1.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.54%
Windows 7 Professional 11.04%
Windows 8.1 9.82%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.29%
Windows 8 3.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.22%
  United Kingdom 8.89%
  Germany 6.67%
  Norway 3.33%
  Iran 3.33%
  Czech Republic 3.33%
  Italy 3.33%
  Australia 2.78%
  Poland 2.78%
  France 2.22%
  Indonesia 2.22%
  Netherlands 2.22%
  DK 2.22%
  Ireland 2.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.11%
Hewlett-Packard 17.20%
ASUS 15.05%
Dell 13.98%
Toshiba 7.53%
Lenovo 3.23%
Samsung 1.08%
MSI 1.08%
Medion 1.08%
American Megatrends 1.08%
Common models
ASUS All Series 2.88%
Packard Bell EasyNote TS1... 1.92%
MSI MS-7673 1.92%
ASUSTeK G73Jh 1.92%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 1.92%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.92%

About GOG.com

GOG Limited (GOG.com) is a video game distribution service that delivers "classic" video games through its DRM-free digital platform for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.gog.com


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