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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #19,326
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.68 days
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Average installed length: 183.97 days

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The Banner Saga: Factions


The Banner Saga: Factions is a software program developed by Stoic. 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 setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 803.12 KB (822,399 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 57% of users of The Banner Saga: Factions come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: stoicstudio.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\the banner saga factions
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/219340
Estimated size: 803.12 KB

Program filesFiles installed by The Banner Saga: Factions

  • Adobe AIR.dll (by Adobe Systems) - Adobe AIR
  • CaptiveAppEntry.exe
  • fmod_event.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD (FMOD Event System)
  • fmod_event_net.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Net Event System
  • fmodex.dll - FMOD Ex Sound System
  • NativeFmod.dll
  • NativeSteamworks.dll
  • signsrch.exe
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))
  • The Banner Saga Factions.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • The Banner Saga Factions.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\the banner saga factions\win32\The Banner Saga Factions.exe'.

How do I remove The Banner Saga: Factions?

You can uninstall The Banner Saga: Factions 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 The Banner Saga: Factions, 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 The Banner Saga: Factions.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.52%
Windows 10 41.61%
Windows XP 1.24%
Windows Vista 0.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.92%
Windows 8.1 14.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows 8 8.70%
Windows 7 Professional 6.21%
Windows 10 Home 4.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.85%
  United Kingdom 9.64%
  Canada 4.06%
  France 4.06%
  Brazil 3.05%
  Germany 2.54%
  Australia 2.03%
  Belgium 2.03%
  New Zealand 1.52%
  Poland 1.52%
  Spain 1.02%
  Japan 1.02%
  Portugal 1.02%
  Russia 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.65%
Acer 19.59%
Hewlett-Packard 15.46%
Dell 11.34%
Lenovo 7.22%
MSI 4.12%
Toshiba 4.12%
Alienware 3.09%
American Megatrends 1.03%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.17%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 2.59%
Gigabyte H67MA-USB3-B3 1.72%
Acer Predator G3610 1.72%
ASUSTeK Q550LF 1.72%
MSI MS-7693 1.72%


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