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The Guild II

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Overview

The Guild II is a program developed by 4 Head Studios. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 48 files and is usually about 2.15 MB (2,259,645 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 57% of users of The Guild II come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.the-guild.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\Steam\steamapps\common\The Guild II
Uninstaller: "C:\Games\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/39650
Estimated size: 2.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The Guild II

  • GuildII.exe (by 4HEAD Studios) - Guild II (GuildII)
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Windows Image Helper
  • fmod.dll (by Firelight Technologies Pty, Ltd) - FMOD
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • MFC71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • OpenURL.exe
  • protect.dll (by Solidshield Technologies) - Solidshield Library
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • stlport.5.0.dll (by STLport Consulting) - STLport Standard ANSI C++ Library (STLport)
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • UNWISE.EXE
  • v8.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper
  • XviD-1.2.2-07062009.exe (by Xvid team) - Xvid 1.2.2 final-installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A14B6D8D-51FE-4C39-94B7-51FC1427939F}' (runs on registration).
  • GameOverlayUI.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Steam Overlaylol'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-1646055978-2255025000-3107839011-1001.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads 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 The Guild II?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 57%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 56.69%
Windows 7 42.68%
Windows Vista 0.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.75%
Windows 10 Home 19.75%
Windows 8.1 18.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.92%
Windows 10 Pro 7.64%
Windows 7 Professional 7.01%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.49%
  United Kingdom 10.14%
  Germany 7.73%
  Canada 4.83%
  DK 3.86%
  France 2.42%
  Norway 1.93%
  New Zealand 1.93%
  Belgium 1.45%
  Austria 0.97%
  Netherlands 0.97%
  Sweden 0.97%
  Australia 0.48%
  Czech Republic 0.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.69%
Acer 18.52%
ASUS 16.05%
Dell 12.35%
Lenovo 11.11%
GIGABYTE 6.17%
MSI 4.94%
Alienware 3.70%
Samsung 2.47%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.55%
MSI MS-7821 2.73%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.73%
ASUSTeK X555LJ 1.82%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 1.82%
MSI MS-7673 1.82%

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