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1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,461
United States Rank #8,697
Reach 0.0292%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 38.40 days
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Average installed length: 347.30 days

The Lord of the Rings Online


The Lord of the Rings Online is a program developed by Turbine. 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 main program executable is AwesomiumProcess.exe. The software installer includes 141 files and is usually about 281.07 MB (294,727,717 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 59% of users of The Lord of the Rings Online come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: signup.lotro.com/lotro.php?ftui=LOTROSteam&abrs=1
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\Steam\steamapps\common\Lord of the Rings Online
Uninstaller: "C:\Games\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/212500
Estimated size: 281.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The Lord of the Rings Online

Program executable:AwesomiumProcess.exe
Name:Awesomium v1.6.3
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Lord of the Rings Online\AwesomiumProcess.exe
Additional files:
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll - Game Explorer Integration Helper DLL
  • OpenGLGraphicsCore.dll - OpenGLGraphicsCore (Turbine --description Engine --description OpenGL --description Graphics --description Core)
  • D3D10GraphicsCore.dll - D3D10GraphicsCore (Turbine --description Engine --description D3D10 --description Graphics --description Core)
  • D3D11GraphicsCore.dll - D3D11GraphicsCore (Turbine --description Engine --description D3D11 --description Graphics --description Core)
  • AxInterop.SHDocVw.dll - Turbine Launcher (Resources and assembly imported from library)
  • CleanUninstall.exe
  • ControlLibrary.dll - Turbine Control Library
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll
  • NullGraphicsCore.dll - NullGraphicsCore (Turbine Engine NULL Graphics Core)
  • corestrings.dll
  • lotroclient.exe - lotroclient
  • turbineclientlauncher.exe - turbineclientlauncher
  • TurbineLauncher.exe - TurbineLauncher
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll (by Valve)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • dxgi.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • QtCore4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • softokn3.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Network Security Services (NSS PKCS #11 Library)
  • avcodec-53.dll
  • avformat-53.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • awesomium.dll (by Awesomium Technologies) - Awesomium (Awesomium Core)
  • awesomium_process.exe (by Awesomium Technologies) - Awesomium Renderer
  • AwesomiumProcess.exe (by Khrona) - Awesomium v1.6.3
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • chatclient.dll - chatclient
  • chrome_elf.dll (by The Chromium Authors) - Chromium
  • ControlLibrary.original.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3d9.dll
  • d3dcompiler_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2CF75DBA-2058-4D92-A7AA-A9F77D63B1A6}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E7D265B4-59BF-47D6-AE89-982082F40E03}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-2046571130-1472909728-3610515965-1001.
2 Startup Files (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.
  • SteamTmp.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.
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • lotroclient.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\lord of the rings online\lotroclient.exe'.
  • AwesomiumProcess.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Turbine\DDO Unlimited\AwesomiumProcess.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove The Lord of the Rings Online?

You can uninstall The Lord of the Rings Online 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 Lord of the Rings Online™, 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 Lord of the Rings Online.

Win 10 57%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 56.67%
Windows 7 42.46%
Windows Vista 0.69%
Windows XP 0.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 24.83%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.61%
Windows 10 Home 17.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.72%
Windows 7 Professional 7.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.43%
  United Kingdom 8.32%
  Canada 5.33%
  Germany 3.90%
  France 3.90%
  Netherlands 1.95%
  Australia 1.82%
  Sweden 1.56%
  Norway 1.30%
  DK 0.91%
  Italy 0.91%
  Turkey 0.91%
  Poland 0.78%
  Austria 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.60%
Acer 17.51%
ASUS 13.65%
Dell 10.98%
Lenovo 8.90%
Toshiba 6.23%
Alienware 4.15%
Samsung 1.48%
MSI 1.19%
Medion 0.89%
Apple 0.59%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.29%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.13%
Dell XPS 8700 2.68%
Alienware Alienware X51 2.23%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.79%

About Turbine

Turbine is a computer game developer that develops 3D massively multiplayer online role-playing games and is well known for employing fans of the game to the customer service side, for DDO examples being Tolero who hosted a long running role play segment on the unofficial DDO podcast, DDOcast, and Jerry Snook creator and host of said cast.
Publisher URL: www.turbine.com


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