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15% remove it85% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #36,988
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 40.11 days

The Talos Principle Demo

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The Talos Principle Demo is a program developed by Croteam. 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 installer includes 8 files and is usually about 1.36 GB (1,458,909,217 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 Talos Principle Demo come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.croteam.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\The Talos Principle Demo
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/330710
Estimated size: 1.36 GB

Program filesFiles installed by The Talos Principle Demo

  • Talos_Demo.exe - Talos
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • D3DCompiler_47.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D HLSL Compiler for Redistribution
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • openvr_api.dll
  • steam_api64.dll (by Valve)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove The Talos Principle Demo?

Quickly and completely remove The Talos Principle Demo from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall The Talos Principle Demo 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 Talos Principle Demo, 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 Talos Principle Demo.

Win 10 74%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 15%
Keep it 85%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 74.36%
Windows 7 25.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 28.21%
Windows 10 Home 25.64%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.26%
Windows 10 Pro 7.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.86%
  United Kingdom 11.76%
  Netherlands 5.88%
  Germany 3.92%
  Argentina 1.96%
  Australia 1.96%
  Canada 1.96%
  Spain 1.96%
  France 1.96%
  Indonesia 1.96%
  Italy 1.96%
  New Zealand 1.96%
  PR 1.96%
  Sweden 1.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.57%
ASUS 23.81%
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
MSI 4.76%
Acer 4.76%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.00%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 6.67%
Acer Aspire E1-572G 3.33%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 3.33%
Hewlett-Packard 800-030qe 3.33%
Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 3 3.33%


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