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Thief Gold


Thief Gold is a program developed by Eidos Interactive Limited. 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 main program executable is GOLDSKIP.EXE. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 968.09 MB (1,015,115,915 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 62% of users of Thief Gold come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and South Africa.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.eidosinteractive.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Eidos\Thief Gold
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Professional\RunTime\0700\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installati
Estimated size: 968.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Thief Gold

Program executable:GOLDSKIP.EXE
Path:C:\Program Files\Eidos\Thief Gold\GOLDSKIP.EXE
Additional files:
  • THIEF.EXE (by Looking Glass Studios) - Thief:The Dark Project
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • D3DX9_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D 9 Extensions)
  • ddfix.dll (by Timeslip, jermi) - ddfix Dynamic Link Library (Graphics patch for running Thief 2 on modern systems)
  • ffmpeg.dll
  • fmsel.dll
  • imagecfg.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows NT(TM) Operating System (Windows NT Image Configuration Utility)
  • ir41_32.dll (by Intel) - Intel Indeo(R) Video Interactive 32-bit Driver
  • ir50_32.dll (by Intel) - Intel Indeo® video 5.10
  • lgvid.dll
  • MSVCRT40.dll - Microsoft® Visual C++ (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • THIEF.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{37C783EA-9EAF-4D56-8BA7-3A5BC7237B4C}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Thief Gold?

You can uninstall Thief Gold 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 Thief Gold, 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 Thief Gold.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win XP 5%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.42%
Windows Vista 15.79%
Windows 10 10.53%
Windows XP 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.79%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.26%
Windows Vista Ultimate 5.26%
Windows 8 Single Language 5.26%
Windows 7 Professional 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.54%
  United Kingdom 30.77%
  South Africa 3.85%
  Ireland 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Dell 18.18%
Toshiba 9.09%
Samsung 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
American Megatrends 9.09%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L675D 8.33%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 8.33%
HP-Pavilion AY608AA-ABA H... 8.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1380t 8.33%
Gigabyte EP43C-DS3 8.33%

About Eidos Interactive Limited

Eidos (replaced by Square Enix) was a video game publisher best-known game series include Tomb Raider, Hitman, Commandos, Legacy of Kain, Thief, Deus Ex, TimeSplitters and Fear Effect.
Publisher URL: www.eidos.com


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