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Tiny Brains

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Overview

Tiny Brains is a program developed by Spearhead Games. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 98 files and is usually about 1.28 MB (1,338,420 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 Tiny Brains come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spearheadgames.ca
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\tinybrains
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/253690
Estimated size: 1.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Tiny Brains

  • AgentInterface.dll
  • APEX_Clothing_Legacy_x86.dll (by NVIDIA) - APEX Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_Clothing_LegacyCHECKED_x86.dll (by NVIDIA)
  • APEX_Clothing_x86.dll
  • APEX_ClothingCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_ClothingGPUCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_ClothingSHIPPING_x86.dll
  • APEX_Common_LegacyCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_LegacyCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_x86.dll
  • APEX_DestructibleCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_DestructibleSHIPPING_x86.dll
  • APEX_Framework_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_Framework_LegacyCHECKED_x86.dll
  • ApexFramework_x86.dll
  • ApexFrameworkCHECKED_x86.dll
  • ApexFrameworkSHIPPING_x86.dll
  • atc_api.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll (by Valve)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • cudart32_30_9.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 3.0.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 3.0.9)
  • cudart32_41_22.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.1.22 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.1.22)
  • cudart32_42_9.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.2.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.2.9)
  • d3d9.dll
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dinput8.dll
  • dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe - Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Setup)
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • EasyHook32.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleFr.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleGr.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleIt.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleLa.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleSp.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleUk.dll
  • FonixTtsDtSimpleUs.dll
  • FxGraphLayout.dll (by OC3 Entertainment) - FxGraphLayout
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • GRB_1_x86.dll - GPU accelerated Rigid Body Dynamic Link Library
  • GRBCHECKED_1_1_api2_x86.dll
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • Ionic.Zip.Reduced.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library (Reduced))
  • libavcodec-57.dll
  • libavformat-57.dll
  • libavresample-3.dll
  • libavutil-55.dll
  • libogg.dll
  • libresample.dll (by Dominic Mazzoni) - libresample
  • libswscale-4.dll
  • libvorbis.dll
  • libvorbisfile.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • nvtt.dll - NVIDIA Texture Tools Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

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Or, you can uninstall Tiny Brains 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 Tiny Brains, 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 Tiny Brains.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 53%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 52.54%
Windows 7 45.76%
Windows Vista 1.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.42%
Windows 8.1 23.73%
Windows 10 Home 13.56%
Windows 7 Professional 10.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.96%
  Germany 6.33%
  Brazil 5.06%
  Canada 5.06%
  United Kingdom 5.06%
  France 3.80%
  Netherlands 3.80%
  Finland 2.53%
  Australia 2.53%
  South Africa 1.27%
  Norway 1.27%
  Sweden 1.27%
  New Zealand 1.27%
  Venezuela 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 17.14%
ASUS 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
Sony 11.43%
MSI 8.57%
Lenovo 8.57%
Alienware 8.57%
Hewlett-Packard 8.57%
Toshiba 5.71%
Samsung 2.86%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.67%
MSI MS-7816 4.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 2.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite C50D-A 2.22%
Sony VPCSE2L9E 2.22%
Sony SVF15N1Z2EB 2.22%

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