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Should I remove Tomb Raider: Legend?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,140
United States Rank #14,505
Reach 0.0146%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 74.83 days
411.74 days >
Average installed length: 216.34 days

Typically installed together

Tomb Raider: Legend


Tomb Raider: Legend is a program developed by Crystal Dynamics. 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 43 files and is usually about 7.16 MB (7,508,059 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 51% of users of Tomb Raider: Legend come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.crystald.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Tomb Raider Legend
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/7000
Estimated size: 7.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Tomb Raider: Legend

  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • 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
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • v8.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • winh264.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3d9.dll (by crosire) - ReShade (crosire's ReShade post-processing injector for 32-bit)
  • 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)
  • pwz.exe - boil
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • testapp.exe (by Eidos) - Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend
  • Tomb Raider - Legend.EXE
  • trl.exe (by Eidos)
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{35064B2B-D7EC-4CD0-8082-7FF0A045A53A}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-3314328317-2445795448-462330557-1001.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam Client Bootstrapper' and executes as C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe.
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.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • trl.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Tomb Raider Legend\trl.exe'.

How do I remove Tomb Raider: Legend?

You can uninstall Tomb Raider: Legend 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 Tomb Raider: Legend, 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 Tomb Raider: Legend.

Win 10 56%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 56.25%
Windows 7 43.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.00%
Windows 10 Home 19.16%
Windows 8.1 12.54%
Windows 10 Pro 10.80%
Windows 7 Professional 10.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.37%
  Germany 8.79%
  United Kingdom 8.24%
  Canada 6.32%
  France 4.67%
  Australia 2.47%
  Italy 2.20%
  Netherlands 1.65%
  Brazil 1.37%
  Belgium 1.37%
  Finland 1.10%
  Russia 0.82%
  Spain 0.82%
  Ireland 0.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 18.33%
Dell 15.83%
Hewlett-Packard 14.17%
ASUS 10.83%
Lenovo 10.00%
Alienware 7.50%
MSI 5.83%
Samsung 1.67%
Toshiba 1.67%
American Megatrends 0.83%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.86%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.86%
LENOVO 20378 2.86%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 2.14%
Alienware M17xR4 2.14%
MSI MS-7885 2.14%


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