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1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,546
United States Rank #3,835
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 237.67 days

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Overview

Transistor is a program developed by Supergiant 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 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 73 files and is usually about 3.19 MB (3,343,046 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 66% of users of Transistor come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.supergiantgames.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Transistor
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/237930
Estimated size: 3.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Transistor

  • Engine.dll - Transistor
  • Transistor.exe
  • 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
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.dll
  • 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
  • HostessProtocol.dll - HostessProtocol
  • KeraLua.dll - KeraLua
  • MonoGame.Framework.Windows.dll - MonoGame.Framework
  • Newtonsoft.Json.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Json.NET (Json.NET .NET 4.0)
  • NLua.dll (by NLua.org) - NLua
  • OpenTK.dll (by The Open Toolkit Library) - The Open Toolkit Library (OpenTK)
  • openvr_api.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API
  • steam_api64.dll
  • SteamWrapper.dll
  • vcredist_x64.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable (x64) - 11.0.60610
  • vcredist_x86.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable (x86) - 11.0.60610
  • binkw.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe - Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Setup)
  • DSETUP.dll - Direct driver preloader
  • fmod.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD (FMOD Sound System)
  • fmod64.dll (by Firelight Technologies)
  • FModPlugins.dll
  • FModPlugins64.dll
  • fmodstudio.dll - FMOD Studio Runtime
  • fmodstudio64.dll
  • GamepadBridge.dll - GamepadBridge
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libav_h264-56.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • lua52.dll (by Lua.org) - Lua - The Programming Language (Lua Language Run Time)
  • rail_api.dll (by Entropy Game Global Limited) - rail_api Dynamic Link Library
  • rail_api64.dll (by Entropy Game Global Limited)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{715EFF4C-4CC3-4F78-8E1E-CE6B3164ECFB}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 2.
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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Transistor?

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Or, you can uninstall Transistor 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 Transistor, 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 Transistor.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 59%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
 
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 59.45%
Windows 7 40.08%
Windows Vista 0.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.76%
Windows 10 Home 19.71%
Windows 8.1 17.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.35%
Windows 10 Pro 10.29%
Windows 7 Professional 8.01%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.94%
  United Kingdom 4.72%
  Canada 4.64%
  France 2.74%
  Australia 2.53%
  Germany 2.02%
  Brazil 1.39%
  Netherlands 1.39%
  Italy 1.05%
  Norway 1.01%
  Sweden 0.89%
  DK 0.84%
  New Zealand 0.76%
  Finland 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 23.77%
Hewlett-Packard 16.23%
Dell 11.31%
Acer 10.40%
Lenovo 10.17%
GIGABYTE 9.71%
MSI 6.29%
Toshiba 5.26%
Alienware 4.00%
Samsung 1.83%
Apple 0.69%
Intel 0.34%
Common models
ASUS All Series 16.04%
MSI MS-7821 3.75%
LENOVO 20378 3.07%
MSI MS-7850 2.39%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 2.05%
MSI MS-7917 2.05%

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