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X-COM: Apocalypse


X-COM: Apocalypse is a program developed by MicroProse. 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 main program executable is dosbox.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 521.93 MB (547,287,797 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 66% of users of X-COM: Apocalypse come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\XCom Apocalypse
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/7660
Estimated size: 521.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by X-COM: Apocalypse

Program executable:dosbox.exe
Name:DOSBox DOS Emulator
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\XCom Apocalypse\dosbox.exe
Additional files:
  • SDL.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • SDL_net.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • dosbox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5AB719FC-30E3-4F8D-8348-64F892347CE1}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dosbox.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Steam\SteamApps\common\Duke Nukem 3D\bin\dosbox\dosbox.exe'.

How do I remove X-COM: Apocalypse?

You can uninstall X-COM: Apocalypse 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 X-COM: Apocalypse, 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 X-COM: Apocalypse.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.36%
Windows 10 14.10%
Windows Vista 11.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.54%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 3.85%
Windows 8 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.02%
  United Kingdom 14.56%
  Australia 3.88%
  Canada 3.88%
  Germany 1.94%
  Spain 1.94%
  Netherlands 1.94%
  China 0.97%
  Finland 0.97%
  France 0.97%
  Italy 0.97%
  Malaysia 0.97%
  Norway 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.50%
Dell 22.50%
ASUS 15.00%
Acer 12.50%
Gateway 2.50%
Alienware 2.50%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 3.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855 1.92%
Dell Studio 540 1.92%
Dell Inspiron 660 1.92%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.92%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.92%


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