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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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X-COM: Terror from the Deep


X-COM: Terror from the Deep 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 runme.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 3.73 MB (3,911,819 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 56% of users of X-COM: Terror from the Deep come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Valve\Steam\steamapps\common\X-COM Terror from the Deep
Uninstaller: "C:\Valve\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/7650
Estimated size: 3.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by X-COM: Terror from the Deep

Program executable:runme.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\X-COM Terror from the Deep\runme.exe
Additional files:
  • SDL.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • dosbox.exe (by DOSBox Team) - DOSBox DOS Emulator
  • SDL_net.dll
  • engine.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • runme.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1738D29F-AD06-41C0-8F3D-48CC503CF638}' (runs on registration).
  • dosbox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5AB719FC-30E3-4F8D-8348-64F892347CE1}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • runme.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Dark Messiah Might and Magic Multi-Player\runme.exe'.
  • 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: Terror from the Deep?

You can uninstall X-COM: Terror from the Deep 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: Terror from the Deep, 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: Terror from the Deep.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win Server 2003 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.70%
Windows 10 11.21%
Windows Vista 9.35%
Windows XP 2.80%
Windows Server 2003 0.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.21%
Windows 7 Professional 9.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.77%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 3.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.30%
  United Kingdom 15.56%
  Canada 8.15%
  Australia 3.70%
  Germany 3.70%
  France 2.22%
  Spain 1.48%
  Finland 1.48%
  Italy 1.48%
  Poland 1.48%
  Sweden 1.48%
  Switzerland 0.74%
  China 0.74%
  Netherlands 0.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 18.64%
Acer 18.64%
Hewlett-Packard 18.64%
ASUS 16.95%
Intel 3.39%
Lenovo 3.39%
Alienware 1.69%
American Megatrends 1.69%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.62%
Dell XPS 8300 4.62%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 3.08%
ASUSTeK G73Jh 1.54%
ASUSTeK G50VT 1.54%
ASUSTeK CM6850 1.54%


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