Typer Shark!

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Typer Shark!
Typer Shark! cover
PopCap Games
PopCap Games Framework
Release dates
Windows June 10, 2003

General information

Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Typer Shark! Deluxe
Typer Shark! Deluxe is the full version of the game

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\PopCap\TyperShark\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/3450/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\users\[Note 3]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/3450/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Only available resolution is 640x480.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Only available resolution is 640x480. Cannot be resized.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

Issues unresolved[edit]

The game won't exit properly[edit]

Upon exiting the game there is still popcapgame1.exe process running (This may prevent other games on Steam from launching)
End the popcapgame1.exe process with Task Manager after exiting the game[1][2]

Issues fixed[edit]

Low FPS[edit]

To fix the problem, the game needs to be played in windowed mode.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
DirectDraw 7
Software renderer
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Audio BASS

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 350 MHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 MB
Video card (GPU) 16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 7 compatible


  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, 32-bit programs writing to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE will be redirected to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/3450/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (3450) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.
  3. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).


  1. game will not exit steam... :: Typer Shark! Deluxe General Discussions - last accessed on 2016-11-06
  2. Verified by User:Blackbird on 2016-11-06