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Should I remove Banished?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,323
United States Rank #2,755
Reach 0.2057%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.69 days
344.76 days >
Average installed length: 181.14 days



Banished is a software program developed by Shining Rock Software. 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 primary executable is named Application-steam-x64.exe. The setup package generally installs about 67 files and is usually about 240.89 MB (252,595,317 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 54% of users of Banished come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.shiningrocksoftware.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Banished
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/242920
Estimated size: 240.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Banished

Program executable:Application-steam-x64.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\New folder\steamapps\common\Banished\Application-steam-x64.exe
Additional files:
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • steam_api64.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API ([email protected])
  • Application-steam-x32.exe
  • Application-steam-x64.exe
  • Runtime-steam-x32.dll
  • Runtime-steam-x64.dll
  • Runtime-x64.dll
  • VideoDX11-steam-x32.dll
  • VideoDX11-steam-x64.dll
  • VideoDX11-x64.dll
  • VideoDX9-steam-x32.dll
  • VideoDX9-steam-x64.dll
  • VideoDX9-x64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Application-steam-x32.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Banished\Application-steam-x32.exe'.

How do I remove Banished?

Quickly and completely remove Banished from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Banished 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 Banished, 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 Banished.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.10%
Windows 8 40.44%
Windows Vista 1.30%
Windows XP 0.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.53%
Windows 8.1 23.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.84%
Windows 7 Professional 10.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.02%
Windows 8 2.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.49%
  United Kingdom 9.01%
  Germany 5.41%
  Canada 5.06%
  France 4.51%
  Australia 4.21%
  Sweden 2.07%
  Netherlands 2.07%
  DK 1.94%
  Norway 1.82%
  Finland 1.00%
  Belgium 0.75%
  Austria 0.68%
  New Zealand 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.63%
Hewlett-Packard 17.77%
Dell 12.68%
Acer 11.39%
Lenovo 7.11%
Alienware 5.01%
Toshiba 5.01%
MSI 3.55%
Samsung 2.91%
Intel 0.97%
Medion 0.81%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.85%
MSI MS-7821 3.80%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.34%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.34%
Alienware Alienware X51 2.19%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.04%


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