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Should I remove Dead Space 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,027
United States Rank #8,205
Reach 0.0274%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 273.12 days
1173.13 days >
Average installed length: 616.39 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.1.0.0 0.26%
1.00.0000 0.26%

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Dead Space 2

What is Dead Space 2?

Dead Space 2 is a video game distributed through EA's Origin digital distribution and digital rights management content delivery system.

About  (from Electronic Arts)

Along with better weapons and more zero-gravity environments, Dead Space 2 takes away the silent protagonist and gives Isaac a voice, letting the player hear his reactions to horror that surrounds him. This adds a new level of despair to the game, as Isaac not only faces Necromorphs, but dementia, graphic visions of hi...  Read more

Overview

Dead Space 2 is a software program developed by Electronic Arts. The most common release is 1.1.0.0, with over 0% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named deadspace2.exe. The setup package generally installs about 54 files and is usually about 17.65 MB (18,506,540 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 71% of users of Dead Space 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: deadspace.ea.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\dead space 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/47780
Estimated size: 17.65 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dead Space 2

Program executable:deadspace2.exe
Name:Dead Spaceā„¢ 2
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\dead space 2\deadspace2.exe
MD5:2d9ef621b0fdbdc3ca48ca185cb0fb1a
Additional files:
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll - Steam
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamTmp.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{694711D6-27A0-4D68-8836-D5F25B163A59}' (runs on registration).
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CA3CBCF3-E13C-4E56-B6EB-A5A1702105E3}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (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.
  • SteamTmp.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.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • deadspace2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\dead space 2\deadspace2.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cdn-178-79-196-253.pmo.llnw.net (178.79.196.253 port 80).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to 69.28.145.170 (port 27017).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net (146.66.152.15 port 27018).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to 80.239.194.142 (port 27030).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net (4.78.155.50 port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

steam.exe
Memory:174.29 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003688203%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00017782%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00019100%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:108
70 average
gameoverlayui.exe
Memory:36.47 MB
Total CPU:0.0126768236%
Kernel CPU:0.00708749%
User CPU:0.00558933%
CPU cycles/sec:30,822,598
Switches/sec:194
I/O reads/min:633.64 KB
I/O writes/min:29.26 KB
SteamTmp.exe
Memory:230.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
User CPU:0.00107566%
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
Switches/sec:334
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB

How do I remove Dead Space 2?

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Or, you can uninstall Dead Space 2 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 Dead Space 2, 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 Dead Space 2.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win XP 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.20%
Windows 8 12.24%
Windows Vista 0.78%
Windows XP 0.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.84%
Windows 7 Professional 10.97%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.66%
Windows 8 Pro 3.13%
Windows 8.1 1.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.08%
  United Kingdom 8.13%
  Canada 4.35%
  France 3.21%
  DK 1.32%
  Australia 0.95%
  Sweden 0.95%
  Netherlands 0.95%
  Germany 0.95%
  Belgium 0.76%
  Italy 0.76%
  Austria 0.57%
  Spain 0.57%
  Norway 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 30.77%
Hewlett-Packard 17.58%
Acer 13.74%
Dell 12.64%
ASUS 12.09%
Alienware 5.49%
Toshiba 2.75%
Lenovo 2.20%
Intel 1.65%
MSI 1.10%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.85%
MSI MS-7751 3.21%
Dell XPS 630i 2.56%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 1.92%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 1.92%
Gigabyte M68MT-S2P 1.92%

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (EA) is developer & publisher of video games who develops & publishes games under several labels including EA Sports titles, Irritate NFL, FIFA Soccer & NBA Jam.
Publisher URL: www.ea.com

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