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Should I remove Fallout 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,036
United States Rank #7,360
Reach 0.0372%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 141.69 days
347.34 days >
Average installed length: 182.50 days

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Fallout 2


Fallout 2 is a program developed by Black Isle Studios. 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 software installer includes 68 files and is usually about 561.72 MB (589,008,635 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 65% of users of Fallout 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Fallout 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/38410
Estimated size: 561.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Fallout 2

  • f2_res.dll - Fallout 2 High Resolution Patch (Enables Fallout 2 to run at higher resolutions.)
  • f2_res_Config.exe - Fallout 2 Hi-Res Patch Config (Program for configuring the Fallout 2 Hi-Res Patch.)
  • Fallout2Launcher.exe (by ZeniMax Media) - Fallout
  • ddraw.dll - sfall (sfall, built for Fallout 2 v1.02 US)
  • F2se.exe
  • fallout2.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • fallout2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{71B30619-25CF-490F-8203-290DD485DA96}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Fallout2Launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Fallout 2\Fallout2Launcher.exe'.
  • fallout2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Fallout 2\FALLOUT2.exe'.

How do I remove Fallout 2?

Quickly and completely remove Fallout 2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Fallout 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 Fallout 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 Fallout 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.15%
Windows 8 44.82%
Windows Vista 1.35%
Windows XP 0.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.31%
Windows 8.1 29.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.96%
Windows 7 Professional 5.64%
Windows 8 5.19%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.12%
  Canada 6.98%
  United Kingdom 6.48%
  Australia 4.15%
  France 3.32%
  Russia 1.50%
  Sweden 1.50%
  Norway 1.16%
  Brazil 0.83%
  Germany 0.83%
  Belgium 0.66%
  Finland 0.50%
  Spain 0.50%
  Netherlands 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.07%
ASUS 18.01%
Acer 14.94%
Dell 14.18%
Toshiba 10.34%
Lenovo 6.13%
Samsung 3.07%
Alienware 2.68%
MSI 1.53%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.41%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.94%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.35%
LENOVO 20217 2.35%
Dell XPS 8700 1.76%
Dell Inspiron 7720 1.76%


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