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Should I remove Gothic II?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,081
United States Rank #41,429
Reach 0.0071%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 244.38 days
712.55 days >
Average installed length: 374.39 days


Gothic II 3.00%
1.32 30.00%

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Gothic II

What is Gothic II?

Gothic II is a role-playing video game and the sequel to Gothic.


Gothic II is a program developed by JoWooD. The most used version is 1.32, with over 44% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 gothic2.exe. The software installer includes 27 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 47% of users of Gothic II come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Romania.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.jowood.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\JoWooD\Gothic II
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\JoWooD\GOTHIC~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\JoWooD\GOTHIC~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)

Program filesFiles installed by Gothic II

Program executable:gothic2.exe
Name:Gothic II
Path:C:\Program Files\jowood\gothic ii\system\gothic2.exe
Additional files:
  • delsaves.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Gothic II?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.24%
Windows 8 12.87%
Windows XP 8.91%
Windows Vista 1.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.00%
Windows 7 Professional 11.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.00%
Windows 8.1 5.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.55% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 46.55%
  United States 19.83%
  Romania 6.03%
  Italy 4.31%
  Austria 3.45%
  Czech Republic 2.59%
  RS 1.72%
  Netherlands 1.72%
  Croatia 1.72%
  Slovakia 1.72%
  Belgium 0.86%
  GE 0.86%
  Switzerland 0.86%
  Finland 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.79%
ASUS 16.67%
Dell 13.64%
Hewlett-Packard 12.12%
Lenovo 7.58%
Medion 6.06%
American Megatrends 4.55%
Alienware 1.52%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.53%
Acer Aspire M7811 2.53%
TOSHIBA Satellite L670 1.27%
Sony VGN-NW21ZF_T 1.27%
Sony SVE1711X1EB 1.27%
MSI MS-7846 1.27%

About JoWooD

JoWooD Entertainment AG was an Austrian computer game publisher of video games.


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