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State of Decay

What is State of Decay?

State of Decay is a third person open world stealth zombie-survival horror video game, developed by Undead Labs and published by Microsoft Studios.

About  (from Microsoft Game Studios)

The smash hit open-world zombie-survival-fantasy game State of Decay is a video game. The open, sandbox world develops in real-time, shaped by your actions, dynamically generating content based on your choices and the ever-increasing zombie threat.


State of Decay is a software program developed by Microsoft Game 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 setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 1.85 GB (1,987,114,534 bytes). The installed file update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 21% of users of State of Decay come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\State of Decay\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\State of Decay\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.85 GB

Program filesFiles installed by State of Decay

  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • StateOfDecay.exe - ULLaunch Application
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • steam_api.dll
  • fmod_event.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD (FMOD Event System)
  • fmod_event_net.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Net Event System
  • fmodex.dll - FMOD Ex Sound System
  • lua5.1.dll
  • Setup.exe - State of Decay Update 3 (State of Decay Update 3 Setup)
  • State of Decay Beta Update1 +4 Trainer.EXE
  • unins001.exe
  • update.exe
  • xdelta3.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D421D11A-6221-4BF6-8F93-2187C1DFFE7D}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove State of Decay?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 8 14%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.36%
Windows 8 13.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.82%
Windows 8 4.55%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.55%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.55%
Windows 7 Professional 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.83% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 20.83%
  United States 16.67%
  Brazil 12.50%
  Philippines 8.33%
  Canada 8.33%
  Belgium 4.17%
  Greece 4.17%
  Iran 4.17%
  Germany 4.17%
  Czech Republic 4.17%
  Turkey 4.17%
  Poland 4.17%
  United Kingdom 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 38.89%
Acer 22.22%
American Megatrends 11.11%
Samsung 5.56%
Intel 5.56%
Dell 5.56%
Alienware 5.56%
Common models
Samsung 700G7C 11.11%
Positivo Positivo M... 11.11%
MSI MS-7758 11.11%
INTEL DZ77BH 11.11%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 11.11%
Dell Studio 540 11.11%

About Microsoft Game Studios

Microsoft Studios is the video game production of Microsoft, responsible for the development and publishing of games for the Xbox and Games for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com/games


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