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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,842
United States Rank #16,467
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.68 days
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Average installed length: 304.97 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.00.0000 100.00%

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Zoo Tycoon 2 - Marine Mania

What is Zoo Tycoon 2 - Marine Mania?  (from Microsoft Game Studios)

Care for 20 marine animals including the fun-loving seaotter the feisty rockhopper penguin and the fearsome white shark! Train the orca and others to perform cool tricks. Then create splashy marine shows that show off yourtrick-training talents and dazzle your guests. Take a breakfrom showbiz and go for a swim with yo...  Read more

Overview

Zoo Tycoon 2 - Marine Mania 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 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 UNINSTAL.EXE. The setup package generally installs about 51 files and is usually about 582.92 KB (596,908 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 49% of users of Zoo Tycoon 2 - Marine Mania come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/games
Installation folder: C:\Games\Zoo Tycoon 2\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{B406605B-45FE-4D8F-8250-1E77479583AE}
Estimated size: 582.92 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Zoo Tycoon 2 - Marine Mania

Program executable:UNINSTAL.EXE
Name:Microsoft Games Setup
Microsoft Games AutoRun/Setup
Path:C:\Games\Microsoft Games\Zoo Tycoon 2\UNINSTAL.EXE
MD5:dbc6a65a88a05b59c763cfe24ed63082
Additional files:
  • dw.exe - Microsoft Application Error Reporting
  • eula.dll - Microsoft Corporation EulaDll (EulaDll)
  • mgspid.dll - Microsoft Corporation MGSPID (MGSPID)
  • Startup.exe - Microsoft Game Launcher (Startup Application)
  • SETUPENU.DLL - Microsoft Games Setup (Microsoft Games AutoRun/Setup Resources)
  • SetupENU2.dll
  • SetupENU3.dll
  • pidgen.dll - Microsoft PidGen (PidGen)
  • splash.exe - Splash Screen
  • strings.dll - Zoo Tycoon 2 (Strings Dynamic Link Library)
  • zt.exe - Zoo Tycoon 2 Executable
  • startup.dll - Launcher (startup)
  • Uninstal.exe
  • UNINSTPA.EXE - Microsoft Games AutoRun/Setup
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • DLC.exe
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll
  • ipworks5.dll (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - IP*Works! C++ Edition Version 5.0 (IP*Works! V5)
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights AA Animals 1.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights AA Animals 2.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights AA.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights Any XP 2.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights Any XP Animals 1.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights Any XP Animals 2.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights Any XP.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights Civilization Objects.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights Download First.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights ES Animals 1.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights ES Animals 2.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights ES Foliage.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights ES.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights Foliage 1.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights Foliage 2.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights MM Animals 1.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights MM Animals 2.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights MM.exe
  • UninstalEE.exe
  • zt1.exe
  • ZT2PID.dll
  • ztvista.dll - Vista Utilities Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • zt.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F8627B9F-E2E9-43AB-94A8-F5C435BDFE6B}' (runs on registration).
  • startup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9DA7CBE6-1E5A-4A45-9E17-947F11E267A5}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • zt.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Zoo Tycoon 2\zt.exe'.
  • zt1.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Zoo Tycoon 2\zt.exe'.

How do I remove Zoo Tycoon 2 - Marine Mania?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 2%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#19,842

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.57%
Windows 8 30.29%
Windows Vista 2.86%
Windows XP 2.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.71%
Windows 8.1 10.86%
Windows 10 Home 6.86%
Windows 7 Professional 6.29%
Windows 8 5.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.29%
  United Kingdom 6.64%
  Canada 6.16%
  Netherlands 6.16%
  France 4.74%
  Brazil 3.79%
  Germany 3.32%
  Austria 1.90%
  DK 1.90%
  Israel 1.90%
  Belgium 1.42%
  Indonesia 1.42%
  Malaysia 1.42%
  Spain 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.95%
Acer 23.68%
Dell 19.30%
ASUS 7.02%
GIGABYTE 7.02%
Lenovo 5.26%
Toshiba 4.39%
Samsung 2.63%
Alienware 0.88%
American Megatrends 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.17%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.33%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z585 2.50%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.50%
Packard Bell ixtreme M372... 2.50%

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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