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Age of Empires 2 HD Edition


Age of Empires 2 HD Edition 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 6 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 50% of users of Age of Empires 2 HD Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Age of Empires 2 HD Edition\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Age of Empires 2 HD Edition\Uninstall\unins000.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Age of Empires 2 HD Edition

  • AoK HD.exe - Age of Empires II HD The Conquerors Expansion
  • steam_api.dll
  • Remover.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe
  • zlibwapi.dll - ZLib.DLL (zlib data compression and ZIP file I/O library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AoK HD.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9B365745-8EFD-4966-8BA6-2BE3B21FE0C7}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Age of Empires 2 HD Edition?

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Or, you can uninstall Age of Empires 2 HD Edition 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 Age of Empires 2 HD Edition, 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 Age of Empires 2 HD Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 10 33%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.22%
Windows 8 11.11%
Windows 8 Pro 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Italy 14.29%
  Brazil 7.14%
  Thailand 7.14%
  Australia 7.14%
  Egypt 7.14%
  Malaysia 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.44%
Acer 33.33%
American Megatrends 11.11%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 28.57%
Packard Bell EasyNote TE1... 14.29%
HPE-500y 14.29%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 14.29%
Gateway NV52L 14.29%
Acer Aspire S3-371 14.29%

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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