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Should I remove Borderlands 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #800
United States Rank #621
Reach 0.8544%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.24 days
567.55 days >
Average installed length: 298.20 days


1.8.2 0.11%
1.8.1 0.05%
1.7.0 0.09%
1.6.0 0.01%
1.5.0 0.33%

Typically installed together

Borderlands 2

What is Borderlands 2?

Borderlands 2 is an action role-playing first-person shooter video game that was developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K Games. Borderlands 2 players complete a campaign consisting of central quests and optional side-missions as one of four vault hunters on the planet Pandora. Key gameplay features from the original game, such as online collaborative campaign gameplay; randomly generated loot, such as weapons and shields; and the character-building elements commonly found in role-playing video games are found in Borderlands 2.


The most common release is 1.8.2, with over 0% of all installations currently using this 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 borderlands2.exe. The setup package generally installs about 100 files and is usually about 586.68 MB (615,180,764 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.borderlands2.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Borderlands 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/49520
Estimated size: 586.68 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Borderlands 2

Program executable:borderlands2.exe
Name:Borderlands 2
Path:C:\Program Files\borderlands 2\binaries\win32\borderlands2.exe
Additional files:
  • Launcher.Content.dll - Borderlands 2 launcher resources
  • Launcher.exe - Borderlands 2 launcher
  • Launcher.resources.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Borderlands 2\Binaries\Win32\Launcher.exe'.

How do I remove Borderlands 2?

You can uninstall Borderlands 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Borderlands 2, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Borderlands 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.01%
Windows 10 44.96%
Windows Vista 0.71%
Windows XP 0.31%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.22%
Windows 8.1 15.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.54%
Windows 10 Home 11.00%
Windows 7 Professional 9.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.07%
  United Kingdom 5.76%
  Canada 4.83%
  Germany 4.48%
  France 4.44%
  Australia 2.64%
  Sweden 1.38%
  Netherlands 1.37%
  DK 1.20%
  Norway 1.18%
  Finland 1.14%
  Brazil 0.92%
  Italy 0.92%
  Belgium 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.88%
Hewlett-Packard 17.92%
Acer 13.27%
Dell 12.18%
Lenovo 7.75%
Alienware 5.86%
MSI 4.27%
Toshiba 3.45%
Samsung 2.06%
Intel 0.99%
Apple 0.40%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.48%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.91%
MSI MS-7821 2.91%
MSI MS-7693 2.41%
LENOVO 20217 2.38%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.12%

About Gearbox Software

Gearbox is a video game development company that has developed using a number of existing game engines for various projects, including GoldSrc, RenderWare, Bungie's Halo, Unreal 2 and Unreal 3.
Publisher URL: www.gearboxsoftware.com


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