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Should I remove Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,848
United States Rank #15,614
Reach 0.0435%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 52.62 days
482.64 days >
Average installed length: 253.59 days


BM Edition 0.12%
1.00.0000 1.98%
1.0.00 1.05%
1.0.0 0.47%

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Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2

What is Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2?

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision. The player assumes the role of various characters during the single-player campaign, changing perspectives throughout the progression of the story. Each level is a mission that features a series of objectives that are displayed on the heads up display, which marks the direction and distance towards and from such objectives.

About  (from Activision)

Modern Warfare 2 is a first-person tactical shooter and the sixth entry in the popular Call of Duty series. True to its name and following the lead of its predecessor, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, it places players in modern combat settings, as opposed to the WWII environments of the earlier Call of Duty games. This m...  Read more


The most common release is 1.00.0000, with over 2% of all installations currently using this version. 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 iw4sp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 112 files and is usually about 7.49 MB (7,858,448 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.modernwarfare2.com
Help link: modernwarfare2.infinityward.com/agegate.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Activision\Modern Warfare 2\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Activision\Modern Warfare 2\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 7.49 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2

Program executable:iw4sp.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\activision\modern warfare 2\iw4sp.exe
Additional files:
  • t6mp.exe - Call of Duty(R): Black Ops II (Call of Duty(R): Black Ops II - Multiplayer)
  • t6sp.exe
  • t6zm.exe - Call of Duty(R): Black Ops II - Zombies
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • Steamclient.dll (by SKIDROW) - Steamclient Engine
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • InfinityScript.dll (by fourDeltaOne) - InfinityScript
  • DBNetwork.Indigo.dll - DBNUpdater
  • iw4mp.exe (by alterIWnet) - IW4M1 (IW4 Launcher)
  • iw4m.dll
  • iw4m.exe
  • iw4m1.dll
  • iw4m2p.exe
  • iw4mpOLD.exe
  • libnp.dll
  • mono-2.0.dll
  • SKIDROW.exe
  • TeknoMW2.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • t6sp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{68FB0564-92AE-4297-84A6-4B3140FCBD6D}' (runs on registration).
  • iw4sp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F4146526-BC04-4A6C-83EF-6438D62AC955}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • iw4mp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Modern Warfare 2\iw4mp.exe'.

How do I remove Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2?

You can uninstall Call of Duty Modern Warfare 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 Call of Duty Modern Warfare 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 Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.14%
Windows 10 21.26%
Windows XP 5.37%
Windows Vista 2.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.45%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.33%
Windows 7 Professional 10.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.38%
Windows 8.1 4.21%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.59%
  Brazil 6.12%
  Germany 3.97%
  Turkey 3.51%
  Philippines 3.17%
  Canada 3.06%
  Czech Republic 3.06%
  France 2.49%
  Netherlands 2.49%
  United Kingdom 2.49%
  Indonesia 2.38%
  Poland 2.27%
  Romania 2.27%
  Sweden 2.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.59%
Hewlett-Packard 20.57%
Dell 17.11%
ASUS 12.83%
Lenovo 5.30%
Samsung 3.87%
Toshiba 2.44%
Intel 2.04%
MSI 0.81%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.46%
MSI MS-7788 2.16%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.16%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.16%
ASUS All Series 1.73%

About Activision

Activision is a video game publisher, majority owned by French conglomerate Vivendi SA.
Publisher URL: www.activision.com/corp/index.html


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