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Should I remove DayZ?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,579
United States Rank #1,469
Reach 0.4282%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.52 days
487.28 days >
Average installed length: 256.03 days



DayZ is a software program developed by Bohemia Interactive. 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 DayZ.exe. The setup package generally installs about 97 files and is usually about 165.9 MB (173,956,875 bytes). 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 52% of users of DayZ come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dayzgame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\DayZ
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/221100
Estimated size: 165.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DayZ

Program executable:DayZ.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\DayZ\DayZ.exe
Additional files:
  • DayZ.exe - DayZ
  • DayZ_Experimental.exe
  • DayZ_x64.exe
  • DayZ_BE.exe (by BattlEye Innovations) - BattlEye Launcher
  • SimulBase_MD.dll
  • SimulBase_MD_x64.dll
  • SimulCamera_MD.dll
  • SimulCamera_MD_x64.dll
  • SimulClouds_MD.dll
  • SimulClouds_MD_x64.dll
  • SimulGeometry_MD.dll
  • SimulGeometry_MD_x64.dll
  • SimulMath_MD.dll
  • SimulMath_MD_x64.dll
  • SimulMeta_MD.dll
  • SimulMeta_MD_x64.dll
  • SimulSky_MD.dll
  • SimulSky_MD_x64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DayZ.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{765185D0-06CC-433A-B9FA-ED0AE2F7EBE7}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DayZ.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\DayZ\DayZ.exe'.

How do I remove DayZ?

You can uninstall DayZ 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 DayZ, 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 DayZ.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.35%
Windows 10 46.02%
Windows Vista 0.58%
Windows XP 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.37%
Windows 8.1 18.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.83%
Windows 10 Home 8.65%
Windows 7 Professional 8.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.39%
  United Kingdom 8.21%
  Germany 6.19%
  France 5.31%
  Canada 4.36%
  Australia 3.40%
  Sweden 2.65%
  DK 1.82%
  Norway 1.76%
  Netherlands 1.46%
  Finland 1.07%
  Austria 0.93%
  Belgium 0.92%
  Russia 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.53%
Hewlett-Packard 18.92%
Acer 13.21%
Dell 10.69%
Alienware 6.47%
Lenovo 5.39%
MSI 3.90%
Toshiba 3.55%
Samsung 1.89%
Medion 1.59%
Intel 1.23%
Common models
ASUS All Series 18.38%
MSI MS-7821 4.16%
MSI MS-7693 2.55%
MSI MS-7758 2.20%
MSI MS-7816 2.00%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 1.88%

Publisher URL: www.bistudio.com


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