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Defcon v1.6


Defcon v1.6 is a software program developed by Introversion Software. 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 setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 59.36 MB (62,245,948 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 47% of users of Defcon come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Defcon\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Defcon\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 59.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Defcon v1.6

  • defcon.exe - Introversion Software Defcon (Defcon)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • defcon.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Defcon\defcon.exe'.

How do I remove Defcon?

You can uninstall Defcon 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 Defcon v1.6, 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 Defcon.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.42%
Windows 10 25.62%
Windows XP 2.48%
Windows Vista 2.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.50%
Windows 7 Professional 14.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.22%
Windows 8.1 12.40%
Windows 8 3.31%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.22%
  United Kingdom 13.19%
  France 4.86%
  Germany 4.17%
  Canada 2.78%
  DK 2.78%
  Belgium 2.08%
  Finland 2.08%
  Poland 2.08%
  Australia 1.39%
  Czech Republic 1.39%
  Spain 1.39%
  Israel 1.39%
  Italy 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
Alienware 8.57%
Lenovo 7.14%
MSI 5.71%
Intel 2.86%
Samsung 2.86%
Common models
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GS70... 2.22%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.22%
MSI MS-7681 2.22%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.22%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 1.11%

About (from Introversion Software)

Introversion Software is one of the UK's most-respected and successful independent game developers and publishers.
Publisher URL: www.introversion.co.uk


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