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Should I remove Desura: Project Zomboid?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,834
United States Rank #17,688
Reach 0.0092%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 39.22 days
664.82 days >
Average installed length: 349.31 days


Fanboy 1.10%
Demo 6.04%
Alpha 92.31%

Typically installed together

Desura: Project Zomboid

What is Desura: Project Zomboid?

This video game is distributed through the Desura digital platform via the Windows client application.

About  (from The Indie Stone)

Project Zomboid is an open-ended zombie-infested sandbox. It asks one simple question – how will you die? Whether surviving in Knox County free-roam or controlling Indie Stone mascot Baldspot in his quest to save his injured wife Kate – death is always a certainty. Quite how long you manage to put it off is another mat...  Read more


Desura: Project Zomboid is a program developed by The Indie Stone. The most used version is alpha, with over 98% 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 main program executable is ProjectZomboid.exe. The software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 24.59 MB (25,782,986 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 57% of users of Desura: Project Zomboid come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.desura.com/games/project-zomboid
Help link: www.desura.com/groups/desura/forum
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Desura\Common\Project Zomboid
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Desura\\desura.exe" desurC://uninstall/games/14517
Estimated size: 24.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Desura: Project Zomboid

Program executable:ProjectZomboid.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Desura\Common\Project Zomboid\ProjectZomboid.exe
Additional files:
  • glew32.dll - The OpenGL Extension Wrangler Library
  • PZServerSettings.exe - PZServerSettings
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • steam_api64.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API ([email protected])
  • javavm.dll
  • jinput-dx8.dll
  • jinput-dx8_64.dll
  • jinput-raw.dll
  • jinput-raw_64.dll
  • lwjgl.dll
  • lwjgl64.dll
  • OpenAL32.dll
  • OpenAL64.dll
  • OpenALSoft32.dll
  • ProjectZomboid32.exe
  • ProjectZomboid64.exe
  • RakNet32.dll
  • RakNet64.dll
  • steamintegration.dll
  • steamintegration64.dll
  • zomboidNative.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ProjectZomboid32.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Project Zomboid Demo\ProjectZomboid32.exe'.

How do I remove Desura: Project Zomboid?

You can uninstall Desura: Project Zomboid 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 Desura: Project Zomboid, 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 Desura: Project Zomboid.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.05%
Windows 10 18.58%
Windows Vista 3.28%
Windows XP 1.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.84%
Windows 7 Professional 10.99%
Windows 8.1 8.79%
Windows 8 3.85%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.77%
  United Kingdom 8.30%
  France 6.55%
  Australia 5.24%
  Canada 4.37%
  Sweden 2.62%
  Finland 1.75%
  Switzerland 1.31%
  Netherlands 1.31%
  Germany 1.31%
  DK 1.31%
  Norway 0.87%
  Russia 0.87%
  Austria 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
Acer 22.86%
ASUS 18.10%
Dell 14.29%
Lenovo 4.76%
Samsung 1.90%
Alienware 1.90%
Medion 0.95%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 1.94%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 1.94%
Acer Aspire M3300 1.94%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.94%
eMachines ET1331G 1.94%
Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 1.94%


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