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Should I remove Dota 2 Test?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,175
United States Rank #5,850
Reach 0.0739%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.62 days
490.26 days >
Average installed length: 257.60 days

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Dota 2 Test

What is Dota 2 Test?

Dota 2 Test is an experimental version of Dota 2 where upcoming changes are tested before being implemented into Dota 2, ensuring the stability of Dota 2. Dota 2 is a multiplayer online battle arena video game, and the stand-alone sequel to the Defense of the Ancients (DotA) mod.


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 dota.exe. The software installer includes 113 files and is usually about 31.64 MB (33,173,179 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\dota 2 test
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/205790
Estimated size: 31.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dota 2 Test

Program executable:dota.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\dota 2 test\dota.exe
Additional files:
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library (tier0_s Dynamic Link Library (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API (Steam Client API (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))
  • steam.dll - Steam (Steam Client Engine)
  • steamclient.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dota.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\dota 2 test\dota.exe'.

How do I remove Dota 2 Test?

You can uninstall Dota 2 Test 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 Dota 2 Test, 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 Dota 2 Test.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.05%
Windows 10 32.65%
Windows Vista 0.89%
Windows XP 0.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.16%
Windows 8.1 9.63%
Windows 7 Professional 8.94%
Windows 10 Home 4.54%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.33%
  United Kingdom 6.38%
  Canada 4.47%
  Germany 3.37%
  Brazil 2.90%
  France 2.50%
  Australia 2.44%
  Sweden 2.38%
  Netherlands 1.68%
  Singapore 1.63%
  Russia 1.63%
  Malaysia 1.57%
  Norway 1.16%
  Philippines 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.98%
Acer 15.60%
ASUS 15.48%
Alienware 13.30%
Dell 12.58%
Lenovo 4.47%
Toshiba 2.78%
Samsung 2.54%
MSI 2.30%
Intel 1.09%
Apple 0.60%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.61%
Alienware Alienware X51 5.88%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.25%
Alienware Alienware 17 3.15%
Alienware M14xR2 2.52%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.31%

About Valve

Valve is a video game development and digital distribution company through Steam best known for its critically acclaimed product, Half-Life.
Publisher URL: www.valvesoftware.com


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