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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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Average installed length: 301.87 days


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Duke Nukem Forever

What is Duke Nukem Forever?  (from Gearbox Software)

Put on your shades and step into the boots of Duke Nukem. The alien hordes are invading and only Duke can save the world. Pig cops, alien shrink rays and enormous alien bosses can’t stop this epic hero from accomplishing his goal: to save the world, save the babes and to be a bad-ass while doing it.


Duke Nukem Forever is a program developed by Gearbox 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 software installer includes 64 files and is usually about 28.33 MB (29,707,048 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 56% of users of Duke Nukem Forever come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dukenukemforever.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\duke nukem forever
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/57900
Estimated size: 28.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Duke Nukem Forever

  • DedicatedServerLauncher.exe - DedicatedServerLauncher.Net
  • DedicatedServerLauncher.resources.dll
  • engine.dll
  • 3DRDebugLib.dll
  • BugHandler.dll (by 3D Realms Entertainment) - Bug management code adapted with permission from John Robbins' Bugslayer Library
  • D3DDrv9.dll
  • dnAI.dll
  • dnAnimation.dll
  • dnCommon.dll
  • dnGame.dll
  • dnVehicles.dll
  • Editor.dll
  • Fire.dll
  • meqon.dll
  • MilesAudio.dll
  • NullRenDev.dll
  • UWindow.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DedicatedServerLauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\duke nukem forever\System\ServerLauncher\DedicatedServerLauncher.exe'.

How do I remove Duke Nukem Forever?

You can uninstall Duke Nukem Forever 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 Duke Nukem Forever, 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 Duke Nukem Forever.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.40%
Windows 10 32.52%
Windows Vista 2.24%
Windows XP 1.63%
Windows Server 2003 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.27%
Windows 10 Home 10.71%
Windows 8.1 6.22%
Windows 10 Pro 4.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.13%
  Germany 15.32%
  United Kingdom 4.17%
  Canada 4.09%
  France 3.21%
  Australia 2.97%
  Finland 2.09%
  Italy 1.52%
  Belgium 1.12%
  Netherlands 1.04%
  Brazil 0.88%
  DK 0.80%
  Sweden 0.72%
  Austria 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.58%
Dell 19.61%
Acer 15.74%
ASUS 12.35%
Alienware 3.87%
Intel 3.63%
Lenovo 2.91%
MSI 1.45%
Toshiba 1.21%
Medion 0.97%
Samsung 0.73%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.73%
Dell XPS 8300 3.11%
Dell XPS 8700 2.72%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.72%
Dell XPS 8500 2.33%
MSI MS-7758 2.33%

About Gearbox Software

Gearbox is a video game development company that has developed using a number of existing game engines for various projects, including GoldSrc, RenderWare, Bungie's Halo, Unreal 2 and Unreal 3.
Publisher URL: www.gearboxsoftware.com


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