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Should I remove EverQuest II?

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 #8,393
United States Rank #5,147
Reach 0.0472%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.94 days
558.79 days >
Average installed length: 293.60 days


1.00.000 0.97% 25.46%

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EverQuest II

What is EverQuest II?  (from Sony Online Entertainment)

EverQuest II is the epitome of massively multiplayer gaming - the ultimate blend of deep features, heritage, and community. Explore an enormous online world where friends come together for adventure and community. Immerse yourself in the game's exciting locales, mysterious lands, intense battles, exciting quests and am...  Read more


EverQuest II is a program developed by Sony Online Entertainment. The most used version is, with over 34% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is EverQuest2.exe. The software installer includes 128 files and is usually about 18.75 MB (19,659,166 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 77% of users of EverQuest II come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.soe.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\sony\everquest ii
Uninstaller: C:\Users\Public\Sony Online Entertainment\Installed Games\EverQuest II\Uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 18.75 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by EverQuest II

Program executable:EverQuest2.exe
Name:EQ2 Client
EQ2 Client Application
Path:C:\sony\everquest ii\EverQuest2.exe
Additional files:
  • EQ2Settings.exe - EverQuest II® Settings Utility (Settings tool for EverQuest II®)
  • EverQuest2.exe - EQ2 Client (EQ2 Client Application)
  • vistautils.dll - VistaUtils (Vista-only Utilities)
  • assetdb.dll - AssetDB
  • LaunchPad.exe - LaunchPad (GameLauncher)
  • Uninstaller.exe
  • SequenceSound.dll
  • LaunchPad.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay ([email protected]))
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay ([email protected])
  • avutil-51.dll
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library (Steam Crash Handler Library ([email protected]))
  • D3DCompiler_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • FixTimestamps.exe
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer (Steam Game Overlay Renderer ([email protected]))
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer ([email protected])
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll - Steam (Steam Client Engine)
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper (Steam Client Bootstrapper ([email protected]))
  • steamclient.dll - Steamclient.dll ([email protected])
  • steamclient64.dll - Steamclient.dll ([email protected])
  • steamerrorreporter.exe - steamerrorreporter.exe ([email protected])
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library (SteamUI Dynamic Link Library ([email protected]))
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library (tier0_s Dynamic Link Library ([email protected]))
  • tier0_s64.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library ([email protected])
  • vivoxoal.dll (by Vivox) - OpenAL
  • vivoxsdk.dll (by Vivox) - Vivox SDK 4.5 (Vivox Communications API)
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll ([email protected])
  • vstdlib_s64.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll ([email protected])

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E5AA0583-6AD1-483F-BFA9-9DF106F8B3E3}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • LaunchPad.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\poxnora\LaunchPad.exe'.
  • EverQuest2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sony\EverQuest II\EverQuest2.exe'.
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:200.01 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005194796%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00021976%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00029972%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:50,690,634
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:723.84 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:171.99 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove EverQuest II?

You can uninstall EverQuest II 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 EverQuest II, 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 EverQuest II.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.54%
Windows 10 35.66%
Windows Vista 3.54%
Windows XP 2.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.95%
Windows 8.1 11.19%
Windows 7 Professional 9.58%
Windows 10 Home 9.04%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.46%
  Germany 3.91%
  United Kingdom 3.83%
  Canada 3.38%
  France 2.18%
  Australia 1.58%
  Austria 0.68%
  Belgium 0.53%
  Japan 0.53%
  Sweden 0.45%
  DK 0.38%
  Norway 0.30%
  Russia 0.30%
  Netherlands 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.93%
Dell 21.58%
ASUS 11.75%
Acer 11.54%
Alienware 5.13%
Toshiba 3.42%
Lenovo 2.35%
Intel 2.14%
MSI 1.50%
Samsung 1.28%
American Megatrends 0.85%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.41%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.05%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.37%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.37%
MSI MS-7641 2.37%
ASUSTeK M11BB 2.03%

About (from Sony Online Entertainment)

At SOE, we take pride in the fact that we are all gamers.
Publisher URL: www.soe.com


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