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VersionDistribution 12.50%

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EverQuest IIy


EverQuest IIy is a software program developed by Sony Online Entertainment. 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 52 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 91% of users of EverQuest IIy come from the United States, it is also popular in Norway and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: everquest2.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sony\everquestii
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Sony\EverquestII\Uninstaller.exe

Program filesFiles installed by EverQuest IIy

  • EQ2Settings.exe - EverQuest II® Settings Utility (Settings tool for EverQuest II®)
  • EverQuest2.exe - EQ2 Client (EQ2 Client Application)
  • vistautils.dll - VistaUtils (Vista-only Utilities)
  • LaunchPad.exe - LaunchPad (Sony Online Entertainment LaunchPad)
  • assetdb.dll - AssetDB
  • Uninstaller.exe
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • ambxrt.dll - amBX Redistributable Runtime
  • nspr4.dll (by Netscape Communications) - Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR Library)
  • nss3.dll (by Netscape Communications) - Network Security Services (NSS Base Library)
  • nssckbi.dll - NSS Builtin Trusted Root CAs
  • plc4.dll - PLC Library
  • plds4.dll - PLDS Library
  • smime3.dll - NSS S/MIME Library
  • softokn3.dll - NSS PKCS #11 Library
  • ssl3.dll - NSS SSL Library
  • wrap_oal.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative Labs OpenAL32 (OpenAL32)
  • EQ2VoiceService.exe (by Vivox) - Vivox Voice Service
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]) ([email protected]))
  • LiveDriverSDK.dll (by Image Metrics) - Live Driver SDK
  • vivoxsdk.dll (by Vivox) - Vivox SDK 4.5 (Vivox Communications API)
  • gksvggdiplus.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - XULRunner
  • libsndfile-1.dll - Soundfile
  • js3250.dll - NETSCAPE (Netscape 32-bit JavaScript Module)
  • vivoxoal.dll - OpenAL
  • awesomium_1_7.dll
  • awesomium_process.exe
  • EQ2.exe
  • EQ2IMEInputServer.exe
  • faultlog.dll
  • Installer.exe
  • LaunchPad.dll
  • ortp.dll
  • QuadProg.dll
  • SequenceSound.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • EQ2VoiceService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sony Online Entertainment\Installed Games\EverQuest II\EQ2VoiceService.exe'.
  • EQ2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sony\EverQuest II\EQ2.exe'.

How do I remove EverQuest IIy?

You can uninstall EverQuest IIy 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 IIy, 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 IIy.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 10 13%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Windows 10 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.50%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 8 12.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.91%
  Norway 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p7-1020 16.67%
Gigabyte Z68A-D3H-B3 16.67%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3P 16.67%
Dell Dell XPS430 16.67%
Dell XPS 630i 16.67%
ASUSTeK U52F 16.67%

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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