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Should I remove Fallout?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,772
United States Rank #4,250
Reach 0.0821%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.98 days
559.80 days >
Average installed length: 294.13 days


VersionDistribution 6.18% 1.61% 68.38%

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What is Fallout?

Fallout is a digital video game distributed through the DRM-free GOG service. This game can be run from the optional download manager or directly downloaded through the cloud.

About  (from GOG.com)

The core of the game revolves around your character. Fallout uses a skill-based system to allow you to fine tune your character. As you gain experience (roughly half from combat, the other half from solving adventure seeds and non-combat events), your character will grow as you determine. Combat in Fallout is tactical ...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named falloutw.exe. The setup package generally installs about 46 files and is usually about 557.9 KB (571,292 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gog.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GOG.com\Fallout\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GOG.com\Fallout\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 557.9 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Fallout

Program executable:falloutw.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\GOG.com\Fallout\falloutw.exe
Additional files:
  • f1_res.dll - f1_res (Enables Fallout to run at higher resolutions.)
  • ddraw.dll - sfall (sfall, built for Fallout 1 v1.2 US)
  • FALLOUTW.Chinese.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe
  • f1_res_Config.exe - Fallout 1 Hi-Res Patch Config (Program for configuring the Fallout 1 Hi-Res Patch.)
  • FALLOUT.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • falloutwHR.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BE2B0EE0-7214-422B-A6E2-DD0A7BC7D701}' (runs on registration).
  • falloutw.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DAA00E03-053F-40C0-A65C-8EA30EDC316B}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Fallout?

You can uninstall Fallout 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 Fallout, 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 Fallout.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.62%
Windows 10 33.62%
Windows Vista 2.41%
Windows XP 1.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.15%
Windows 8.1 12.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.59%
Windows 7 Professional 8.86%
Windows 10 Home 6.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.05%
  United Kingdom 6.63%
  Canada 4.42%
  France 4.28%
  Australia 1.79%
  Germany 1.69%
  Finland 1.55%
  Sweden 1.22%
  Poland 1.17%
  Ireland 1.03%
  Spain 0.94%
  DK 0.85%
  Brazil 0.75%
  Mexico 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.86%
Dell 17.34%
ASUS 14.23%
Acer 14.12%
Toshiba 7.48%
Lenovo 4.78%
Samsung 3.43%
Alienware 3.01%
MSI 1.45%
Intel 0.62%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.97%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.54%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.70%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.27%
Dell XPS 8300 2.83%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.40%

About GOG.com

GOG Limited (GOG.com) is a video game distribution service that delivers "classic" video games through its DRM-free digital platform for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.gog.com


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