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Should I remove Fallout 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,083
United States Rank #6,184
Reach 0.0418%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 141.69 days
543.24 days >
Average installed length: 285.43 days

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Fallout 2


Fallout 2 is a program developed by Black Isle Studios. 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 software installer includes 86 files and is usually about 561.72 MB (589,008,635 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 68% of users of Fallout 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Fallout 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/38410
Estimated size: 561.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Fallout 2

  • f2_res.dll - Fallout 2 High Resolution Patch (Enables Fallout 2 to run at higher resolutions.)
  • f2_res_Config.exe - Fallout 2 Hi-Res Patch Config (Program for configuring the Fallout 2 Hi-Res Patch.)
  • ddraw.dll - sfall (sfall, built for Fallout 2 v1.02 US)
  • fallout2.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • fallout2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{71B30619-25CF-490F-8203-290DD485DA96}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • fallout2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Fallout 2\FALLOUT2.exe'.

How do I remove Fallout 2?

You can uninstall Fallout 2 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 2, 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 2.

Win 10 59%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 58.98%
Windows 7 39.68%
Windows Vista 0.97%
Windows XP 0.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.12%
Windows 10 Home 21.12%
Windows 8.1 20.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.98%
Windows 10 Pro 7.89%
Windows 7 Professional 4.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.14%
  United Kingdom 6.77%
  Canada 5.82%
  Australia 3.99%
  France 2.95%
  Russia 1.30%
  Sweden 1.22%
  Norway 0.87%
  Germany 0.87%
  Brazil 0.78%
  Finland 0.69%
  Belgium 0.52%
  New Zealand 0.52%
  Netherlands 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.77%
ASUS 17.86%
Dell 15.63%
Acer 13.17%
Lenovo 7.59%
Toshiba 6.25%
Alienware 3.57%
MSI 3.35%
Samsung 2.46%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.52%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.49%
LENOVO 20217 2.49%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.14%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 2.14%
MSI MS-7917 2.14%


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