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Should I remove Fallout 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,959
United States Rank #5,834
Reach 0.0510%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.53 days
605.50 days >
Average installed length: 318.14 days


VersionDistribution 1.39% 7.36% 1.89% 60.70% 13.03%

Typically installed together

Other programs by GOG.com

Fallout 2

What is Fallout 2?

Fallout 2 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)

You are the Chosen One, the direct descendant of the Vault Dweller. The village elders have selected you to wear the sacred Vault-suit of your grandsire and, in time, to ascend to the leadership of your people. First you must prove your devotion to your people. Your tribe needs help.

If you are truly the Chosen ...  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 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 50 files and is usually about 560.24 KB (573,682 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gog.com
Installation folder: C:\Lori\GOGcom\Fallout 2\
Uninstaller: "C:\Lori\GOGcom\Fallout 2\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 560.24 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Fallout 2

  • f2_res.dll - Fallout 2 High Resolution Patch (Enables Fallout 2 to run at higher resolutions.)
  • ddraw.dll - sfall (sfall, built for Fallout 2 v1.02 US)
  • f2_res_Config.exe - Fallout 2 Hi-Res Patch Config (Program for configuring the Fallout 2 Hi-Res Patch.)
  • unins001.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • d3dx9_30.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • D3DX9_42.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • D3DX9_43.dll
  • FALCHE2.EXE - Falche Application (Falche2 - Fallout 2 Character Editor)
  • goggame.dll
  • unins000.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • fallout2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{71B30619-25CF-490F-8203-290DD485DA96}' (runs on registration).
  • fallout2HR.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{673360EE-5BD0-4F23-9F1F-7534116EACC5}' (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 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.99%
Windows 10 37.54%
Windows Vista 2.28%
Windows XP 1.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.99%
Windows 8.1 13.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.76%
Windows 7 Professional 8.97%
Windows 10 Home 7.58%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.47%
  United Kingdom 6.95%
  Canada 4.31%
  France 2.87%
  Finland 1.97%
  Sweden 1.74%
  Australia 1.51%
  Germany 1.44%
  Poland 1.44%
  Czech Republic 1.28%
  DK 0.91%
  Norway 0.83%
  Netherlands 0.76%
  Ireland 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.09%
Dell 16.58%
Acer 16.42%
ASUS 13.30%
Toshiba 6.24%
Lenovo 4.60%
Alienware 3.78%
Samsung 2.30%
MSI 1.64%
Gateway 0.49%
Apple 0.49%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.23%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.43%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.53%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.53%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.22%
Dell XPS 8300 1.90%

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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