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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #936
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 309.22 days

Fallout: New Vegas

What is Fallout: New Vegas?

Fallout: New Vegas is an action role-playing video game.

About  (from Obsidian Entertainment)

Feel the Heat in New Vegas! Not even nuclear fallout could slow the hustle of Sin City. Explore the vast expanses of the desert wastelands – from the small towns dotting the Mojave Wasteland to the bright lights of the New Vegas strip. An Arsenal of Shiny New Guns! With double the amount of weapons found in Fallout 3, ...  Read more


Fallout: New Vegas is a software program developed by Obsidian Entertainment. 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 primary executable is named nvse_loader.exe. The setup package generally installs about 170 files and is usually about 337.11 MB (353,483,612 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 68% of users of Fallout: New Vegas come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: fallout.bethsoft.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\fallout new vegas
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/22380
Estimated size: 337.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Fallout: New Vegas

Program executable:nvse_loader.exe
A component of the New Vegas Script Extender
Path:C:\steam\steamapps\common\fallout new vegas\nvse_loader.exe
Additional files:
  • geckpu-nv-14.dll - The G.E.C.K. 1.4 PowerUp for Fallout: New Vegas (The G.E.C.K. 1.4 PowerUp NV Main Library)
  • geckpu-nv-14.exe - The G.E.C.K. 1.4 PowerUp NV Loader
  • FalloutNVLauncher.exe (by Bethesda Softworks, Obsidian Entertainment) - Fallout New Vegas Launcher
  • FalloutNV.exe (by Bethesda Softworks) - Fallout: New Vegas (FalloutNV)
  • d3d9.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries mod
  • enbseries.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries
  • nvse_1_4.dll - NVSE (A component of the New Vegas Script Extender)
  • nvse_1_4ng.dll
  • nvse_editor_1_4.dll
  • nvse_steam_loader.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • FalloutNVLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E98DBAAB-AC05-4BC4-85FC-F8BD078D2356}' (runs on registration).
  • FalloutNV.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A72922B2-1FBA-4A36-B299-9173EF82C2AC}' (runs on registration).
  • nvse_loader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E4859EED-2BE2-411B-864F-2C97BE0A80FB}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FalloutNVLauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\steam\SteamApps\common\Fallout New Vegas\FalloutNVLauncher.exe'.

How do I remove Fallout: New Vegas?

You can uninstall Fallout: New Vegas 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: New Vegas, 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: New Vegas.

Win 10 53%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 52.79%
Windows 7 46.19%
Windows Vista 0.74%
Windows XP 0.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.57%
Windows 8.1 18.48%
Windows 10 Home 15.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.40%
Windows 7 Professional 7.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.64%
  United Kingdom 6.85%
  Canada 4.77%
  Germany 2.93%
  Australia 2.68%
  France 2.36%
  Sweden 1.15%
  Netherlands 0.99%
  Norway 0.99%
  Finland 0.91%
  DK 0.82%
  Italy 0.72%
  Poland 0.54%
  Belgium 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.48%
ASUS 17.49%
Dell 13.13%
Acer 11.68%
Lenovo 8.72%
Alienware 6.19%
Toshiba 4.65%
MSI 3.87%
Samsung 2.04%
Apple 0.54%
Intel 0.54%
Common models
ASUS All Series 15.95%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.07%
MSI MS-7821 2.65%
LENOVO 20217 2.61%
MSI MS-7693 2.33%
Alienware Alienware X51 1.92%


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