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1% remove it99% keep it
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Fortress Forever


Fortress Forever is a program developed by Fortress Forever Development Team. 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 main program executable is hl2.exe. The setup package is about 4.48 MB (4,696,598 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 78% of users of Fortress Forever come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.fortress-forever.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Fortress Forever
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/253530
Estimated size: 4.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Fortress Forever

Program executable:hl2.exe
Path:C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Fortress Forever\hl2.exe
Additional files:
  • steam.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • hl2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F7A6F2F2-CCC9-48F1-AF3F-54FDCB0EE4BB}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • hl2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Counter-Strike Source\hl2.exe'.

How do I remove Fortress Forever?

You can uninstall Fortress Forever 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 Fortress Forever, 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 Fortress Forever.

Win 10 61%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 61.11%
Windows 7 38.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 29.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Windows 8.1 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Windows 10 Pro 9.26%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.31%
  United Kingdom 7.23%
  Canada 4.82%
  Australia 1.20%
  Belgium 1.20%
  Brazil 1.20%
  Finland 1.20%
  Croatia 1.20%
  Poland 1.20%
  RS 1.20%
  Sweden 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.27%
Acer 21.21%
ASUS 12.12%
Dell 9.09%
Lenovo 9.09%
Gateway 6.06%
Toshiba 3.03%
Sony 3.03%
Alienware 3.03%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p7-1597c 5.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 2.56%
MSI MS-7887 2.56%
MSI MS-7808 2.56%
MSI MS-7721 2.56%


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