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Should I remove FredV2Step2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #48,038
United States Rank #33,907
Reach 0.0016%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.21 days
448.60 days >
Average installed length: 235.71 days


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FredV2Step2 is a software program developed by USMLE. 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 8 files and is usually about 23.02 MB (24,135,056 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 74% of users of FredV2Step2 come from the United States, it is also popular in India and United Arab Emirates.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\USMLE\FredV2Step2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{CA59076F-26E1-4605-BE45-2C880A46A383}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 23.02 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by FredV2Step2

  • NED.exe (by NBME) - FRED (NBME Exam Driver)
  • NEDDC.dll
  • DelZip179.dll (by DelphiZip) - DelphiZip (freeware Zip/Unzip)
  • DelZip190.dll (by DelphiZip) - Freeware Zip/Unzip
  • dwlGina3.dll (by Kassl GmbH) - dWinlock (dWinlock API to limit the access to Windows)
  • FredV2Orient.exe
  • socrates_c.dll
  • SWM.dll - Orientation

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • NED.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\USMLE\FredV2Step1\NED.exe'.

How do I remove FredV2Step2?

You can uninstall FredV2Step2 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 FredV2Step2, 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 FredV2Step2.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.52%
Windows 10 16.13%
Windows Vista 16.13%
Windows XP 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.13%
Windows 7 Professional 12.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.68%
Windows 10 Home 6.45%
Windows 8.1 6.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.91%
  India 6.52%
  United Arab Emirates 2.17%
  AL 2.17%
  BD 2.17%
  Belgium 2.17%
  Iran 2.17%
  Mexico 2.17%
  Qatar 2.17%
  Slovenia 2.17%
  Thailand 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.74%
Dell 25.93%
Acer 7.41%
Lenovo 7.41%
Toshiba 3.70%
Samsung 3.70%
Intel 3.70%
American Megatrends 3.70%
ASUS 3.70%
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