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What is FreeSpace2?

FreeSpace2 is a retro PC video game distributed DRM-free through the DotEmu portal.

About  (from DotEmu)

Freespace 2 is a space combat simulation game that takes place in 2367, 32 years after the end of the first game Freespace. The war is raging between earthlings and aliens in space and you are part of it. The player is a pilot in the Galactic Terran-Vasudan Alliance (GTVA), a single entity formed to cement the alliance...  Read more


FreeSpace2 is a program developed by DotEmu. 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 13 files. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 83% of users of FreeSpace2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dotemu.com/en/download-game/4819/freespace-2
Installation folder: C:\frees\freespace2
Uninstaller: C:\frees\FreeSpace2\uninst.exe

Program filesFiles installed by FreeSpace2

  • CD.dll - Freespace CD Module
  • fs2_open_3_6_18.exe (by Volition) - FreeSpace 2 Open
  • fs2_open_3_6_18_DEBUG.exe (by Volition)
  • oalinst.exe (by Creative Labs) - OpenAL Installer
  • fred2_open_3_6_18.exe - Fred 2 Open
  • fred2_open_3_6_18_DEBUG.exe
  • FreeSpace2.exe - FreeSpace2 (FreeSpace2 Launcher)
  • FRED2.exe - FreeSpace (Fred)
  • FS2.exe
  • FS2uninst.dll
  • uninst.exe
  • wxlauncher-0.9.1.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FS2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GOG.com\Freespace 2\FS2.exe'.

How do I remove FreeSpace2?

You can uninstall FreeSpace2 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 FreeSpace2, 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 FreeSpace2.

Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Canada 16.67%

About (from DotEmu)

Retrogaming is not dead! Since 2007, DotEmu has allowed retrogaming fans to find and download more than 300 games of yesteryear on iPhone, iPad, Android, PC, Mac and other platforms.
Publisher URL: www.dotemu.com


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