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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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United States Rank #14,578
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VersionDistribution 9.17% 36.24%
1.20 v2 0.46%

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Freespace 2

What is Freespace 2?

Freespace 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)

The game continues on the story from Descent: FreeSpace, once again thrusting the player into the role of a pilot fighting against the mysterious aliens, the Shivans. While defending the human race and its alien Vasudan allies, the player also gets involved in putting down a rebellion of those elements of Vasudan (Hamm...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 66% of all installations currently using this 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 FreeSpace2.exe. The setup package generally installs about 91 files and is usually about 2.49 MB (2,615,766 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gog.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GOG.com\Freespace 2\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GOG.com\Freespace 2\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Freespace 2

Program executable:FreeSpace2.exe
FreeSpace2 Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\GOG.com\Freespace 2\FreeSpace2.exe
Additional files:
  • FreeSpace2.exe (by Volition) - FreeSpace2 (FreeSpace2 Launcher)
  • FS2.exe (by Volition) - FreeSpace
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • CD.dll - Freespace CD Module
  • FRED2.exe - Fred
  • FS2uninst.dll
  • goggame.dll
  • Launcher.exe (by Source Code Project) - Launcher Application (FreeSpace Launcher)

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 Freespace 2?

You can uninstall Freespace 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 Freespace 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 Freespace 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.51%
Windows 10 30.28%
Windows Vista 1.83%
Windows XP 1.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.21%
Windows 7 Professional 12.44%
Windows 10 Home 7.83%
Windows 8.1 5.99%
Windows 10 Pro 5.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.04%
  United Kingdom 6.85%
  France 3.77%
  Australia 3.08%
  Canada 3.08%
  Germany 2.40%
  Sweden 1.71%
  Spain 1.71%
  Brazil 1.03%
  New Zealand 1.03%
  Netherlands 1.03%
  Poland 1.03%
  Finland 0.68%
  Mexico 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.90%
ASUS 17.14%
Dell 14.29%
Acer 9.52%
Toshiba 8.57%
Lenovo 4.76%
MSI 4.76%
Samsung 2.86%
Intel 1.90%
American Megatrends 0.95%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.50%
HP-Pavilion AU992AA-ABL e... 2.70%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.70%
MSI MS-7640 2.70%
ECS MCP61M-M3 1.80%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.80%

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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