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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #30,828
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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What is Freespace?

Freespace 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 heartless Shivans emerged through subspace near Earth, harboring technology light years ahead of anything seen before. They made no attempt to communicate. They did not respond to your heralds. They simply attacked and destroyed everything in their path.

As a pilot for the Galactic Terran Alliance (GTA) you ...  Read more


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 12 files and is usually about 1.49 MB (1,563,249 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gog.com
Installation folder: C:\GOG Games\Freespace\
Uninstaller: "C:\GOG Games\Freespace\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Freespace

  • goggame.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • CD.dll - Freespace CD Module
  • Cms16.dll
  • Cms32_95.dll
  • Cms32_nt.dll
  • FRED.exe (by Volition) - FreeSpace (Fred)
  • FreeSpace.exe (by Volition) - FreeSpace Launcher
  • FS.exe
  • FSuninst.dll
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Freespace?

You can uninstall Freespace 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, 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.

Win 10 49%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 48.65%
Windows 7 48.65%
Windows XP 2.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.43%
Windows 8.1 16.22%
Windows 10 Home 13.51%
Windows 7 Professional 13.51%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.11%
Windows 8 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.85%
  Canada 9.62%
  United Kingdom 5.77%
  Australia 3.85%
  DK 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Acer 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
ASUS 15.00%
Toshiba 5.00%
Apple 5.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Qosmio X770 4.35%
Shuttle Inc. SZ77 4.35%
Micro-Star 760GM-E51 4.35%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1447c 4.35%
HP ProBook 450 G1 4.35%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.35%

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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