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Galactic Civilizations II

What is Galactic Civilizations II?

Galactic Civilizations II is a PC video game distributed through the GameStop App, a free game download and management utility.

About  (from GameStop)

Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar: Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar is the expansion pack for Stardock's award-winning hit strategy game, Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords. This expansion pack not only adds the usual content that expansion packs tend to do such as new opponents, new units and a new camp...  Read more


Galactic Civilizations II is a program developed by GameStop. The main program executable is gc2launch.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 834.68 KB (854,710 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 87% of users of Galactic Civilizations II come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gamestop.com
Help link: www.impulsedriven.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stardock Games\GalCiv2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Stardock Games\GalCiv2\UninstHelper.exe" /autouninstall gc2
Estimated size: 834.68 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Galactic Civilizations II

Program executable:gc2launch.exe
Name:Galactic Civilizations II Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\stardock games\galciv2\gc2launch.exe
Additional files:
  • UninstHelper.exe - GameStop App (Add/Remove Programs Helper)
  • GalCiv2.exe (by Stardock Entertainment) - Galactic Civilizations II (Galactic Civilizations)
  • Activate.exe (by Stardock) - Activate (Stardock Product Activation)
  • Lib3D.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • CryptoUtilAX.dll
  • d3dx9_27.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • d3dx9_28.dll (by Microsoft)
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll
  • GC2InstallStub.exe
  • GDFGalCiv2.dll
  • GDFGC2Install.exe
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • SDNetLib.dll (by Stardock) - Stardock SDNetLib (SDNetLib)

How do I remove Galactic Civilizations II?

You can uninstall Galactic Civilizations II 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 Galactic Civilizations II, 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 Galactic Civilizations II.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win Vista (SP2) 8%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.00%
Windows 10 20.00%
Windows Vista 8.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.00%
Windows 10 Home 8.00%
Windows 10 Pro 4.00%
Windows 7 Professional 4.00%
Windows 8 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.18%
  Canada 7.69%
  Germany 5.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 47.06%
Acer 11.76%
ASUS 11.76%
Toshiba 5.88%
Samsung 5.88%
Lenovo 5.88%
Common models
HP-Pavilion AY603AA-ABA H... 10.53%
TOSHIBA Satellite T115D 5.26%
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 5.26%
NVIDIA 132-CK-NF78 5.26%
LENOVO 20217 5.26%
HP-Pavilion NY591AA-ABA p... 5.26%

About (from GameStop)

GameStop is the world's largest multichannel video game retailer.
Publisher URL: www.gamestop.com


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