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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,703
United States Rank #5,439
Reach 0.0534%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.56 days
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Average installed length: 225.73 days

Gone Home


Gone Home is a software program developed by The Fullbright Company. 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 GoneHome.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 2.93 MB (3,073,219 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 67% of users of Gone Home come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gonehomegame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Progs\Steam\steamapps\common\Gone Home
Uninstaller: "C:\Progs\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/232430
Estimated size: 2.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Gone Home

Program executable:GoneHome.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Gone Home\GoneHome.exe
Additional files:
  • GoneHome.exe
  • GoneHome32.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • GoneHome32.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Gone Home\GoneHome32.exe'.

How do I remove Gone Home?

You can uninstall Gone Home 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 Gone Home, 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 Gone Home.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.90%
Windows 10 48.24%
Windows Vista 0.47%
Windows XP 0.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.10%
Windows 8.1 20.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.29%
Windows 7 Professional 9.71%
Windows 10 Home 9.52%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.90%
  United Kingdom 7.52%
  Canada 4.71%
  France 3.30%
  Australia 2.67%
  Germany 1.62%
  Sweden 1.48%
  Netherlands 1.34%
  Norway 1.19%
  Brazil 0.84%
  DK 0.84%
  Finland 0.70%
  New Zealand 0.56%
  Ireland 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.19%
ASUS 16.33%
Dell 13.91%
Acer 10.02%
Lenovo 9.09%
Alienware 5.01%
Toshiba 3.34%
Samsung 2.97%
MSI 2.78%
Intel 1.11%
Apple 0.56%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.23%
MSI MS-7821 4.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.80%
LENOVO 20217 2.63%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.34%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.34%


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