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Should I remove Gothic II?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,435
United States Rank #40,411
Reach 0.0062%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 77.42 days
590.18 days >
Average installed length: 310.10 days


Gothic II 3.25%
1.32 28.46%

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Gothic II

What is Gothic II?

Gothic II is a role-playing video game and the sequel to Gothic.


Gothic II is a program developed by JoWooD. The most used version is 1.32, with over 41% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the 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 main program executable is gothic2.exe. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 13.61 MB (14,265,981 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 47% of users of Gothic II come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Romania.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.jowood.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\JoWooD\Gothic II
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\JoWooD\GOTHIC~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\JoWooD\GOTHIC~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 13.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Gothic II

Program executable:gothic2.exe
Name:Gothic II
Path:C:\Program Files\jowood\gothic ii\system\gothic2.exe
Additional files:
  • delsaves.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{F71A9918-1861-4EFE-AE94-530BDDE46DD4}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Gothic II?

You can uninstall Gothic 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 Gothic 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 Gothic II.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.35%
Windows 10 21.77%
Windows XP 7.26%
Windows Vista 1.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.51%
Windows 7 Professional 9.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.32%
Windows 8.1 5.69%
Windows 10 Home 5.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.62% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 46.62%
  United States 17.29%
  Romania 5.26%
  Austria 4.51%
  Italy 4.51%
  Netherlands 3.01%
  Czech Republic 3.01%
  Switzerland 1.50%
  RS 1.50%
  Russia 1.50%
  Croatia 1.50%
  Slovakia 1.50%
  Belgium 0.75%
  GE 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 32.88%
ASUS 16.44%
Dell 13.70%
Hewlett-Packard 9.59%
Lenovo 8.22%
Medion 5.48%
American Megatrends 4.11%
Alienware 1.37%
Common models
Acer Aspire M7811 2.06%
ASUS All Series 2.06%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.06%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.06%
TOSHIBA Satellite L670 1.03%
MEDIONPC MS-7713 1.03%

About JoWooD

JoWooD Entertainment AG was an Austrian computer game publisher of video games.


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