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Should I remove Half-Life?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Half-Life is a software program developed by Valve. The setup package is about 940.74 KB (963,315 bytes) when donwloaded. 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 63% of users of Half-Life come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.steampowered.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\valve\steam\steamapps
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BACBC990-8681-4D00-9227-F3A32123BB7A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 940.74 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Half-Life

  • uninstall_hl.exe - Uninstall Half-Life
  • uninstall_hl1.exe

How do I remove Half-Life?

You can uninstall Half-Life 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 Half-Life(R), 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 Half-Life.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 5%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 10 25.00%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Windows XP 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 10 Home 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  Canada 12.50%
  Brazil 6.25%
  Germany 3.13%
  Spain 3.13%
  Finland 3.13%
  France 3.13%
  Norway 3.13%
  Sweden 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.78%
Hewlett-Packard 27.78%
ASUS 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
American Megatrends 5.56%
MSI 5.56%
Lenovo 5.56%
Common models
LENOVO 20236 6.67%
Hyrican Informationssyste... 6.67%
Hewlett-Packard p6823w 6.67%
Hewlett-Packard p6820 6.67%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 6.67%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1121 6.67%

About Valve

Valve is a video game development and digital distribution company through Steam best known for its critically acclaimed product, Half-Life.
Publisher URL: www.valvesoftware.com


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