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Should I remove Infestation: Survivor Stories?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,233
United States Rank #10,067
Reach 0.0408%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.74 days
523.38 days >
Average installed length: 274.99 days

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Infestation: Survivor Stories


Infestation: Survivor Stories is a software program developed by Hammerpoint Interactive. 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 primary executable is named pbsvc_zombie.exe. The setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 6 MB (6,288,698 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 40% of users of Infestation: Survivor Stories come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.infestationmmo.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\The War Z
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/226700
Estimated size: 6 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Infestation: Survivor Stories

Program executable:pbsvc_zombie.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\The War Z\pbsvc_zombie.exe
Additional files:
  • WarZlauncher.exe (by Arktos Entertainment Group) - InfestationMMO Launcher
  • Infestation.exe
  • WarZ.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WarZlauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FDEB95B4-D924-4455-BCCA-287998673579}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Infestation.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\User\Documenti\The War Z\Infestation.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.16 GB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0312969633%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01549581%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01580115%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Infestation: Survivor Stories?

You can uninstall Infestation: Survivor Stories 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 Infestation: Survivor Stories, 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 Infestation: Survivor Stories.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.87%
Windows 10 31.02%
Windows Vista 0.99%
Windows XP 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.29%
Windows 8.1 14.20%
Windows 7 Professional 8.34%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.48%
Windows 8 Pro 3.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.04%
  France 9.34%
  Brazil 9.12%
  United Kingdom 5.45%
  Canada 5.12%
  Germany 4.78%
  DK 3.23%
  Australia 3.11%
  Poland 2.11%
  Sweden 2.00%
  Norway 1.78%
  Italy 1.56%
  Spain 1.33%
  Thailand 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.70%
Acer 17.90%
Hewlett-Packard 16.78%
Dell 11.63%
Toshiba 4.03%
Alienware 3.58%
Lenovo 3.36%
Samsung 3.36%
MSI 2.68%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.93%
MSI MS-7821 4.29%
MSI MS-7752 3.93%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.14%
MSI MS-7751 2.14%


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