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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,971
United States Rank #12,038
Reach 0.0149%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.84 days
104.01 days >
Average installed length: 54.65 days

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Minimum is a software program developed by Human Head Studios. 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 setup package generally installs about 41 files and is usually about 4.5 MB (4,722,572 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 65% of users of Minimum come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.playminimum.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Minimum
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/214190
Estimated size: 4.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Minimum

  • MinGame-Win32-F.exe - Minimum
  • MinimumUGCTool.exe - SteamUGCTool
  • APEX_Destructible_x86.dll (by NVIDIA) - APEX Dynamic Link Library
  • ApexFramework_x86.dll (by NVIDIA)
  • AutoReporter.exe (by Epic Games) - UnrealEngine3 (AutoReporter)
  • AutoReporter.XmlSerializers.dll
  • CSteamworks.dll (by Riley Labrecque) - CSteamworks (A C ABI wrapper for Steamworks)
  • cudart32_30_9.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 3.0.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 3.0.9)
  • dotNetFx40_Client_x86_x64.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile Setup)
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • EasyHook32.dll
  • libogg.dll
  • libvorbis.dll
  • libvorbisfile.dll
  • NDP451-KB2872776-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe - Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 RC (Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 RC Setup)
  • nvtt.dll - NVIDIA Texture Tools Dynamic Link Library
  • optix.1.dll - NVIDIA OptiX Ray Tracing Engine
  • optixu.1.dll - NVIDIA OptiX Ray Tracing Utility Library
  • PhysXCooking.dll - PhysXCooking Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXCore.dll - PhysXCore Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXExtensions.dll - PhysXExtensions Dynamic Link Library (PhysXExtensions Dynamic Link Library (EG))
  • PhysXLoader.dll - PhysXLoader Dynamic Link Library
  • Steam.dll (by Valve) - Steam (Steam Client Engine)
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • steamclient.dll
  • Steamworks.NET.dll (by Riley Labrecque) - Steamworks.NET
  • tg_gdf.dll (by TimeGate Studios) - Minimum Games Explorer DLL
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • vcredist_x64.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 Redistributable Setup)
  • vcredist_x86.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable Setup)
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • wxmsw28u_adv_vc_custom.dll (by wxWidgets development team) - wxWidgets (wxWidgets for MSW)
  • wxmsw28u_aui_vc_custom.dll (by wxWidgets development team)
  • wxmsw28u_core_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28u_html_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28u_richtext_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28u_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28u_xml_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28u_xrc_vc_custom.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Minimum?

You can uninstall Minimum 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 Minimum, 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 Minimum.

Win 10 57%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 57.00%
Windows 7 43.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 25.60%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.31%
Windows 10 Home 9.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.22%
Windows 10 Pro 6.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.93%
  United Kingdom 4.98%
  Canada 3.48%
  Italy 3.48%
  Australia 2.99%
  Germany 2.99%
  France 2.24%
  Netherlands 1.49%
  Spain 1.24%
  Russia 1.00%
  Sweden 1.00%
  Hong Kong 0.75%
  Brazil 0.75%
  Norway 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 22.76%
Hewlett-Packard 18.62%
Acer 13.79%
Dell 9.66%
Lenovo 6.90%
Alienware 6.21%
MSI 4.83%
Toshiba 3.45%
Samsung 3.45%
Apple 0.69%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.82%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 3.85%
MSI MS-7693 3.21%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 2.56%
LENOVO 20217 2.56%
MSI MS-7850 2.56%


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