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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,984
United States Rank #24,945
Reach 0.0092%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.69 days
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Average installed length: 289.63 days


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Need for Speed Underground 2

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What is Need for Speed Underground 2?

Need for Speed Underground 2 is a video game distributed through EA's Origin digital distribution and digital rights management content delivery system.

About  (from Electronic Arts)

Discover the living, breathing world of tuner culture in Need for Speed™ Underground 2, the sequel to the best-selling racing game of 2003, and the latest blockbuster installment in the legendary Need for Speed franchise.


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 speed2.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 2 MB (2,097,352 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com/uk/need-for-speed-underground-2
Help link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Need_For_Speed:_Underground_2
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NFS Underground 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NFS Underground 2\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\NFS Underground 2\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Need for Speed Underground 2

Program executable:speed2.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\nfs underground 2\speed2.exe
Additional files:
  • d3d9.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries mod
  • lua5.1.dll
  • server.dll
  • Texmod.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • speed2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{37B043C8-C59E-4A6D-BAD4-0FC247B2596A}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • speed2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Games\Need for Speed Underground 2\speed2.exe'.
  • Texmod.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Tomb Raider\TombRaider.exe'.

How do I remove Need for Speed Underground 2?

Quickly and completely remove Need for Speed Underground 2 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Need for Speed Underground 2 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Need for Speed Underground 2, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Need for Speed Underground 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.89%
Windows 10 34.64%
Windows XP 2.79%
Windows Vista 1.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.20%
Windows 7 Professional 8.94%
Windows 10 Home 7.82%
Windows 10 Pro 7.26%
Windows 8.1 5.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.52%
  Brazil 9.22%
  Germany 6.31%
  United Kingdom 4.37%
  Russia 3.88%
  Sweden 3.88%
  Canada 3.40%
  India 2.43%
  Poland 1.94%
  Portugal 1.94%
  BA 1.46%
  France 1.46%
  Lithuania 1.46%
  MA 1.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.84%
ASUS 21.65%
Hewlett-Packard 20.62%
Lenovo 8.25%
Dell 7.22%
Toshiba 6.19%
Alienware 2.06%
American Megatrends 2.06%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.70%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.80%
Gigabyte B85M-D2V 1.80%
LENOVO 20236 1.80%
MSI MS-7788 1.80%

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (EA) is developer & publisher of video games who develops & publishes games under several labels including EA Sports titles, Irritate NFL, FIFA Soccer & NBA Jam.
Publisher URL: www.ea.com


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