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Neverwinter Nights 2

What is Neverwinter Nights 2?

Neverwinter Nights 2 is a role-playing video game.

About  (from Obsidian Entertainment)

Neverwinter Nights 2 returns you to the Forgotten Realms, one of the popular campaign settings of Dungeons and Dragons. Emerge from the tiniest of villages into a sweeping tale of danger and war, chronicling your rise from a peasant to a full-fledged hero of the Realms. The story takes place several years after the ori...  Read more


Neverwinter Nights 2 is a program developed by Obsidian Entertainment. 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 nwn2.exe. The software installer includes 79 files and is usually about 52.25 MB (54,791,961 bytes). nwupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 43% of users of Neverwinter Nights 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.atari.com/nwn2
Help link: www.atari.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nwn 2
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F
Estimated size: 52.25 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Neverwinter Nights 2

Program executable:nwn2.exe
Name:Neverwinter Nights 2
Path:C:\pelit\nwn 2\nwn2.exe
Additional files:
  • nwn2main.exe - Neverwinter Nights 2
  • nwn2main_amdxp.exe
  • QWhale.Common.dll (by Quantum Whale) - QWhale Common.NET
  • QWhale.Editor.dll (by Quantum Whale) - QWhale Editor.NET
  • DotNetMagic2005.dll (by Crownwood Software Ltd) - DotNetMagic
  • GlacialTreeList.dll (by Glacial Components Software) - Glacial TreeList (GlacialTreeList)
  • IRenderer.dll
  • ManagedElectron.dll - Neverwinter Nights 2 Managed Electron Utilities (Managed Electron Utilities)
  • managednwscript.dll - Neverwinter Nights 2 Managed NWScript Library (Managed NWScript Library)
  • ManagedResourceInterface.dll - Neverwinter Nights 2 Managed Resource Interface Library (Managed Resource Interface Library)
  • NWN2_MemoryMgr.dll - Neverwinter Nights 2 Memory Manager (NWN2 Memory Manager)
  • NWN2_MemoryMgr_amdxp.dll
  • NWN2GDF.dll
  • NWN2RulesLib.dll - Neverwinter Nights 2 Game Rules Library
  • nwn2server.exe - Neverwinter Nights 2 Server
  • NWN2Toolset.dll
  • NWN2ToolsetLauncher.exe
  • NWN2ToolsetRenderer.dll
  • OEIShared.dll - OEIShared
  • QWhale.Syntax.dll - QWhale Syntax.NET
  • Sano.PersonalProjects.ColorPicker.Controls.dll
  • Sano.Utility.dll
  • ServerMonitorConsole.exe - Neverwinter Nights 2 Console
  • SharpZipLib.dll - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)
  • OEILocalization.dll - OEILocalization
  • SourceGrid2.dll (by Davide Icardi http://www.devage.com/) - SourceGrid2
  • SmartPropertyGrid.dll (by VisualHint) - SpgSfpeAdapter.Net
  • SourceLibrary.dll (by Davide Icardi http://www.devage.com/) - SourceLibrary
  • XPExplorerBar.dll - XPExplorerBar
  • nwn2scriptcompiler.exe
  • nwupdate.exe - nwupdate (NWN2 Update Program)
  • paul.dll (by Sony DADC Austria AG) - SecuROM PA GUI DLL (SecuROM PA GUI DLL, API Version 0.85)
  • NWLauncher.exe (by Valhalla Legends) - Client Extension and Standalone Client for NWN2 (NWN2 Client Extension Launcher)
  • NWN2Launcher.exe
  • NWStandaloneClient.exe
  • nwloader.exe
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • crypticError.exe
  • D3DCompiler_42.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dx11_42.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D 10.1 Extensions
  • D3DX9_37.dll
  • d3dx9_42.dll - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • d3dx9d_28.dll - Debug
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dsound.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative ALchemy
  • freetype6.dll (by FreeType) - FreeType (FreeType: font engine and rasterizer)
  • GameClient.exe
  • granny_inspector2.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Granny
  • granny2.dll
  • grn2gr2.dll
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll
  • libsndfile-1.dll (by Vivox) - Soundfile
  • LightFX.dll (by Alienware) - LightFX for 32 bits (LightFX Dynamic Link Library for 32 bits)
  • LZMALibrary.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - LZMA# SDK (LZMA#)
  • matroschka_helper.exe - SecuROM Matroschka (SecuROM Matroschka Helper)
  • mss32.dll - Miles Sound System
  • Neverwinter.exe - Cryptic Game Launcher
  • nvtt.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA Texture Tools Dynamic Link Library
  • nwn2main_xp.exe
  • nwn2main-100603003646.exe - SecuROM Matroschka Loader

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • NWN2ToolsetLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DC635C0D-0C12-4A78-ACDE-1C7B9B79FDF9}' (runs on registration).
  • NWN2Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9CFB34B3-9216-44D1-B7F4-B987721FF032}' (runs on registration).
  • nwn2main.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6FDA9623-E981-4A0B-8CB8-9D3F736BD44C}' (runs on registration).
  • nwn2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7A64ADB3-9780-46AE-9F87-CF57E4454EB4}' (runs on registration).
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • nwupdate.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Atari\Neverwinter Nights 2\nwupdate.exe'.
  • nwn2server.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Atari\Neverwinter Nights 2\nwn2server.exe'.
  • nwn2main_amdxp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Atari\Neverwinter Nights 2\nwn2main_amdxp.exe'.
  • nwn2main.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Atari\Neverwinter Nights 2\nwn2main.exe'.

How do I remove Neverwinter Nights 2?

You can uninstall Neverwinter Nights 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Neverwinter Nights 2, 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 Neverwinter Nights 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.38%
Windows 10 25.08%
Windows Vista 7.33%
Windows XP 5.05%
Windows Server 2003 0.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.72%
Windows 7 Professional 11.91%
Windows 8.1 8.81%
Windows 10 Home 7.01%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.50%
  Germany 6.15%
  Italy 6.01%
  United Kingdom 5.45%
  Canada 4.62%
  France 4.34%
  Australia 3.50%
  Poland 2.38%
  Spain 1.96%
  Netherlands 1.96%
  Sweden 1.54%
  Finland 1.40%
  Belgium 1.26%
  Brazil 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.74%
Acer 15.94%
Dell 14.20%
ASUS 13.62%
Toshiba 4.06%
Alienware 2.90%
Intel 2.32%
Samsung 2.32%
Lenovo 2.03%
American Megatrends 1.74%
Medion 0.87%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.81%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.74%
ASUS All Series 3.21%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.67%
Gigabyte GA-880GM-UD2H 2.14%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.14%


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