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Should I remove Nidhogg?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,137
United States Rank #5,673
Reach 0.0595%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.89 days
262.37 days >
Average installed length: 137.86 days



Nidhogg is a software program developed by Messhof. 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 Nidhogg.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 168.83 MB (177,035,783 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 62% of users of Nidhogg come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nidhogggame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Nidhogg
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/94400
Estimated size: 168.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nidhogg

Program executable:Nidhogg.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Nidhogg\Nidhogg.exe
Additional files:
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • Nidhogg.exe - Nidhogg
  • D3DX9_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D 9 Extensions)
  • SteamSimpleNet.dll
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Nidhogg.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Nidhogg\Nidhogg.exe'.

How do I remove Nidhogg?

Quickly and completely remove Nidhogg from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Nidhogg 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 Nidhogg, 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 Nidhogg.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.24%
Windows 8 42.92%
Windows Vista 0.70%
Windows XP 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.18%
Windows 8.1 25.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.69%
Windows 7 Professional 9.42%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.42%
Windows 8 2.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.37%
  United Kingdom 8.42%
  Canada 5.33%
  Australia 3.84%
  Germany 3.62%
  France 2.35%
  Sweden 1.28%
  Brazil 1.07%
  Norway 1.07%
  Austria 0.96%
  DK 0.75%
  Ireland 0.75%
  Italy 0.64%
  Netherlands 0.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 22.68%
Hewlett-Packard 18.85%
Dell 12.02%
Acer 11.75%
Lenovo 8.20%
Toshiba 6.28%
Alienware 4.64%
MSI 3.55%
Apple 1.64%
Samsung 1.37%
Common models
ASUS All Series 15.87%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.32%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.21%
LENOVO 20217 2.21%
MSI MS-7850 2.21%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 1.85%


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