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Should I remove Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,390
United States Rank #8,762
Reach 0.0341%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 101.09 days
545.66 days >
Average installed length: 286.70 days

Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee


Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee is a software program developed by Oddworld Inhabitants. 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 setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 620.87 MB (651,033,243 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 53% of users of Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.oddworld.com/games/ow_abeodd.shtml
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Oddworld Abes Oddysee
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/15700
Estimated size: 620.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee

  • AbeWin.exe - Oddworld Abe's Oddysee
  • _SETUP.DLL (by InstallShield Software) - InstallShield® (Setup Launcher Resource)
  • Auto.exe
  • _ISDEL.EXE (by InstallShield Software) - InstallShield Deleter.
  • ddraw.dll
  • dsetup.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX für Windows® 95 (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup16.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® 95 (DirectX Setup - 16-bit piece)
  • dsetup32.dll - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • SETUP.EXE - Setup Launcher

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AbeWin.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{232AFEB0-890D-4B14-A062-F044B0607958}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • AbeWin.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Oddworld Abes Oddysee\AbeWin.exe'.

How do I remove Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee?

You can uninstall Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee 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 Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee, 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 Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.71%
Windows 10 46.51%
Windows Vista 1.34%
Windows XP 0.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.36%
Windows 10 Home 16.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.99%
Windows 8.1 12.20%
Windows 10 Pro 8.18%
Windows 7 Professional 6.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.05%
  United Kingdom 12.56%
  Australia 5.63%
  France 4.93%
  Canada 2.82%
  Germany 2.82%
  Italy 2.82%
  Ireland 1.41%
  Poland 1.41%
  Finland 1.17%
  New Zealand 1.17%
  Sweden 1.17%
  DK 1.06%
  Brazil 0.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.36%
Acer 16.32%
ASUS 16.02%
Dell 10.98%
Lenovo 6.82%
Toshiba 4.15%
Alienware 3.26%
MSI 2.97%
Samsung 2.67%
Medion 2.08%
Intel 1.48%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.59%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 3.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.14%
MSI MS-7758 2.24%
MSI MS-7816 2.24%


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