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Global Rank #1,109
United States Rank #1,169
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Average installed length: 180.25 days

PCSX2 - Playstation 2 Emulator

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What is PCSX2 - Playstation 2 Emulator?  (from Bositman)

PCSX2 is an open source Playstation 2 emulator. It's purpose is to mimic the the PS2 hardware, using a combination MIPS CPU Interpreters, Recompilers and a Virtual Machine which manages hardware states and PS2 system memory. The PCSX2 project has been running for more than ten years. Once able to run only a few public ...  Read more


PCSX2 - Playstation 2 Emulator is a software program developed by Bositman. 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 programs's main executable is pcsx2-r5350.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 260.75 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 109 files and is usually about 13.97 MB (14,653,489 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 48% of users of PCSX2 - Playstation 2 Emulator come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: pcsx2.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ps2\pcsx2 1.0.0
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PCSX2 0.9.8\Uninst-pcsx2-r4600.exe
Estimated size: 13.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PCSX2 - Playstation 2 Emulator

Program executable:pcsx2-r5350.exe
Path:C:\raimio\zaidimai\ps2\pcsx2 1.0.0\pcsx2-r5350.exe
Additional files:
  • w32pthreads.v4.dll - w32pthreads (POSIX Threads for Win32)
  • pcsx2.exe
  • Uninst-pcsx2-r5350.exe - PCSX2 1.0.0 (r5350) (Installs PCSX2, a Playstation 2 Emulator for the PC.)
  • pcsx2-r4600.exe
  • SDL.dll
  • w32pthreads.v3.dll
  • XInput1_3.dll (by Scarlet.Crush Productions) - XInput_SCP Dynamic Link Library
  • Uninst-pcsx2-r5875.exe - PCSX2 1.2.1 (r5875)
  • SCPUser.exe (by Scarlet.Crush Productions) - SCPUser Managed Application
  • Uninst-pcsx2-r4600.exe - PCSX2 0.9.8 (r4600)
  • msvcp100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp120.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2013
  • PCSX2Bonus.exe - PCSX2Bonus
  • pcsx2-r3113.exe
  • pcsx2-r3878.exe
  • TwinPad.exe (by SmartStar) - TwinPad
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • 7za.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Standalone Console)
  • cg.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA Cg Runtime (Cg Core Runtime Library)
  • cgGL.dll (by NVIDIA) - Cg GL Runtime Library
  • d3d9.dll
  • D3DX9_43.dll - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D 9 Extensions)
  • dinput8.dll
  • dxgi.dll
  • dxwebsetup.exe - DirectX 9.0 Web setup
  • fmod.dll (by Firelight Technologies Pty, Ltd) - FMOD
  • glut32.dll
  • gnu_gettext.dll (by Franco Bez ) - GNU gettext - Library (mingw32 Port of GNU gettext - DLL Version)
  • GSdx-sse2.dll (by Gabest) - GSdx (GS plugin for ps2 emulators)
  • GSdx-sse4.dll (by Gabest)
  • i_view32.exe (by Irfan Skiljan) - IrfanView
  • LilyPad.dll
  • LilyPad-SCP-5350.dll
  • LilyPad-Scp-r5350.dll
  • msvcr100.dll
  • msvcr120.dll
  • Multi Converter.exe
  • mymc.exe
  • mymc-gui.exe
  • mymcsup.dll (by Ross Ridge) - mymc (mymcsup)
  • NGD_Divine0115.dll (by JimPossible) - JimPossible
  • omniconvert.exe
  • pcsx2 0.9.6.exe
  • pcsx2 setup.exe
  • pcsx2-0.9.8-r4600-setup.exe
  • pcsx2-1.0.0-r5350-setup.exe
  • pcsx2-1.2.0-r5864-setup.exe - PCSX2 1.2.0 (r5864)
  • pcsx2-beta-1474.exe
  • pcsx2-beta-1888-setup.exe
  • PCSX2CT.exe - PCSX2CT
  • pcsx2-legacy.exe
  • pcsx2-legacy-icc.exe
  • pcsx2-r1888.exe
  • pcsx2-r3113-setup.exe - PCSX2 0.9.7 (r3113) (Installs PCSX2, a Playstation 2 Emulator for the PC)
  • pcsx2-r4918.exe
  • pcsx2-r4942.exe
  • pcsx2-r5109.exe
  • pcsx2-r5226.exe
  • pcsx2-r5334.exe
  • pcsx2-r5347.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Scheduled Tasks
  • pcsx2-r5875.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{56EAD877-2FB3-4C32-9238-873BAA5B9FF4}' (runs on registration).
  • pcsx2-r5350.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3C1FCFC-CD40-40AD-BBE4-CCCF77001965}' (runs on registration).
  • pcsx2-r3878.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E5B3CC97-3161-4A5D-B0C4-9E24642389BE}' (runs on registration).
  • pcsx2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3842DD5C-1ABC-480F-8CA0-9B352E10F690}' (runs on registration).
  • pcsx2-r4600.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C95FFECF-4F46-4FC9-AF0E-2B73A337A3EC}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • pcsx2-r5350.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PCSX2 1.0.0\pcsx2-r5350.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:260.75 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.2682178238%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.23884946%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02936836%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,362,219
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:52.29 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:66 Bytes
105.02 KB average

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  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:
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Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.67%
Windows 10 40.74%
Windows XP 1.50%
Windows Vista 1.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.20%
Windows 8.1 10.06%
Windows 10 Home 8.98%
Windows 7 Professional 8.29%
Windows 10 Pro 5.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.28%
  United Kingdom 4.87%
  Brazil 4.71%
  Italy 3.58%
  France 3.37%
  Canada 3.23%
  Germany 2.94%
  Australia 1.87%
  Indonesia 1.79%
  Spain 1.56%
  India 1.04%
  Philippines 0.95%
  Japan 0.94%
  Netherlands 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.96%
ASUS 17.63%
Acer 17.44%
Dell 14.57%
Lenovo 5.89%
Toshiba 5.13%
Samsung 3.51%
Alienware 2.57%
MSI 1.97%
Intel 1.07%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.75%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.40%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.47%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.24%
MSI MS-7821 1.93%


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