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Should I remove PROTOTYPE 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,289
United States Rank #10,125
Reach 0.0299%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.89 days
173.67 days >
Average installed length: 91.25 days


BM Edition 0.17%

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PROTOTYPE 2 is a software program developed by Radical 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 primary executable is named prototype2.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 1.52 MB (1,598,100 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 50% of users of PROTOTYPE 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.prototypegame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\prototype 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/115320
Estimated size: 1.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PROTOTYPE 2

Program executable:prototype2.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\prototype 2\prototype2.exe
  • prototype2engine.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • prototype2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AD4C67DB-FC40-460C-8F18-422850572A7C}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • prototype2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Prototype 2\prototype2.exe'.

How do I remove PROTOTYPE 2?

You can uninstall PROTOTYPE 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 PROTOTYPE 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 PROTOTYPE 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.80%
Windows 10 46.35%
Windows Vista 0.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.11%
Windows 8.1 14.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.48%
Windows 10 Home 9.71%
Windows 7 Professional 9.20%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.93%
  Germany 9.14%
  United Kingdom 9.00%
  France 4.64%
  Canada 4.50%
  Australia 2.95%
  Netherlands 2.25%
  DK 2.11%
  Italy 2.11%
  Norway 1.69%
  Sweden 0.98%
  Belgium 0.84%
  Brazil 0.70%
  Russia 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 17.41%
ASUS 16.67%
Acer 13.33%
Dell 10.37%
Alienware 7.78%
Lenovo 7.41%
MSI 5.19%
Toshiba 4.81%
Samsung 2.59%
Intel 1.48%
Medion 0.74%
Common models
ASUS All Series 17.41%
MSI MS-7850 3.48%
Dell XPS 8300 2.49%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.49%
Alienware Alienware 17 2.49%
Alienware Alienware X51 1.99%


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