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Should I remove Papers, Please?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,957
United States Rank #6,484
Reach 0.0782%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.67 days
432.71 days >
Average installed length: 227.35 days


VersionDistribution 2.59% 9.86% 0.52% 0.39% 2.14% 84.50%

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Papers, Please

What is Papers, Please?

Papers, Please is a digital video game distributed through the DRM-free GOG service. This game can be run from the optional download manager or directly downloaded through the cloud.

About  (from GOG.com)

The October labor lottery is complete. Your name was pulled. For immediate placement, report to the The Ministry of Admission at Grestin Border Checkpoint. An apartment will be provided for you and your family in East Grestin. Expect a Class-8 dwelling.
Glory to Arstotzka.

The communist state of Arstotzka h...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 17 files and is usually about 36.55 MB (38,328,288 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gog.com
Installation folder: C:\GOG Games\Papers, Please\
Uninstaller: "C:\GOG Games\Papers, Please\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 36.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Papers, Please

  • goggame.dll
  • lime.ndll
  • nme.ndll
  • PapersPlease.exe
  • regexp.dll
  • std.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • zlib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PapersPlease.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FA46C121-0240-44DC-A287-A5EFE6D3C26C}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PapersPlease.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\SteamLibrary\SteamApps\common\PapersPlease\PapersPlease.exe'.

How do I remove Papers, Please?

You can uninstall Papers, Please 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 Papers, Please, 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 Papers, Please.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.83%
Windows 10 35.39%
Windows Vista 1.49%
Windows XP 1.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.38%
Windows 8.1 11.75%
Windows 7 Professional 8.83%
Windows 10 Home 5.97%
Windows 8 3.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.10%
  United Kingdom 6.78%
  France 4.97%
  Canada 4.80%
  Australia 3.17%
  Germany 2.49%
  Italy 2.20%
  Turkey 2.09%
  Finland 1.98%
  Netherlands 1.98%
  Sweden 1.92%
  Poland 1.58%
  Brazil 1.53%
  Spain 1.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.55%
ASUS 18.65%
Acer 18.13%
Dell 11.61%
Lenovo 6.84%
Toshiba 6.11%
Samsung 3.21%
MSI 1.87%
Alienware 1.76%
Intel 1.14%
Medion 0.41%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.78%
ASUS All Series 4.77%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.27%
MSI MS-7758 2.51%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.26%

About GOG.com

GOG Limited (GOG.com) is a video game distribution service that delivers "classic" video games through its DRM-free digital platform for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.gog.com


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