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Should I remove PlanetSide 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,172
United States Rank #1,040
Reach 0.5909%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.02 days
590.67 days >
Average installed length: 310.35 days


VersionDistribution 21.83% 3.75%

Typically installed together

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PlanetSide 2

What is PlanetSide 2?  (from Sony Online Entertainment)

In PlanetSide 2 battles can last for days or even weeks, and finally taking control of the base means it's yours until someone can take it back. Working strategically as a team to capture key tactical positions such as power plants and ammo depots have long-lasting effects that can shift the tide of battle. Victory req...  Read more


PlanetSide 2 is a software program developed by Sony Online Entertainment. The most common release is, with over 29% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named planetside2.exe. The setup package generally installs about 77 files and is usually about 8.15 MB (8,545,086 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 56% of users of PlanetSide 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.planetside2.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\Steam\steamapps\common\PlanetSide 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Games\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/218230
Estimated size: 8.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PlanetSide 2

Program executable:planetside2.exe
Path:C:\new games\planetside 2\planetside2.exe
Additional files:
  • APEX_BasicFS_x86.dll (by NVIDIA) - APEX Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_BasicIOS_x86.dll (by NVIDIA)
  • APEX_Common_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_LEGACY_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_x86.dll
  • APEX_DynamicSystem_x86.dll
  • APEX_Emitter_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_Emitter_x86.dll
  • APEX_FieldSampler_x86.dll
  • APEX_ForceField_x86.dll
  • APEX_Framework_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_IOFX_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_IOFX_x86.dll
  • APEX_Loader_x86.dll
  • APEX_ParticleIOS_x86.dll
  • ApexFramework_x86.dll

How do I remove PlanetSide 2?

You can uninstall PlanetSide 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 PlanetSide 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 PlanetSide 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.07%
Windows 10 38.60%
Windows Vista 0.99%
Windows XP 0.33%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.65%
Windows 8.1 15.42%
Windows 7 Professional 8.83%
Windows 10 Home 6.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.79%
  United Kingdom 7.08%
  Germany 5.51%
  Canada 4.54%
  France 4.24%
  Australia 3.12%
  Netherlands 1.76%
  Sweden 1.69%
  Italy 1.30%
  DK 1.16%
  Norway 1.15%
  Belgium 1.02%
  Finland 0.85%
  Brazil 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.24%
ASUS 17.37%
Acer 13.63%
Dell 12.90%
Lenovo 6.27%
Alienware 5.67%
Toshiba 4.66%
MSI 2.54%
Samsung 2.12%
Intel 1.59%
Medion 0.98%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.43%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.28%
MSI MS-7693 2.52%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.49%
MSI MS-7821 2.46%
MSI MS-7758 2.20%

About (from Sony Online Entertainment)

At SOE, we take pride in the fact that we are all gamers.
Publisher URL: www.soe.com


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