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PlanetSide 2W


PlanetSide 2W is a software program developed by Sony Online 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 primary executable is named planetside2_x64.exe. The setup package generally installs about 46 files. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\planetside 2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\PlanetSide 2\Uninstaller.exe

Program filesFiles installed by PlanetSide 2W

Program executable:planetside2_x64.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\planetside 2\planetside2_x64.exe
Additional files:
  • cudart32_32_16.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA CUDA 3.2.16 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 3.2.16)
  • cudart64_32_16.dll (by NVIDIA)
  • APEX_BasicFS_x64.dll - APEX Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_BasicIOS_x64.dll
  • APEX_Common_Legacy_x64.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_LEGACY_x64.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_x64.dll
  • APEX_DynamicSystem_x64.dll
  • APEX_Emitter_Legacy_x64.dll
  • APEX_Emitter_x64.dll
  • APEX_FieldSampler_x64.dll
  • APEX_ForceField_x64.dll
  • APEX_Framework_Legacy_x64.dll
  • APEX_IOFX_Legacy_x64.dll
  • APEX_IOFX_x64.dll
  • APEX_Loader_x64.dll
  • APEX_ParticleIOS_x64.dll
  • ApexFramework_x64.dll
  • cudart32_42_6.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.2.6 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.2.6)
  • cg.dll - NVIDIA Cg Runtime (Cg Core Runtime Library)
  • cgGL.dll - Cg GL Runtime Library
  • LaunchPad.exe (by Daybreak Game Company) - LaunchPad (Daybreak Game Company LaunchPad)
  • libsndfile-1.dll (by Vivox) - Soundfile
  • atimgpud.dll
  • avcodec-53.dll
  • avformat-53.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • d3d9.dll
  • dpvs.dll
  • dpvsd.dll
  • dxgi.dll
  • faultlog.dll
  • GControl.dll
  • GControlForms.dll
  • GCtrlTheme_Bitmap.dll
  • GCtrlTheme_Infinity.dll
  • GDF.dll
  • GDraw.dll
  • GDraw_D3D9.dll
  • GDraw_GDI.dll
  • GDraw_GL.dll
  • GFont_FT2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LaunchPad.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F09C6D57-BF04-4E45-A45A-363C76DA9DB7}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove PlanetSide 2W?

You can uninstall PlanetSide 2W 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 2W, 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 2W.

Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
Windows 10

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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