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10% remove it90% keep it
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United States Rank #5,322
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Average installed length: 242.83 days

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Plants vs. Zombies: Game of the Year

What is Plants vs. Zombies: Game of the Year?

Plants vs. Zombies: Game of the Year is a casual PC video game distributed by PopCap Electronic Arts platform.

About  (from PopCap Games)

Get ready to soil your plants as a mob of fun-loving zombies is about to invade your home. Use your arsenal of 49 zombie-zapping plants — Peashooters, Wall-nuts, Cherry Bombs and more — to mulchify 26 types of zombies before they break down your door.


Plants vs. Zombies: Game of the Year is a software program developed by PopCap Games. 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 PlantsVsZombies.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 49.19 MB (51,584,086 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of Plants vs. Zombies: Game of the Year come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.popcap.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Plants Vs Zombies
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/3590
Estimated size: 49.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Plants vs. Zombies: Game of the Year

Program executable:PlantsVsZombies.exe
Name:Plants vs. Zombies
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Plants Vs Zombies\PlantsVsZombies.exe
Additional files:
  • Emegi_Gecenler.exe (by Türkçe Yama) - Plants vs Zombies Türkçe Yama (Türkçe Yama Emegi Geçenler)
  • Kurulum_Notlari.exe (by Türkçe Yama) - Türkçe Yama Kurulum Notlari
  • Plants vs Zombies Türkçe Yama Kaldır.exe - Plants vs Zombies TR v1.00
  • PlantsVsZombies.exe - Plants vs. Zombies
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • uninstallpl.exe (by Iron Squad) - Iron Squad (Polonizacja gry Plants vs. Zombies GOTY)
  • Steam.dll (by Valve) - Steam (Steam Client Engine)
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PlantsVsZombies.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{268A8BA3-680F-44F3-8DB0-F5F819A26A54}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PlantsVsZombies.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Plants Vs Zombies\PlantsVsZombies.exe'.

How do I remove Plants vs. Zombies: Game of the Year?

You can uninstall Plants vs. Zombies: Game of the Year 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 Plants vs. Zombies: Game of the Year, 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 Plants vs. Zombies: Game of the Year.

Win 10 49%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 49.41%
Windows 7 49.32%
Windows Vista 0.84%
Windows XP 0.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.33%
Windows 8.1 17.57%
Windows 10 Home 13.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.04%
Windows 7 Professional 9.42%
Windows 10 Pro 5.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.80%
  United Kingdom 7.11%
  Germany 4.61%
  France 3.46%
  Australia 3.33%
  Canada 3.27%
  Netherlands 1.47%
  Brazil 1.22%
  DK 1.22%
  Norway 1.02%
  Italy 0.96%
  Sweden 0.90%
  Finland 0.83%
  Poland 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.81%
ASUS 17.25%
Dell 15.02%
Acer 11.66%
Lenovo 7.99%
Toshiba 7.03%
Alienware 3.83%
Samsung 3.51%
MSI 3.19%
Intel 0.80%
American Megatrends 0.48%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.92%
MSI MS-7821 2.81%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.53%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.53%
MSI MS-7850 2.25%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.97%

About PopCap Games

PopCap Games is a video game developer and publisher and owned by Electronic Arts. Its flagship title Bejeweled and like most games are available for Web and PC.
Publisher URL: www.popcap.com


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