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5% remove it95% keep it
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Quake Enhanced


Quake Enhanced is a software program developed by id Software. 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 darkplaces.exe. The setup package generally installs about 23 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 57% of users of Quake Enhanced come from the United States, it is also popular in BY and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.idsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\quake 1
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\Uninstall\Quake1.exe" "/C:C:\QUAKE 1\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"

Program filesFiles installed by Quake Enhanced

Program executable:darkplaces.exe
DarkPlaces Game Engine
Path:C:\quake 1\darkplaces.exe
Additional files:
  • autorun.exe - Quake (Quake Enhanced Launcher)
  • darkplaces-sdl.exe (by Forest Hale Digital Services) - DarkPlaces (DarkPlaces Game Engine)
  • GLQuake.exe (by Keith Harrison ([email protected])) - GLQuake
  • libcurl-3.dll
  • libjpeg.dll
  • libogg.dll - libogg Dynamic Link Library
  • libpng12.dll
  • libvorbis.dll - libvorbis Dynamic Link Library
  • libvorbisfile.dll - libvorbisfile Dynamic Link Library
  • QLAUNCH.EXE (by Mpath Interactive, Inc) - Qlaunch Application (Qlaunch.exe Application)
  • SDL.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • WDIR16.DLL
  • WDIR32.DLL
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • QUAKE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{8DC35021-DB4D-4A25-8C15-B6CF5A44539C}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • darkplaces.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\QUAKE 1\darkplaces.exe'.
  • darkplaces-sdl.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\QUAKE 1\darkplaces-sdl.exe'.

How do I remove Quake Enhanced?

You can uninstall Quake Enhanced 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 Quake Enhanced, 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 Quake Enhanced.

Win XP 25%
Win 10 25%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Windows 10 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 10 Home 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  BY 14.29%
  Italy 14.29%
  Sweden 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 50.00%
Common models
HP-Pavilion FQ569AA-ABA a... 33.33%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 33.33%

Publisher URL: www.idsoftware.com


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