84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Quake II?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #16,527
United States Rank #11,944
Reach 0.0156%

Quake II


Quake II is a program developed by id Software. 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 main program executable is quake2.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 370.34 MB (388,324,617 bytes). R1Q2Updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 65% of users of Quake II come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.idsoftware.com/games/quake/quake2
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\quake 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/2320
Estimated size: 370.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Quake II

Program executable:quake2.exe
KMQuake2 engine mod
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\quake 2\quake2.exe
Additional files:
  • Berserker.exe (by Death Lords team) - Death Lords team Berserker (Berserker)
  • q2dedicated.exe (by r1ch.net) - Quake II (R1Q2 - Enhanced Quake II Client/Server)
  • ref_gl.dll
  • ref_soft.dll
  • 3dfxgl.dll (by 3Dfx Interactive) - OpenGL For Quake(tm)© and Windows® 95 (3Dfx Interactive, Inc. OpenGL DLL)
  • anticheat.dll
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • devil.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Library (DevIL) (DevIL: A portable image library in development)
  • ilu.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Utilities Library (ILU: A portable image library in development)
  • ilut.dll - Developer's Image Utility Toolkit Library (ILUT: A portable image library in development)
  • kmquake2.exe - KMQuake2 (KMQuake2 engine mod)
  • OpenAL32.dll (by Portions (C) Creative Labs and NVIDIA) - Standard OpenAL(TM) Library (Standard OpenAL(TM) Implementation)
  • opengl32.dll
  • pvrgl.dll (by NEC Electronics) - opengl32
  • q2e.exe
  • quake2_netserver.exe
  • quake2xp.exe (by Quake2xp Team) - quake2xp
  • r1q2.exe (by r1ch.net)
  • R1Q2Updater.exe
  • ref_r1gl.dll - R1GL (R1GL - Enhanced OpenGL Renderer for Quake II)
  • uninst.exe
  • wrap_oal.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative Labs OpenAL32 (OpenAL32)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • quake2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Quake 2\quake2.exe'.

How do I remove Quake II?

You can uninstall Quake II 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 II, 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 II.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.93%
Windows 10 36.16%
Windows Vista 2.61%
Windows XP 1.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.68%
Windows 7 Professional 11.73%
Windows 10 Home 9.12%
Windows 8.1 6.84%
Windows 10 Pro 6.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.63%
  United Kingdom 7.56%
  Canada 4.63%
  France 3.66%
  Australia 3.66%
  Brazil 1.95%
  Netherlands 1.46%
  Norway 1.22%
  Finland 0.98%
  Sweden 0.98%
  Poland 0.98%
  Italy 0.98%
  Switzerland 0.73%
  Germany 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.78%
Hewlett-Packard 16.88%
Dell 14.29%
Acer 12.34%
Alienware 7.14%
MSI 3.90%
Lenovo 2.60%
Samsung 2.60%
Toshiba 1.95%
Apple 1.30%
Intel 1.30%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.13%
Alienware Alienware X51 3.31%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.48%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.48%
Alienware Alienware 17 1.65%
Dell Inspiron N4010 1.65%

Publisher URL: www.idsoftware.com


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.