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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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United States Rank #10,760
Reach 0.0196%


1.05 0.78%



Shadowgrounds is a program developed by Frozenbyte. 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 Shadowgrounds.exe. The software installer includes 40 files and is usually about 805.96 MB (845,107,590 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 63% of users of Shadowgrounds come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.meridian4.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Shadowgrounds
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/2500
Estimated size: 805.96 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Shadowgrounds

Program executable:Shadowgrounds.exe
Name:Frozenbyte Oy shadowgrounds
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Shadowgrounds\Shadowgrounds.exe
Additional files:
  • Shadowgrounds.exe - Frozenbyte Oy shadowgrounds (Shadowgrounds)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Shadowgrounds.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Steam\steamapps\common\shadowgrounds\Shadowgrounds.exe'.

How do I remove Shadowgrounds?

You can uninstall Shadowgrounds 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 Shadowgrounds, 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 Shadowgrounds.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.21%
Windows 10 37.98%
Windows XP 1.03%
Windows Vista 0.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.51%
Windows 8.1 13.73%
Windows 7 Professional 12.44%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.22%
Windows 10 Home 4.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.37%
  United Kingdom 5.54%
  Canada 4.75%
  France 4.16%
  Germany 3.37%
  Finland 2.77%
  Australia 2.38%
  Brazil 1.78%
  Netherlands 1.78%
  Russia 1.19%
  Sweden 0.99%
  Czech Republic 0.79%
  Norway 0.59%
  Philippines 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.76%
ASUS 15.35%
Acer 13.37%
Dell 11.88%
Lenovo 4.46%
Alienware 3.47%
MSI 2.97%
Intel 1.98%
Toshiba 1.98%
Samsung 1.98%
American Megatrends 0.99%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.64%
MSI MS-7821 3.31%
MSI MS-7673 2.65%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 1.99%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 1.99%


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