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Should I remove Shelter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,579
United States Rank #12,199
Reach 0.0175%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 32.62 days
160.56 days >
Average installed length: 84.36 days

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Shelter is a software program developed by Might and Delight. 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 Shelter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 518.39 MB (543,567,779 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 61% of users of Shelter come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.shelterthegame.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Shelter
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/244710
Estimated size: 518.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Shelter

Program executable:Shelter.exe
Additional files:
  • Assembly-CSharp.dll
  • Assembly-CSharp-firstpass.dll
  • Assembly-UnityScript-firstpass.dll
  • Boo.Lang.dll - boo - an extensible programming language for the CLI
  • mono.dll
  • Mono.Security.dll (by MONO development team) - MONO CLI
  • mscorlib.dll (by MONO development team) - MONO Common language infrastructure
  • Shelter.exe
  • System.Core.dll
  • System.dll
  • UnityEngine.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Shelter?

You can uninstall Shelter 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 Shelter, 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 Shelter.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.16%
Windows 10 47.09%
Windows Vista 1.45%
Windows XP 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.16%
Windows 8.1 15.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.53%
Windows 10 Home 9.59%
Windows 7 Professional 9.30%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.52%
  United Kingdom 8.75%
  Australia 4.73%
  Canada 3.78%
  France 3.07%
  Germany 2.36%
  Sweden 1.89%
  Norway 1.42%
  Finland 1.42%
  Brazil 1.18%
  Netherlands 1.18%
  DK 0.95%
  Switzerland 0.71%
  Japan 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 19.58%
Hewlett-Packard 17.99%
ASUS 16.40%
Lenovo 10.05%
Dell 7.94%
Alienware 4.23%
Samsung 3.70%
MSI 2.65%
Intel 1.59%
Apple 1.06%
Sony 1.06%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.17%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.47%
MSI MS-7693 3.47%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.78%
Gigabyte M68MT-S2 2.08%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2 2.08%


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