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Should I remove SimCity 2000 Special Edition?

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 #18,310
United States Rank #12,802
Reach 0.0129%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 156.35 days
572.83 days >
Average installed length: 300.98 days


VersionDistribution 12.99% 14.96% 31.50% 8.66%

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SimCity 2000 Special Edition

What is SimCity 2000 Special Edition?

SimCity 2000 Special Edition is a video game distributed through the GOG.com service, a digital rights management (DRM) free cloud service. The game along with its included extras can be downloaded directly through the website or using the optional GOG Download Manager.

About  (from GOG.com)

Now you can design any city you can imagine and SimCity 2000 will bring it, and its resident Sims, to life. It has all the features, flexibility, art, animation, and power you need to create an environment of your dreams. Choose from a selection of bonus cities and scenarios to rule or ruin as you please. Build schools...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 97% of all installations currently using this version. 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 installer includes 19 files and is usually about 104.02 MB (109,073,332 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gog.com
Installation folder: C:\GOG Games\SimCity 2000 Special Edition\
Uninstaller: "C:\GOG Games\SimCity 2000 Special Edition\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 104.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SimCity 2000 Special Edition

  • goggame.dll
  • loader.exe
  • SC2K.EXE
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • loader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D6B0606D-2F15-4005-8D23-9EF62E9B009C}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove SimCity 2000 Special Edition?

You can uninstall SimCity 2000 Special Edition 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 SimCity 2000 Special Edition, 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 SimCity 2000 Special Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.02%
Windows 10 35.04%
Windows XP 2.36%
Windows Vista 1.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.83%
Windows 7 Professional 11.07%
Windows 8.1 10.67%
Windows 10 Home 7.11%
Windows 10 Pro 5.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.05%
  Canada 5.40%
  United Kingdom 3.98%
  France 3.41%
  Australia 2.84%
  Germany 2.27%
  Brazil 1.70%
  Finland 1.70%
  Netherlands 1.70%
  Norway 1.42%
  Sweden 0.85%
  Korea 0.57%
  India 0.57%
  Portugal 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.00%
Hewlett-Packard 21.33%
Acer 17.33%
ASUS 14.00%
Toshiba 7.33%
Lenovo 4.67%
Alienware 3.33%
Gateway 1.33%
Apple 1.33%
MSI 1.33%
Samsung 1.33%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.47%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.47%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.91%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.13%
Dell Inspiron N7010 2.34%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 2.34%

About GOG.com

GOG Limited (GOG.com) is a video game distribution service that delivers "classic" video games through its DRM-free digital platform for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.gog.com


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