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Should I remove SpaceChem?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,374
United States Rank #45,431
Reach 0.0029%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 79.46 days
343.94 days >
Average installed length: 180.71 days


VersionDistribution 8.62% 24.14%

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What is SpaceChem?

SpaceChem 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)

SpaceChem is an intriguing, "problem-solving centric" puzzle game by Zachtronics Industries that combines the logic of computer programming with the scientific domain of chemistry, set in an original science fiction universe. Players build machines using mechanics similar to visual programming that assemble and trans...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 35% 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 primary executable is named SpaceChem.exe. The setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 280.66 MB (294,295,795 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gog.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GOG.com\SpaceChem\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GOG.com\SpaceChem\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 280.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SpaceChem

Program executable:SpaceChem.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\GOG.com\SpaceChem\SpaceChem.exe
Additional files:
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • Ionic.Zip.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library)
  • libogg-0.dll
  • libpng12-0.dll
  • libtheora.dll
  • libvorbis-0.dll
  • libvorbisfile-3.dll
  • Mono.Security.dll (by MONO development team) - MONO CLI
  • Newtonsoft.Json.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Newtonsoft Json.NET
  • rgb2theora.exe
  • SDL.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • SDL_image.dll - SDL_image
  • SDL_mixer.dll - SDL_mixer
  • SpaceChem.exe (by Zachtronics Industries) - SpaceChem
  • sqlite3.dll
  • System.Data.SQLite.dll (by http://sqlite.phxsoftware.com) - System.Data.SQLite
  • Tao.OpenGl.dll (by Tao Framework -- http://www.taoframework.com) - Tao Framework OpenGL Binding For .NET
  • Tao.Sdl.dll (by Tao Framework -- http://www.taoframework.com) - Tao Framework SDL Binding For .NET
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • zlib1.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SpaceChem.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{95CC1F6C-D3D6-4F7C-93CA-11246F229D29}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove SpaceChem?

You can uninstall SpaceChem 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 SpaceChem, 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 SpaceChem.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.24%
Windows 10 29.31%
Windows Vista 1.72%
Windows XP 1.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.24%
Windows 7 Professional 15.52%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.90%
Windows 8.1 6.90%
Windows 8 Pro 5.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.03%
  Canada 8.06%
  France 6.45%
  United Kingdom 6.45%
  Brazil 4.84%
  Australia 4.84%
  Germany 4.84%
  Philippines 3.23%
  Spain 3.23%
  Netherlands 3.23%
  Ireland 3.23%
  Poland 3.23%
  Hong Kong 1.61%
  Chile 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.92%
Dell 16.22%
ASUS 10.81%
Lenovo 10.81%
Toshiba 8.11%
Acer 8.11%
Sony 5.41%
American Megatrends 5.41%
Intel 2.70%
Samsung 2.70%
Alienware 2.70%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite Radius ... 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite L745 2.50%
American Megatrends Inc. ... 2.50%
Alienware Alienware 17 2.50%

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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