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Should I remove System Shock 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,559
United States Rank #9,024
Reach 0.0288%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 72.60 days
619.36 days >
Average installed length: 325.43 days


2.46 update 3(a) 0.18%
2.46 update 2 0.18%
2.46 update 0.18%
2.46 nd update 3 0.18%
2.46 nd 0.70% 10.04% 1.41% 0.53% 27.46% 59.15%

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System Shock 2

What is System Shock 2?

System Shock 2 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)

The second--and best!--game in the series stands all on its own as a masterpiece of gaming history. The starship Von Braun took a giant leap for mankind as it made its first interstellar journey. The mission was going as planned until a lone distress call from the Tau Ceti V sector was picked up. An away team was sent ...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 43 files and is usually about 512.84 KB (525,152 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gog.com
Installation folder: C:\System Shock 2\
Uninstaller: "C:\System Shock 2\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 512.84 KB

Program filesFiles installed by System Shock 2

  • lgvid.dll
  • Shock2.exe (by Looking Glass Studios) - System Shock 2
  • ffmpeg.dll
  • fmsel.dll
  • start.exe
  • ir50_32.dll (by Intel) - Intel Indeo® video 5.10
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • D3DX9_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D 9 Extensions)
  • ir41_32.dll (by Intel) - Intel Indeo(R) Video Interactive 32-bit Driver
  • MSVCRT40.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual C++ (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • d3d9.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries mod
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • goggame-1207659172.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Shock2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'W:\Steam\SteamApps\common\SS2\Shock2.exe'.

How do I remove System Shock 2?

You can uninstall System Shock 2 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 System Shock 2, 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 System Shock 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.04%
Windows 10 38.03%
Windows Vista 2.64%
Windows XP 2.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.05%
Windows 7 Professional 9.35%
Windows 8.1 9.17%
Windows 10 Home 8.82%
Windows 10 Pro 4.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.67%
  United Kingdom 8.56%
  Canada 3.87%
  France 3.31%
  Australia 2.35%
  Germany 2.35%
  Italy 1.52%
  Sweden 1.24%
  Netherlands 1.24%
  Finland 1.10%
  DK 1.10%
  Ireland 0.97%
  Brazil 0.83%
  Poland 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.26%
Acer 14.39%
ASUS 13.33%
Dell 12.28%
Lenovo 7.37%
Samsung 4.91%
Toshiba 4.56%
Alienware 2.46%
MSI 1.40%
Intel 0.70%
Medion 0.70%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.00%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.78%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 2.22%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.22%
Gigabyte M68MT-S2 1.67%

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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