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4% remove it96% keep it
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The War Z


The War Z is a program developed by Hammerpoint Interactive. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 24 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 46% of users of The War Z come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.thewarz.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\The War Z
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/226700

Program filesFiles installed by The War Z

  • WarZlauncher.exe (by Arktos Entertainment Group) - InfestationMMO Launcher
  • Infestation.exe
  • WarZ.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WarZlauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FDEB95B4-D924-4455-BCCA-287998673579}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Infestation.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\User\Documenti\The War Z\Infestation.exe'.

How do I remove The War Z?

You can uninstall The War Z 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 The War Z, 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 The War Z.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win 7 8%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.81%
Windows 10 20.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.36%
Windows 7 Professional 12.62%
Windows 8 9.71%
Windows 8.1 4.85%
Windows 8 Pro 3.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.61%
  France 9.65%
  United Kingdom 8.77%
  Brazil 7.89%
  Germany 6.14%
  New Zealand 2.63%
  Spain 2.63%
  Australia 1.75%
  Sweden 1.75%
  DK 1.75%
  Canada 1.75%
  Hungary 1.75%
  Chile 0.88%
  Colombia 0.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.59%
Hewlett-Packard 21.31%
Dell 11.48%
ASUS 8.20%
Lenovo 6.56%
Samsung 6.56%
Medion 3.28%
Toshiba 3.28%
Alienware 1.64%
Common models
LENOVO 20157 4.48%
Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 2.99%
MSI MS-7758 2.99%
MEDION MS-7797 2.99%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755D 1.49%
TOSHIBA Satellite C875 1.49%


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