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5% remove it95% keep it
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Thief 2


Thief 2 is a software program developed by Looking Glass Studios. 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 14 files and is usually about 989.06 MB (1,037,101,248 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 70% of users of Thief 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\thief_2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/211740
Estimated size: 989.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Thief 2

  • DromEd.exe - Thief 2: The Metal Age
  • thief2.exe
  • thief2_no_ddfix.exe - Thief 2:The Metal Age
  • ffmpeg.dll
  • fmsel.dll
  • lgvid.dll
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • D3DX9_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D 9 Extensions)
  • darkdlgs.dll - DARKDLGS Dynamic Link Library (DARKDLGS DLL)
  • ddfix.dll (by Timeslip) - ddfix Dynamic Link Library (Graphics patch for running Thief 2 on modern systems)
  • ir41_32.dll (by Intel) - Intel Indeo(R) Video Interactive 32-bit Driver
  • ir50_32.dll (by Intel) - Intel Indeo® video 5.10
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • thief2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\thief_2\thief2.exe'.

How do I remove Thief 2?

You can uninstall Thief 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 Thief 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 Thief 2.

Win 10 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 50.16%
Windows 7 48.52%
Windows XP 0.98%
Windows Vista 0.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.82%
Windows 8.1 17.05%
Windows 10 Home 14.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.84%
Windows 7 Professional 6.23%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.10%
  Canada 5.74%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  Germany 3.83%
  Australia 3.59%
  Sweden 1.67%
  France 1.20%
  Ireland 1.20%
  Norway 0.96%
  DK 0.72%
  Finland 0.72%
  New Zealand 0.72%
  Italy 0.48%
  Portugal 0.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.37%
Dell 17.28%
Hewlett-Packard 17.28%
Acer 14.20%
Toshiba 5.56%
Lenovo 4.94%
MSI 4.94%
Alienware 3.09%
Samsung 2.47%
Intel 1.23%
Apple 0.62%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.45%
MSI MS-7751 2.82%
Dell XPS 8300 2.11%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.11%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.11%
MSI MS-7885 2.11%


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