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Should I remove Torchlight 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,860
United States Rank #10,854
Reach 0.0214%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.12 days
681.98 days >
Average installed length: 358.33 days


VersionDistribution 19.24% 2.61% 0.95% 6.41% 1.43% 64.37%

Torchlight 2

What is Torchlight 2?

Torchlight II is an action role-playing game developed by Runic Games. Like the original Torchlight, Torchlight II features randomly generated dungeons for the player to explore, and numerous types of monsters to fight for experience and loot. Torchlight II maintains the same basic gameplay as its predecessor, but features overland areas with multiple hub towns, and a longer campaign. Other new features include time of day cycles, weather effects, and a redesigned user interface. Players are able to customize character appearance with choice of sex, face, hair style and hair color.


The most used version is, with over 98% 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is tl2.runic.launcher.exe. The software installer includes 60 files and is usually about 1.48 GB (1,591,097,412 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\public\games\runic games\torchlight 2
Uninstaller: C:\Users\Public\Games\Runic Games\Torchlight 2\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.48 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Torchlight 2

Program executable:tl2.runic.launcher.exe
Name:Torchlight II
Path:C:\users\public\games\runic games\torchlight 2\tl2.runic.launcher.exe
Additional files:
  • EditorGuts.dll - Torchlight II
  • torchlight2.exe
  • Editor.exe - tl2.runic
  • ModLauncher.exe - Torchlight II Mod Launcher
  • TextureSheeter.exe - TextureSheeter
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • cg.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA Cg Runtime (Cg Core Runtime Library)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))
  • WeifenLuo.WinFormsUI.Docking.dll (by Weifen Luo) - DockPanel Suite (DockPanel Suite for .Net 2.0)
  • fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD (FMOD Ex Sound System)
  • phonon4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • CEGUIBase.dll
  • CEGUIExpatParser.dll
  • CEGUIFalagardWRBase.dll
  • CrashReporter.exe
  • OgreMain.dll
  • Plugin_CgProgramManager.dll
  • Plugin_OctreeSceneManager.dll
  • RenderSystem_Direct3D9.dll
  • RenderSystem_GL.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • tl2.runic.launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8E7C11F5-FCC2-4F47-A22A-E70B0ADBE290}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Torchlight2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Runic Games\Torchlight 2\Torchlight2.exe'.
  • tl2.runic.launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Runic Games\Torchlight 2\tl2.runic.launcher.exe'.

How do I remove Torchlight 2?

You can uninstall Torchlight 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 Torchlight 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 Torchlight 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.64%
Windows 10 26.78%
Windows XP 3.79%
Windows Vista 3.55%
Windows Server 2003 0.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.43%
Windows 7 Professional 8.57%
Windows 8.1 8.10%
Windows 10 Home 6.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.33%
  Germany 7.22%
  Taiwan 5.00%
  Canada 4.07%
  United Kingdom 3.15%
  France 2.78%
  Australia 2.22%
  Italy 2.04%
  Sweden 1.30%
  Netherlands 1.30%
  Philippines 1.11%
  Japan 0.93%
  DK 0.74%
  Romania 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.20%
ASUS 18.80%
Dell 15.20%
Acer 15.20%
Lenovo 4.80%
Samsung 2.80%
MSI 2.40%
Toshiba 2.40%
Alienware 2.40%
Sony 1.60%
American Megatrends 0.80%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 4.20%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.50%
Dell XPS 8300 2.80%
MSI MS-7693 2.80%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.10%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.10%


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