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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,050
United States Rank #10,531
Reach 0.0211%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 281.04 days

Universe Sandbox

What is Universe Sandbox?  (from Giant Army)

Universe Sandbox is a physics based space simulator. Shoot asteroids at the Earth or cause a run away greenhouse effect. Rip apart the rings of Saturn or blow up the Sun.


Universe Sandbox is a software program developed by Giant Army. 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 Universe Sandbox.exe. The setup package generally installs about 63 files and is usually about 149.63 MB (156,895,300 bytes). The installed file DDay.Update.WinForms.DLL is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 60% of users of Universe Sandbox come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\universe sandbox
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Universe Sandbox\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 149.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Universe Sandbox

Program executable:Universe Sandbox.exe
Name:Universe Sandbox
Path:C:\steam\steamapps\common\universe sandbox\Universe Sandbox.exe
Additional files:
  • Universe Sandbox.exe - Universe Sandbox
  • DDay.Update.WinForms.DLL (by Daywest Management) - DDay.Update.WinForms
  • AutomaticUpdater.dll (by wyDay) - AutomaticUpdater
  • TurboActivate.dll (by wyDay) - TurboActivate
  • DDay.Update.DLL (by Daywest Management) - DDay.Update
  • AForge.dll (by AForge) - AForge.NET (AForge)
  • AForge.Imaging.dll (by AForge) - AForge.Imaging
  • update.exe - wyUpdate
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Universe Sandbox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{862E79DC-64F5-426F-91D6-E976244CBBB7}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Universe Sandbox?

Quickly and completely remove Universe Sandbox from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Universe Sandbox 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Universe Sandbox, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Universe Sandbox.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.91%
Windows 8 26.69%
Windows Vista 4.05%
Windows XP 1.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.54%
Windows 8.1 9.12%
Windows 7 Professional 7.09%
Windows 10 Home 6.42%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.25%
  United Kingdom 6.00%
  Australia 5.50%
  Canada 3.50%
  Germany 2.75%
  France 2.25%
  Brazil 1.75%
  Finland 1.50%
  Spain 1.25%
  Mexico 1.25%
  Netherlands 1.25%
  Italy 1.00%
  Poland 1.00%
  Hungary 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.48%
Dell 18.07%
Acer 15.06%
ASUS 7.83%
Alienware 7.23%
Toshiba 7.23%
Lenovo 3.01%
Samsung 3.01%
Intel 1.20%
Sony 1.20%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 3.28%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.28%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.46%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 2.46%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.64%
Alienware M17xR4 1.64%


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