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What is Victoria II?  (from Paradox Interactive)

Experience Victoria II, an in-depth political simulation where the population will react to your decisions based on their political awareness, social class, as well as their willingness to accept or revolt against their government. Victoria II: Heart of Darkness, the second expansion for the grand strategy/ political s...  Read more


Victoria II is a program developed by Paradox 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 main program executable is v2game.exe. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 41.67 MB (43,691,334 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 58% of users of Victoria II come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.victoria2.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Victoria 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/42960
Estimated size: 41.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Victoria II

Program executable:v2game.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\paradox interactive\victoria 2\v2game.exe
Additional files:
  • victoria2.exe - launcher
  • unins002.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • dotnetfx.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 (IExpress Setup)
  • ggcoins.dll
  • lua5.1.dll (by Lua.org) - Lua - The Programming Language (Lua Language Run Time)
  • lua51.dll (by Lua.org)
  • PdxConnect.dll
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • tbb.dll (by Intel) - Intel(R) Threading Building Blocks for Windows (Threading Building Blocks library)
  • tbb_debug.dll (by Intel)
  • tbbmalloc.dll - Scalable Allocator library
  • tbbmalloc_proxy.dll
  • unins000.exe
  • unins001.exe
  • UninstHelper.exe (by Stardock) - Impulse (Add/Remove Programs Helper)
  • vcredist_x86.exe (by Microsoft) - Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • victoria2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0230826A-09DA-4364-BBFC-5D428B8FD0F6}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • victoria2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\SteamLibrary\SteamApps\common\Crusader Kings II\ck2game.exe'.

How do I remove Victoria II?

Quickly and completely remove Victoria II from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Victoria II 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 Victoria II, 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 Victoria II.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.07%
Windows 10 16.28%
Windows Vista 3.10%
Windows XP 1.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.05%
Windows 7 Professional 10.85%
Windows 8 Pro 3.88%
Windows 8.1 3.10%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.93%
  United Kingdom 7.93%
  France 5.49%
  Germany 4.27%
  Australia 3.66%
  Canada 3.66%
  Belgium 3.05%
  DK 1.83%
  Netherlands 1.83%
  Sweden 1.83%
  Spain 1.22%
  Finland 1.22%
  Norway 1.22%
  Austria 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.29%
Acer 18.84%
ASUS 13.04%
Hewlett-Packard 11.59%
Intel 5.80%
Alienware 5.80%
Lenovo 2.90%
American Megatrends 2.90%
Apple 1.45%
Common models
MSI MS-7751 3.57%
Alienware M17xR4 2.38%
ASUSTeK K52F 2.38%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.38%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.38%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.38%

About Paradox Interactive

Paradox Interactive is a video game publisher that is known for publishing historical strategy computer games.
Publisher URL: www.paradoxplaza.com


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