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Wolfenstein 3D


Wolfenstein 3D is a program developed by id Software. 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 Wolf3D.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 6.85 MB (7,178,774 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 70% of users of Wolfenstein 3D come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.idsoftware.com/games/wolfenstein/wolf3d
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Wolfenstein 3D
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/2270
Estimated size: 6.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Wolfenstein 3D

Program executable:Wolf3D.exe
Path:C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Wolfenstein 3D\Wolf3D.exe
Additional files:
  • NewWolf.exe (by DarkOne's Studio) - NewWolf Project - Wolfenstein3D for OpenGL (WolfGL)
  • SDL.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • SndLib.dll (by DarkOne's Studio) - DarkOne's Sound Library (DirectSound based Sound Library)
  • dosbox.exe (by DOSBox Team) - DOSBox DOS Emulator
  • SDL_net.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • Wolf3d.exe
  • cwsdpmi.exe
  • edge135.exe (by The EDGE Team) - EDGE (Enhanced Doom Gaming Engine)
  • nocturn.exe
  • Nocturnal Missions.exe
  • original.exe
  • sod.exe
  • zmbv.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • dosbox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5AB719FC-30E3-4F8D-8348-64F892347CE1}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dosbox.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Steam\SteamApps\common\Duke Nukem 3D\bin\dosbox\dosbox.exe'.

How do I remove Wolfenstein 3D?

You can uninstall Wolfenstein 3D 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 Wolfenstein 3D, 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 Wolfenstein 3D.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.62%
Windows 10 39.79%
Windows XP 1.06%
Windows Vista 0.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.56%
Windows 8.1 10.90%
Windows 7 Professional 10.11%
Windows 10 Home 8.78%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.06%
  United Kingdom 6.53%
  Canada 4.99%
  Australia 3.65%
  France 1.92%
  Netherlands 1.73%
  Finland 1.54%
  Norway 0.77%
  Russia 0.77%
  Sweden 0.77%
  Germany 0.77%
  DK 0.77%
  Italy 0.77%
  Czech Republic 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.34%
Hewlett-Packard 19.21%
Acer 14.12%
Dell 12.43%
Alienware 6.21%
MSI 5.08%
Lenovo 4.52%
Toshiba 3.95%
Samsung 2.82%
Intel 2.26%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.71%
ASUSTeK G75VW 3.57%
Alienware Alienware X51 2.86%
MSI MS-7693 2.86%
Gateway DX4860 2.14%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 2.14%

Publisher URL: www.idsoftware.com


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