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Should I remove World of Goo?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,605
United States Rank #4,419
Reach 0.0856%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.60 days
364.06 days >
Average installed length: 191.29 days


1.3.0 0.36%
1.0.0000.130 0.18%
1.0 0.71%

World of Goo

What is World of Goo?

World of Goo is a puzzle video game.

About  (from 2D Boy)

World of Goo is a multiple award winning physics based puzzle / construction game made entirely by two guys. Drag and drop living, squirming, talking, globs of goo to build structures, bridges, cannonballs, zeppelins, and giant tongues. The millions of Goo Balls that live in the beautiful World of Goo are curious to ex...  Read more


World of Goo is a program developed by 2D Boy. The most used version is 1.0, with over 1% 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 WorldOfGoo.exe. The software installer includes 45 files and is usually about 9.3 MB (9,752,008 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 60% of users of World of Goo come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: 2dboy.com/games.php
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\world of goo
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/22000
Estimated size: 9.3 MB
Language: Russian (Russia)

Program filesFiles installed by World of Goo

Program executable:WorldOfGoo.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\world of goo\WorldOfGoo.exe
  • msvcp80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WorldOfGoo.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B9B67648-3CEB-4C24-8AEC-6CEBC0022967}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WorldOfGoo.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\gry\Steam\steamapps\common\World of Goo\WorldOfGoo.exe'.

How do I remove World of Goo?

You can uninstall World of Goo 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 World of Goo, 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 World of Goo.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.41%
Windows 10 34.46%
Windows Vista 1.42%
Windows XP 0.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.18%
Windows 8.1 12.69%
Windows 7 Professional 11.09%
Windows 10 Home 6.23%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.56%
  United Kingdom 6.84%
  France 6.05%
  Canada 4.65%
  Australia 3.40%
  Germany 3.40%
  Netherlands 1.68%
  Sweden 1.16%
  Finland 1.07%
  Spain 1.07%
  Brazil 0.98%
  Belgium 0.88%
  Norway 0.84%
  DK 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.49%
ASUS 15.55%
Dell 14.33%
Acer 12.46%
Lenovo 7.17%
Toshiba 5.18%
Alienware 3.42%
Samsung 2.87%
MSI 1.98%
Intel 1.43%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.37%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.32%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.37%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.95%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.11%
MSI MS-7673 1.89%


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