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3% remove it97% keep it
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Global Rank #11,108
United States Rank #9,640
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Average installed length: 176.94 days


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Zoo Tycoon 2

What is Zoo Tycoon 2?  (from Microsoft)

Featuring 30 incredibly detailed animals, a dazzling array of building tools and objects, a new zoom feature, and 3D graphics that allow players to keep a closer eye on the action and craft more creative zoos, Zoo Tycoon 2 is set to crank up the excitement, challenge, and fun of building the ultimate zoo. Easy to start...  Read more


Zoo Tycoon 2 is a software program developed by Microsoft. 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 primary executable is named zt.exe. The setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 393.71 MB (412,835,082 bytes). 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 48% of users of Zoo Tycoon 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/spain/juegos/zootycoon2
Help link: www.microsoft.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Zoo Tycoon 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Zoo Tycoon 2\UNINSTAL.EXE" /runtemp /uninstall
Estimated size: 393.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Zoo Tycoon 2

Program executable:zt.exe
Name:Zoo Tycoon 2
Zoo Tycoon 2 Executable
Path:C:\Program Files\microsoft games\zoo tycoon 2\zt.exe
Additional files:
  • dw.exe - Microsoft Application Error Reporting
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • Eula.dll - Microsoft Corporation EulaDll (EulaDll)
  • mgspid.dll - Microsoft Corporation MGSPID (MGSPID)
  • startup.exe - Microsoft Game Launcher (Startup Application)
  • SETUPENU.DLL - Microsoft Games Setup (Microsoft Games AutoRun/Setup Resources)
  • SetupENU2.dll
  • SetupENU3.dll
  • UNINSTAL.EXE - Microsoft Games AutoRun/Setup
  • pidgen.dll - Microsoft PidGen (PidGen)
  • splash.exe - Splash Screen
  • strings.dll - Zoo Tycoon 2 (Strings Dynamic Link Library)
  • ztvista.dll - Vista Utilities Dynamic Link Library
  • lang0.dll - Zoo Tycoon (Zoo Tycoon Localizable Resources)
  • startup.dll - Launcher (startup)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • zt.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F8627B9F-E2E9-43AB-94A8-F5C435BDFE6B}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • zt.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Zoo Tycoon 2\zt.exe'.

How do I remove Zoo Tycoon 2?

Quickly and completely remove Zoo Tycoon 2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Zoo Tycoon 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Zoo Tycoon 2, 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 Zoo Tycoon 2.

Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.05%
Windows 8 24.50%
Windows Vista 6.43%
Windows XP 6.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.28%
Windows 8.1 10.46%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.04%
Windows 7 Professional 5.23%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.73%
  United Kingdom 5.55%
  France 5.04%
  Canada 3.36%
  Netherlands 3.36%
  Czech Republic 3.03%
  Germany 2.69%
  Israel 2.35%
  Australia 2.18%
  Argentina 1.85%
  Italy 1.85%
  Poland 1.85%
  Sweden 1.85%
  India 1.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.49%
Dell 18.63%
Acer 16.67%
ASUS 12.75%
Toshiba 9.15%
Lenovo 4.90%
Intel 1.63%
Samsung 1.31%
Medion 0.98%
MSI 0.98%
American Megatrends 0.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.68%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.11%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.41%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.27%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.70%
Acer Aspire V5-571P 1.70%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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