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Should I remove Zoo Tycoon 2 - African Adventure?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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United States Rank #44,077
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Zoo Tycoon 2 - African Adventure


Zoo Tycoon 2 - African Adventure is a program developed by Microsoft Game Studios. 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 software installer includes 20 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 51% of users of Zoo Tycoon 2 - African Adventure come from the United States, it is also popular in Argentina and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Zoo Tycoon 2\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\GEMEIN~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{CE7062BD-BE6F-4153-9654-3D72D0C1CC17}
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by Zoo Tycoon 2 - African Adventure

  • 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)
  • zt.exe - Zoo Tycoon 2 Executable
  • ztvista.dll - Vista Utilities Dynamic Link Library
  • startup.dll - Launcher (startup)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • splash.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B6FDB5E4-F8DA-4A3C-B7A4-5E8F01427094}' (runs on registration).
  • zt.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F2015B85-3C03-4732-A325-71DCC80DFAE2}' (runs on registration).
  • startup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F6A29B6F-6675-4372-8616-E665BB053985}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • zt.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Zoo Tycoon 2\zt.exe'.

How do I remove Zoo Tycoon 2 - African Adventure?

You can uninstall Zoo Tycoon 2 - African Adventure 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 Zoo Tycoon 2 - African Adventure, 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 Zoo Tycoon 2 - African Adventure.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.88%
Windows 10 32.35%
Windows XP 11.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.76%
Windows 10 Home 8.82%
Windows 7 Professional 8.82%
Windows 8 8.82%
Windows 8.1 8.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.28%
  Argentina 5.13%
  Canada 5.13%
  United Kingdom 5.13%
  Croatia 5.13%
  Czech Republic 2.56%
  Germany 2.56%
  DK 2.56%
  Indonesia 2.56%
  Kuwait 2.56%
  MA 2.56%
  Netherlands 2.56%
  Portugal 2.56%
  Singapore 2.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.03%
Dell 20.69%
Lenovo 10.34%
ASUS 10.34%
Alienware 6.90%
Acer 6.90%
Toshiba 3.45%
Samsung 3.45%
Intel 3.45%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C850 3.45%
Gigabyte P35-S3L 3.45%
Dell XPS 8300 3.45%
Dell Vostro 230 3.45%
Dell Studio 1555 3.45%
Dell Inspiron N5040 3.45%

About Microsoft Game Studios

Microsoft Studios is the video game production of Microsoft, responsible for the development and publishing of games for the Xbox and Games for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com/games


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