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Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,573
United States Rank #13,957
Reach 0.0157%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.35 days
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Average installed length: 284.44 days

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VersionDistribution
1.00.0000 100.00%

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What is Zoo Tycoon 2 - Extinct Animals?

Zoo Tycoon 2: Extinct Animals is a video game expansion pack for Zoo Tycoon 2. This expansion pack follows the other expansion packs, Endangered Species, African Adventure and Marine Mania. Extinct Animals replaces and includes the animals and objects from the earlier Dino Danger Pack premium download. This expansion is similar to the Dinosaur Digs expansion of the first Zoo Tycoon.

Overview

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 68 files and is usually about 495.45 KB (507,344 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/games
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Zoo Tycoon 2\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{15292416-A464-4FBA-BB96-7298EAACFC07}
Estimated size: 495.45 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Zoo Tycoon 2 - Extinct Animals

Program executable:zt.exe
Name:Zoo Tycoon 2
Zoo Tycoon 2 Executable
Path:C:\games\zt2-es\zt.exe
MD5:bf84ed825fce61fd7c9c69a98cfcf329
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
  • UNINSTPA.EXE
  • pidgen.dll - Microsoft PidGen (PidGen)
  • splash.exe - Splash Screen
  • setup.exe - Zoo Tycoon 2 (Setup Launcher)
  • strings.dll - Strings Dynamic Link Library
  • ztvista.dll - Vista Utilities Dynamic Link Library
  • startup.dll - Launcher (startup)
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights AA Animals 1.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights AA Animals 2.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights AA.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights Any XP 2.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights Any XP Animals 1.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights Any XP Animals 2.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights Civilization Objects.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights Download First.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights ES Animals 1.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights ES Animals 2.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights ES Foliage.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights ES.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights Foliage 1.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights Foliage 2.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights MM Animals 1.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights MM Animals 2.exe
  • Uninstal Arabian Nights MM.exe
  • Uninstall Jurassic Part Pack Part 1.exe

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 '{9DA7CBE6-1E5A-4A45-9E17-947F11E267A5}' (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'.

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  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.
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    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
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  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Zoo Tycoon 2 - Extinct Animals.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#16,573
 
REACH
~0.02%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.51%
Windows 10 29.93%
Windows Vista 4.61%
Windows XP 3.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.25%
Windows 7 Professional 9.60%
Windows 10 Home 8.61%
Windows 8.1 8.28%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.91%
  United Kingdom 4.76%
  Netherlands 4.76%
  Canada 4.23%
  Sweden 2.91%
  France 2.38%
  Brazil 2.12%
  Indonesia 2.12%
  DK 1.85%
  Australia 1.59%
  Czech Republic 1.59%
  Italy 1.59%
  Belgium 1.32%
  New Zealand 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.85%
ASUS 16.92%
Dell 14.93%
Acer 14.93%
GIGABYTE 7.46%
Toshiba 5.97%
Lenovo 2.99%
Samsung 2.49%
Intel 1.99%
MSI 1.00%
American Megatrends 0.50%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.58%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.58%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.82%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.29%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 2.29%
Apple Inc. MacBookPro10,1 1.53%

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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