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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,191
Reach 0.0205%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.28 days
863.64 days >
Average installed length: 453.78 days

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What is gamelauncher-ps2-psg?

The Sony GameLauncher is required to play the PlanetSide 2 PSG video game.


gamelauncher-ps2-psg is a software program developed by Sony Online Entertainment. 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 setup package generally installs about 53 files and is usually about 43.22 MB (45,321,310 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 32% of users of gamelauncher-ps2-psg come from Germany, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: soe.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\juegos\planetside2
Uninstaller: C:\juegos\planetside2\Uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 43.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by gamelauncher-ps2-psg

  • APEX_BasicFS_x86.dll (by NVIDIA) - APEX Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_BasicIOS_x86.dll (by NVIDIA)
  • APEX_Common_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_LEGACY_x86.dll
  • APEX_Destructible_x86.dll
  • APEX_DynamicSystem_x86.dll
  • APEX_Emitter_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_Emitter_x86.dll
  • APEX_FieldSampler_x86.dll
  • APEX_ForceField_x86.dll
  • APEX_Framework_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_IOFX_Legacy_x86.dll
  • APEX_IOFX_x86.dll
  • APEX_Loader_x86.dll
  • APEX_ParticleIOS_x86.dll
  • ApexFramework_x86.dll
  • LaunchPad.exe - LaunchPad (Sony Online Entertainment LaunchPad)
  • !CheckMinSpec.dll
  • !CheckPrerequisites.dll
  • !if.FileExists.dll
  • !if.Is32Bit.dll
  • !if.Is64Bit.dll
  • AmpliTube 3.dll
  • APEX_DynamicSystemPROFILE_x86.dll
  • APEX_TurbulenceFS_x86.dll
  • atimgpud.dll
  • avcodec-53.dll
  • avformat-53.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • awesomium.dll
  • awesomium_process.exe
  • cg.dll - NVIDIA Cg Runtime (Cg Core Runtime Library)
  • cgGL.dll - Cg GL Runtime Library
  • comctl32.Ocx (by Microsoft) - COMCTL (Windows Common Controls ActiveX Control DLL)
  • createfileassoc.exe
  • cudart32_32_16.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 3.2.16 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 3.2.16)
  • cudart32_42_6.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.2.6 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.2.6)
  • cudart64_32_16.dll
  • dpvs.dll
  • dpvsd.dll
  • error_report.exe (by TeamSpeak Systems GmbH) - TeamSpeak 3 Client Error Reporter
  • expapply.dll (by Pocket Soft) - Pocket Soft, Inc. RTPatch Server (Apply DLL for Pocket Soft RTPatch Server)
  • expapply64.dll (by Pocket Soft)
  • faultlog.dll
  • GControl.dll
  • GControlForms.dll
  • GCtrlTheme_Bitmap.dll
  • GCtrlTheme_Infinity.dll
  • GDF.dll
  • GDraw.dll
  • GDraw_D3D9.dll
  • GDraw_GDI.dll
  • Uninstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LaunchPad.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6E0D219C-BAF3-4F83-BCB8-A50082594BD5}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • LaunchPad.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Dragon's Prophet\LaunchPad.exe'.

How do I remove gamelauncher-ps2-psg?

You can uninstall gamelauncher-ps2-psg 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 gamelauncher-ps2-psg, 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 gamelauncher-ps2-psg.

Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.21%
Windows 10 9.63%
Windows Vista 3.70%
Windows XP 3.21%
Windows Server 2003 0.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.77%
Windows 7 Professional 9.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.47%
Windows 8 Pro 2.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.42% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 32.42%
  United Kingdom 10.22%
  France 8.48%
  Italy 6.73%
  Netherlands 5.99%
  Spain 3.74%
  Sweden 3.74%
  Finland 3.49%
  United States 3.24%
  Austria 2.74%
  Belgium 2.74%
  DK 2.74%
  Norway 2.49%
  Czech Republic 2.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.11%
Hewlett-Packard 20.60%
ASUS 14.07%
Dell 13.57%
Samsung 3.02%
Alienware 3.02%
Medion 2.51%
Intel 2.01%
Lenovo 1.51%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.52%
MSI MS-7758 3.52%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.82%
MSI MS-7673 2.82%
MSI MS-7752 2.82%
Gigabyte P35-DS4 2.11%

About (from Sony Online Entertainment)

At SOE, we take pride in the fact that we are all gamers.
Publisher URL: www.soe.com


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