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Age Of Empires 3


Age Of Empires 3 is a software program developed by Takin. 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 18 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 56% of users of Age Of Empires 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TakinSilver.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Takin\Age Of Empires 3
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Age Of Empires 3

  • age3.exe (by Ensemble Studios) - Microsoft Ensemble Studios Age of Empires 3 (Age of Empires 3)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • deformerdll.dll
  • esinet.dll
  • filecrc.exe
  • granny2.dll
  • instapup.exe
  • SetupENU.dll
  • chktrust.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Microsoft Trust ChkTrust Utility)
  • ConfigDetect.dll (by Microsoft) - ConfigDetect Dynamic Link Library
  • dw15.exe - Microsoft Application Error Reporting
  • Eula.dll - Microsoft Corporation EulaDll (EulaDll)
  • mgspid.dll - Microsoft Corporation MGSPID (MGSPID)
  • PidGen.dll - Microsoft PidGen (PidGen)
  • rockalldll.dll - Rockall (Rockall Heap Manager DLL)
  • splash.exe - Splash Screen

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • age3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{173BF2C8-4CF6-4D2C-96EF-60D202DC12D7}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • age3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Empires III\age3.exe'.

How do I remove Age Of Empires 3?

Quickly and completely remove Age Of Empires 3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Age Of Empires 3 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 Age Of Empires 3, 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 Age Of Empires 3.

Win 7 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 25%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 75.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Iran 33.33%
  United Kingdom 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
ASUS 25.00%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 25.00%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3 25.00%
Gigabyte P31-S3G 25.00%
ASUSTeK K53SD 25.00%


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