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11% remove it89% keep it
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VersionDistribution
1.0.0000.1 100.00%

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Age of Empires III: Complete Collection

What is Age of Empires III: Complete Collection?  (from Microsoft Game Studios)

Immerse yourself in the award-winning strategy experience. Microsoft Studios brings you three epic Age of Empires III games in one monumental collection for the first time. Command mighty European powers looking to explore new lands in the New World; or jump eastward to Asia and determine the outcome of its struggles f...  Read more

Overview

Age of Empires III: Complete Collection 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 main program executable is age3.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 1.82 MB (1,913,284 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 49% of users of Age of Empires III: Complete Collection come from Germany, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/games
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Age of Empires III\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4541091F-1F3D-4BA3-A5A3-F71000000100}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Age of Empires III: Complete Collection

Program executable:age3.exe
Name:Microsoft Ensemble Studios Age of Empires 3
Age of Empires 3
Path:C:\Program Files\age of empires iii\age3.exe
MD5:8b395ea40541f9c8a6ce3bb032da4bc8
Additional files:
  • chktrust.exe - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Microsoft Trust ChkTrust Utility)
  • deformerdlly.dll - Age of Empires III : The Asian Dynasties (deformer Dynamic Link Library)
  • deformerdllyD.dll
  • EsInety.dll - Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties (EsInet Dynamic Link Library)
  • dw15.exe - Microsoft Application Error Reporting
  • ConfigDetect.dll - ConfigDetect Dynamic Link Library
  • ConfigDetectx.dll
  • ConfigDetecty.dll
  • age3y.exe - Age of Empires III Expansion 2
  • Eula.dll - Microsoft Corporation EulaDll (EulaDll)
  • eulax.dll
  • eulay.dll
  • mgspid.dll - Microsoft Corporation MGSPID (MGSPID)
  • mgspidx.dll
  • mgspidy.dll
  • PidGen.dll - Microsoft PidGen (PidGen)
  • SetupENU.dll
  • SetupENU2.dll
  • rockalldll.dll - Rockall (Rockall Heap Manager DLL)
  • PidGenX.dll - Pidgen Module
  • pidgeny.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • age3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A62FEA08-0C3D-42C8-B3AF-EEB6938134C0}' (runs on registration).
  • age3y.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BED9455D-1628-4EBA-B468-09CCF03A1D9F}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • age3y.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Age of Empires III - Complete Collection\age3y.exe'.
  • age3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Empires III\age3.exe'.

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Or, you can uninstall Age of Empires III: Complete Collection 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 III: Complete Collection, 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 III: Complete Collection.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#33,898

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.36%
Windows 8 41.07%
Windows XP 1.79%
Windows Vista 1.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.50%
Windows 8.1 21.43%
Windows 7 Professional 8.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.93%
Windows 10 Home 5.36%
Windows 8 5.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.12% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 49.12%
  France 14.04%
  Italy 10.53%
  Austria 8.77%
  United States 7.02%
  Spain 5.26%
  Switzerland 1.75%
  Slovenia 1.75%
  Thailand 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.19%
Acer 23.81%
ASUS 16.67%
Medion 7.14%
Dell 4.76%
Toshiba 4.76%
Sony 4.76%
Lenovo 4.76%
Alienware 2.38%
Packard Bell 2.38%
Intel 2.38%
Common models
Acer Aspire V5-531 4.35%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L775-18... 2.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 2.17%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.17%
Acer Aspire M3970 2.17%

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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