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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,615
United States Rank #5,424
Reach 0.1775%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.86 days
497.47 days >
Average installed length: 261.38 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.00.0000 100.00%

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Age of Empires III - The Asian Dynasties

What is Age of Empires III - The Asian Dynasties?  (from Microsoft Game Studios)

From renowned real-time strategy developers Ensemble Studios and Big Huge Games, Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties introduces gamers to Asian civilizations and a host of new gameplay features. Experience firsthand the rich and historical influences of Asia while commanding units and expanding your empire in the E...  Read more

Overview

Age of Empires III - The Asian Dynasties 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 121 files and is usually about 851.57 KB (872,008 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 27% of users of Age of Empires III - The Asian Dynasties come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ageofempires3.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Empires III\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C43C1415-3DFC-4089-9A32-0BECF28A6046}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 851.57 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Age of Empires III - The Asian Dynasties

Program executable:age3.exe
Name:Microsoft Ensemble Studios Age of Empires 3
Age of Empires 3
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Empires III\age3.exe
MD5:66ef93fc0341426b17b5a7db6403ccf1
Additional files:
  • unicows.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Win9x Supplemental Unicode eXtension)
  • 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)
  • EsInety.dll - Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties (EsInet Dynamic Link Library)
  • dw15.exe - Microsoft Application Error Reporting
  • wzcsvc.dll - Wireless Zero Configuration Service
  • ConfigDetect.dll - ConfigDetect Dynamic Link Library
  • ConfigDetectx.dll
  • ConfigDetecty.dll
  • setuphelper.dll - SetupHelper Dynamic Link Library
  • age3y.exe - Age of Empires III Expansion 2
  • Eula.dll - Microsoft Corporation EulaDll (EulaDll)
  • eulax.dll
  • eulay.dll
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • mgspid.dll - Microsoft Corporation MGSPID (MGSPID)
  • mgspidx.dll
  • mgspidy.dll
  • netman.dll - Network Connections Manager
  • DPLAY61A.EXE - DPlay6.1A Cabpack (DirectX cabpack for Dplay Service Pack)
  • empires2.exe - Age of Empires II
  • PidGen.dll - Microsoft PidGen (PidGen)
  • IPHLPAPI.DLL - IP Helper API
  • PidGenX.dll - Pidgen Module
  • pidgeny.dll
  • splash.exe - Splash Screen
  • rockalldll.dll - Rockall (Rockall Heap Manager DLL)
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • FirewallInstallHelper.dll - Firewall Install Helper DLL
  • age3x.exe (by Ensemble Studios) - Microsoft Ensemble Studios Age of Empires 3: The WarChiefs (Age of Empires 3: The WarChiefs)
  • deformerdll.dll (by Ensemble Studios) - Microsoft Ensemble Studios Age of Empires 3
  • esinet.dll
  • d3d9.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries mod
  • aoe3loader.exe (by crea-doo) - aoe3loader
  • age.dll
  • anticheat2.dll
  • deformerdllx.dll
  • EsInetx.dll
  • filecrc.exe
  • instapup.exe
  • SetupENU.dll
  • SetupENU2.dll
  • SetupENU3.dll
  • vooblynat2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 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 '{738C1443-C2E4-40DB-83A7-A90115F4E04B}' (runs on registration).
  • age3x.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6AC2E058-375D-48A0-95E7-ABCC1CC81BEF}' (runs on registration).
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • age3x.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Empires III\age3x.exe'.
  • age3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Empires III\age3.exe'.
  • age3y.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\AOE3\age3y.exe'.
  • empires2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Empires II\empires2.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:
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#3,615

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.05%
Windows 8 26.73%
Windows XP 4.61%
Windows Vista 3.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.42%
Windows 8.1 9.21%
Windows 7 Professional 7.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.51%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.96%
  Germany 7.49%
  France 7.30%
  Brazil 5.54%
  United Kingdom 4.12%
  Australia 4.01%
  Canada 3.89%
  Netherlands 3.67%
  Italy 2.88%
  Taiwan 2.40%
  India 2.10%
  Belgium 2.06%
  Mexico 1.95%
  Sweden 1.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.01%
Acer 19.00%
Dell 18.33%
ASUS 16.51%
GIGABYTE 8.83%
Samsung 4.85%
Lenovo 3.71%
Toshiba 3.30%
Alienware 1.82%
MSI 1.21%
Intel 1.01%
American Megatrends 0.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.14%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.66%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.48%
ASUS All Series 3.31%
Dell Inspiron 3537 2.96%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.61%

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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