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Should I remove Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,806
United States Rank #4,473
Reach 0.0938%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 79.34 days
699.49 days >
Average installed length: 367.53 days

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

What is Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare?

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision.

About  (from Infinity Ward - Sledgehammer Games)

War rages on in the fourth edition of Activision's acclaimed war game. For the first time in the series, Call of Duty moves away from WWII to the modern battlefield. The epic title also delivers an added depth of multiplayer action providing online fans an all-new community of persistence, addictive and customizable ga...  Read more

Overview

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is a software program developed by Infinity Ward - Sledgehammer Games. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 iw3mp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 56 files and is usually about 174.13 MB (182,587,607 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 58% of users of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.infinityward.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\call of duty 4
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/7940
Estimated size: 174.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

Program executable:iw3mp.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty 4\iw3mp.exe
MD5:8c40cde102a9d8297a8674cb149f96ed
Additional files:
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • iw3sp.exe
  • pbinstnew.exe
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • avutil-51.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • cod4player.exe (by CyboPat) - Call of Duty 4 player
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • d3dx9_34.dll
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dsound.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative ALchemy
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • eac_exthooks.dll
  • eac_ingame.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • iw3sp-cd.exe
  • iw3spSrv.exe (by SOFTWIN S.R.L)
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • mp_tool.exe
  • pbsetup.exe
  • pbsvc.exe
  • rtk_oal.dll (by Realtek Semiconductor) - Realtek OpenAL Library (Realtek OpenAL Implementation)
  • sdl.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • SDL2.dll
  • sp_tool.exe
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • steamTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Scheduled Tasks
  • iw3mp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E37858B5-6F0B-491D-8CCC-937EDBB69BD7}' (runs on registration).
  • iw3sp-cd.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C1837864-E8F3-46BA-8FAE-690C70822061}' (runs on registration).
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FEE39E82-DD34-465F-A045-9BF3D3100210}' (runs on registration).
  • pbinstnew.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F0E0D596-80FE-40C5-9934-E85872A32188}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E7D265B4-59BF-47D6-AE89-982082F40E03}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
  • steamTmp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
5 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • iw3mp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Activision\Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare\iw3mp.exe'.
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Elliot\Lollollol !\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • iw3sp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Gamerelated\steamXP\steamapps\common\call of duty 4\iw3sp.exe'.
  • steamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • iw3sp-cd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Activision\Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare\iw3sp.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

GameOverlayUI.exe
Memory:36.47 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0126768236%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00708749%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00558933%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:30,822,598
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:194
70 average
I/O reads/min:633.64 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:29.26 KB
105.02 KB average
Steam.exe
Memory:8.92 MB
Total CPU:0.0004169355%
Kernel CPU:0.00031635%
User CPU:0.00010058%
CPU cycles/sec:216,352
I/O reads/min:3 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare?

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Or, you can uninstall Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare 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 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, 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 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 8 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.49%
Windows 8 33.76%
Windows Vista 1.29%
Windows XP 0.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.08%
Windows 8.1 12.65%
Windows 7 Professional 10.37%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.33%
Windows 10 Home 4.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.45%
  United Kingdom 8.21%
  Germany 4.83%
  Canada 4.71%
  Australia 2.60%
  Netherlands 2.36%
  Sweden 2.17%
  France 1.99%
  Norway 1.99%
  DK 1.51%
  Finland 1.27%
  Austria 0.79%
  Brazil 0.79%
  Italy 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 17.64%
ASUS 16.67%
Dell 16.50%
Acer 15.53%
GIGABYTE 13.75%
Alienware 5.50%
Lenovo 5.02%
Toshiba 3.72%
MSI 2.43%
Samsung 1.94%
Intel 1.29%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.03%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.08%
MSI MS-7821 3.83%
MSI MS-7751 3.06%
MSI MS-7693 2.55%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.30%

About Infinity Ward - Sledgehammer Games

Infinity Ward is the creator of the Call of Duty video game. All of Infinity Ward's Call of Duty games use the id Tech 3 engine.
Publisher URL: www.infinityward.com

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