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Should I remove Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #5,270
United States Rank #6,330
Reach 0.1080%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.42 days
1044.77 days >
Average installed length: 548.95 days

Typically installed together

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

What is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3?

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games. It is the third installment in the Modern Warfare series, a direct sequel to 2009's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and the eighth Call of Duty installment. The player assumes the role of various characters during the single-player campaign, changing perspectives throughout the progression of the story, which, like its predecessors, is divided into three sets of missions called "Acts".

Overview

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 iw5sp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 67 files and is usually about 5.39 MB (5,650,432 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.callofduty.com/mw3
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\call of duty modern warfare 3
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/42680
Estimated size: 5.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Program executable:iw5sp.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\call of duty modern warfare 3\iw5sp.exe
MD5:3f829ba60c117db3c08d523d30aeda42
Additional files:
  • iw5mp.exe
  • iw5mp_server.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • iw5sp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7FBA9FA1-E0F9-4D61-90DC-301669FCA12C}' (runs on registration).
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • iw5mp_server.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\steam\SteamApps\common\call of duty modern warfare 3\iw5mp_server.exe'.
  • iw5sp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\call of duty modern warfare 3\iw5sp.exe'.
  • iw5mp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\call of duty modern warfare 3\iw5mp.exe'.

How do I remove Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3?

Quickly and completely remove Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 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 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 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 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 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 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win Vista 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#5,270

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.74%
Windows 8 8.71%
Windows Vista 3.36%
Windows XP 1.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.31%
Windows 7 Professional 11.08%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.05%
Windows 8 Pro 2.12%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.22%
  Germany 19.80%
  France 5.98%
  United Kingdom 4.28%
  Canada 3.75%
  Australia 2.69%
  Netherlands 2.64%
  DK 2.64%
  Sweden 2.40%
  Italy 2.28%
  Belgium 2.23%
  Finland 1.70%
  Norway 1.52%
  Poland 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 21.54%
Acer 19.65%
Dell 19.21%
ASUS 14.56%
Hewlett-Packard 14.26%
Alienware 3.49%
Intel 2.18%
Medion 1.89%
Toshiba 0.87%
MSI 0.87%
Lenovo 0.73%
Samsung 0.73%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.06%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.06%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.30%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.79%
Dell XPS 8300 2.79%
MSI MS-7673 2.79%

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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