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Should I remove Crusader Kings II?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,052
United States Rank #3,400
Reach 0.1561%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.17 days
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Average installed length: 173.06 days

Crusader Kings II


Crusader Kings II is a program developed by Paradox Development Studio. 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 ck2.exe. The software installer includes 53 files and is usually about 12.96 MB (13,586,675 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 53% of users of Crusader Kings II come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.crusaderkings.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Crusader Kings II
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/203770
Estimated size: 12.96 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Crusader Kings II

Program executable:ck2.exe
Name:Crusader Kings 2
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Crusader Kings II\ck2.exe
Additional files:
  • ck2dlcactivator.exe - Crusader Kings 2 (CK2)
  • CK2game.exe
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ck2game.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{988441A4-84E7-45E8-98D9-4BAC21A0ACF0}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CK2game.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Crusader Kings II\CK2game.exe'.

How do I remove Crusader Kings II?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.31%
Windows 8 45.13%
Windows Vista 1.10%
Windows XP 0.41%
Windows 8.1 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.51%
Windows 8.1 21.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.39%
Windows 7 Professional 8.46%
Windows 10 Home 7.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.58%
  United Kingdom 10.01%
  France 5.93%
  Canada 5.12%
  Germany 2.89%
  Australia 2.74%
  DK 2.04%
  Sweden 1.97%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Finland 1.59%
  Norway 1.33%
  Brazil 0.93%
  Spain 0.89%
  Ireland 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.78%
ASUS 17.61%
Acer 13.39%
Dell 11.28%
Lenovo 9.82%
Toshiba 4.38%
Alienware 4.30%
MSI 3.73%
Samsung 3.73%
Medion 1.14%
Intel 0.57%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.44%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.19%
LENOVO 20217 3.19%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.03%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.43%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.28%


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