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Should I remove DiRT 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,770
United States Rank #6,538
Reach 0.1684%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.20 days
448.43 days >
Average installed length: 235.62 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0000.132 9.74%
1.0.0000.130 72.61%
1.0 0.42%

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DiRT 3

What is DiRT 3?

Dirt 3 is a popular rally racing game that combines the feel of fast-paced arcade style racing action across multiple surfaces and environments with realistic features found on real off-road circuits. The third release in the acclaimed off-road racing franchise, Dirt 3 features a range of racing and driving disciplines at spectacular locations, more than 100 routes, the finest selection of licensed action-sports racing cars, multistage rallies set at classic locations, exhilarating snow racing action and mesmerizing Gymkhana race events.

About  (from Codemasters)

Dirt 3 is a popular rally racing game for Xbox 360 that combines the feel of fast-paced arcade style racing action across multiple surfaces and environments with realistic features found on real off-road circuits. Dirt 3 boasts more cars, more locations, more routes and more events than any other game in the series, i...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 1.0.0000.130, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 dirt3_game.exe. The setup package generally installs about 131 files and is usually about 11.59 MB (12,156,005 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.codemasters.com/games/?gameid=3240
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\Dirt 3\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{434D0FA0-1558-4D8E-AC3D-BD1000008200}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.59 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by DiRT 3

Program executable:dirt3_game.exe
DiRT3 Executable
Path:C:\Games\Dirt 3\dirt3_game.exe
MD5:083bd5bdc948c18dc58fef2e81bc1899
Additional files:
  • dirt3_gdf.dll - DiRT3 (DiRT3 GDF DLL)
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • paul.dll (by Sony DADC Austria AG) - SecuROM Activate & Play (SecuROM PA Unlock DLL for Activate & Play)
  • dirt3.exe (by Sony DADC Austria AG) - DSS Launcher
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • BenchmarkLauncher.exe - BenchmarkLauncher
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • SKIDROW.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay ([email protected]))
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay ([email protected])
  • avutil-51.dll
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library (Steam Crash Handler Library ([email protected]))
  • dxgi.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer (Steam Game Overlay Renderer ([email protected]))
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer ([email protected])
  • gfwlivesetup.exe (by Microsoft®) - Microsoft® Games for Windows® - LIVE (Games for Windows® - LIVE Setup)
  • SlimDX.dll
  • Steam.dll - Steam (Steam Client Engine)
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper (Steam Client Bootstrapper ([email protected]))
  • steamclient.dll - Steamclient.dll ([email protected])
  • steamclient64.dll - Steamclient.dll ([email protected])
  • steamerrorreporter.exe - steamerrorreporter.exe ([email protected])
  • STEAMTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library (SteamUI Dynamic Link Library ([email protected]))
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library (tier0_s Dynamic Link Library ([email protected]))
  • tier0_s64.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library ([email protected])
  • Uninstall.exe
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll ([email protected])
  • vstdlib_s64.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll ([email protected])
  • xliveinstall.dll (by Microsoft) - XLiveInstall DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • dirt3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A14D45EC-4C83-4BF9-8712-2DC3E3FD01E7}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{694711D6-27A0-4D68-8836-D5F25B163A59}' (runs on registration).
  • dirt3_game.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EE1F0CEC-C97F-4BF3-AC08-91519E49B21A}' (runs on registration).
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{937A09D9-D007-41CC-89EA-5EF931BF50D0}' (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.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • dirt3_game.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Codemasters\DiRT 3\dirt3_game.exe'.
  • STEAMTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • steam.exe connects to 208-64-200-203.steampowered.com (208.64.200.203 port 27019).
  • STEAMTmp.exe connects to cdn-178-79-196-253.pmo.llnw.net (178.79.196.253 port 80).
  • STEAMTmp.exe connects to 69.28.145.170 (port 27017).
  • STEAMTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net (146.66.152.15 port 27018).
  • STEAMTmp.exe connects to 80.239.194.142 (port 27030).
  • STEAMTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net (4.78.155.50 port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Steam.exe
Memory:133.94 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0102767425%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00678770%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00348904%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:40,148,848
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:455
70 average
I/O reads/min:2.45 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:420.91 KB
105.02 KB average
STEAMTmp.exe
Memory:230.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
User CPU:0.00107566%
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
Switches/sec:334
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB

How do I remove DiRT 3?

Quickly and completely remove DiRT 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 DiRT 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 DiRT 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 DiRT 3.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.50%
Windows 8 22.37%
Windows XP 1.56%
Windows Vista 1.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.50%
Windows 7 Professional 10.89%
Windows 8.1 4.96%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.58%
Windows 8 Pro 3.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.04%
  Germany 8.56%
  France 6.02%
  United Kingdom 4.75%
  Italy 3.69%
  Brazil 2.95%
  Canada 2.79%
  Netherlands 2.74%
  Sweden 2.70%
  Finland 2.13%
  Australia 2.09%
  Czech Republic 2.01%
  Romania 1.97%
  Hungary 1.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 18.76%
ASUS 18.21%
Hewlett-Packard 16.86%
GIGABYTE 16.23%
Dell 13.94%
Lenovo 5.07%
Samsung 2.53%
MSI 2.06%
Toshiba 2.06%
Alienware 1.98%
Intel 1.82%
Apple 0.48%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.62%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.72%
MSI MS-7758 3.81%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.45%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.09%
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 2.18%

About Codemasters

Codemasters is a video game developer and publisher and is notable for making the large majority of games published by Camerica.
Publisher URL: www.codemasters.com/uk

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