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10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,727
United States Rank #17,322
Reach 0.0073%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.31 days
864.61 days >
Average installed length: 454.29 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0000 100.00%

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FINAL FANTASY XIV

What is FINAL FANTASY XIV?

Final Fantasy XIV is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game and is the fourteenth game in the Final Fantasy series. Final Fantasy XIV makes use of the standard RPG exploration mechanics, consisting of several regions with unique geography, ranging from snowy mountains to lush forests. Regions are further divided into zones for the player to explore.

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 setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 5.4 MB (5,667,516 bytes). The installed file ffxivupdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.finalfantasyxiv.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SquareEnix
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F2C4E6E0-EB78-4824-A212-6DF6AF0E8E82}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0011 -removeonly
Estimated size: 5.4 MB
Language: Japanese

Program filesFiles installed by FINAL FANTASY XIV

  • ffxivgame.exe - FINAL FANTASY XIV - A Realm Reborn (Alpha Version)
  • ffxiv.exe - FINAL FANTASY XIV - A Realm Reborn (Beta Version)
  • ffxivconfig.exe - FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn ConfigBackup
  • ffxivboot.exe - FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn
  • ffxivlauncher.exe
  • ffxivsysinfo.exe
  • ffxivupdater.exe
  • ffxivlogin.exe - Final Fantasy XIV Login (FINAL FANTASY XIV Login Application)
  • DQXBenchMain.exe
  • DQXBenchmark.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ffxivboot.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C6020271-4C91-4DA6-8953-82D2294DD5DC}' (runs on registration).
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • ffxivlauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\D drive\Program Files\SquareEnix\FINAL FANTASY XIV - A Realm Reborn\boot\ffxivlauncher.exe'.
  • ffxivboot.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\D drive\Program Files\SquareEnix\FINAL FANTASY XIV - A Realm Reborn\boot\ffxivboot.exe'.
  • ffxivgame.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SquareEnix\FINAL FANTASY XIV - A Realm Reborn (Alpha Version)\game\ffxivgame.exe'.
  • ffxiv.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SquareEnix\FINAL FANTASY XIV - A Realm Reborn (Beta Version)\game\ffxiv.exe'.

How do I remove FINAL FANTASY XIV?

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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:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program FINAL FANTASY XIV, 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 FINAL FANTASY XIV.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win 8.1 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#25,727

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.61%
Windows 8 14.56%
Windows Vista 4.85%
Windows 8.1 0.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.62%
Windows 7 Professional 7.77%
Windows 8.1 4.85%
Windows 8 Pro 3.88%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.38%
  France 6.38%
  Japan 5.67%
  Canada 4.26%
  United Kingdom 3.55%
  Australia 2.13%
  Spain 2.13%
  Germany 1.42%
  DK 1.42%
  Netherlands 1.42%
  Belgium 0.71%
  Greece 0.71%
  Hong Kong 0.71%
  Ireland 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 35.29%
GIGABYTE 17.65%
ASUS 17.65%
Hewlett-Packard 11.76%
Alienware 9.80%
Dell 5.88%
American Megatrends 1.96%
Common models
Gateway FX6840 3.95%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.63%
Alienware Alienware X51 2.63%
Gigabyte H55M-S2H 2.63%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.63%
HP-Pavilion AY747AA-ABA p... 2.63%

About (from Square Enix)

Square Enix, Inc.
Publisher URL: www.square-enix.com

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