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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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FTL - Advanced Edition


FTL - Advanced Edition is a software program developed by GOG.com. 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 13 files and is usually about 201 MB (210,765,218 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 68% of users of FTL - Advanced Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Poland and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gog.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\documents\FasterThanLight\
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\documents\FasterThanLight\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 201 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FTL - Advanced Edition

  • goggame.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • bassmix.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASSmix
  • DevIL.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Library (DevIL) (DevIL: A portable image library in development)
  • FreeType-6.dll (by FreeType) - FreeType (FreeType: font engine and rasterizer)
  • FTLGame.exe
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • goggame-1207659102.dll
  • ILU.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Utilities Library (ILU: A portable image library in development)
  • ILUT.dll - Developer's Image Utility Toolkit Library (ILUT: A portable image library in development)
  • SDL.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Zlib.dll - zlib data compression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FTLGame.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E39CB5C3-CA7C-4109-9DFA-F3FD730A44CE}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FTLGame.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\FTL Faster Than Light\FTLGame.exe'.

How do I remove FTL - Advanced Edition?

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

Win 8 63%
Win 7 (SP1) 37%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 63.16%
Windows 7 36.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 26.32%
Windows 10 Pro 21.05%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.79%
Windows 7 Professional 15.79%
Windows 8.1 15.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.65%
  Poland 8.82%
  Germany 5.88%
  Australia 2.94%
  Belgium 2.94%
  France 2.94%
  United Kingdom 2.94%
  Netherlands 2.94%
  Sweden 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 30.77%
Acer 30.77%
MSI 23.08%
Medion 7.69%
Hewlett-Packard 7.69%
Common models
Samsung 700Z3C/700Z5C 6.67%
MSI MS-7817 6.67%
MSI MS-7816 6.67%
MSI MS-7640 6.67%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GP60... 6.67%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. CX61... 6.67%

About GOG.com

GOG Limited (GOG.com) is a video game distribution service that delivers "classic" video games through its DRM-free digital platform for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.gog.com


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