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Should I remove Far Cry 3?

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 #37,625
Reach 0.0031%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 97.26 days
291.70 days >
Average installed length: 153.27 days


1.05 30.23%
1.04 62.79%
1.03 6.98%

Far Cry 3

What is Far Cry 3?

This is a repack version of the game and not distributed by the original publisher which might not be a legal or legitimate copy, please refer to the game copyright.


The most common release is 1.04, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 launcher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 33 files. The installed file FC3Updater.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

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Far Cry 3\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Far Cry 3\unins000.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Far Cry 3

Program executable:launcher.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\far cry 3\bin\launcher.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • farcry3.exe (by Ubisoft Entertainment) - Far Cry 3
  • farcry3_d3d11.exe (by Ubisoft Entertainment)
  • FC3.dll - Dunia Engine/Far Cry 2 Dynamic Link Library
  • FC3_d3d11.dll
  • FC3Updater.exe (by Ubisoft) - Autopatch (Autopatch system)
  • gpudatabase.dll - GPU Database DLL (Ubisoft Entertainment)
  • pbag.dll
  • pbcl.dll
  • pbsv.dll
  • SandBar.dll (by Divelements Limited - http://www.divelements.co.uk/) - SandBar (SandBar (Commercial Version))
  • SandDock.dll (by Divelements Limited - http://www.divelements.co.uk/) - SandDock (SandDock (Commercial Version))
  • systemdetection.dll - System Detection DLL
  • ubiorbitapi_r2_loader.dll
  • uplay_r1_loader.dll
  • uplay_r1_loader_hack.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • farcry3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7AB4C29B-FDBE-4770-8BC0-24776199FD6E}' (runs on registration).
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • FC3Updater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Ubisoft\FarCry 3\bin\FC3Updater.exe'.
  • farcry3_d3d11.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Ubisoft\FarCry 3\bin\farcry3_d3d11.exe'.
  • farcry3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Ubisoft\FarCry 3\bin\farcry3.exe'.

How do I remove Far Cry 3?

Quickly and completely remove Far Cry 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 Far Cry 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 Far Cry 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 Far Cry 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.81%
Windows 8 41.86%
Windows Vista 2.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.60%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.60%
Windows 7 Professional 16.28%
Windows 8.1 16.28%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.63%
Windows 8 2.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.95% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 13.95%
  United States 9.30%
  UA 9.30%
  Russia 9.30%
  Hungary 9.30%
  United Kingdom 9.30%
  Canada 6.98%
  France 4.65%
  Germany 4.65%
  MA 2.33%
  Thailand 2.33%
  RS 2.33%
  India 2.33%
  Philippines 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.35%
Lenovo 12.90%
Acer 9.68%
Samsung 9.68%
Alienware 6.45%
Toshiba 6.45%
ASUS 6.45%
Intel 3.23%
Dell 3.23%
American Megatrends 3.23%
Common models
LENOVO 20287 6.90%
ASUS All Series 6.90%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 6.90%
MSI MS-7758 3.45%
Gigabyte P55M-UD4 3.45%


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