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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,535
United States Rank #16,786
Reach 0.0256%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.80 days
643.11 days >
Average installed length: 337.91 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.2 0.84%
1.00.0000 99.16%

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Gears of War

What is Gears of War?  (from Microsoft Game Studios)

Gears of War, an Xbox 360 exclusive game that blends tactical action with survival horror, thrusts gamers into a deep and harrowing tale of humankind's epic battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the bowels of the planet. The storyline plays out like a Hollywoo...  Read more

Overview

Gears of War is a software program developed by Microsoft Game Studios. The most common release is 1.00.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named wargame-g4wlive.exe. The setup package generally installs about 59 files and is usually about 7.3 MB (7,659,800 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 26% of users of Gears of War come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gamesforwindows.com/en-US/Games/Pages/GearsofWarforWindows.aspx
Help link: support.microsoft.com/ph/7745
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Gears of War\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1170D24F-42B7-40CF-AA1B-6395CE562354}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x040a
Estimated size: 7.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Gears of War

Program executable:wargame-g4wlive.exe
Name:Gears Of War
Path:C:\r.g. mechanics\gears of war\binaries\wargame-g4wlive.exe
MD5:92e2afc32fb7e7e866fa9d34bdabd2c2
Additional files:
  • autorun.exe - Autorun Utility for Microsoft Game Studios (Microsoft Autorun)
  • gfwlivesetupmin.exe - Microsoft® Games for Windows® - LIVE (Games for Windows® - LIVE Setup)
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • setuphelper.dll - SetupHelper Dynamic Link Library
  • Eula.dll - Microsoft Corporation EulaDll (EulaDll)
  • GearsPC_TU3_Microsoft.exe - Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor
  • GearsTU.exe
  • FirewallInstallHelper.dll - Firewall Install Helper DLL
  • instmsiw.exe - Windows Installer - Unicode (Installer for the Windows Installer)
  • Startup.exe - Microsoft Game Launcher (Startup Application)
  • instmsia.exe - Windows Installer
  • PidGenX.dll - PID Generation
  • setup.exe - Gears of War (Setup Launcher)
  • mgspidx.dll - PrePidX (PrePidX Dynamic Link Library)
  • WindowsInstaller-KB893803-x86.exe - MSI 3.1 (Update Package)
  • 1Startup.exe
  • startup.dll - StartupC Dynamic Link Library
  • PCCompat.dll - PCCompat (PC Game Compatibility Module)

How do I remove Gears of War?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#13,535

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.14%
Windows 8 18.66%
Windows XP 6.13%
Windows Vista 3.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.64%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.97%
Windows 7 Professional 9.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.13%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.01%
Windows 8 Pro 2.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.44%
  Mexico 8.64%
  Brazil 7.85%
  France 4.19%
  United Kingdom 3.66%
  Germany 3.40%
  New Zealand 2.62%
  Poland 2.62%
  Italy 2.62%
  Argentina 2.09%
  Czech Republic 2.09%
  Russia 1.83%
  India 1.83%
  Canada 1.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.81%
Dell 18.78%
Acer 18.78%
GIGABYTE 13.71%
ASUS 10.15%
Samsung 4.06%
Lenovo 3.55%
American Megatrends 3.05%
Intel 2.54%
Alienware 1.52%
MSI 1.02%
Sony 1.02%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.39%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.39%
ASUS All Series 3.39%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.54%
Unknow Unknow 1.69%
MSI MS-7751 1.69%

About Microsoft Game Studios

Microsoft Studios is the video game production of Microsoft, responsible for the development and publishing of games for the Xbox and Games for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com/games

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