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Should I remove Saints Row The Third?

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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,492
United States Rank #10,007
Reach 0.0648%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.70 days
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Average installed length: 336.28 days


VersionDistribution 2.75%

Saints Row The Third

What is Saints Row The Third?  (from THQ)

Years after taking Stilwater for their own, the Third Street Saints have evolved from street gang to household brand name, with Saints sneakers, Saints energy drinks and Johnny Gat bobblehead dolls all available at a store near you. The Saints are kings of Stilwater, but their celebrity status has not gone unnoticed. T...  Read more


Saints Row The Third is a software program developed by THQ. 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 game_launcher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 59 files and is usually about 90.65 MB (95,055,115 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 27% of users of Saints Row The Third come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.thq.com/us/saintsrowthethird
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\THQ\Saints Row The Third\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\THQ\Saints Row The Third\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 90.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Saints Row The Third

Program executable:game_launcher.exe
Name:Saints Row®: The Thirdâ„¢
Path:C:\new games\thq\saints row the third\game_launcher.exe
Additional files:
  • Setup.exe - Saints Row The Third (Saints Row The Third Setup)
  • xinput1_1.dll (by ToCA EDIT) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • saintsrowthethird.exe - Saints Row: the Third
  • saintsrowthethird_dx11.exe
  • Contig.exe (by Sysinternals) - Sysinternals Contig (Contig)
  • Steamclient.dll (by SKIDROW) - Steamclient Engine
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • Launcher.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • game_launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EABCF396-BF22-4487-8345-4BC22A18F3D9}' (runs on registration).
  • Contig.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F082F9FD-9203-48FE-8914-C7D26B851ADE}' (runs on registration).
  • saintsrowthethird.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D64AA78A-F2C3-4274-878E-2011E3AF010E}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • saintsrowthethird.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\THQ\Saints Row The Third\saintsrowthethird.exe'.
  • game_launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\steam\SteamApps\common\Saints Row the Third\game_launcher.exe'.

How do I remove Saints Row The Third?

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

Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.37%
Windows 8 21.21%
Windows XP 1.65%
Windows Vista 0.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.24%
Windows 7 Professional 9.27%
Windows 8.1 6.07%
Windows 8 3.42%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.07%
  Germany 6.74%
  France 5.92%
  Brazil 4.70%
  Netherlands 3.98%
  Canada 3.17%
  United Kingdom 2.76%
  Italy 2.55%
  Poland 2.45%
  Australia 2.25%
  Belgium 2.04%
  Turkey 1.94%
  Sweden 1.63%
  India 1.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.22%
ASUS 17.42%
Hewlett-Packard 17.04%
Dell 14.61%
Toshiba 6.37%
Lenovo 3.93%
Alienware 2.43%
Samsung 2.25%
MSI 2.06%
Intel 1.31%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.45%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.64%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 3.24%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.83%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.83%
MSI MS-7680 2.43%


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