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Should I remove Sid Meier's Civilization 4 - Beyond the Sword?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,251
United States Rank #5,520
Reach 0.0843%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.98 days
648.46 days >
Average installed length: 340.72 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.19 55.16%
3.17 10.07%
3.13 3.64%
3.03 15.65%
3.1.9 0.08%
3.01 13.71%
3.00 1.69%

Typically installed together

Sid Meier's Civilization 4 - Beyond the Sword

What is Sid Meier's Civilization 4 - Beyond the Sword?

Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword is the second official expansion pack of the turn-based strategy video game Civilization IV.

About  (from Firaxis Games)

The massive Civilization IV universe is about to become more epic with this 2nd expansion pack to the 2005 Game of the Year. The biggest Civ expansion set ever, Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword focuses on the “late game” time periods after the invention of gunpowder and will deliver 12 unique and challenging scenarios...  Read more

Overview

Sid Meier's Civilization 4 - Beyond the Sword is a program developed by Firaxis Games. The most used version is 3.19, 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 main program executable is civ4beyondsword.exe. The software installer includes 72 files and is usually about 693.26 KB (709,901 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 49% of users of Sid Meier's Civilization 4 - Beyond the Sword come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.civiv.com/beyondthesword
Help link: www.2kgames.com/civ4/support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Firaxis Games\Sid Meier's Civilization 4\Beyond the Sword
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{32E4F0D2-C135-475E-A841-1D59A0D22989}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 693.26 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Sid Meier's Civilization 4 - Beyond the Sword

Program executable:civ4beyondsword.exe
Name:Sid Meier's Civilization 4 : Beyond The Sword
Path:C:\games\civ4\beyond the sword\civ4beyondsword.exe
MD5:886a496145fde7240060427769d86397
Additional files:
  • Civ4BeyondSword_Pitboss.exe - Sid Meier's Civilization 4 : Beyond The Sword
  • Civ4BeyondSwordbackup.exe
  • orgbeyond.exe
  • Orig Civ4BeyondSword.exe
  • Civ4Warlords.exe - Sid Meier's Civilization 4 : Warlords
  • Civilization4.exe - Sid Meier's Civilization 4
  • autorun.exe - Autorun Application
  • Mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • python24.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • BASE_5.2_Uninstall.exe
  • boost_python-vc71-mt-1_32.dll
  • hapdbg.dll
  • vort_dls.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Civ4BeyondSword.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{64109BEF-E876-416B-B260-B6E1C580FAF7}' (runs on registration).
  • Civilization4.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F51A8F4A-914C-4860-9532-38A0A2F45F6E}' (runs on registration).
  • Civ4Warlords.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{50CD1A48-64DB-4FB8-AA0F-B7B9BBD16BB1}' (runs on registration).
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Civ4BeyondSword_PitBoss.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Firaxis Games\Sid Meier's Civilization 4\Beyond the Sword\Civ4BeyondSword_PitBoss.exe'.
  • Civ4BeyondSword.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\2K Games\Firaxis Games\Sid Meier's Civilization 4 Gold\Beyond the Sword\Civ4BeyondSword.exe'.
  • Civilization4.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sid Meier's Civilization 4 Complete\Civilization4.exe'.
  • Civ4Warlords.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Firaxis Games\Sid Meier's Civilization 4\Warlords\Civ4Warlords.exe'.

How do I remove Sid Meier's Civilization 4 - Beyond the Sword?

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USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#6,251
 
REACH
~0.08%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.02%
Windows 8 17.94%
Windows Vista 7.87%
Windows XP 6.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.11%
Windows 7 Professional 9.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.72%
Windows 8.1 6.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.64%
  Germany 8.08%
  Canada 6.55%
  United Kingdom 6.41%
  France 5.78%
  Australia 2.09%
  Sweden 1.67%
  Finland 1.60%
  Netherlands 1.53%
  Italy 1.46%
  Brazil 1.25%
  Poland 1.18%
  Belgium 0.98%
  Austria 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.23%
Dell 21.25%
Acer 16.05%
ASUS 9.66%
GIGABYTE 8.47%
Toshiba 6.98%
Lenovo 3.42%
Samsung 2.67%
Intel 1.19%
American Megatrends 0.74%
Sahara 0.74%
Medion 0.59%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.47%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.54%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.89%
ASUS All Series 3.91%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.28%
Dell XPS 8300 2.28%

About Firaxis Games

Firaxis Games is a video game developer that focuses on strategy games whose titles are frequently prefixed with Sid Meier's name, due to his design and programming contributions and original games.
Publisher URL: www.firaxis.com

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