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Should I remove Skyrim?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,793
United States Rank #28,031
Reach 0.0062%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 74.53 days
731.29 days >
Average installed length: 384.24 days


VersionDistribution (RELOADED update 13) 55.17% 1.15%
1.00.0000 43.68%

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Skyrim is a software program developed by Bethesda Softworks. The most common release is (reloaded update 13), 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 primary executable is named tesv.exe. The setup package generally installs about 62 files and is usually about 5.33 MB (5,592,537 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 37% of users of Skyrim come from the United States, it is also popular in Spain and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.BethesdaSoftworks.com
Help link: support.bethsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bethesda Softworks\Skyrim\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{7EA86E10-7D59-44DE-85D5-B4B623ED4686}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.33 MB
Language: Spanish (Spain)

Program filesFiles installed by Skyrim

Program executable:tesv.exe
Name:TESV: Skyrim
Additional files:
  • CreationKit.exe - Bethesda Softworks: Creation Kit (Creation Kit)
  • SkyrimLauncher.exe - Skyrim Launcher
  • Archive.exe - TES Archiver (Archive creation tool.)
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]) ([email protected]))
  • skse_1_8_151.dll - SKSE (A component of the Skyrim Script Extender)
  • skse_loader.exe
  • skse_steam_loader.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • skse_loader.exe is scheduled as a task named 'elevated_skse_loader_mirykSnommoc1~AMAETSmaetSD'.
  • SkyrimLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A93E43A7-6A7C-4F5E-B98E-3B62DC1661B6}' (runs on registration).
  • TESV.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FF395317-26AD-4086-84B1-2CC8DB856AA4}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Skyrim?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.71%
Windows 8 18.39%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Windows XP 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.29%
Windows 7 Professional 11.49%
Windows 8 4.60%
Windows 8.1 4.60%
Windows 8 Pro 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.56%
  Spain 18.28%
  France 6.45%
  Venezuela 5.38%
  Argentina 4.30%
  Canada 3.23%
  United Kingdom 3.23%
  Peru 3.23%
  Chile 2.15%
  South Africa 1.08%
  Brazil 1.08%
  Thailand 1.08%
  Uruguay 1.08%
  Colombia 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.81%
ASUS 19.30%
Hewlett-Packard 14.04%
Alienware 10.53%
Toshiba 7.02%
Dell 5.26%
Lenovo 3.51%
American Megatrends 3.51%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.56%
ASUSTeK K53E 3.28%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.28%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 3.28%
TOSHIBA Satellite S855D 1.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650 1.64%

About Bethesda Softworks

Bethesda Softworksis a video game publisher that produces of a broad portfolio of games in simulation, , role-playing, racing, and sports and its franchises are distributed worldwide.
Publisher URL: bethsoft.com


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