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Should I remove The Elder Scrolls Online?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,940
United States Rank #3,018
Reach 0.1607%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.84 days
408.15 days >
Average installed length: 214.45 days


VersionDistribution 1.38% 94.54%

Other programs by Zenimax Online Studios

The Elder Scrolls Online


The Elder Scrolls Online is a software program developed by Zenimax Online Studios. The most common release is, 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 zosSteamStarter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 293 files and is usually about 63.95 MB (67,057,475 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 58% of users of The Elder Scrolls Online come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zenimaxonline.com
Help link: help.elderscrollsonline.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Zenimax Online
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Zenimax Online\uninstall\Uninstall The Elder Scrolls Online.exe"
Estimated size: 63.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The Elder Scrolls Online

Program executable:zosSteamStarter.exe
Path:C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Zenimax Online\zosSteamStarter.exe
Additional files:
  • Bethesda.net_Launcher.exe - ZeniMax Online Studios Launcher
  • Install_ESO.exe - The Elder Scrolls Online (Zenimax Self-Extractor)
  • Uninstall The Elder Scrolls Online.exe - Uninstall
  • MinSpecDetectionInterop.dll - MinSpecDetectionInterop
  • launcher_helper.exe - Launcher Helper
  • eso.exe - ESO
  • GameConsultant.exe
  • downloader.dll (by Solid State Networks) - Downloader
  • dxgi.dll
  • iawin32.dll - Intel Win32 Extentions Dynamic Link Library (Intel Win32 Extentions DLL)
  • invoker.exe
  • remove.exe
  • setup.exe - Zenimax Online Studios Self-Extractor
  • win64_32_x64.exe
  • ZGWin32LaunchHelper.exe
  • breakpad.dll (by Solid State Networks) - BreakpadDLL
  • cgGL.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA Cg Runtime (Cg GL Runtime Library)
  • CompactHelper.dll - Helper
  • crashapp.exe - crashapp
  • d3d9.dll
  • ESOLauncher.exe - ESO Launcher
  • Hook.dll
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • zosSteamStarter.exe - zosSteamStarter

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Bethesda.net_Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2A009EA6-EC75-4CD1-A918-5E0575518F01}' (runs on registration).
  • eso.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0766A908-C33F-407A-A5CC-00BE8B94B936}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove The Elder Scrolls Online?

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

Win 8 53%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 53.19%
Windows 7 45.96%
Windows Vista 0.80%
Windows XP 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.42%
Windows 8.1 23.38%
Windows 10 Home 10.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.44%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.16%
Windows 7 Professional 7.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.08%
  Germany 6.92%
  United Kingdom 6.16%
  Canada 4.49%
  France 4.08%
  Australia 2.95%
  Norway 1.88%
  Sweden 1.68%
  Netherlands 1.47%
  Austria 1.37%
  Belgium 1.30%
  DK 1.27%
  Finland 0.82%
  Italy 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.64%
ASUS 18.29%
Acer 14.18%
Dell 9.46%
Alienware 9.01%
Lenovo 6.42%
MSI 4.82%
Toshiba 4.64%
Samsung 1.52%
Medion 1.52%
Intel 1.25%
Common models
ASUS All Series 15.37%
MSI MS-7821 2.40%
MSI MS-7816 2.26%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.12%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 1.97%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 1.97%


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