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Should I remove X3: Albion Prelude?

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8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,748
United States Rank #12,516
Reach 0.0220%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.69 days
108.95 days >
Average installed length: 57.25 days

X3: Albion Prelude

Overview

X3: Albion Prelude is a program developed by Egosoft. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 X3AP.exe. The software installer includes 40 files and is usually about 8.58 MB (8,999,240 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 48% of users of X3: Albion Prelude come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.albion-prelude.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\x3 terran conflict
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/201310
Estimated size: 8.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by X3: Albion Prelude

Program executable:X3AP.exe
Name:EGOSOFT X3 Albion Prelude
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\x3 terran conflict\X3AP.exe
MD5:a6b64be9cec29a9e40fa81e3140ed26b
Additional files:
  • X3AP.exe - EGOSOFT X3 Albion Prelude (X3AP)
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay ([email protected]))
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay ([email protected])
  • avutil-51.dll
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library (Steam Crash Handler Library ([email protected]))
  • crashhandler64.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library ([email protected])
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dx9_37.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dvm.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer (Steam Game Overlay Renderer ([email protected]))
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer ([email protected])
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam (gameoverlayui.exe ([email protected]))
  • iconv.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • ijl10.dll (by Intel) - Intel® JPEG Library
  • imgdll.dll (by Smaller Animals Software) - ImgDLL
  • libxml2.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper (Steam Client Bootstrapper ([email protected]))
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • steamclient.dll - Steamclient.dll ([email protected])
  • steamclient64.dll - Steamclient.dll ([email protected])
  • steamerrorreporter.exe - steamerrorreporter.exe ([email protected])
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe - steamerrorreporter.exe ([email protected])
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library (SteamUI Dynamic Link Library ([email protected]))
  • TagesClient.exe (by Tag├Ęs SA) - [email protected] (Tagès Activation Client)
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library (tier0_s Dynamic Link Library ([email protected]))
  • tier0_s64.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library ([email protected])
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll ([email protected])
  • vstdlib_s64.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll ([email protected])
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper
  • X3AP_n.exe
  • X3GoldOST.exe - X3 Gold Soundtrack (X3GoldOST)
  • X3TC.exe - EGOSOFT X3 Terran Conflict (X3TC)
  • X3TC_n.exe
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • X3TC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4C7FE84F-EAD1-4901-88C2-D6DE1D46E738}' (runs on registration).
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8341DDF5-26E7-4AF0-9948-1E24B700D764}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E7D265B4-59BF-47D6-AE89-982082F40E03}' (runs on registration).
  • X3AP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B8DC6AE9-4B25-489D-BDDD-DA7F0C1D7C9A}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
  • SteamTmp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • X3TC.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\x3 terran conflict\X3TC.exe'.
  • X3AP.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\x3 terran conflict\X3AP.exe'.
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Steam.exe
Memory:150.65 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0024978529%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00132835%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00116950%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:169,644,115
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:1,059
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.14 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:163.79 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove X3: Albion Prelude?

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Or, you can uninstall X3: Albion Prelude 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 X3: Albion Prelude, 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 X3: Albion Prelude.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.02%
Windows 8 32.36%
Windows Vista 1.29%
Windows XP 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.80%
Windows 7 Professional 13.92%
Windows 8.1 10.68%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.41%
Windows 10 Home 2.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.68%
  Germany 11.17%
  United Kingdom 8.99%
  France 7.08%
  Canada 3.81%
  Australia 3.00%
  Austria 1.63%
  South Africa 1.63%
  Belgium 1.36%
  DK 1.36%
  Norway 1.36%
  Sweden 1.36%
  Spain 1.09%
  Japan 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.01%
GIGABYTE 16.67%
Acer 13.77%
Hewlett-Packard 12.32%
Dell 9.42%
Alienware 7.25%
Sony 3.62%
Intel 2.90%
MSI 2.90%
Samsung 2.90%
Toshiba 2.90%
Lenovo 2.17%
Common models
ASUS All Series 15.83%
Dell XPS 8300 2.88%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.16%
Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 2.16%
Alienware Aurora-R4 2.16%
Alienware Alienware X51 1.44%

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