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What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #336
United States Rank #842
Reach 2.3106%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.67 days
698.13 days >
Average installed length: 366.82 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.0 100.00%

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Ubisoft Game Launcher

What is Ubisoft Game Launcher?

The Ubisoft Game Launcher used to run UBISOFT games.

Overview

Ubisoft Game Launcher is a program developed by Ubisoft. 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 UbisoftGameLauncher.exe. The software installer includes 50 files and is usually about 74.07 MB (77,663,633 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 26% of users of Ubisoft Game Launcher come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ubi.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\Ubisoft Game Launcher\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{888F1505-C2B3-4FDE-835D-36353EBD4754}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 74.07 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Ubisoft Game Launcher

Program executable:UbisoftGameLauncher.exe
Name:launcher Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\Ubisoft Game Launcher\UbisoftGameLauncher.exe
MD5:708ddd797ca33f05a833847cbc81c548
Additional files:
  • ubiorbitapi_r2.dll - Ubisoft Game Launcher DLL (orbitdll Dynamic Link Library)
  • UbisoftGameLauncher.exe - launcher Application
  • npuplaypchub.dll - Uplay PC Hub Plugin (0.3)
  • Uninstall.exe - Uplay 4.2 installer (Ubisoft Uplay Installer)
  • AssassinsCreedRevelations.exe - Autopatch (Autopatch system)
  • npuplaypc.dll - Uplay PC (Uplay PC Plugin)
  • Uplay.exe - Uplay (Uplay launcher)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • overlay.dll
  • overlay64.dll
  • ubiorbitapi_r2_loader.dll
  • ubiorbitapi_r264.dll
  • UbisoftGameLauncher64.exe
  • uplay_r1.dll
  • uplay_r164.dll
  • UplayService.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npuplaypc.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npuplaypc.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npuplaypc.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'ubisoft.com/uplaypc' with a plugin key of 'ubisoft.com/uplaypc'.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Uplay.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4A5D5704-82C2-4FCB-BDC4-7EE6D1086C51}' (runs on registration).
  • UbisoftGameLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1E17D933-4E88-478D-B352-03D136B2B359}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • UbisoftGameLauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\Ubisoft Game Launcher\UbisoftGameLauncher.exe'.
  • AssassinsCreedRevelations.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\Assassin's Creed Revelations\AssassinsCreedRevelations.exe'.
Network connections
  • Uplay.exe connects to https-95-140-224-199.frf.llnw.net (95.140.224.199 port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Uplay.exe
Memory:108.37 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0044854538%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00392921%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00055624%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:10,880,758
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:211.27 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:8.9 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Ubisoft Game Launcher?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Ubisoft Game Launcher you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#336

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.25%
Windows 8 14.78%
Windows XP 3.00%
Windows Vista 2.95%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.27%
Windows 7 Professional 10.96%
Windows 8.1 4.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.03%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.58%
  Germany 10.32%
  France 6.78%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  Canada 3.03%
  Poland 2.93%
  Brazil 2.59%
  Italy 2.47%
  Netherlands 2.33%
  Australia 2.19%
  Iran 1.84%
  Belgium 1.77%
  Spain 1.69%
  Sweden 1.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.21%
Acer 17.86%
GIGABYTE 16.15%
Dell 16.01%
ASUS 15.89%
Lenovo 3.57%
Samsung 3.13%
Toshiba 2.70%
Intel 2.22%
Alienware 2.11%
MSI 1.58%
American Megatrends 0.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.86%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.14%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.20%
ASUS All Series 2.33%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.12%

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a video game publisher and developer whos knonw brands include Assassin's Creed, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, Beyond Good & Evil,Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, Far Cry and Rayman.
Publisher URL: www.ubi.com

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