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Should I remove 3DMark06?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,321
United States Rank #11,720
Reach 0.0554%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.56 days
370.59 days >
Average installed length: 194.72 days


1.2.1 33.97%
1.2.0 60.26%
1.1.1 5.77%

Typically installed together


What is 3DMark06?

3DMark06 is a PC benchmark for testing the DirectX 9 gaming performance of Windows PCs and devices.

About  (from Futuremark)

3DMark06 is a DirectX 9 video card benchmark test for Windows that is ideal for measuring the gaming capabilities of entry-level laptops, notebooks and tablets, and older PCs running Windows XP. With modern hardware you will get more relevant results by using 3DMark Vantage for DirectX 10 systems, or 3DMark 11 for Dire...  Read more


3DMark06 is a software program developed by Futuremark. The most common release is 1.2.0, 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 3DMark06.exe. The setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 1.25 GB (1,342,106,771 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 24% of users of 3DMark06 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.futuremark.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Futuremark\3DMark06
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{7F3AD00A-1819-4B15-BB7D-08B3586336D7}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.25 GB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by 3DMark06

Program executable:3DMark06.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Futuremark\3DMark06\3DMark06.exe
Additional files:
  • SI3.dll - Futuremark SystemInfo (Futuremark SystemInfo adapter)
  • 3DMark06.exe - 3DMark06
  • Exporter.dll
  • NxCharacter.dll
  • NxCooking.dll
  • PhysXCore.dll
  • PhysXLoader.dll
  • MFC71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcp71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • 3DMark06.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6C3A0A72-E7D1-4F7A-A62D-77365D231DDD}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove 3DMark06?

Quickly and completely remove 3DMark06 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall 3DMark06 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 3DMark06, 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 3DMark06.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.60%
Windows 8 17.29%
Windows XP 7.81%
Windows Vista 2.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.27%
Windows 7 Professional 14.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.72%
Windows 8.1 5.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.25%
  Germany 20.05%
  United Kingdom 12.12%
  France 4.32%
  Finland 3.72%
  Poland 3.12%
  Japan 2.88%
  Netherlands 2.76%
  Canada 2.16%
  Taiwan 1.68%
  Russia 1.68%
  Sweden 1.56%
  Austria 1.56%
  Australia 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 16.51%
Acer 13.97%
Dell 13.02%
Hewlett-Packard 12.38%
Samsung 3.49%
Alienware 3.49%
Lenovo 2.86%
American Megatrends 2.54%
MSI 2.22%
Toshiba 1.90%
Intel 1.27%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.33%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 3.55%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.96%
MSI MS-7758 2.96%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.96%
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 2.96%

About (from Futuremark Corporation)

We create benchmarking software that helps you measure the hardware performance of your PC, tablet and smartphone.
Publisher URL: www.futuremark.com


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