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Should I remove AION Free-to-Play?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,231
United States Rank #39,147
Reach 0.0118%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 137.49 days
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Average installed length: 280.58 days


1.0 100.00%

AION Free-to-Play version 1.0

What is AION Free-to-Play?

Aion is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game.

About  (from Gameforge 4D GmbH)

AION has been switched from a subscription based system to the free-to-play model. This switch spares your wallet from the start: there are no monthly charges or costs for registration and the game client. The whole world of Atreia and all its regions is open for your exploration: all the quests, all playable classes, ...  Read more


AION Free-to-Play version 1.0 is a software program developed by Gameforge 4D GmbH. 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 setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 613.83 MB (643,649,505 bytes). The installed file NCUpdater.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 25% of users of AION Free-to-Play come from France, it is also popular in Germany and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: aionfreetoplay.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GameforgeLive\Games\ESP_spa\AION\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GameforgeLive\Games\ESP_spa\AION\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 613.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AION Free-to-Play version 1.0

  • NCLauncher.exe (by NCSOFT) - NCLauncher Module
  • NCUpdater.dll (by NCSOFT) - NCUpdater Dynamic Link Library
  • UserSysInfoCollector.exe - UserSysInfoCollector (UserSystemInformationCollector)
  • GameforgeLiveSetup.exe - Gameforge Live (Gameforge Live Setup)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • Uninstall.exe (by NCsoft) - NC Launcher (NC Launcher Installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • NCLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{861FC4EB-96C1-42F4-AAE5-DCBC2B0B2500}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • NCLauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GameforgeLive\Games\DEU_deu\AION\NCLauncher.exe'.

How do I remove AION Free-to-Play?

You can uninstall AION Free-to-Play 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AION Free-to-Play version 1.0, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 AION Free-to-Play.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.97%
Windows 10 24.14%
Windows XP 4.31%
Windows Vista 2.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.10%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Windows 8 9.05%
Windows 8.1 6.03%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.68% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 24.68%
  Germany 15.58%
  United States 10.82%
  United Kingdom 10.82%
  Italy 5.63%
  Poland 3.90%
  Belgium 3.03%
  Norway 3.03%
  Netherlands 2.60%
  Switzerland 2.16%
  Spain 2.16%
  Sweden 1.73%
  Greece 1.73%
  Czech Republic 1.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 19.35%
ASUS 18.55%
Dell 11.29%
Lenovo 3.23%
MSI 3.23%
Toshiba 2.42%
Alienware 1.61%
Intel 1.61%
Medion 1.61%
Samsung 1.61%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.70%
Dell Inspiron 7720 2.70%
MSI MS-7758 2.70%
Alienware Alienware X51 1.80%
ASUSTeK K53SV 1.80%

Publisher URL: www.gameforge.com


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