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Should I remove ANNO 1404 - Gold Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,547
United States Rank #26,816
Reach 0.0175%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.68 days
521.63 days >
Average installed length: 274.08 days


3.10.0000 61.74%
1.03.0000 3.77%
1.02.0000 34.49%

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ANNO 1404 - Gold Edition

What is ANNO 1404 - Gold Edition?  (from Ubisoft)

Dawn of Discovery takes place in the year 1404, when King George's land is suffering from severe droughts and brutal famine. Aware of his people's distress, the king calls on his two sons, William and Edward, to acquire new territories in order to produce enough goods to satisfy the needs of his empire's inhabitants. W...  Read more


ANNO 1404 - Gold Edition is a software program developed by Ubisoft. The most common release is 3.10.0000, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named anno4.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 10.02 MB (10,505,097 bytes). 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 24% of users of ANNO 1404 - Gold Edition come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.ubi.com
Installation folder: C:\ANNO 1404 - Gold Edition
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3D9CF3CA-3AB0-4A82-9853-D7C43FD1D775}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0809 -removeonly
Estimated size: 10.02 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ANNO 1404 - Gold Edition

Program executable:anno4.exe
Name:Anno 1404
Path:C:\anno 1404 - gold edition\anno4.exe
Additional files:
  • gu.exe - Autopatch (Autopatch system)
  • gu_addon.exe
  • Addon.exe (by Related Designs) - Anno 1404 - Addon
  • TagesClient.exe (by Tag├Ęs SA) - T@GES (Tagès Activation Client)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Anno4.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DC40E059-DC37-4EE4-8874-FE42523A18EE}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Anno4.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\games1\Anno4.exe'.
  • Addon.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\Related Designs\ANNO 1404\Addon.exe'.

How do I remove ANNO 1404 - Gold Edition?

You can uninstall ANNO 1404 - Gold Edition 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 ANNO 1404 - Gold Edition, 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 ANNO 1404 - Gold Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.97%
Windows 10 37.68%
Windows XP 2.32%
Windows Vista 2.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.78%
Windows 8.1 12.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.72%
Windows 10 Home 10.14%
Windows 7 Professional 8.99%
Windows 10 Pro 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.65% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 23.65%
  United States 16.52%
  Netherlands 11.11%
  United Kingdom 8.26%
  Australia 5.13%
  Belgium 4.56%
  Germany 3.70%
  Sweden 2.85%
  South Africa 1.99%
  DK 1.99%
  Czech Republic 1.99%
  Poland 1.99%
  Italy 1.99%
  Finland 1.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 25.14%
Hewlett-Packard 21.23%
Acer 15.08%
Dell 9.50%
Lenovo 6.70%
Samsung 4.47%
MSI 3.35%
Intel 2.79%
Medion 2.23%
Toshiba 1.12%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.23%
ASUSTeK G75VW 3.52%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.52%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.82%
MSI MS-7681 2.82%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.11%

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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