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Should I remove Age of Empires III Trial?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,216
United States Rank #18,379
Reach 0.0162%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.58 days
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Average installed length: 272.43 days


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Age of Empires III Trial

What is Age of Empires III Trial?

Age of Empires III is a real-time strategy game developed by Microsoft Corporation's Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft Game Studios. Age of Empires III allows the player to play as eight different civilizations. The story-based campaign mode consists of related scenarios with preset objectives, such as destroying a given building. In Age of Empires III, the campaign follows the fictional Black family in a series of three "Acts", which divide the story arc into three generations.


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 age3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 620.89 KB (635,790 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/games/age3
Help link: www.microsoft.com/games/age3/support.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Empires III Trial\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{25B25C84-6132-4662-972B-4E4DC1B00C98}
Estimated size: 620.89 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Age of Empires III Trial

Program executable:age3.exe
Name:Microsoft Ensemble Studios Age of Empires 3
Age of Empires 3
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Empires III Trial\age3.exe
Additional files:
  • ConfigDetect.dll - ConfigDetect Dynamic Link Library
  • d3dx9_25.dll - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • ebueula.dll - Microsoft Corporation EulaDll (EulaDll)
  • Eula.dll
  • rockalldll.dll - Rockall (Rockall Heap Manager DLL)
  • deformerdll.dll
  • esinet.dll
  • aoe3loader.exe (by crea-doo) - aoe3loader
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • Brothersoftdownloader_for_Diablo_I.exe (by Conduit) - Brothersoft Download Manager
  • freecol.exe
  • granny2.dll
  • libtiff3.dll (by GnuWin32 ) - Tiff (Libtiff3: library and tools for TIFF images)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • age3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{145CCDB6-B4D1-4F09-A71E-A295A4F8C9B9}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Age of Empires III Trial?

You can uninstall Age of Empires III Trial 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 Age of Empires III Trial, 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 Age of Empires III Trial.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.25%
Windows 10 28.75%
Windows Vista 5.00%
Windows XP 4.69%
Windows Server 2003 0.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.04%
Windows 7 Professional 11.95%
Windows 8.1 9.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.03%
Windows 10 Home 5.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.08%
  France 7.26%
  Brazil 5.31%
  Canada 4.19%
  United Kingdom 3.91%
  Spain 3.63%
  Italy 3.35%
  Germany 2.51%
  Mexico 2.51%
  Netherlands 2.23%
  Argentina 1.96%
  Belgium 1.68%
  Colombia 1.68%
  India 1.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.22%
Hewlett-Packard 22.27%
Dell 20.38%
Lenovo 8.06%
ASUS 8.06%
Samsung 6.16%
Intel 2.37%
Toshiba 2.37%
American Megatrends 0.95%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.80%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.20%
Dell Inspiron 5520 2.40%
Packard Bell ENLE11BZ 2.40%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.60%
Acer Aspire 7741 1.60%

About Microsoft Game Studios

Microsoft Studios is the video game production of Microsoft, responsible for the development and publishing of games for the Xbox and Games for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com/games


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