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Should I remove Anno 1701?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,958
United States Rank #20,955
Reach 0.0510%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.93 days
646.81 days >
Average installed length: 339.85 days


2.03 0.30%
1.04 18.61%
1.02 45.37%
1.01 1.89%
1.00 33.83%

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Anno 1701

What is Anno 1701?  (from Sunflowers)

Anno 1701, also marketed as 1701 A.D., is a video game with both real time strategy and city building elements, developed by Germany-based Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software company. It revolves around building and maintaining an 18th century colony in the "New World".


Anno 1701 is a program developed by Sunflowers. The most used version is 1.02, 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 main program executable is anno1701.exe. The software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 1.89 GB (2,034,661,442 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 66% of users of Anno 1701 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sunflowers.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Games\Ubisoft\ANNO 1701\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A2433A63-5F5D-40E5-B529-9123C2B3E734}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0007 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.89 GB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by Anno 1701

Program executable:anno1701.exe
Name:Anno 1701
Path:C:\Program Files\games\ubisoft\anno 1701\anno1701.exe
Additional files:
  • Anno1701AddOn.exe (by Related Designs Software GmbH) - Anno 1701
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • granny2.dll
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • WorldEditor.exe (by Related Designs Software GmbH) - WorldEditor (WorldEditor für Anno1701)
  • hc0.dll (by Solidshield Technologies) - DVM Library
  • hc1.dll (by Solidshield Technologies) - Solidshield Library
  • IntelLaptopGaming.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Anno1701.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9FBFDA24-B510-43E9-B882-DEEDC4E87D22}' (runs on registration).
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Anno1701.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\games1\Anno 1701\Anno1701.exe'.
  • Anno1701-2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Anno 1701\Anno1701.exe'.
  • Anno1701AddOn.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Anno 1701\Anno1701AddOn.exe'.

How do I remove Anno 1701?

You can uninstall Anno 1701 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 1701, 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 1701.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.58%
Windows 10 24.58%
Windows Vista 6.57%
Windows XP 5.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.28%
Windows 7 Professional 9.48%
Windows 8.1 8.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.99%
Windows 10 Home 5.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.72% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 65.72%
  United States 9.33%
  France 5.40%
  Austria 4.81%
  Netherlands 2.26%
  Poland 1.77%
  Switzerland 1.38%
  Italy 0.98%
  Belgium 0.69%
  United Kingdom 0.69%
  Australia 0.59%
  Hungary 0.59%
  Israel 0.49%
  Canada 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.14%
Dell 12.75%
Hewlett-Packard 12.75%
Medion 12.75%
ASUS 9.41%
Samsung 5.29%
Lenovo 3.33%
Intel 3.14%
American Megatrends 1.76%
MSI 1.18%
Toshiba 0.98%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.96%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.96%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.97%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.98%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 1.98%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 1.98%


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