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ArcaniA - Gothic 4

What is ArcaniA - Gothic 4?

ArcaniA - Gothic 4 is the fourth installment of the Gothic series, published by JoWooD Entertainment, now Nordic Games.

About  (from JoWooD)

Arcania is a Fantasy Action game set in a rich world that invites the player to explore all of its innumerable attractions and details. Different climate zones, abundant flora and fauna, subterranean vaults, and cities and castles with unique architecture await the adventurous player. Clouds darken the skies, weather e...  Read more


ArcaniA - Gothic 4 is a software program developed by JoWooD. 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 arcania.exe. The setup package generally installs about 32 files and is usually about 37.15 MB (38,951,608 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 44% of users of ArcaniA - Gothic 4 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Poland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.jowood.com
Help link: www.arcania-game.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\JoWooD Entertainment AG\ArcaniA - Gothic 4
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\JoWooD Entertainment AG\ArcaniA - Gothic 4\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 37.15 MB
Language: Czech

Program filesFiles installed by ArcaniA - Gothic 4

Program executable:arcania.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\jowood entertainment ag\arcania - gothic 4\arcania.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - ArcaniA - Gothic 4 (ArcaniA - Gothic 4 Installer)
  • paul.dll (by Sony DADC Austria AG) - SecuROM Product Activation (SecuROM PA Unlock DLL)
  • tbb.dll (by Intel) - Threading Building Blocks (Threading Building Blocks library)
  • vBase90.dll (by Trinigy GmbH) - Trinigy GmbH vBase (vBase)
  • Vision90.dll (by Trinigy GmbH) - Vision (TM) Engine
  • DFA.dll - SecuROM DFA.DLL (SecuROM Data File Activation Library)
  • GameServices.dll (by Sony DADC) - Game Services
  • Arcania_original_d1_bak.exe (by Spellbound Entertainment AG) - Arcania
  • NxCharacter.dll
  • NxCooking.dll
  • PhysXLoader.dll
  • rldata.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Arcania_original_d1_bak.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6F18F52F-B407-42D4-AC07-896F924C97D2}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ArcaniA - Gothic 4?

You can uninstall ArcaniA - Gothic 4 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 ArcaniA - Gothic 4, 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 ArcaniA - Gothic 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.60%
Windows 10 18.65%
Windows Vista 4.37%
Windows XP 2.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.46%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 8.1 6.75%
Windows 10 Home 4.37%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.19% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 44.19%
  United States 16.85%
  Poland 7.12%
  Italy 4.12%
  Austria 3.37%
  Romania 2.25%
  Canada 2.25%
  Russia 1.87%
  Czech Republic 1.87%
  Australia 1.50%
  Spain 1.50%
  United Kingdom 1.50%
  Taiwan 1.12%
  UA 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 18.85%
Hewlett-Packard 15.57%
Dell 13.11%
ASUS 11.48%
Lenovo 6.56%
Medion 5.74%
American Megatrends 2.46%
Alienware 1.64%
Toshiba 1.64%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.42%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.65%
Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H 2.65%
Micro-Star MS-7599 2.65%
BIOSTAR Group GF8100 M2+ ... 1.77%
Gigabyte GA-880GM-UD2H 1.77%

About JoWooD

JoWooD Entertainment AG was an Austrian computer game publisher of video games.


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