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Should I remove Assassin's Creed?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,258
United States Rank #4,856
Reach 0.1750%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.94 days
617.68 days >
Average installed length: 324.54 days


1.02 64.90%
1.01 1.48%
1.00.0000 0.90%
1.00 22.09% 0.03%
1.0 0.23%

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Assassin's Creed

What is Assassin's Creed?

Assassin's Creed is an historical action-adventure open world stealth video game series. The main games in the franchise were developed by Ubisoft Montreal, with the handheld titles developed by Gameloft and Gryptonite Studios, with additional development by Ubisoft Montreal.


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 AssassinsCreed_Game.exe. The software installer includes 78 files and is usually about 57.65 MB (60,454,457 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ubi.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\Assassin's Creed
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8CFA9151-6404-409A-AF22-4632D04582FD}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0005 -removeonly
Estimated size: 57.65 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Assassin's Creed

Program executable:AssassinsCreed_Game.exe
Name:Assassin's Creed DirectX Version Selector
Path:C:\Games\Assasin's Creed\AssassinsCreed_Game.exe
Additional files:
  • AssassinsCreed_Game.exe - Assassin's Creed DirectX Version Selector
  • AssassinsCreed_Dx10 ORIG.exe - Assassin's Creed (Assassin's Creed Game)
  • AssassinsCreed_Dx10.exe
  • AssassinsCreed_Dx101.exe
  • AssassinsCreed_Dx9 ORIG.exe
  • AssassinsCreed_Dx9.exe
  • AssassinsCreed_Dx91.exe
  • AssassinsCreed_Launcher.exe - Autopatch (Autopatch system)
  • xinput1_3.dll - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • dinput8.dll (by PowerUp Software) - Pinnacle Game Hook File
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • _Setup.dll (by Macrovision) - InstallShield (FLEXnet (R) InstallShield (R) Setup Launcher Resources)
  • d3d9.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries mod
  • ISSetup.dll (by Macrovision) - InstallShield (R) Setup Engine
  • eax.dll (by Creative Technology Ltd) - EAX Unified
  • Assassins Creed DX9 Trainer.exe
  • dxgi.dll
  • XInputTest.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • AssassinsCreed_Dx10.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5F9D9275-AB83-4E9F-9755-F6A773FFF43B}' (runs on registration).
  • AssassinsCreed_Game.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EB40E2F6-EC01-4EB1-8C2E-7D0B241DCECD}' (runs on registration).
  • AssassinsCreed_Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EDC0CCB7-E2EB-4B76-8B76-C98C36819E3A}' (runs on registration).
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • AssassinsCreed_Launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Assassins Creed\AssassinsCreed_Launcher.exe'.
  • AssassinsCreed_Dx9.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Assassins Creed\AssassinsCreed_Dx9.exe'.
  • AssassinsCreed_Dx10.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Assassins Creed\AssassinsCreed_Dx10.exe'.

How do I remove Assassin's Creed?

You can uninstall Assassin's Creed 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 Assassin's Creed, 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 Assassin's Creed.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.53%
Windows 10 28.77%
Windows Vista 3.30%
Windows XP 2.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.87%
Windows 7 Professional 9.10%
Windows 8.1 7.85%
Windows 10 Home 5.64%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.66%
  Germany 14.71%
  France 7.30%
  Italy 4.13%
  United Kingdom 3.84%
  Brazil 3.02%
  Australia 2.78%
  Poland 2.35%
  Netherlands 2.28%
  Canada 2.12%
  Belgium 1.90%
  Spain 1.53%
  Czech Republic 1.46%
  Austria 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.26%
Acer 17.99%
ASUS 14.26%
Dell 14.21%
Lenovo 5.56%
Toshiba 4.65%
Samsung 2.97%
Medion 2.65%
Intel 1.67%
Alienware 1.40%
MSI 1.35%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.02%
ASUS All Series 5.94%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.18%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.51%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.89%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.75%

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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