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Should I remove Assassin's Creed III?

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 #10,114
United States Rank #9,248
Reach 0.0355%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.20 days
300.93 days >
Average installed length: 158.12 days


1.06 0.14%
1.00 1.57% 0.86% 3.71%
1.0.0 0.29%

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Assassin's Creed III

What is Assassin's Creed III?

Assassin's Creed III is a historical action-adventure open world stealth video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. The main portion of Assassin's Creed III is set before, during and after the American Revolution from 1753 to 1783. The game follows the series’ standard open world gameplay in the Desmond and Haytham/Connor Sequences, where the game’s main story takes place.


The most common release is, with over 4% 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 AC3SP.exe. The setup package generally installs about 40 files and is usually about 14.48 MB (15,183,443 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: assassinscreed.ubi.com/ac3/en-GB
Help link: support.ubi.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\Assassin's Creed III
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{58AE6960-6D71-436C-A32A-3DE5CFDF1CAE}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 14.48 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Assassin's Creed III

Program executable:AC3SP.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Assassin's Creed III\AC3SP.exe
Additional files:
  • AssassinsCreed3.exe - Autopatch (Autopatch system)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • uplay_r1_loader.dll (by THETA) - UPlay Emulator
  • AC3MP.exe
  • AC3SP.exe
  • ubiorbitapi_r2_loader.dll
  • dbghelp32.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • ubiorbitapi_r2.dll (by THETA) - Orbit Emulator

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AC3SP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8B1ACBAC-09E2-4F71-8832-E3F307ED1BA9}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • AssassinsCreed3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Gry\Assassin's Creed III\AssassinsCreed3.exe'.
  • AC3SP.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Gry\Assassin's Creed III\AC3SP.exe'.
Network connections
  • AC3SP.exe connects to lb-web-tmg-ncsa.ubisoft.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:595.06 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0286294523%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02819107%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00043838%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:138,140,697
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:5.69 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:8.02 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Assassin's Creed III?

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

Win 10 84%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 84.14%
Windows 7 15.71%
Windows XP 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 40.06%
Windows 10 Pro 30.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.44%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.72%
Windows 8.1 3.43%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 2.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.86%
  Germany 12.72%
  France 8.32%
  Netherlands 4.74%
  United Kingdom 3.70%
  Italy 3.01%
  Spain 2.43%
  Canada 1.73%
  Poland 1.62%
  Czech Republic 1.50%
  Norway 1.16%
  Austria 1.16%
  Iran 1.16%
  Singapore 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.05%
Hewlett-Packard 20.39%
Acer 19.08%
Dell 8.88%
Lenovo 8.22%
MSI 6.58%
Alienware 2.63%
Medion 1.97%
Toshiba 1.32%
Samsung 1.32%
Intel 0.66%
Common models
ASUS All Series 16.28%
MSI MS-7816 3.10%
MSI MS-7693 3.10%
MSI MS-7821 2.33%
MSI MS-7817 2.33%
MSI MS-7885 1.94%

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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