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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,372
United States Rank #7,325
Reach 0.0571%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.37 days
689.41 days >
Average installed length: 362.23 days


1.05 0.09%
1.01 0.18%
1.0 0.09%

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Assassins Creed IV Black Flag

What is Assassins Creed IV Black Flag?

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is a historical action-adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft.

About  (from Ubisoft)

Discover the most diverse Assassin’s Creed world ever created. From Kingston to Nassau, explore 50 unique locations where you can live the life of a pirate. It is 1715. Pirates rule the Caribbean and have established a lawless pirate republic. Among these outlaws is a fearsome young captain named Edward Kenway. His exp...  Read more


Assassins Creed IV Black Flag is a software program developed by Ubisoft. The most common release is 1.05, with over 0% 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 setup package generally installs about 55 files and is usually about 24.94 MB (26,150,711 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 47% of users of Assassins Creed IV Black Flag come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: assassinscreed.ubi.com
Help link: support.ubi.com
Installation folder: C:/Program Files/Ubisoft/Ubisoft Game Launcher/games/Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag/
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\Ubisoft Game Launcher\Uplay.exe" uplaC://uninstall/273
Estimated size: 24.94 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Assassins Creed IV Black Flag

  • AC4BFMP.exe
  • AC4BFSP.exe
  • APEX_Legacy_x86.dll (by NVIDIA) - APEX Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_Particles_x86.dll (by NVIDIA)
  • APEX_TurbulenceFS_x86.dll
  • ApexFramework_x86.dll
  • ApexParticles_x86.dll
  • avutil-ttv-51.dll
  • bink2w32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • firewallGE.exe
  • firewallGE_rem.exe
  • firewallGE8.exe
  • firewallGE8_rem.exe
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • GDFInstall.exe
  • GDFTool.exe
  • GFSDK_GodraysLib.Win32.dll
  • GFSDK_GSA.win32.dll - NVIDIA GSA SDK
  • GFSDK_MultiRes.Win32.dll
  • GFSDK_PSM.win32.dll
  • GFSDK_ShadowLib.win32.dll
  • GFSDK_SSAO_win32.dll
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libmfxsw32.dll (by Intel) - Intel® Media SDK (Intel® Media SDK library)
  • libmp3lame-ttv.dll
  • npuplaypc.dll
  • npuplaypchub.dll
  • overlay.dll
  • overlay64.dll
  • PhysX3_x86.dll - PhysX (PhysX3 32bit Dynamic Link Library)
  • PhysX3Common_x86.dll - PhysX3Common 32bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysX3Cooking_x86.dll - PhysX3Cooking 32bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysX3Gpu_x86.dll - PhysX3Gpu 32bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXDevice.dll - NVIDIA PhysX Device Module
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • steam_api.dll (by *!ReLOADeD!*) - Steam API
  • steam_api_ext.dll
  • steam_api64.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • swresample-ttv-0.dll
  • twitchsdk_32_release.dll
  • ubiorbitapi_r2.dll
  • ubiorbitapi_r264.dll
  • UbisoftGameLauncher.exe
  • UbisoftGameLauncher64.exe
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory 8.0 Runtime (Setup Application)
  • Uplay.exe - Uplay (Uplay launcher)
  • uplay_r1.dll (by *!ReLOADeD!*) - UPlay
  • uplay_r1_loader.dll
  • uplay_r164.dll
  • UplayCrashReporter.exe
  • UplayService.exe
  • xinput1_3.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Microsoft Common Controller API)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npuplaypc.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npuplaypc.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npuplaypc.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'ubisoft.com/uplaypc' with a plugin key of 'ubisoft.com/uplaypc'.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Uplay.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4A5D5704-82C2-4FCB-BDC4-7EE6D1086C51}' (runs on registration).
  • AC4BFSP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5340904F-F3A9-4838-9199-F72E82BF4B30}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UbisoftGameLauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\Ubisoft Game Launcher\UbisoftGameLauncher.exe'.

How do I remove Assassins Creed IV Black Flag?

You can uninstall Assassins Creed IV Black Flag 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 Assassins Creed IV Black Flag, 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 Assassins Creed IV Black Flag.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Assassins Creed IV Black Flag you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 10 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.33%
Windows 10 41.05%
Windows Vista 0.44%
Windows XP 0.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.79%
Windows 8.1 17.44%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.52%
Windows 7 Professional 11.92%
Windows 10 Home 2.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.46%
  France 12.14%
  Germany 7.46%
  United Kingdom 6.11%
  Sweden 3.97%
  Canada 3.49%
  DK 2.54%
  Netherlands 2.06%
  Norway 1.67%
  Finland 1.67%
  Italy 1.19%
  Belgium 1.03%
  Australia 0.95%
  Spain 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 31.38%
Acer 13.78%
Hewlett-Packard 12.90%
Dell 11.44%
MSI 5.57%
Alienware 3.81%
Lenovo 2.93%
Intel 0.88%
Sony 0.59%
Common models
ASUS All Series 29.28%
MSI MS-7821 9.94%
MSI MS-7816 4.05%
MSI MS-7845 3.68%
MSI MS-7693 2.58%
Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H 2.21%

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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