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Should I remove Call of Duty: Black Ops III?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,278
United States Rank #5,916
Reach 0.0580%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.75 days
552.99 days >
Average installed length: 290.55 days

Call of Duty: Black Ops III

Overview

Call of Duty: Black Ops III is a program developed by Treyarch. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 BlackOps3.exe. The software installer includes 69 files and is usually about 55.66 MB (58,359,513 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 56% of users of Call of Duty: Black Ops III come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.callofduty.com/blackops3
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Call of Duty Black Ops III
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/311210
Estimated size: 55.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Call of Duty: Black Ops III

Program executable:BlackOps3.exe
Path:C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty Black Ops III\BlackOps3.exe
MD5:0cd923e60aef8e8243a46742198bd07e
Additional files:
  • BlackOps3.exe
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll (by Valve) - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • AppOverlay.dll - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • CrashUploader.exe
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • openvr_api.dll
  • v8.dll
  • AceInjector_v0.1.exe
  • BlackOpsRcon.exe - Call of Duty/Black Ops® - Remote Console (BlackOpsRcon)
  • BO3 ZM Trainer 1.3.1.exe - BO3 ZM Trainer (Black Ops 3 Zombie Trainer)
  • Call of Duty Black Ops III v1.0-Update 20160819 Plus 12 Trainer.exe (by 3DMGAME) - Call of Duty Black Ops III v1.0-Update 20160819 Plus 12 Trainer ([email protected] Presents - Call of Duty Black Ops III v1.0-Update 20160819 Plus 12 Trainer)
  • Call of Duty Black Ops III v1.0-Update 20161214 Plus 12 Trainer.exe (by 3DMGAME) - Call of Duty Black Ops III v1.0-Update 20161214 Plus 12 Trainer ([email protected] Presents - Call of Duty Black Ops III v1.0-Update 20161214 Plus 12 Trainer)
  • COD_BlackOps3+9Tr-LNG_UD25_Alt.exe (by LinGon) - LinGon X64 Tr-Engine
  • COD_BlackOps3+9Tr-LNG_UD25_Steam.exe (by LinGon)
  • d3d9.dll
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dxgi.dll (by crosire) - ReShade (crosire's ReShade post-processing injector for 64-bit)
  • libav_h264-56.dll
  • libavcodec-57.dll
  • libavformat-57.dll
  • libavresample-3.dll
  • libavutil-55.dll
  • libswscale-4.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • SAM.API.dll (by Party Princess Palace) - SAM.API (Steam Achievement Manager API)
  • steam_api64.dll - Steam Client API
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.json
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.json

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B6D81AEC-C691-4109-ACBA-39A635BBAF0E}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{694711D6-27A0-4D68-8836-D5F25B163A59}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-3837917440-1771750534-681917250-1001.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
  • SteamTmp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programas\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Call of Duty: Black Ops III?

You can uninstall Call of Duty: Black Ops 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 Call of Duty: Black Ops 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 Call of Duty: Black Ops III.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 84%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 84.19%
Windows 7 15.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 40.38%
Windows 10 Pro 31.21%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.21%
Windows 8.1 5.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.81%
Windows 7 Professional 4.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.06%
  Germany 7.64%
  United Kingdom 5.16%
  France 4.42%
  Canada 3.08%
  Italy 3.01%
  Netherlands 2.41%
  Australia 2.28%
  Sweden 1.74%
  DK 1.47%
  Norway 1.41%
  Belgium 1.07%
  Austria 0.94%
  Spain 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.60%
Acer 17.07%
Hewlett-Packard 17.07%
GIGABYTE 10.84%
Dell 8.94%
Alienware 8.94%
MSI 7.86%
Lenovo 4.88%
Medion 2.44%
Toshiba 0.81%
Intel 0.54%
Common models
ASUS All Series 26.92%
MSI MS-7917 3.85%
MSI MS-7821 3.44%
MSI MS-7850 3.44%
MSI MS-7693 2.43%
MSI MS-7816 2.43%

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