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Should I remove Call of Duty: Ghosts?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,437
United States Rank #6,422
Reach 0.0897%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.61 days
519.48 days >
Average installed length: 272.95 days

Call of Duty: Ghosts

What is Call of Duty: Ghosts?

Call of Duty: Ghosts is a first-person shooter video game developed by Infinity Ward.

About  (from Infinity Ward - Sledgehammer Games)

Call of Duty: Ghosts is an extraordinary step forward for one of the largest entertainment franchises of all-time. This new chapter in the Call of Duty franchise features a new dynamic where players are on the side of a crippled nation fighting not for freedom, or liberty, but simply to survive. Fueling this all new Ca...  Read more


Call of Duty: Ghosts is a software program developed by Infinity Ward - Sledgehammer Games. 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 iw6sp64_ship.exe. The setup package generally installs about 59 files and is usually about 3.78 MB (3,964,959 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 38% of users of Call of Duty: Ghosts come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.callofduty.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty Ghosts
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/209160
Estimated size: 3.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Call of Duty: Ghosts

Program executable:iw6sp64_ship.exe
Name:Call of Duty: Ghosts
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty Ghosts\iw6sp64_ship.exe
Additional files:
  • iw6mp64_ship.exe (by Activision) - Call of Duty: Ghosts

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • iw6mp64_ship.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{980F9A74-B5B3-4F26-B83E-0534AD67A201}' (runs on registration).
  • iw6sp64_ship.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CEF5DD12-AD9E-4F3A-B335-B30BAFB4DDCC}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • iw6mp64_ship.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\SteamLibrary\SteamApps\common\Call of Duty Ghosts\iw6mp64_ship.exe'.

How do I remove Call of Duty: Ghosts?

You can uninstall Call of Duty: Ghosts 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: Ghosts, 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: Ghosts.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.24%
Windows 10 47.26%
Windows Vista 0.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.19%
Windows 8.1 16.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.26%
Windows 7 Professional 9.86%
Windows 10 Home 7.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.53%
  Germany 13.44%
  United Kingdom 6.80%
  France 6.29%
  Canada 4.67%
  Australia 2.84%
  Netherlands 2.74%
  Italy 2.43%
  Sweden 2.18%
  DK 2.08%
  Norway 2.03%
  Belgium 1.47%
  Finland 1.32%
  Austria 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 16.00%
ASUS 15.73%
Dell 14.67%
Hewlett-Packard 14.13%
Alienware 8.13%
Lenovo 4.27%
MSI 3.20%
Medion 3.07%
Samsung 1.60%
Toshiba 1.33%
Intel 1.20%
Common models
ASUS All Series 17.58%
MSI MS-7821 3.11%
MSI MS-7752 2.20%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.01%
MSI MS-7758 2.01%
Alienware Aurora-R4 1.83%

About Infinity Ward - Sledgehammer Games

Infinity Ward is the creator of the Call of Duty video game. All of Infinity Ward's Call of Duty games use the id Tech 3 engine.
Publisher URL: www.infinityward.com


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