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Should I remove Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,718
United States Rank #6,302
Reach 0.0834%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.48 days
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Average installed length: 162.50 days

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

What is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3?

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games. It is the third installment in the Modern Warfare series, a direct sequel to 2009's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and the eighth Call of Duty installment. The player assumes the role of various characters during the single-player campaign, changing perspectives throughout the progression of the story, which, like its predecessors, is divided into three sets of missions called "Acts".


The primary executable is named iw5sp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 60 files and is usually about 5.39 MB (5,654,168 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.callofduty.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/42680
Estimated size: 5.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Program executable:iw5sp.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3\iw5sp.exe
Additional files:
  • iw5mp.exe

How do I remove Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3?

You can uninstall Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 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: Modern Warfare 3, 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: Modern Warfare 3.

Win 10 49%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.27%
Windows 10 48.94%
Windows Vista 0.61%
Windows XP 0.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.66%
Windows 10 Home 14.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.41%
Windows 8.1 13.22%
Windows 7 Professional 9.99%
Windows 10 Pro 8.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.84%
  Germany 13.46%
  France 6.18%
  United Kingdom 6.07%
  Canada 2.98%
  Italy 2.93%
  Netherlands 2.93%
  Australia 2.67%
  DK 2.57%
  Sweden 2.15%
  Norway 1.62%
  Finland 1.36%
  Poland 1.26%
  Belgium 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 18.56%
Acer 17.31%
Hewlett-Packard 16.62%
Dell 13.16%
Lenovo 6.23%
Alienware 4.71%
MSI 3.19%
Toshiba 2.77%
Medion 2.22%
Intel 1.25%
Samsung 1.11%
Common models
ASUS All Series 16.84%
MSI MS-7693 3.20%
MSI MS-7821 2.99%
MSI MS-7758 2.56%
Acer Predator G3-605 2.13%
MSI MS-7850 2.13%

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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