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Should I remove Champions Online?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,359
United States Rank #12,388
Reach 0.0116%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.79 days
583.76 days >
Average installed length: 306.72 days

Champions Online


Champions Online is a program developed by Cryptic Studios. 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 champions online.exe. The software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 1.72 GB (1,846,941,187 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 75% of users of Champions Online come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.champions-online.com
Help link: www.champions-online.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cryptic Studios\Champions Online
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Cryptic Studios\Uninstall Champions Online.exe
Estimated size: 1.72 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Champions Online

Program executable:champions online.exe
Cryptic Game Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\cryptic studios\champions online.exe
Additional files:
  • crypticError.exe
  • GameClient.exe
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  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))
  • avcodec-54.dll
  • avformat-54.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • D3DCompiler_42.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dx11_42.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D 10.1 Extensions
  • d3dx9_33.dll
  • d3dx9_36.dll
  • D3DX9_37.dll
  • d3dx9_42.dll - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • fmod_event_net.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex Net EventSystem
  • fmod_event_netL.dll (by Firelight Technologies)
  • fmodex.dll - FMOD Ex (FMOD Ex SoundSystem)
  • fmodexL.dll
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • libsndfile-1.dll (by Vivox) - Soundfile
  • msidcrl40.dll - Microsoft® Identity CRL (IDCRL Dynamic Link Library)
  • msvcm80.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll
  • nvtt.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA Texture Tools Dynamic Link Library
  • NxCooking.dll
  • ortp.dll
  • PhysXCore.dll
  • physxcudart_20.dll
  • PhysXLoader.dll
  • Star Trek Online.exe - Cryptic Game Launcher
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  • vivoxoal.dll (by Vivox) - OpenAL
  • vivoxsdk.dll - Vivox SDK 3.2 (Vivox Communications API)
  • xinput1_3.dll - Microsoft Common Controller API
  • xinput9_1_0.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Champions Online.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\champions online\Champions Online.exe'.
  • GameClient.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Cryptic Studios\Champions Online\Live\GameClient.exe'.

How do I remove Champions Online?

You can uninstall Champions Online 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 Champions Online, 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 Champions Online.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.81%
Windows 10 23.58%
Windows Vista 6.99%
Windows XP 2.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.29%
Windows 10 Home 11.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.04%
Windows 7 Professional 8.30%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.68%
Windows 10 Pro 5.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.15%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  Canada 3.64%
  France 2.73%
  Australia 1.52%
  Netherlands 1.52%
  Turkey 1.52%
  Brazil 1.21%
  Belgium 0.61%
  Czech Republic 0.61%
  Germany 0.61%
  DK 0.61%
  Ireland 0.61%
  Italy 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.58%
Hewlett-Packard 20.16%
Acer 10.48%
ASUS 9.68%
Toshiba 8.06%
Alienware 7.26%
Lenovo 2.42%
Intel 1.61%
MSI 1.61%
American Megatrends 1.61%
Common models
Alienware Alienware X51 3.39%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.39%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.54%
ASUS All Series 2.54%
Alienware M14xR1 1.69%
Alienware Aurora 1.69%


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