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5% remove it95% keep it
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United States Rank #10,515
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Average installed length: 458.97 days


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Character Builder


Character Builder is a software program developed by Wizards of the Coast. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 20.43 MB (21,421,927 bytes). The installed file RealCharacterBuilderUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 65% of users of Character Builder come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wizards.com/ddi
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Wizards of the Coast\Character Builder\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{626C034B-50B8-47BD-AF93-EEFD0FA78FF4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.43 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Character Builder

  • RealCharacterBuilderUpdater.exe - CharacterBuilderUpdater
  • CharacterBuilder.exe - CharacterBuilder
  • XAMLUtilities.dll - XAMLUtilities
  • CharacterSheetViewer.exe - CharTracker
  • ApplicationUpdate.Client.dll - ApplicationUpdate.Client
  • DDICharacterInterchange.dll - DDICharacterInterchange
  • RulesEngineCommon.dll - RulesEngineCommon
  • CharacterBuilderUpdater.exe - UpdaterStub
  • DataBinding.dll - DataBinding
  • Elevator.exe - Elevator
  • D20RulesEngine.dll

How do I remove Character Builder?

You can uninstall Character Builder 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 Character Builder, 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 Character Builder.

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.81%
Windows 10 22.75%
Windows Vista 10.05%
Windows XP 2.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.26%
Windows 7 Professional 8.47%
Windows 8.1 7.41%
Windows 10 Home 4.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.90%
  Canada 7.84%
  United Kingdom 5.29%
  Australia 4.12%
  Brazil 2.35%
  Germany 2.16%
  Netherlands 1.37%
  Belgium 1.18%
  France 1.18%
  Spain 0.98%
  Italy 0.98%
  Finland 0.78%
  Argentina 0.59%
  Ireland 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.95%
Dell 20.48%
ASUS 16.67%
Acer 11.43%
Toshiba 6.67%
Lenovo 4.76%
Alienware 2.38%
Gateway 2.38%
MSI 0.95%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.93%
ASUS All Series 2.82%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.82%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.11%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.11%
ASUSTeK G73Jh 2.11%


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