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Should I remove Crusader Kings II?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,798
United States Rank #19,073
Reach 0.0151%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 132.46 days
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Average installed length: 404.99 days

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Crusader Kings II

What is Crusader Kings II?  (from Paradox Interactive)

Crusader Kings II explores one of the defining periods in world history in an experience crafted by the masters of Grand Strategy. Medieval Europe is brought to life in this epic title rife with rich strategic and tactical depth. Europe is in turmoil. The lands are fragmented into petty fiefs, the emperor struggles wit...  Read more


Crusader Kings II is a program developed by Paradox Interactive. 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 ck2.exe. The software installer includes 29 files and is usually about 872.24 KB (893,178 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 34% of users of Crusader Kings II come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.crusaderkings.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Paradox Interactive\Crusader Kings II\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Paradox Interactive\Crusader Kings II\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 872.24 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Crusader Kings II

Program executable:ck2.exe
Name:Crusader Kings 2
Path:C:\new games\paradox\crusader kings ii\crusader kings ii\ck2.exe
Additional files:
  • ck2game.exe - launcher
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API (buildbot_winslave01_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave01))
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ck2game.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{988441A4-84E7-45E8-98D9-4BAC21A0ACF0}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ck2game.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\SteamLibrary\SteamApps\common\Crusader Kings II\ck2game.exe'.

How do I remove Crusader Kings II?

You can uninstall Crusader Kings II 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 Crusader Kings II, 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 Crusader Kings II.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.86%
Windows 10 17.11%
Windows Vista 2.68%
Windows XP 1.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.16%
Windows 7 Professional 9.40%
Windows 8.1 6.04%
Windows 8 5.03%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.35%
  France 7.29%
  United Kingdom 6.38%
  Canada 5.47%
  Poland 4.26%
  Czech Republic 3.34%
  Finland 3.04%
  Australia 3.04%
  Netherlands 2.74%
  Italy 2.74%
  Spain 1.82%
  Germany 1.82%
  DK 1.82%
  Brazil 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.46%
ASUS 22.91%
Acer 20.67%
Dell 12.29%
Toshiba 3.91%
Samsung 2.79%
Lenovo 2.23%
Alienware 1.12%
Intel 1.12%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.13%
CLEVO P15xEMx 2.48%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 2.48%
Acer Aspire 5750G 2.48%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.48%
ASUSTeK G73Jh 1.65%

About Paradox Interactive

Paradox Interactive is a video game publisher that is known for publishing historical strategy computer games.
Publisher URL: www.paradoxplaza.com


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