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What is Dawnguard?  (from Bethesda Softworks)

The Vampire Lord Harkon has returned to power. By using the Elder Scrolls, he seeks to do the unthinkable - to end the sun itself. Will you join the ancient order of the Dawnguard and stop him? Or will you become a Vampire Lord? In Dawnguard, the ultimate choice will be yours.


Dawnguard is a software program developed by Bethesda Softworks. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.13 MB (1,184,165 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 64% of users of Dawnguard come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: bethsoft.com/en-us/games/skyrim_dawnguard
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Skyrim\Data\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{FADD02CC-8754-43AD-827A-9B9697263DA2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.13 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dawnguard

  • dinput8.dll (by Alexander Blade) - Asi loader for TES V: Skyrim
  • ScriptDragon.dll (by Alexander Blade) - ScriptDragon (ScriptDragon engine for TES V: Skyrim)
  • d3d9.dll
  • EasySteam.dll
  • MyGUIEngine.dll
  • OIS.dll

How do I remove Dawnguard?

You can uninstall Dawnguard 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 Dawnguard, 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 Dawnguard.

Win 10 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Windows 8.1 22.22%
Windows 10 Home 22.22%
Windows 8 Pro 11.11%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.29%
  Australia 14.29%
  Netherlands 7.14%
  DK 7.14%
  Slovakia 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
ASUS 16.67%
Alienware 16.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 12.50%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 12.50%
Gigabyte G1.Sniper B5 12.50%
ASUSTeK X550CA 12.50%
ASUS All Series 12.50%
Apple Inc. iMac14,2 12.50%

About Bethesda Softworks

Bethesda Softworksis a video game publisher that produces of a broad portfolio of games in simulation, , role-playing, racing, and sports and its franchises are distributed worldwide.
Publisher URL: bethsoft.com


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