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Descent 3

What is Descent 3?  (from Outrage Entertainment)

Descent is a highly advanced first person shooter boasting six degrees of freedom. One of the few games in its class to allow the player full freedom in moving up and down, left and right, backwards and forwards. Players control a ship as they move through levels in both single player and multiplayer modes, using a wid...  Read more


Descent 3 is a program developed by Outrage Entertainment. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 1.38 GB (1,477,497,615 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 76% of users of Descent 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.interplay.com/games/descent.php
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Descent 3
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/273590
Estimated size: 1.38 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Descent 3

  • glide2x.dll (by 3Dfx Interactive) - Glide® for Voodoo Banshee®, Voodoo3®, & Velocity(tm) 100/200; Windows 95®, Windows 98®, & Windows NT® (3Dfx Interactive, Inc. Glide DLL)
  • glide3x.dll (by 3dfx Interactive)
  • glide.dll (by 3Dfx Interactive) - Glide(tm) for Voodoo Graphics© and Windows® 95
  • lnchupdr.exe - UpdateLauncher Application (UpdateLauncher MFC Application)
  • readmeviewer.exe - ReadmeViewer Application (ReadmeViewer MFC Application)
  • descent 3.exe - D3Launch Application (D3Launch MFC Application)
  • nglide_config.exe (by Zeus Software) - nGlide configurator
  • 3dfxspl.dll (by 3dfx Interactive) - 3dfx Splash Screen
  • 3dfxspl2.dll
  • 3dfxspl3.dll
  • d3uninst.dll
  • dmfc.dll
  • main.exe
  • mspringlaunch.exe
  • mtav.dll
  • nettest.exe
  • soar.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • gameuxinstallhelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL

How do I remove Descent 3?

Quickly and completely remove Descent 3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Descent 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Descent 3, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Descent 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 40%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.00%
Windows 8.1 30.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 10 Home 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.19%
  United Kingdom 14.29%
  Brazil 4.76%
  Germany 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Samsung 20.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
Common models
ASUS All Series 28.57%
Samsung 700Z3C/700Z5C 14.29%
MSI MS-7693 14.29%
LENOVO 10181 14.29%
HP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard G5200uk-m 14.29%


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