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Should I remove Diablo III?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #675
United States Rank #559
Reach 1.0064%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.69 days
551.42 days >
Average installed length: 289.73 days


VersionDistribution 11.45% 0.58% 3.71% 2.47% 2.85% 0.54% 0.99% 0.25% 2.12% 1.55% 0.77% 0.30% 0.40% 0.29% 0.34% 0.11% 0.70% 0.25%

Diablo III

What is Diablo III?

Diablo III is an action role-playing video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. It is the third installment in the Diablo franchise that features elements of the dungeon crawl and hack and slash genres. Players have five character classes available; the Witch Doctor, Barbarian, Wizard, Monk and Demon Hunter. New features include an online auction house, which allows players to trade virtual items with in-game gold or real life money. Artisans that craft materials gathered by the player to create new items.

About  (from Blizzard Entertainment)

Twenty years have passed since the Prime Evils were defeated and banished from the world of Sanctuary. Now, you must return to where it all began – the town of Tristram – and investigate rumors of a fallen star, for this is the first sign of evil’s rebirth, and an omen that the End Times have begun. Lay waste to legion...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 16% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named diablo iii.exe. The setup package generally installs about 38 files and is usually about 49.25 MB (51,637,472 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: us.blizzard.com/en-us/games/d3
Help link: eu.blizzard.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Games\Diablo III\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Blizzard Entertainment\Diablo III\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 49.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Diablo III

Program executable:diablo iii.exe
Name:Diablo III
Diablo III Retail
Path:C:\pelit\diablo 3\diablo iii\diablo iii.exe
Additional files:
  • Diablo III Launcher.exe - Diablo III Setup
  • fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex (FMOD Ex SoundSystem)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Diablo III Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EC217B67-1F3D-4E0C-A8D3-825683C93F6B}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Diablo III.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Diablo III\Diablo III.exe'.

How do I remove Diablo III?

You can uninstall Diablo III 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 Diablo III, 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 Diablo III.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.96%
Windows 10 43.79%
Windows Vista 1.48%
Windows XP 0.76%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.91%
Windows 10 Home 14.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.32%
Windows 8.1 10.54%
Windows 7 Professional 8.35%
Windows 10 Pro 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.93%
  Germany 6.11%
  Canada 4.89%
  France 4.70%
  United Kingdom 3.38%
  Sweden 2.26%
  DK 2.08%
  Australia 2.06%
  Italy 1.45%
  Brazil 1.40%
  Netherlands 1.37%
  Poland 1.16%
  Norway 1.15%
  Belgium 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.87%
Hewlett-Packard 18.09%
Acer 14.53%
Dell 14.46%
Lenovo 5.39%
Alienware 4.60%
MSI 3.70%
Toshiba 3.07%
Samsung 2.20%
Intel 1.04%
Medion 0.66%
Common models
ASUS All Series 15.86%
HP Pavilion dv6 NoteBook ... 4.13%
MSI MS-7821 2.67%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.65%
MSI MS-7693 2.37%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.22%

About Blizzard Entertainment

Blizzard Entertainment is a video game developer & publisher that originally concentrated primarily on the creation of game ports for other studios before beginning development of their own program with the development of games like Rock n' Roll Racing & The Lost Vikings.
Publisher URL: us.blizzard.com


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