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Should I remove Empire Earth III?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,662
United States Rank #22,700
Reach 0.0194%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.23 days
478.67 days >
Average installed length: 251.51 days


1.10.0000 2.36%
1.01.0000 0.52%
1.00.0000 97.12%

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Empire Earth III

What is Empire Earth III?  (from Sierra Entertainment)

For the first time in the Empire Earth series it is you who creates history – Earth is divided into provinces and you can conquer them in any order. Lead your side on its way to domination and supremacy in technology, politics and economy from ancient times to the future! Create a lasting empire in a continuous campaig...  Read more


Empire Earth III is a software program developed by Sierra Entertainment. The most common release is 1.00.0000, with over 98% 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 EE3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 106 files and is usually about 4.17 MB (4,377,121 bytes). 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 21% of users of Empire Earth III come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sierra.com
Help link: support.sierra.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\Empire Earth 3\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B17E235C-7A3B-4482-B650-21FFDE1D452E}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 4.17 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Empire Earth III

Program executable:EE3.exe
Name:Empire Earth III
Path:C:\New Games\Empire Earth 3\EE3.exe
Additional files:
  • EE3.exe (by Mad Doc Software) - Empire Earth III
  • EE3AutoRun.exe (by Mad Doc Software)
  • EE3GDF.dll - EE3 Game Definition File
  • VHP.dll (by Vivendi Games) - Vivendi Happy Pack (Vivendi Install Helper)
  • MCELauncher.exe - MCELauncher Application
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • FirewallInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Firewall Install Helper DLL
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • MSVCP60.DLL - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • PhysXLoader.dll - PhysXLoader Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • EE3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EB57408D-A92A-40E1-87E5-EB5B70BADFA1}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • EE3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Games\Empire Earth III\EE3.exe'.

How do I remove Empire Earth III?

You can uninstall Empire Earth 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 Empire Earth 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 Empire Earth III.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.97%
Windows 10 27.49%
Windows XP 3.66%
Windows Vista 2.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.35%
Windows 7 Professional 8.12%
Windows 8.1 7.33%
Windows 10 Home 4.45%
Windows 8 Pro 3.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.51%
  Germany 9.62%
  United Kingdom 7.09%
  France 6.58%
  Italy 6.08%
  Brazil 5.82%
  Mexico 3.29%
  Australia 3.04%
  Indonesia 2.78%
  Israel 2.28%
  Spain 1.77%
  MA 1.52%
  Belgium 1.52%
  Finland 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.48%
Acer 21.62%
ASUS 13.51%
Dell 9.46%
Lenovo 3.15%
Toshiba 2.70%
Samsung 2.25%
Medion 1.80%
Sony 1.35%
Intel 0.90%
Alienware 0.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.84%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.11%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.65%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.19%
ASUS All Series 2.19%
Acer Aspire 5732Z 2.19%

Publisher URL: www.ign.com/companies/sierra


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