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Should I remove FINAL FANTASY XI: Chains of Promathia?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,977
United States Rank #11,411
Reach 0.0110%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.43 days
455.08 days >
Average installed length: 239.11 days


1.28.0 32.87%
1.27.0 36.57%
1.25.0 10.19%
1.23.0 0.93%
1.22.0 4.17%
1.21.0 5.56%
1.20.1 7.87%
1.20.0 0.93%
1.18.0 0.93%

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FINAL FANTASY XI: Chains of Promathia

What is FINAL FANTASY XI: Chains of Promathia?  (from Square Enix)

Final Fantasy XI: Chains of Promathia is the second expansion pack for Final Fantasy XI. This expansion pack brings several new areas, quests, and a new mission storyline to the game. It is also the only expansion thus far to not feature additional jobs.


FINAL FANTASY XI: Chains of Promathia is a program developed by Square Enix. The most used version is 1.27.0, 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 main program executable is polboot.exe. The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 1.37 MB (1,436,548 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 88% of users of FINAL FANTASY XI: Chains of Promathia come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.finalfantasyxi.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PlayOnline\SquareEnix\FINAL FANTASY XI\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\7\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{3C0619B4-4A2C-4244-8077-488E420DF907}
Estimated size: 1.37 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FINAL FANTASY XI: Chains of Promathia

Program executable:polboot.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\PlayOnline\SquareEnix\FINAL FANTASY XI\polboot.exe
Additional files:
  • FFXiVersions.dll - FFXiVersions Module
  • FFXiMain.dll
  • FFXiResource.dll
  • ImeUiDll.dll
  • ImeUiDll2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • polboot.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F198C54E-C994-4253-B7B9-FCD56193E8B4}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove FINAL FANTASY XI: Chains of Promathia?

You can uninstall FINAL FANTASY XI: Chains of Promathia 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 FINAL FANTASY XI: Chains of Promathia, 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 FINAL FANTASY XI: Chains of Promathia.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.17%
Windows 10 35.19%
Windows Vista 7.87%
Windows XP 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 10 Home 9.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.41%
Windows 8.1 7.41%
Windows 10 Pro 6.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.07%
  Canada 2.45%
  Germany 2.14%
  United Kingdom 1.83%
  Italy 0.61%
  Kuwait 0.61%
  Portugal 0.61%
  Hong Kong 0.31%
  Hungary 0.31%
  Indonesia 0.31%
  Spain 0.31%
  Japan 0.31%
  PR 0.31%
  United Arab Emirates 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.27%
ASUS 17.36%
Dell 15.70%
Acer 8.26%
Alienware 7.44%
Toshiba 7.44%
Lenovo 3.31%
Gateway 2.48%
Samsung 1.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.13%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.31%
ASUS All Series 3.31%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.48%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.48%
Alienware M17x 1.65%

About (from Square Enix)

Square Enix, Inc.
Publisher URL: www.square-enix.com


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