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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,443
United States Rank #8,852
Reach 0.0293%


VersionDistribution 1.04%
1.0 0.35%

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FINAL FANTASY XIII is a program developed by Square Enix. The most used version is, with over 1% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is FFXiiiLauncher.exe. The software installer includes 52 files and is usually about 28.32 MB (29,696,000 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 58% of users of FINAL FANTASY XIII come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.square-enix.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\FINAL FANTASY XIII
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/292120
Estimated size: 28.32 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FINAL FANTASY XIII

Program executable:FFXiiiLauncher.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\FINAL FANTASY XIII\FFXiiiLauncher.exe
Additional files:
  • FFXiiiLauncher.exe - FFXiiiLauncher
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator (x86)
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll (by Valve)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{24119BA4-1D08-43EE-BF5D-971EEE712888}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-4135473627-4071300382-3855353174-1001.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam Client Bootstrapper' and executes as C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.


You can uninstall FINAL FANTASY XIII 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 XIII, 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 XIII.

Win 10 64%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 64.19%
Windows 7 35.64%
Windows Vista 0.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 22.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.06%
Windows 8.1 16.81%
Windows 10 Pro 12.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.09%
  France 5.35%
  Germany 5.35%
  United Kingdom 5.09%
  Canada 3.13%
  Italy 2.87%
  Australia 1.96%
  Belgium 1.83%
  Singapore 1.44%
  Indonesia 1.04%
  Brazil 0.91%
  Japan 0.91%
  Norway 0.78%
  Sweden 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 24.37%
Hewlett-Packard 19.00%
Dell 14.34%
Lenovo 8.24%
Acer 8.24%
Alienware 5.73%
MSI 4.30%
Toshiba 2.51%
Medion 1.08%
Intel 0.72%
Samsung 0.72%
Common models
ASUS All Series 16.38%
MSI MS-7917 3.88%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.02%
LENOVO 20378 3.02%
MSI MS-7821 2.59%
MSI MS-7693 2.16%

About (from Square Enix)

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


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