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Should I remove FTL - Advanced Edition?

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 #16,362
United States Rank #14,275
Reach 0.0158%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 88.51 days
472.47 days >
Average installed length: 248.24 days


VersionDistribution 53.53% 8.65% 37.82%

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FTL - Advanced Edition

What is FTL - Advanced Edition?

FTL is a digital video game distributed through the DRM-free GOG service and can be run from the optional download manager.


FTL - Advanced Edition is a program developed by GOG.com. The most used version is, 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 software installer includes 29 files and is usually about 201.26 MB (211,038,913 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 49% of users of FTL - Advanced Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gog.com
Installation folder: C:\GOG Games\FTL - Advanded Edition\
Uninstaller: "C:\GOG Games\FTL - Advanded Edition\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 201.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FTL - Advanced Edition

  • FTLGame.exe
  • unins001.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • goggame-1207659102.dll
  • goggame.dll
  • unins000.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FTLGame.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{41F950BF-0862-41DE-B872-6AC3D658689E}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FTLGame.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\SteamLibrary\SteamApps\common\FTL Faster Than Light\FTLGame.exe'.

How do I remove FTL - Advanced Edition?

You can uninstall FTL - Advanced Edition 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 FTL - Advanced Edition, 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 FTL - Advanced Edition.

Win 10 54%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 54.31%
Windows 7 42.17%
Windows Vista 1.92%
Windows XP 1.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.83%
Windows 8.1 17.95%
Windows 10 Home 17.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 6.41%
Windows 10 Pro 6.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.36%
  United Kingdom 5.60%
  Canada 4.83%
  France 4.33%
  Australia 3.05%
  Germany 2.54%
  DK 2.04%
  Belgium 1.78%
  Poland 1.78%
  Finland 1.53%
  Portugal 1.53%
  Netherlands 1.53%
  Russia 1.27%
  Mexico 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 22.40%
Hewlett-Packard 16.15%
Lenovo 13.02%
Acer 11.46%
Dell 7.81%
Toshiba 6.77%
MSI 4.69%
Samsung 3.65%
Alienware 1.04%
Apple 1.04%
Medion 1.04%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.80%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 3.20%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 2.40%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.40%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.40%
MSI MS-7758 1.60%

About GOG.com

GOG Limited (GOG.com) is a video game distribution service that delivers "classic" video games through its DRM-free digital platform for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.gog.com


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