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7% remove it93% keep it
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Football Manager 2008


Football Manager 2008 is a software program developed by Sports Interactive. 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 setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 72.57 MB (76,094,144 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 31% of users of Football Manager 2008 come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in Italy and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sigames.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2008
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2008\Uninstall_Football Manager 2008\Uninstall Football Manager 2008.exe"
Estimated size: 72.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Football Manager 2008

  • fm2008_802_boxed-pc.exe - Football Manager Patch Installer
  • fm.exe - Football Manager 2008
  • data editor.exe - FM 2008 Data Editor

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • fm.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9E7D9F78-26DB-4023-9188-E5F09BDEA1F4}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • fm.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2008\fm.exe'.

How do I remove Football Manager 2008?

You can uninstall Football Manager 2008 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 Football Manager 2008, 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 Football Manager 2008.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 43.33%
Windows 10 29.17%
Windows Vista 15.83%
Windows XP 11.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 10 Home 12.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.67%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.95% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 30.95%
  Italy 12.70%
  United States 10.32%
  France 7.14%
  Portugal 5.56%
  RS 3.17%
  Indonesia 3.17%
  Poland 3.17%
  Belgium 2.38%
  Spain 2.38%
  Germany 2.38%
  MK 1.59%
  Australia 1.59%
  Romania 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.33%
ASUS 17.33%
Dell 16.00%
Acer 16.00%
Lenovo 10.67%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Samsung 2.67%
Toshiba 2.67%
Common models
ASUS All Series 1.98%
ASUSTeK K55VM 1.98%
ASUSTeK K53SV 1.98%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq CQ... 1.98%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.98%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.98%


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