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Should I remove Football Manager 2010?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,549
United States Rank #39,867
Reach 0.0126%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.87 days
733.59 days >
Average installed length: 385.44 days


VersionDistribution 1.21% 80.65%

Football Manager 2010


Football Manager 2010 is a software program developed by Sports Interactive. The most common release 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 primary executable is named fm.exe. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 117.14 MB (122,828,665 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 2010 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 2010
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2010\Uninstall_Football Manager 2010\Desinstalar o Football Manager 2010.exe"
Estimated size: 117.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Football Manager 2010

Program executable:fm.exe
Name:Football Manager 2010
Football Manager 2010 10.0.0f80381
Path:C:\Program Files\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2010\fm.exe
Additional files:
  • activator.exe - SI Activator
  • saAudit2005MT.dll (by Uniloc USA) - saAuditD Dynamic Link Library (saAudit Dynamic Link Library)
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • IntelLaptopGamingVista.dll
  • IntelLaptopGamingXP.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • fm.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B74227B8-8563-469D-83C3-6D8C667A2C2C}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • fm.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2010\fm.exe'.

How do I remove Football Manager 2010?

You can uninstall Football Manager 2010 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 2010, 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 2010.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.26%
Windows 10 25.81%
Windows Vista 10.89%
Windows XP 6.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.34%
Windows 10 Home 10.12%
Windows 8.1 9.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.33% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 31.33%
  Italy 10.44%
  United States 9.24%
  France 6.43%
  Portugal 3.21%
  Belgium 2.41%
  Croatia 2.41%
  Finland 2.01%
  Australia 2.01%
  Sweden 2.01%
  Greece 2.01%
  Netherlands 2.01%
  Ireland 2.01%
  DK 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 24.40%
Dell 14.88%
Toshiba 7.74%
ASUS 7.14%
Samsung 5.95%
Lenovo 3.57%
Sony 2.38%
Sahara 1.19%
Intel 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.83%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.00%
ASUS All Series 2.50%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.67%
Acer Aspire Z3-615 1.67%
Dell Dell DXP061 1.67%


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