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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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Galactic Civilizations III


Galactic Civilizations III is a software program developed by Stardock Entertainment. The primary executable is named galciv3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 76 files and is usually about 9.66 MB (10,124,709 bytes). The installed file Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 64% of users of Galactic Civilizations III come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.galciv3.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Galactic Civilizations III
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/226860
Estimated size: 9.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Galactic Civilizations III

Program executable:galciv3.exe
Name:Galactic Civilizations III
Path:C:\gry\galactic civilizations iii\galciv3.exe
Additional files:
  • GC3Base.exe - Galactic Civilizations III
  • raptfix.dll - Ashes of the Singularity
  • StardockLauncher.exe - Stardock Game Launcher
  • Updater.exe - Game Launcher Updater
  • SDCR64.exe - Stardock CrashLog64
  • TachyonOverlay64.dll - Tachyon Overlay (Tachyon Overlay DLL)
  • rmGalCiv3Prefs.exe - delete_prefs (Remove GalCiv3 prefs.ini file)
  • SDActivate.exe - Activate (Product Activation)
  • tachyon.exe - Tachyon
  • tachyon_api64.dll - Tachyon API
  • tachyon_html.exe - Tachyon HTML
  • mss64.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • bink2w64.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • steam_api64.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • DXAtlasDLL.dll
  • DXAtlasWin.exe

How do I remove Galactic Civilizations III?

You can uninstall Galactic Civilizations III 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 Galactic Civilizations III, 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 Galactic Civilizations III.

Win 10 76%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 76.38%
Windows 7 23.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 41.73%
Windows 10 Pro 16.93%
Windows 8.1 12.99%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.63%
Windows 7 Professional 7.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.74%
  United Kingdom 7.65%
  Germany 3.12%
  Australia 2.83%
  France 2.55%
  DK 2.55%
  Canada 2.55%
  Sweden 2.27%
  Belgium 1.42%
  Brazil 1.13%
  Norway 1.13%
  Finland 1.13%
  Netherlands 1.13%
  Hong Kong 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 24.11%
Hewlett-Packard 15.18%
Dell 11.61%
Alienware 10.71%
Lenovo 8.93%
Acer 8.04%
MSI 7.14%
Intel 2.68%
Toshiba 2.68%
Medion 0.89%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.95%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.33%
ASUSTeK G751JY 2.33%
Dell XPS 8700 2.33%
LENOVO 20378 2.33%
MSI MS-7821 2.33%

About (from Stardock Entertainment, Inc.)

We're best known for computer programs that allow a user to modify or extend a graphical user interface as well as personal computer games, particularly strategy games such as Galactic Civilizations™, Sins of a Solar Empire™, Fallen Enchantress and more.
Publisher URL: www.stardock.com


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