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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 #14,754
United States Rank #23,716
Reach 0.0191%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.31 days
422.16 days >
Average installed length: 221.81 days


1.00.0000 16.18%
1.0.0 83.82%

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Gothic III

What is Gothic III?

Gothic III is a PC video game published by JoWooD Entertainment, now Nordic Games.


Gothic III is a program developed by JoWooD. The most used version is 1.0.0, 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 programs's main executable is gothic3.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.48 GB of memory. The software installer includes 92 files and is usually about 7.11 MB (7,455,297 bytes). kupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 22% of users of Gothic III come from Germany, it is also popular in Poland and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.jowood.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\JoWooD Productions Software AG\Gothic III
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{02B244A2-7F6A-42E8-A36F-8C385D7A1625}\setup.exe"
Estimated size: 7.11 MB
Language: Polish

Program filesFiles installed by Gothic III

Program executable:gothic3.exe
Name:Genome Gaming System
Path:C:\Program Files\jowood productions software ag\gothic iii\gothic3.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall_G3QP4PL.exe (by G3 Community) - Gothic 3 Quest Pack 4.2 z Content Mod 2.4
  • sapi_lipsync.dll (by Annosoft) - SAPI 5.1 Lipsync Console Program
  • Engine.dll (by Pluto 13 GmbH) - Genome Gaming System
  • Exporter.dll (by Pluto 13 GmbH)
  • FileSystem.dll
  • Game.dll
  • ge3dialogs.dll
  • GFC.dll
  • GUI.dll
  • Importer.dll
  • SCM.dll
  • Script.dll
  • SharedBase.dll
  • kupdate.exe (by KOCH Media Deutschland) - KOCH Auto Update (KOCH Update)
  • fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex (FMOD Ex SoundSystem)
  • lib3ds.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • kupdate.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A14F6A9F-C725-464D-8845-EAC3C56EABDE}' (runs on registration).
  • Gothic3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{77DCA498-8791-4CE8-98DD-56ED37B47178}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.48 GB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0039845598%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00348649%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00049807%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:180.61 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.66 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Gothic III?

You can uninstall Gothic 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 Gothic 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 Gothic III.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.93%
Windows 10 25.73%
Windows XP 6.63%
Windows Vista 3.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.21%
Windows 7 Professional 10.64%
Windows 8.1 9.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.65%
Windows 10 Home 4.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.34% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 22.34%
  Poland 19.80%
  United States 18.78%
  Czech Republic 6.60%
  Italy 4.31%
  France 3.55%
  Austria 2.79%
  United Kingdom 2.54%
  Slovakia 2.03%
  Romania 1.52%
  Canada 1.27%
  Hungary 1.27%
  Norway 1.27%
  Russia 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 18.09%
Hewlett-Packard 17.02%
ASUS 14.36%
Dell 10.11%
Lenovo 5.85%
Samsung 4.79%
American Megatrends 2.66%
Intel 2.66%
Toshiba 2.66%
Alienware 1.06%
MSI 1.06%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.85%
MSI MS-7693 3.08%
ASUSTeK K73SV 2.31%
ASUSTeK K50IN 2.31%
HP ProBook 4545s 2.31%
MSI MS-7752 2.31%

About JoWooD

JoWooD Entertainment AG was an Austrian computer game publisher of video games.


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