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Houdini 3


Houdini 3 is a software program developed by ChessBase GmbH. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 26 files and is usually about 842.21 KB (862,427 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 48% of users of Houdini 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.chessbase.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ChessBase\ChessProgram13\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{34FF8F6E-0F0E-42AD-8C9F-90AFC75F29FC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 842.21 KB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by Houdini 3

  • chess32.dll - ChessBase GmbH Chess Engine Protocol (Chess Engine Protocol for ChessBase and Fritz)
  • chessres.dll - ChessRes Dynamic Link Library
  • frameres.dll - FrameRes Dynamic Link Library
  • fritz chess benchmark.exe - Fritz Chess Benchmark
  • chessprogram13.exe - ChessProgram 13 UI (ChessProgram 13)
  • sview3.dll - SView Library (SView)
  • chessbaseadmintool.exe - AdminTool (ChessBase Admin Tool)
  • device32.dll - DeviceLi
  • tbaccess.dll - Tablebas
  • textures3.dll - Textures
  • chessbasefontsetup.exe - ChessBase Font Installer
  • expressionencoder.dll

How do I remove Houdini 3?

Quickly and completely remove Houdini 3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Houdini 3 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Houdini 3, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Houdini 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 9%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.55%
Windows Vista 18.18%
Windows 8 18.18%
Windows XP 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.36%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.18%
Windows 8.1 9.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 4.55%
Windows 7 Starter 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.48%
  Germany 21.21%
  Russia 6.06%
  United Kingdom 6.06%
  France 3.03%
  Australia 3.03%
  IQ 3.03%
  Spain 3.03%
  Netherlands 3.03%
  DK 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.29%
ASUS 23.53%
Dell 11.76%
Medion 11.76%
Acer 11.76%
Lenovo 5.88%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-7365 5.00%
Medion X6816 5.00%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 5.00%
ASUSTeK K53E 5.00%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2302es 5.00%
ARLT Computer Produkte Gm... 5.00%

About (from ChessBase GmbH)

If there is one place to play online chess, this is it! On Playchess.
Publisher URL: www.chessbase.com


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