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Should I remove InstallShieldHiRezCurrent?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,453
United States Rank #14,546
Reach 0.0160%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.36 days
140.63 days >
Average installed length: 73.89 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%



InstallShieldHiRezCurrent is a software program developed by Hi-Rez Studios. 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 primary executable is named VideoCardCompatibility.exe. The setup package generally installs about 47 files and is usually about 78.65 MB (82,474,016 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 48% of users of InstallShieldHiRezCurrent come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Hi-RezStudios.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hi-Rez Studios
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9433FC1C-7405-433C-A26D-81076293BBCE}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 78.65 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by InstallShieldHiRezCurrent

Program executable:VideoCardCompatibility.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Hi-Rez Studios\VideoCardCompatibility.exe
Additional files:
  • HiRezGamesDiagAndSupport.exe (by Hewlett-Packard Company) - HiRezGamesDiagAndSupport
  • HirezGameNotifier.exe (by Hewlett-Packard Company) - HirezGameNotifier
  • HirezLauncherUI.exe - HirezLauncherUI
  • PortalAccess.dll - PortalAccess
  • HirezUtils.dll - HiPatch (HirezUtils)
  • HiManagedBridge.dll
  • VideoCardCompatibility.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • HirezLauncherUI.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AE1FE26D-E9A8-43BF-AB83-3764344173EB}' (runs on registration).

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Or, you can uninstall InstallShieldHiRezCurrent 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 InstallShieldHiRezCurrent, 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 InstallShieldHiRezCurrent.

Win 8 74%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 74.34%
Windows 7 25.22%
Windows Vista 0.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 34.96%
Windows 10 Pro 15.93%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.18%
Windows 8.1 10.18%
Windows 7 Professional 4.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.84%
  Canada 5.40%
  United Kingdom 4.32%
  Australia 3.60%
  Germany 2.88%
  Italy 2.88%
  France 2.16%
  Russia 2.16%
  Sweden 2.16%
  Belgium 1.80%
  Norway 1.80%
  Czech Republic 1.44%
  DK 1.44%
  Netherlands 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.31%
ASUS 15.52%
Acer 13.79%
Dell 12.07%
Lenovo 7.76%
MSI 4.31%
Alienware 4.31%
Toshiba 4.31%
Intel 3.45%
Samsung 1.72%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.60%
MSI MS-7821 4.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.20%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.40%
Acer Aspire V3-551 1.60%
HP 15 Notebook PC 1.60%

About (from Hi-Rez Studios)

Our talented development team consists of industry-proven concept, character, environment, and technical artists, animators, designers, and programmers.
Publisher URL: www.hirezstudios.com


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