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Should I remove Magic The Gathering?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,311
United States Rank #28,891
Reach 0.0036%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 575.39 days
1223.80 days >
Average installed length: 643.01 days


3.201 100.00%

Magic The Gathering


Magic The Gathering is a software program developed by Wizards of the Coast. 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 Magic.exe. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 815.81 KB (835,386 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 55% of users of Magic The Gathering come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.WizardsoftheCoast.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MagicTG\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6463EA8A-08AE-48BB-A921-A570CA34F28B}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 815.81 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Magic The Gathering

Program executable:Magic.exe
Name:Magic: The Gathering - Manalink
Magic:The Gathering - Manalink v2.00 alpha
Path:C:\Program Files\MagicTG\Magic.exe
Additional files:
  • Magic.exe (by MicroProse) - Magic: The Gathering Duels of the Planeswalker (Magic:The Gathering version 3)
  • Manalink.exe (by MicroProse Software) - MicroProse Software, Inc. manalink (manalink)
  • MTGLauncher.exe - AutoPlay Media Studio 6.0 Runtime (AutoPlay Application)
  • DeckDLL.dll (by MicroProse Software) - Manalink 2.00 alpha DeckBuilder (DeckBuilder DLL)
  • Shandalar.exe (by MicroProse) - MTG Duel (Magic:The Gathering Duel)
  • Cardartlib.dll
  • CdTools.dll
  • Drawcardlib.dll
  • MSVCRT.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C Runtime Library)
  • Deck.exe
  • Facemaker.exe
  • Gcconn.dll
  • Magsnd.dll
  • Magvid.dll
  • ManalinkEh.dll
  • ManalinkEx.dll - Manalink Code Extender
  • ManalinkInterface.dll - MicroProse Software, Inc. ManalinkInterface (ManalinkInterface)
  • Msvcrtd.dll (by Microsoft)
  • Statwin.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ManaLink.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Magic\ManaLink.exe'.

How do I remove Magic The Gathering?

You can uninstall Magic The Gathering 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 Magic The Gathering, 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 Magic The Gathering.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.42%
Windows 10 19.72%
Windows Vista 5.63%
Windows XP 4.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.14%
Windows 10 Home 8.57%
Windows 7 Professional 8.57%
Windows 8.1 8.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.06%
  Canada 3.37%
  France 3.37%
  Poland 3.37%
  Australia 2.25%
  Brazil 2.25%
  Germany 2.25%
  DK 2.25%
  Spain 2.25%
  United Kingdom 2.25%
  Ireland 2.25%
  Norway 2.25%
  Sweden 2.25%
  Argentina 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.11%
Acer 15.56%
Dell 11.11%
Alienware 11.11%
ASUS 6.67%
Lenovo 6.67%
MSI 4.44%
Toshiba 4.44%
Gateway 2.22%
American Megatrends 2.22%
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