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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,971
United States Rank #12,097
Reach 0.0616%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.59 days
636.78 days >
Average installed length: 334.58 days


VersionDistribution 0.74% 0.08% 99.18%

Max Payne 3

What is Max Payne 3?  (from Rockstar Games)

For Max Payne, the tragedies that took his loved ones years ago are wounds that refuse to heal. No longer a cop, close to washed up and addicted to pain killers, Max takes a job in Sao Paulo, Brazil, protecting the family of wealthy real estate mogul Rodrigo Branco, in an effort to finally escape his troubled past. But...  Read more


Max Payne 3 is a software program developed by Rockstar Games. The most common release is, 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 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 MaxPayne3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 56 files and is usually about 34.45 MB (36,120,612 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 20% of users of Max Payne 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.maxpayne.com
Help link: support.rockstargames.com
Installation folder: C:\Max Payne 3
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1AA94747-3BF6-4237-9E1A-7B3067738FE1}\Setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0415 -removeonly
Estimated size: 34.45 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Max Payne 3

Program executable:MaxPayne3.exe
Name:Max Payne 3
Additional files:
  • PlayMaxPayne3.exe - Max Payne 3 Auto-Updater (PlayMaxPayne3)
  • UninstallMaxPayne3_DLC.exe - Max Payne 3 DLC Manager
  • MaxPayne3.exe - Max Payne 3
  • mplll.exe
  • CommunicationNet.dll (by Protexis) - CommunicationNet
  • SecureDownloadAPI.dll (by arvato digital services llc) - SecureDownloadAPI
  • gsrld.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • mp3c.dll
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PlayMaxPayne3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1CAEE476-2CB1-4754-B138-53943587F3DE}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • MaxPayne3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Max Payne 3\MaxPayne3.exe'.

How do I remove Max Payne 3?

You can uninstall Max Payne 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Max Payne 3, 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 Max Payne 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.75%
Windows 10 20.95%
Windows Vista 1.56%
Windows XP 0.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.22%
Windows 7 Professional 10.73%
Windows 8.1 4.46%
Windows 8 Pro 3.63%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.31%
  Germany 16.00%
  France 8.39%
  Canada 3.29%
  Italy 3.14%
  Netherlands 3.06%
  Brazil 2.75%
  Poland 2.59%
  United Kingdom 2.59%
  Australia 2.51%
  India 2.51%
  Finland 2.27%
  Spain 1.96%
  Sweden 1.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 17.56%
ASUS 16.42%
Hewlett-Packard 14.15%
Dell 13.82%
Medion 3.58%
Alienware 2.60%
Samsung 1.95%
Intel 1.79%
Lenovo 1.63%
Toshiba 1.46%
MSI 1.30%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.10%
MSI MS-7751 3.05%
Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 2.71%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.71%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.71%
MSI MS-7758 2.37%

About Rockstar Games

Rockstar Games is a video game developer/publisher owned by Take-Two Interactive and is mostly known for Grand Theft Auto, Max Payne, and Red Dead, series and the use of open world, free roaming settings in their games.
Publisher URL: www.rockstargames.com


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