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Should I remove Metal Slug 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,356
United States Rank #6,182
Reach 0.0573%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.25 days
150.28 days >
Average installed length: 78.96 days

Metal Slug 3

What is Metal Slug 3?

This is a retro PC video game distributed DRM-free through the DotEmu portal.

About  (from DotEmu)

The legendary NEOGEO 2D action shooting masterpiece “METAL SLUG 3” heads out to iPhone devices! Use various weapons and slugs to fight your way through and survive on the battlefield!!


Metal Slug 3 is a program developed by DotEmu. 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 main program executable is mslug3.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 263.67 MB (276,479,043 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 58% of users of Metal Slug 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dotemu.com/en/download-game/4346/metal-slug-3-ios
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Metal Slug 3
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/250180
Estimated size: 263.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Metal Slug 3

Program executable:mslug3.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Metal Slug 3\mslug3.exe
Additional files:
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • libcocos2d.dll
  • libCocosDenshion.dll
  • D3Dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • dinput8.dll
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libtiff.dll
  • pthreadVCE2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • SDL.dll
  • SDL_mixer.dll
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • mslug3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Metal Slug 3\mslug3.exe'.

How do I remove Metal Slug 3?

Quickly and completely remove Metal Slug 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 Metal Slug 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 Metal Slug 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 Metal Slug 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.24%
Windows 8 37.17%
Windows Vista 0.44%
Windows XP 0.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.06%
Windows 8.1 19.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.89%
Windows 7 Professional 9.96%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.08%
Windows 8 2.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.04%
  United Kingdom 5.36%
  France 5.25%
  Australia 4.22%
  Canada 4.10%
  Brazil 2.74%
  Germany 2.17%
  Sweden 1.37%
  Italy 1.25%
  New Zealand 1.03%
  Japan 1.03%
  Spain 1.03%
  Netherlands 0.91%
  Finland 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 22.51%
Hewlett-Packard 20.51%
Acer 12.82%
Dell 12.25%
Alienware 5.13%
Lenovo 4.84%
MSI 3.70%
Samsung 3.70%
Toshiba 3.42%
Intel 1.42%
Apple 0.85%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.00%
MSI MS-7821 5.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.73%
MSI MS-7816 2.73%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.27%
MSI MS-7751 2.27%

About (from DotEmu)

Retrogaming is not dead! Since 2007, DotEmu has allowed retrogaming fans to find and download more than 300 games of yesteryear on iPhone, iPad, Android, PC, Mac and other platforms.
Publisher URL: www.dotemu.com


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