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Should I remove Minecraft?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,818
United States Rank #19,806
Reach 0.0135%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.75 days
553.05 days >
Average installed length: 290.58 days



Minecraft1.8 is a program developed by TeamExtreme. 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 installer includes 8 files and is usually about 2.14 MB (2,242,576 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 35% of users of Minecraft come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and BG.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\.minecraft\minecraft launcher
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\.minecraft\minecraft launcher\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Minecraft1.8

  • Minecraft Launcher.exe - TeamExtreme Minecraft Launcher (1.8.1 Minecraft Launcher)
  • options.json
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Minecraft Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D54ECC6D-7369-4E17-89FE-96E7CCBD1ECE}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Minecraft?

You can uninstall Minecraft 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 Minecraft1.8, 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 Minecraft.

Win 10 64%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 63.81%
Windows 7 34.33%
Windows Vista 1.12%
Windows XP 0.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 23.60%
Windows 10 Pro 19.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.60%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.36%
Windows 7 Professional 5.24%
Windows 8.1 4.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.64%
  Italy 8.82%
  BG 6.86%
  Germany 6.21%
  Turkey 6.21%
  United Kingdom 4.25%
  Brazil 2.61%
  France 2.61%
  Canada 2.29%
  Netherlands 2.29%
  Czech Republic 1.63%
  Hungary 1.63%
  Sweden 1.63%
  RS 1.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.16%
ASUS 23.87%
Hewlett-Packard 14.19%
Lenovo 13.55%
Dell 10.97%
MSI 2.58%
Intel 1.29%
Samsung 1.29%
Toshiba 1.29%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.98%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.33%
LENOVO 20351 2.33%
MSI MS-7788 2.33%
Acer Aspire TC-605 1.55%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.55%


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