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Should I remove Minecraft?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,198
United States Rank #794
Reach 0.5777%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.04 days
443.58 days >
Average installed length: 233.07 days


1.14.2 0.02%
1.10 0.05%
1.8.9 0.01% 0.50% 97.20% 0.13% 0.55% 1.54%



Minecraft is a software program developed by Mojang. 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 setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 2.21 MB (2,314,240 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of Minecraft come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: minecraft.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\minecraft
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1C16BCA3-EBC1-49F6-8623-8FBFB9CCC872}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.21 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Minecraft

  • minecraftlauncher.exe - Minecraft (Minecraft launcher)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • minecraftlauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DD0DDE8D-DCA6-4755-81C2-239A40DD7CC9}' (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 Minecraft, 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 82%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 81.67%
Windows 7 17.53%
Windows Vista 0.54%
Windows XP 0.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 50.83%
Windows 10 Pro 17.94%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.75%
Windows 8.1 5.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.11%
Windows 7 Professional 3.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.41%
  United Kingdom 4.75%
  Germany 4.61%
  France 3.53%
  Italy 3.10%
  Netherlands 2.23%
  Canada 1.94%
  Australia 1.36%
  Norway 0.93%
  Sweden 0.90%
  Spain 0.82%
  DK 0.72%
  Brazil 0.70%
  Poland 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.33%
ASUS 16.93%
Acer 15.42%
Dell 14.04%
Lenovo 9.14%
Toshiba 5.61%
MSI 3.24%
Alienware 2.33%
Samsung 1.51%
Medion 0.91%
Intel 0.63%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.52%
HP HP Notebook 4.06%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.63%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.95%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 2.71%
MSI MS-7693 2.56%


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