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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,884
United States Rank #2,379
Reach 0.2065%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.82 days
761.62 days >
Average installed length: 400.17 days

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Mount & Blade: Warband

What is Mount & Blade: Warband?

Mount & Blade: Warband is the first sequel to the action role-playing video game Mount & Blade. Warband expands on the original game by introducing a sixth faction increasing the political options, allowing players to start their own faction, and incorporating multiplayer modes.

About  (from Taleworlds Entertainment)

Mount & Blade: Warband is an action RPG that utilizes medieval weapons, units, combat techniques—especially cavalry—and strategy exclusively. It does not feature magic. It is a standalone expansion of the original game's universe and play mechanics, meaning that the original Mount & Blade game is not necessary for play...  Read more


Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is binkplay.exe. The software installer includes 82 files and is usually about 1.86 MB (1,948,232 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.taleworlds.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\GAMES\STEAM\steamapps\common\MountBlade Warband
Uninstaller: "C:\GAMES\STEAM\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/48700
Estimated size: 1.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mount & Blade: Warband

Program executable:binkplay.exe
Bink Video
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\mountblade warband\binkplay.exe
Additional files:
  • mb_warband.exe - Mount&Blade: Warband
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • crpg_beta.exe (by cmpxchg8b) - cRPG Beta
  • cRPGLauncher.exe (by Donkey Crew) - cRPGLauncher (cRPG Launcher)
  • mb_warband_old.exe
  • Uninstal.exe
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • BattleSizer.exe
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • crpg_beta_fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD (FMOD Ex Sound System)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • mb_warband_dedicated.exe
  • mbw_workshop_uploader.exe
  • msvcp100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll (by Microsoft)
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • WSELib.dll
  • WSELibDedicated.dll
  • WSELibNoSSE.dll
  • WSELoader.exe
  • WSELoaderServer.exe
  • avutil-51.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3d9.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries mod
  • D3DCompiler_43.dll - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll
  • d3dx9_26.dll
  • dbghelp.dll - Windows Image Helper
  • dinput8.dll
  • dxgi.dll
  • Floris Mod Pack 254 Installer-3489-2-54.exe (by Floris Dev Team) - Floris Mod Pack (The installer for the Floris Mod Pack 2.54)
  • fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies)
  • fmodex_old.dll - FMOD Ex (FMOD Ex SoundSystem)
  • GameRecoOverlaySync.dll (by ©GameReco) - ©GameReco Overlay Sync (GvcOverlaySync)
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • mb_warband_upgrade_1100_to_1153.exe
  • MbHook.dll
  • MbLauncherRegistrator.exe
  • mbreg_fianna_proper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{937A09D9-D007-41CC-89EA-5EF931BF50D0}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
  • SteamTmp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • mb_warband.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\MountBlade Warband\mb_warband.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cdn-178-79-196-253.pmo.llnw.net ( port 80).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to (port 27017).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net ( port 27018).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to (port 27030).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net ( port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:36.47 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0126768236%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00708749%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00558933%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:30,822,598
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:633.64 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:29.26 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:133.94 MB
Total CPU:0.0102767425%
Kernel CPU:0.00678770%
User CPU:0.00348904%
CPU cycles/sec:40,148,848
I/O reads/min:2.45 MB
I/O writes/min:420.91 KB
Memory:230.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
User CPU:0.00107566%
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB

How do I remove Mount & Blade: Warband?

You can uninstall Mount & Blade: Warband 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 Mount & Blade: Warband, 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 Mount & Blade: Warband.

Win 10 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 49.95%
Windows 7 48.48%
Windows Vista 0.98%
Windows XP 0.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.12%
Windows 10 Home 17.15%
Windows 8.1 16.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.42%
Windows 7 Professional 6.60%
Windows 10 Pro 6.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.34%
  United Kingdom 8.48%
  Canada 4.19%
  Germany 3.11%
  Australia 2.84%
  France 2.83%
  DK 1.93%
  Sweden 1.91%
  Netherlands 1.67%
  Norway 1.48%
  Turkey 1.48%
  Poland 1.25%
  Finland 1.01%
  Brazil 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.54%
ASUS 18.84%
Acer 14.10%
Dell 12.78%
Lenovo 7.38%
Toshiba 5.50%
Alienware 4.89%
MSI 3.85%
Samsung 1.64%
Intel 0.85%
Medion 0.52%
Common models
ASUS All Series 16.20%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.99%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.55%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.46%
MSI MS-7693 2.38%
LENOVO 20217 2.20%


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