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Should I remove NC Launcher GameForge?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #24,498
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.51 days
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Average installed length: 488.39 days

NC Launcher GameForge

What is NC Launcher GameForge?  (from NCsoft)

The NCSOFT Launcher lets you launch NCSOFT GameForge games, download new NCSOFT games, automatically download game updates without interrupting your gameplay, and keep up with the latest NCSOFT news. Updates are automatically managed by the NCSOFT Launcher using trickle technology so you can continue playing while the ...  Read more


NC Launcher GameForge is a software program developed by NCsoft. 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 NCLauncher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 4.27 MB (4,473,509 bytes). The installed file NCUpdater.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 28% of users of NC Launcher GameForge come from Germany, it is also popular in France and the United States.
NC Launcher GameForge has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.plaync.co.kr
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GameForge\NCLauncher
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\GameForge\NCLauncher\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NC Launcher GameForge

Program executable:NCLauncher.exe
Name:NCLauncher Module
Path:C:\Program Files\GameForge\NCLauncher\NCLauncher.exe
Additional files:
  • NCUpdater.dll - NCUpdater Dynamic Link Library
  • UserSysInfoCollector.exe - UserSysInfoCollector (UserSystemInformationCollector)
  • NCLauncher.exe - NCLauncher Module
  • Uninstall.exe - NC Launcher (NC Launcher Installer)
  • d3d9.dll
  • dxgi.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • NCLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{861FC4EB-96C1-42F4-AAE5-DCBC2B0B2500}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • NCLauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GameforgeLive\Games\DEU_deu\AION\NCLauncher.exe'.

How do I remove NC Launcher GameForge?

You can uninstall NC Launcher GameForge 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 NC Launcher (GameForge), 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 NC Launcher GameForge.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.45%
Windows 10 6.94%
Windows Vista 3.74%
Windows XP 2.75%
Windows Server 2003 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.69%
Windows 7 Professional 9.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.10%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.10%
Windows 10 Home 2.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.07% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 28.07%
  France 23.94%
  United States 7.40%
  United Kingdom 4.57%
  Italy 3.70%
  Belgium 3.16%
  Poland 2.39%
  Sweden 2.29%
  Austria 1.96%
  Spain 1.96%
  Switzerland 1.74%
  Finland 1.52%
  Netherlands 1.31%
  DK 1.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.63%
ASUS 16.77%
Hewlett-Packard 15.71%
Dell 12.95%
Toshiba 3.61%
Samsung 2.12%
Lenovo 1.70%
Alienware 1.70%
Medion 1.70%
American Megatrends 1.06%
Intel 0.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.29%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.86%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.50%
ASUS All Series 2.14%
Dell XPS 8300 2.14%


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