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4% remove it96% keep it
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Average installed length: 25.17 days


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Need For Speed Rivals

What is Need For Speed Rivals?

This is a repack of the original version of the game which may violate the games copyright policy.


Need For Speed Rivals is a program developed by Black Box. 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 main program executable is nfs14.exe. The software installer includes 56 files and is usually about 8.71 MB (9,133,056 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 16% of users of Need For Speed Rivals come from India, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ggamez.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\need for speed rivals
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Need For Speed Rivals\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 8.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Need For Speed Rivals

Program executable:nfs14.exe
Name:Need for Speed™ Rivals
Path:C:\Program Files\need for speed rivals\nfs14.exe
Additional files:
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • GDFBinary_zh_TW.dll (by Electronic Arts) - Need for Speed(TM) Rivals (Game Definition File resources)
  • GDFBinary_zh_TW_64.dll (by Electronic Arts)
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • nfs14_x86.3dm.dll (by www.3dmgame.com)
  • uninstall.exe - uninstall
  • Engine.BuildInfo_Win32_retail.dll
  • Engine.BuildInfo_Win64_retail.dll
  • nfs14.3dm.dll
  • ControllerManager.dll (by Microsoft Xbox Accessories Test Tools Group) - ControllerManager (ControllerManager: Controller Management Layer for Test Tools)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • msvcp110.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2012 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr110.dll
  • NFS14_x86.exe
  • XGamepad.dll (by Microsoft Xbox Accessories Test Tool Group) - XGamepad (XGamepad Gamepad API)
  • dinput8.dll
  • dotNetFx45_Full_setup.exe - Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 (Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Setup)
  • GDFBinary_de_DE.dll
  • GDFBinary_de_DE_64.dll
  • GDFBinary_en_US.dll
  • GDFBinary_en_US_64.dll
  • GDFBinary_es_ES.dll
  • GDFBinary_es_ES_64.dll
  • GDFBinary_fr_FR.dll
  • GDFBinary_fr_FR_64.dll
  • GDFBinary_it_IT.dll
  • GDFBinary_it_IT_64.dll
  • GDFBinary_ja_JP.dll
  • GDFBinary_ja_JP_64.dll
  • GDFBinary_nl_NL.dll
  • GDFBinary_nl_NL_64.dll
  • GDFBinary_pl_PL.dll
  • GDFBinary_pl_PL_64.dll
  • GDFBinary_pt_BR.dll
  • GDFBinary_pt_BR_64.dll
  • GDFBinary_ru_RU.dll
  • GDFBinary_ru_RU_64.dll
  • msdia80.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® Debug Information Accessor)
  • Need for Speed Rivals v1.0 +12 Trainer.exe (by 3DMGAME)
  • Need for Speed Rivals V1.2 86x Trainer +7.EXE
  • Need for Speed_Rivals v1.0- Plus 14 Trainer x64.exe (by 3DMGAME)
  • Need for Speed_Rivals v1.0- Plus 14 Trainer x86.exe
  • NFS14_x86_fixed.exe
  • ODBC32.DLL - Microsoft Open Database Connectivity (Microsoft ODBC Driver Manager)
  • RldOrigin.dll
  • RldOrigin_x64.dll
  • Setup.exe
  • Trainer+7 Need For Speed Rivals.Deluxe Edition.v by {MaxTre}.EXE
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • x360ce_x64.exe (by TocaEdit) - TocaEdit X360 Controller Emulator
  • xinput1_1.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com)
  • xinput1_2.dll - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator (x64)
  • XInputTest.exe
  • xlive.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • NFS14_x86.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BF5E13D2-4991-4F81-8336-D8A0933209E6}' (runs on registration).
  • NFS14.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4D8EC819-7287-4002-888E-6E39494773D6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Need For Speed Rivals?

You can uninstall Need For Speed Rivals 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 Need For Speed Rivals, 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 Need For Speed Rivals.

Win 10 55%
Win 7 7%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.13%
Windows 7 44.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.63%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.82%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.55%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 8.55%
Windows 8 Pro 6.84%
Windows 8.1 5.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

15.89% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 15.89%
  United States 7.48%
  France 7.01%
  Iran 5.61%
  Turkey 5.14%
  Malaysia 4.67%
  Egypt 4.21%
  Brazil 3.74%
  DZ 3.74%
  Saudi Arabia 3.27%
  Czech Republic 2.80%
  Canada 1.87%
  Germany 1.87%
  Hungary 1.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.12%
ASUS 17.75%
Acer 15.98%
Dell 14.20%
Lenovo 9.47%
MSI 3.55%
Samsung 2.37%
Alienware 2.37%
Toshiba 2.37%
Intel 1.18%
Sony 1.18%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 5.47%
ASUS All Series 4.69%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.13%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.13%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.13%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 3.13%


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