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Should I remove Need For Speed SHIFT?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
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1.00.0000 27.27% 9.09%

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Need For Speed SHIFT

What is Need For Speed SHIFT?

Need For Speed SHIFT is a video game distributed through EA's Origin digital distribution and digital rights management content delivery system.

About  (from Electronic Arts)

Need for Speed SHIFT is an award-winning authentic racing game that combines the true driver’s experience with real-world physics, pixel-perfect car models, and a wide range of authentic race tracks. Need for Speed SHIFT takes players in a different direction to create a simulation experience that replicates the true f...  Read more


Need For Speed SHIFT is a software program developed by Electronic Arts. The most common release is 1.00.0000, with over 42% 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 primary executable is named shift.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 4.7 MB (4,927,521 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 18% of users of Need For Speed SHIFT come from the United States, it is also popular in Thailand and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com/need-for-speed-shift
Help link: www.electronicarts.ru
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\Need For Speed SHIFT\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\Need For Speed SHIFT\Uninstall\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.7 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Need For Speed SHIFT

Program executable:shift.exe
Name:Need for Speed™ SHIFT
Path:C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\Need For Speed SHIFT\shift.exe
Additional files:
  • nfs13.exe - Need for Speed SHIFT
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • GDFBinary.dll
  • rld.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • shift.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F97F016C-FF8C-489B-BCBF-6DD891E1B832}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Need For Speed SHIFT?

Quickly and completely remove Need For Speed SHIFT from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Need For Speed SHIFT 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Need For Speed SHIFT, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 SHIFT.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win XP 14%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.55%
Windows 8 31.82%
Windows XP 13.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.05%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.52%
Windows 8 Single Language 4.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.18%
  Thailand 9.09%
  India 9.09%
  Germany 9.09%
  Malaysia 9.09%
  Hong Kong 4.55%
  BH 4.55%
  UA 4.55%
  MV 4.55%
  Argentina 4.55%
  Iran 4.55%
  Italy 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  Peru 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Acer 22.22%
Dell 11.11%
MSI 11.11%
Medion 5.56%
Lenovo 5.56%
Alienware 5.56%
ASUS 5.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 12.50%
Medion E5218 6.25%
LENOVO 20202 6.25%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 6.25%
HP 14 Notebook PC 6.25%

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (EA) is developer & publisher of video games who develops & publishes games under several labels including EA Sports titles, Irritate NFL, FIFA Soccer & NBA Jam.
Publisher URL: www.ea.com


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