84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Need for Speed Most Wanted?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #4,842
United States Rank #5,126
Reach 0.1069%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.59 days
371.28 days >
Average installed length: 195.08 days


VersionDistribution 88.04% 0.05%
1.3 0.57% 3.18% 8.16%

Other programs by Electronic Arts

Need for Speed Most Wanted


Need for Speed Most Wanted is a software program developed by Electronic Arts. 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 primary executable is named nfs13.exe. The setup package generally installs about 66 files and is usually about 6.24 MB (6,544,814 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 42% of users of Need for Speed Most Wanted come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com/de
Help link: europe.ea.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Origin Games\Need for Speed(TM) Most Wanted\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\EAInstaller\Need for Speed(TM) Most Wanted\Cleanup.exe" uninstall_game -autologging -keepMaintenanceLog
Estimated size: 6.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Need for Speed Most Wanted

Program executable:nfs13.exe
Name:Need for Speed™ Most Wanted
Path:C:\Program Files\origin games\need for speed(tm) most wanted\nfs13.exe
Additional files:
  • GDFBinary_cs_CZ.dll - Need for Speed(TM) Most Wanted (Game Definition File resources)
  • GDFBinary_de_DE.dll
  • GDFBinary_en_US.dll
  • GDFBinary_es_ES.dll
  • GDFBinary_fr_FR.dll
  • GDFBinary_it_IT.dll
  • GDFBinary_ja_JP.dll
  • GDFBinary_nl_NL.dll
  • GDFBinary_pl_PL.dll
  • GDFBinary_zh_TW.dll
  • Cleanup.exe - EA Installer Cleanup
  • Touchup.exe - EA Installer Touchup
  • need for speed_most wanted v1.5 plus 8 trainer.exe (by 3DMGAME) - Need For Speed_Most Wanted v1.0 Plus 8 Trainer ([email protected] Presents - Need For Speed_Most Wanted v1.0 Plus 8 Trainer)
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator (x86)
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator (TocaEdit X360 Controller Emulator)
  • x360ce_x64.exe (by TocaEdit)
  • d3d9.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries mod
  • trainer+9 need for speed most wanted 2012 ver. by {maxtre}.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • NFS13.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DFD4EA5D-E418-4DAB-BC5A-F208C8B0D255}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Need for Speed Most Wanted?

You can uninstall Need for Speed Most Wanted 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™ Most Wanted, 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 Most Wanted.

Win 10 63%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 63.27%
Windows 7 36.45%
Windows Vista 0.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 23.88%
Windows 10 Pro 18.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.85%
Windows 8.1 8.42%
Windows 7 Professional 6.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.71%
  Germany 12.44%
  United Kingdom 5.22%
  France 4.98%
  Italy 3.81%
  Canada 2.37%
  Netherlands 2.33%
  Poland 2.17%
  Brazil 1.85%
  Sweden 1.81%
  Russia 1.73%
  DK 1.41%
  Australia 1.32%
  Austria 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.06%
Hewlett-Packard 18.52%
Acer 15.14%
Dell 10.57%
Lenovo 8.39%
Alienware 3.81%
Toshiba 3.59%
Medion 3.16%
MSI 3.05%
Samsung 1.31%
Intel 1.20%
Common models
ASUS All Series 19.14%
MSI MS-7821 3.30%
MSI MS-7693 2.97%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.64%
MSI MS-7817 2.15%
MSI MS-7816 2.15%

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


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.