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Should I remove Need for Speed Most Wanted black edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,658
United States Rank #24,315
Reach 0.0105%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 41.77 days
255.55 days >
Average installed length: 134.27 days


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Need for Speed Most Wanted black edition

What is Need for Speed Most Wanted black edition?

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


Need for Speed Most Wanted black edition is a software program developed by Electronic Arts. 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 programs's main executable is speed.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 518.66 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 2.78 MB (2,916,041 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 29% of users of Need for Speed Most Wanted black edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Need_for_Speed:_Most_Wanted_(2005_video_game)
Installation folder: C:\Jocuri\NFS MW
Uninstaller: "C:\Jocuri\NFS MW\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Jocuri\NFS MW\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 2.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Need for Speed Most Wanted black edition

Program executable:speed.exe
Path:C:\jocuri\nfs mw\speed.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • nfsmwres.exe (by ToCA EDIT) - NFSMW
  • change_language.exe (by RiPPER D) - NFS:MW MultiLanguage Patcher
  • lua5.1.dll
  • server.dll
  • Config.exe (by Slappy & unSigned Software) - Config (Nastavenia pre NFS MW)
  • d3d9.dll
  • d3dx9_26.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • Durazno.exe (by KrossX's Magical Tools) - DuraznoGUI (Durazno XInput Wrapper GUI)
  • Odinštalovať NFS-MW_SK.exe (by Naetoo, Ventil, Slappy) - Need For Speed Most Wanted SK
  • Texmod.exe
  • UninstallModLoader.exe
  • xinput1_3.dll (by KrossX's Magical Tools) - Durazno XInput Wrapper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • speed.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F1C61AD6-A800-476B-921A-EE4239A978BA}' (runs on registration).
  • nfsmwres.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D9D76A4A-65B8-46FE-A348-87CC32004DF6}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • speed.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\R.G. Mechanics\Need for Speed Most Wanted Black Edition\speed.exe'.
  • Texmod.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Tomb Raider\TombRaider.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:518.66 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0662063926%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.04644225%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01976414%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:6,514,542,432
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:146.39 MB
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Need for Speed Most Wanted black edition?

Quickly and completely remove Need for Speed Most Wanted (black edition) 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 Most Wanted black edition 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 Most Wanted (black edition), 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 Most Wanted black edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.19%
Windows 8 31.08%
Windows XP 3.38%
Windows Vista 1.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.17%
Windows 7 Professional 7.48%
Windows 8.1 7.48%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.83%
  Brazil 7.98%
  United Kingdom 3.68%
  Australia 3.07%
  Canada 2.45%
  Israel 2.45%
  Poland 2.45%
  Sweden 2.45%
  Turkey 2.45%
  Belgium 1.84%
  Czech Republic 1.84%
  Germany 1.84%
  Egypt 1.84%
  Hungary 1.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.89%
Hewlett-Packard 21.69%
ASUS 14.46%
Dell 13.25%
Lenovo 6.02%
Samsung 6.02%
Alienware 4.82%
American Megatrends 2.41%
Apple 1.20%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.81%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.88%
Samsung 350V5C/350V5X/350... 1.92%
Acer Aspire E1-571 1.92%
SYX SYX-H61M-P31 1.92%
Samsung RF511/RF411/RF711 0.96%

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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