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Should I remove Need for Speed ProStreet?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,106
United States Rank #16,021
Reach 0.0308%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.79 days
465.72 days >
Average installed length: 244.70 days


1.1 0.82% 99.18%

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Need for Speed ProStreet

What is Need for Speed ProStreet?

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


Need for Speed ProStreet is a program developed by Electronic Arts. The most used version 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 main program executable is nfs.exe. The software installer includes 36 files and is usually about 7.42 MB (7,783,650 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 24% of users of Need for Speed ProStreet come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\Need for Speed ProStreet\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CC419DDC-E0F0-4013-B25A-6FA036516F0D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Need for Speed ProStreet

Program executable:nfs.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\Need for Speed ProStreet\nfs.exe
Additional files:
  • setup.exe - Electronic Arts Canada Setup (InstallKitWizard7)
  • shift.exe
  • winui.dll - EA WinUI for Paul.dll (Windows UI for PAUL.DLL)
  • paul.dll - EA PAUL (Electronic Arts, Inc.)
  • server.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • nfs.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B49F6354-9347-45AC-A316-6731630BB1B3}' (runs on registration).
  • shift.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CF1FA50F-74F5-4991-97FA-2D906BE086E5}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Need for Speed ProStreet?

You can uninstall Need for Speed ProStreet 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™ ProStreet, 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 ProStreet.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.76%
Windows 10 26.85%
Windows XP 4.78%
Windows Vista 4.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.71%
Windows 7 Professional 8.07%
Windows 8.1 5.93%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.78%
Windows 10 Home 3.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.30%
  Germany 12.54%
  Brazil 4.64%
  France 3.25%
  Poland 3.25%
  Italy 3.10%
  Argentina 2.48%
  Russia 2.32%
  Romania 2.32%
  Netherlands 2.17%
  Turkey 2.17%
  Australia 2.01%
  Canada 2.01%
  United Kingdom 2.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.03%
Acer 15.93%
Dell 15.25%
ASUS 11.53%
Lenovo 6.10%
Toshiba 4.75%
Samsung 3.73%
Intel 3.39%
American Megatrends 1.69%
Medion 1.36%
Alienware 1.02%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.24%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.24%
ASUS All Series 2.70%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.70%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.70%
Acer Aspire 5750G 2.16%

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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