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Should I remove Need for Speed Rivals?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,330
United States Rank #11,218
Reach 0.0575%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.37 days
482.84 days >
Average installed length: 253.70 days


VersionDistribution 49.43% 49.60% 0.26% 0.44% 0.26%

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Need for Speed Rivals


Need for Speed Rivals 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 nfs14.exe. The software installer includes 100 files and is usually about 9.24 MB (9,688,207 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 24% of users of Need for Speed Rivals come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com
Installation folder: C:\Origin\Need for Speed(TM) Rivals\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\EAInstaller\Need for Speed(TM) Rivals\Cleanup.exe" uninstall_game -autologging
Estimated size: 9.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Need for Speed Rivals

Program executable:nfs14.exe
Name:Need for Speed™ Rivals
Path:C:\origin\need for speed(tm) rivals\nfs14.exe
Additional files:
  • GDFBinary_en_US.dll - Need for Speed(TM) Rivals (Game Definition File resources)
  • GDFBinary_en_US_64.dll
  • NFS14_x86.exe
  • 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)
  • dinput8.dll
  • Engine.BuildInfo_Win32_retail.dll
  • Engine.BuildInfo_Win64_retail.dll
  • GDFBinary_de_DE.dll
  • GDFBinary_de_DE_64.dll
  • XGamepad.dll (by Microsoft Xbox Accessories Test Tool Group) - XGamepad (XGamepad Gamepad API)
  • nfs14_x86.3dm.dll (by www.3dmgame.com)
  • x360ce.exe (by TocaEdit) - X360 Controller Emulator
  • GDFBinary_ru_RU.dll
  • GDFBinary_ru_RU_64.dll
  • nfs14.3dm.dll
  • RldOrigin.dll
  • RldOrigin_x64.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • xinput1_1.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator (x86)
  • xinput1_3.dll (by http://x360ce.googlecode.com) - XBOX 360 Controller Emulator
  • xinput9_1_0.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • NFS14.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B6B3EC8C-BB76-4450-BF9C-FB6712AB82E9}' (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 58%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 58.43%
Windows 7 41.39%
Windows Vista 0.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.49%
Windows 8.1 12.90%
Windows 10 Pro 12.10%
Windows 10 Home 11.31%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.01%
  Germany 12.93%
  United Kingdom 5.34%
  France 5.01%
  Canada 3.96%
  Italy 3.72%
  Netherlands 3.48%
  Poland 2.51%
  Romania 2.18%
  Sweden 2.10%
  Hungary 1.78%
  India 1.70%
  Austria 1.62%
  Brazil 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.34%
ASUS 18.25%
Hewlett-Packard 16.35%
Dell 9.70%
Lenovo 9.32%
MSI 5.70%
Medion 4.18%
Alienware 3.23%
Toshiba 1.14%
Intel 0.95%
Apple 0.57%
Common models
ASUS All Series 22.10%
MSI MS-7821 3.50%
LENOVO 20217 2.70%
LENOVO 20378 2.16%
MSI MS-7817 2.16%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.89%

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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