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Should I remove Oblivion?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,911
United States Rank #2,760
Reach 0.2038%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.91 days
705.47 days >
Average installed length: 370.67 days


1.2.0416 21.18% 0.22% 0.17%
1.00.0000 78.42%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Bethesda Softworks


What is Oblivion?

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks and the Take-Two Interactive subsidiary 2K Games. Oblivion's main story revolves around the player character's efforts to thwart a fanatical cult known as the "Mythic Dawn" that plans to open the gates to a realm called "Oblivion". The game continues the open world tradition of its predecessors by allowing the player to travel anywhere in the game world at any time and to ignore or postpone the main storyline indefinitely. A perpetual objective for players is to improve their character's skills, which are numerical representations of certain abilities. Seven skills are selected early in the game as major skills, with the remainder termed minor. Developers opted for tighter pacing in gameplay and greater plot focus than in past titles.


The most used version is 1.00.0000, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is OblivionLauncher.exe. The software installer includes 210 files and is usually about 246.36 MB (258,329,270 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bethsoft.com
Help link: support.bethsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bethesda Softworks\Oblivion
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3
Estimated size: 246.36 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Oblivion

Program executable:OblivionLauncher.exe
Name:Bethesda Softworks Oblivion Launcher
Oblivion Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\Bethesda Softworks\Oblivion\OblivionLauncher.exe
Additional files:
  • TESConstructionSet.exe - Bethesda Softworks TES Construction Set (TES Construction Set)
  • OblivionLauncher.exe - Bethesda Softworks Oblivion Launcher (Oblivion Launcher)
  • SkyrimLauncher.exe - Skyrim Launcher
  • Oblivion.exe - TES4: Oblivion (Oblivion)
  • TESV.exe - TESV: Skyrim (Skyrim)
  • ENBInjector.exe (by ENB) - ENBInjector for ENBSeries (ENBInjector for ENBSeries modification)
  • OblivionModManager.exe (by Timeslip) - OblivionModManager
  • TesModManager.exe (by Timeslip)
  • BaseTools.dll (by Matthew 'Scent Tree' Perry) - BaseTools Library
  • d3d9.dll (by Kegetys, http://www.kegetys.net) - SoftTH by Kegetys (SoftTH)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • dsound.dll (by Creative Technology Ltd) - Creative ALchemy
  • SevenZipSharp.dll (by Markovtsev Vadim) - SevenZipSharp
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • enbseries.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries
  • OBMMLauncher.exe - ESPMHider
  • obja.dll - obja (OBJA Module)
  • obse_1_1.dll - obse (A component of the Oblivion Script Extender)
  • obse_1_2.dll
  • obse_1_2_416.dll
  • obse_editor_1_0.dll
  • obse_editor_1_2.dll
  • obse_loader.exe
  • obse_steam_loader.dll
  • 7z.dll
  • atimgpud.dll
  • obmm_setup.exe - Oblivion mod manager Setup
  • OBSE_Elys_Pluggy.dll
  • Uninstal.exe
  • Uninstal_Sonia_v2.01.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

6 Scheduled Tasks
  • OblivionLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{36AFF620-8163-41BD-BE44-88D9DAED51FB}' (runs on registration).
  • TESV.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3CC57BB9-51FD-4312-AC5B-C5F9A3E2DD64}' (runs on registration).
  • Oblivion.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8CBFB46C-0AC1-416C-9D0B-FCACC4F974D4}' (runs on registration).
  • SkyrimLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F417F9A5-55CC-43D5-8371-967045101EAD}' (runs on registration).
  • TESConstructionSet.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{90A45BC7-4AEE-425D-9B0E-45400D9EBA2E}' (runs on registration).
  • obse_loader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C6ACE300-B73C-449F-9029-A47A64F072A5}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • OblivionLauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\oblivion\OblivionLauncher.exe'.

How do I remove Oblivion?

You can uninstall Oblivion 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 Oblivion, 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 Oblivion.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.03%
Windows 10 25.87%
Windows Vista 5.85%
Windows XP 4.23%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.33%
Windows 8.1 9.44%
Windows 7 Professional 7.56%
Windows 10 Home 6.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.34%
  Germany 11.60%
  United Kingdom 5.79%
  France 5.17%
  Canada 3.69%
  Australia 2.90%
  Italy 1.82%
  Netherlands 1.44%
  Sweden 1.20%
  Poland 1.08%
  Brazil 1.04%
  Finland 1.04%
  Belgium 0.90%
  Austria 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.54%
Dell 18.81%
Acer 17.72%
ASUS 13.50%
Toshiba 3.88%
Lenovo 3.22%
Alienware 2.08%
Intel 1.99%
Samsung 1.99%
MSI 1.23%
Medion 0.95%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.90%
ASUS All Series 5.90%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.27%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.14%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.76%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.88%

About Bethesda Softworks

Bethesda Softworksis a video game publisher that produces of a broad portfolio of games in simulation, , role-playing, racing, and sports and its franchises are distributed worldwide.
Publisher URL: bethsoft.com


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