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PC Gamer


PC Gamer is a software program developed by Future Studios. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 1.49 MB (1,563,388 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 64% of users of PC Gamer come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcgamer.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\PC Gamer Digital Edition
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/92500
Estimated size: 1.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Gamer

  • cg.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA Cg Runtime (Cg Core Runtime Library)
  • cgGL.dll (by NVIDIA) - Cg GL Runtime Library
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API ([email protected]))
  • DeskMetrics.dll (by DeskMetrics) - DeskMetrics (DeskMetrics x86 DLL)
  • avcodec-52.dll
  • avcore-0.dll
  • avdevice-52.dll
  • avfilter-1.dll
  • avformat-52.dll
  • avutil-50.dll
  • Freakshow.exe
  • Freakshow_makelog.exe
  • swscale-0.dll

How do I remove PC Gamer?

Quickly and completely remove PC Gamer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PC Gamer 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 PC Gamer, 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 PC Gamer.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 4%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.33%
Windows 8 33.33%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 8.1 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 8 8.33%
Windows 10 Home 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.89%
  United Kingdom 5.56%
  Australia 2.78%
  Belgium 2.78%
  Canada 2.78%
  Germany 2.78%
  Finland 2.78%
  Hungary 2.78%
  Ireland 2.78%
  Netherlands 2.78%
  RS 2.78%
  Saudi Arabia 2.78%
  Sweden 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.25%
Acer 25.00%
Dell 12.50%
Lenovo 12.50%
Alienware 6.25%
ASUS 6.25%
Common models
MSI MS-7681 6.67%
MSI MS-7680 6.67%
MSI MS-7641 6.67%
LENOVO 20217 6.67%
HP-Pavilion KJ301AA-ABA a... 6.67%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1430 6.67%


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