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Painkiller Black

What is Painkiller Black?

Painkiller Black is a PC video game published by JoWooD Entertainment, now Nordic Games.


Painkiller Black is a program developed by JoWooD. 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 painkiller.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 7.51 MB (7,872,463 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 80% of users of Painkiller Black come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.JoWood.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\jowood\painkiller black\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DA14BB02-69C2-47A7-8D96-59472F5A9C52}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.51 MB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by Painkiller Black

Program executable:painkiller.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\jowood\painkiller black\bin\painkiller.exe
Additional files:
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • D3Dev.dll
  • Engine.dll
  • ArcadeInstallPAINKILLER14c.EXE
  • ase2mpk.exe
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX für Windows® (DirectX-Setup (32 Bit))
  • dxsetup.exe - Microsoft DirectX-Setup
  • paineditor.exe (by People Can Fly) - Painkiller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Painkiller.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A97A7866-DC1C-4628-BABE-C45EC30D9ED8}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Painkiller Black?

You can uninstall Painkiller Black 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 Painkiller Black, 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 Painkiller Black.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.00%
Windows 10 20.00%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Windows XP 3.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.33%
Windows 8.1 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Germany 6.67%
  Austria 2.22%
  Australia 2.22%
  Belgium 2.22%
  Canada 2.22%
  Hungary 2.22%
  IS 2.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.00%
Dell 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 16.00%
ASUS 12.00%
Toshiba 8.00%
Lenovo 4.00%
Alienware 4.00%
Common models
Dell XPS 630i 8.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 4.00%
BIOSTAR Group A55MD2 4.00%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 4.00%
ASUSTeK CM1630 4.00%

About JoWooD

JoWooD Entertainment AG was an Austrian computer game publisher of video games.


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