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Should I remove PlayCatan Access Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,495
United States Rank #18,306
Reach 0.0075%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 161.93 days
667.82 days >
Average installed length: 350.89 days


3.1200 15.24%
3.1148 19.05%
3.1086 32.38%
3.1022 27.62%
3.986 5.71%

PlayCatan Access Software


PlayCatan Access Software is a program developed by Catan GmbH. The most used version is 3.1086, 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 playcatan.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 543.28 KB (556,322 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 62% of users of PlayCatan Access Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.playcatan.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\catan\playcatan access software
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Catan\PlayCatan Access Software\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 543.28 KB

Program filesFiles installed by PlayCatan Access Software

Program executable:playcatan.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\catan\playcatan access software\playcatan.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninst.exe - PlayCatan Access Software (Access software for PlayCatan Game Portal)
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PlayCatan.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F1993E11-CDA0-479E-8904-A0B7E95F040E}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove PlayCatan Access Software?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.33%
Windows 8 40.00%
Windows Vista 3.81%
Windows XP 2.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.46%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.50%
Windows 8.1 10.58%
Windows 7 Professional 8.65%
Windows 10 Pro 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.04%
  Netherlands 4.38%
  Canada 3.65%
  Romania 3.65%
  Spain 2.92%
  DK 2.19%
  BG 1.46%
  Brazil 1.46%
  United Kingdom 1.46%
  Hungary 1.46%
  Turkey 1.46%
  Sweden 1.46%
  Greece 1.46%
  Croatia 1.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.75%
Hewlett-Packard 14.81%
Dell 13.58%
Lenovo 9.88%
Samsung 9.88%
Toshiba 9.88%
Acer 7.41%
Intel 4.94%
Alienware 2.47%
Sony 1.23%
MSI 1.23%
Common models
ASUSTeK N56VZ 2.25%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.25%
NVIDIA 122-CK-NF68 2.25%
Dell XPS 8300 2.25%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855D 1.12%


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