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United States Rank #29,399
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 214.43 days


VersionDistribution 5.77% 41.35%

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Populous - The Beginning

What is Populous - The Beginning?

Populous - The Beginning is a digital video game distributed through the DRM-free GOG service. This game can be run from the optional download manager or directly downloaded through the cloud.

About  (from GOG.com)

In the third part of the Populous series, you control your shaman and the tribe of her followers in a difficult quest to conquer all 25 planets of a star system and ascend to godhood. For the first time in the series, the world is presented in true 3d, which at the time amazed both the players and the gaming press.The ...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 77% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 791.28 KB (810,274 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gog.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GOG.com\Populous 3\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GOG.com\Populous 3\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 791.28 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Populous - The Beginning

  • atiumdag.dll (by ATI Technologies) - ATI Technologies Inc. Radeon DirectX Universal Driver
  • D3DPopTB.exe - D3Ddpop3w
  • popTB.exe
  • WEANETR.dll

How do I remove Populous - The Beginning?

You can uninstall Populous - The Beginning 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 Populous - The Beginning, 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 Populous - The Beginning.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.77%
Windows 10 41.35%
Windows Vista 1.92%
Windows XP 0.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.42%
Windows 8.1 14.42%
Windows 10 Home 7.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.73%
Windows 10 Pro 4.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.52%
  United Kingdom 19.83%
  France 6.03%
  Netherlands 4.31%
  Germany 4.31%
  Australia 3.45%
  Sweden 2.59%
  Norway 1.72%
  Finland 1.72%
  Austria 1.72%
  New Zealand 1.72%
  Spain 1.72%
  Italy 1.72%
  Taiwan 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.67%
ASUS 18.03%
Acer 14.75%
Dell 9.84%
Lenovo 4.92%
Apple 3.28%
MSI 3.28%
Toshiba 3.28%
Alienware 3.28%
Intel 1.64%
Gateway 1.64%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.48%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 4.11%
Packard Bell ENLE11BZ 2.74%
Apple Inc. MacBookPro8,2 2.74%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 1.37%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 1.37%

About GOG.com

GOG Limited (GOG.com) is a video game distribution service that delivers "classic" video games through its DRM-free digital platform for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.gog.com


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