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Should I remove Quake 4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,857
United States Rank #14,103
Reach 0.0189%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.98 days
648.39 days >
Average installed length: 340.68 days


1.3 3.49%
1.2 0.80%
1.0.4 0.80%
1.0 94.91%

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Quake 4

What is Quake 4?

Quake 4 is the fourth title in the series of Quake first-person shooter computer games. The game was developed by Raven Software and published by Activision.


The most used version is 1.0, 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 Quake4.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 2.42 MB (2,533,201 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.activision.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\id Software\Quake 4\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\9\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{152B782A-05F3-48EC-9AAC-4D3EB68D9E20} /l1033
Estimated size: 2.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Quake 4

Program executable:Quake4.exe
Name:Quake 4
Path:C:\Program Files\id Software\Quake 4\Quake4.exe
Additional files:
  • Quake4_update_1.1-1.2.exe - Quake 4(TM) 1.1 To 1.2 Patch Update (Setup Launcher)
  • ereg.exe - Ereg Application (Electronic Registration)
  • Mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • MayaImportx86.dll - Quake 4 (Quake4 MayaImport)
  • quake4.exe
  • Quake4Ded.exe
  • Toolsx86.dll - Quake4 Tools

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • quake4.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0B5C2381-54DB-4AD9-B08C-B05095779753}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Quake4Ded.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\id Software\Quake 4\Quake4Ded.exe'.
  • Quake4.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\id Software\Quake 4\Quake4.exe'.

How do I remove Quake 4?

You can uninstall Quake 4 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 Quake 4(TM), 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 Quake 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.10%
Windows 10 26.54%
Windows XP 11.26%
Windows Vista 5.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.26%
Windows 7 Professional 10.19%
Windows 8.1 5.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.80%
  Germany 7.47%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  Australia 3.62%
  Italy 3.17%
  Canada 2.71%
  Argentina 2.49%
  France 2.26%
  Croatia 1.81%
  Brazil 1.58%
  Sweden 1.58%
  Romania 1.58%
  South Africa 1.36%
  Poland 1.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.10%
Acer 17.53%
Hewlett-Packard 15.98%
ASUS 9.28%
Toshiba 5.15%
American Megatrends 4.64%
Lenovo 4.12%
Intel 3.61%
Alienware 1.55%
Samsung 1.55%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.36%
Acer Aspire 5742G 2.52%
MSI MS-7681 2.52%
Gigabyte P55A-UD3P 2.52%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 1.68%
HP-Pavilion NY809AV-ABA e... 1.68%

About Activision

Activision is a video game publisher, majority owned by French conglomerate Vivendi SA.
Publisher URL: www.activision.com/corp/index.html


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