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Should I remove Quake III Arena?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,273
United States Rank #13,105
Reach 0.0129%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.16 days
4.59 days >
Average installed length: 2.41 days

Quake III Arena


Quake III Arena is a program developed by id Software. 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 software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 489.62 MB (513,406,706 bytes). Check for Q3A Updates.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 67% of users of Quake III Arena come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.idsoftware.com/games/quake/quake3-arena
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\quake 3 arena
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/2200
Estimated size: 489.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Quake III Arena

  • quake3.exe
  • Check for Q3A Updates.exe
  • Check for Quake III Arena Updates.exe
  • cnq3.exe
  • dfengine.exe
  • ioq3ded.x86.exe
  • ioquake3.exe
  • libcurl-4.dll
  • MinimizorInstallV1.8.exe (by Mathijs "Lightning" Hoekstra - www.idcation.com) - Minimizor (Minimizor Setup)
  • openal32.dll
  • OSP2CPMA.exe
  • PRO Installer.exe
  • q3pointrelease_132.exe
  • quake3e.ded.exe
  • quake3e.ded.x64.exe
  • quake3mme.exe
  • Quake3ScreenResolution.exe (by oxygen's blogware (http://blog.obelisk.ro)) - Resolution Fixer for Quake III
  • SDL.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • quake3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CA8593FB-1776-4009-A9CF-938D8B8BFCE1}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • quake3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Quake 3 Arena\quake3.exe'.

How do I remove Quake III Arena?

You can uninstall Quake III Arena 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 III Arena, 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 III Arena.

Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.22%
Windows 10 40.00%
Windows XP 0.39%
Windows Vista 0.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.02%
Windows 7 Professional 14.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.12%
Windows 10 Home 10.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.67%
Windows 10 Pro 6.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.57%
  United Kingdom 6.45%
  Australia 3.81%
  Canada 3.52%
  France 3.52%
  Netherlands 2.05%
  DK 1.76%
  Finland 1.76%
  Brazil 1.17%
  Germany 1.17%
  Poland 1.17%
  Switzerland 0.88%
  Norway 0.88%
  Sweden 0.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.95%
ASUS 18.85%
Dell 12.30%
Alienware 10.66%
Acer 9.02%
Intel 2.46%
Lenovo 2.46%
MSI 2.46%
Samsung 2.46%
Apple 1.64%
American Megatrends 1.64%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.50%
Alienware Alienware X51 2.70%
Alienware Alienware 18 1.80%
ASUSTeK G75VW 1.80%
Dell Inspiron 7720 1.80%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.80%

Publisher URL: www.idsoftware.com


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