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Should I remove Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,493
United States Rank #21,645
Reach 0.0051%


VersionDistribution 1.41% 1.41% 2.82%

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Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri

What is Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri?

Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri is a video game distributed through the GOG.com service, a digital rights management (DRM) free cloud service. The game along with its included extras can be downloaded directly through the website or using the optional GOG Download Manager.

About  (from GOG.com)

Mankind begins its most monumental task – the colonization of space. A crew of internationally renowned scientists and security strategists, with wide-ranging convictions and diverse ethics, embarks on a mission that will change the world. One Planet. Seven unique factions. Which will you lead? Each faction has its own...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 3% 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 setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 604.14 KB (618,642 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gog.com
Installation folder: C:\games\Sid Meiers Alpha Centauri\
Uninstaller: "C:\games\Sid Meiers Alpha Centauri\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 604.14 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri

  • Ip.exe (by EASTern DiGiTAL) - InfoPro® (InfoPro (System Information & Benchmark Program))
  • goggame.dll
  • sound.dll
  • terran.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • axstart.exe
  • clcd16.dll
  • clcd32.dll
  • clokspl.exe
  • dplayerx.dll
  • drvmgt.dll
  • facedit.exe
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • goggame_add.dll
  • secdrv.sys
  • smac.exe - SMACPatch (Sid Mayers Alpha Centauri Czech Patch)
  • soundx.dll
  • terranx.exe
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • terran.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{67E9577D-FC9E-4BB8-9908-CEE8A54649BC}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri?

Quickly and completely remove Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri 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 Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, 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 Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.51%
Windows 8 9.86%
Windows Vista 4.23%
Windows XP 1.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.86%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.86%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.56%
  Canada 5.56%
  France 4.44%
  Finland 3.33%
  Germany 3.33%
  Norway 2.22%
  Australia 2.22%
  Sweden 2.22%
  DK 2.22%
  United Kingdom 2.22%
  Chile 1.11%
  South Africa 1.11%
  Netherlands 1.11%
  Czech Republic 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.91%
Hewlett-Packard 17.39%
Toshiba 13.04%
ASUS 10.87%
Acer 8.70%
Lenovo 6.52%
Alienware 2.17%
Intel 2.17%
Common models
ASUSTeK K73SV 4.17%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 4.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite L875D 2.08%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.08%
Dell Inspiron 537s 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655D 2.08%

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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