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Should I remove Sid Meiers Civilization 4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #38,216
United States Rank #23,356
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 83.74 days
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Average installed length: 191.00 days


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Sid Meiers Civilization 4

What is Sid Meiers Civilization 4?  (from 2K Games)

With over 6 million units sold and unprecedented critical acclaim from fans and press around the world, Sid Meier’s Civilization is recognized as one of the greatest PC game franchises of all-time. Now, Sid Meier and Firaxis Games will take this incredibly fun and addictive game to new heights by adding new ways to pla...  Read more


Sid Meiers Civilization 4 is a software program developed by 2K Games. The primary executable is named civilization4.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 94% of users of Sid Meiers Civilization 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and China.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.2kgames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\2k games\civilization 4 complete
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\2K Games\Civilization 4 Complete\Uninstall.exe
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sid Meiers Civilization 4

Program executable:civilization4.exe
Name:Sid Meier's Civilization 4
Path:C:\Program Files\2k games\civilization 4 complete\civilization4.exe
Additional files:
  • paul.dll (by Sony DADC Austria AG) - Product Activation (PA Unlock DLL)
  • Uninstall.exe
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • boost_python-vc71-mt-1_32.dll
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Image Helper
  • hapdbg.dll
  • Mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • msvcp71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • PitBoss.exe (by Firaxis Games) - Sid Meier's Civilization 4
  • PSAPI.DLL - Process Status Helper
  • python24.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • vort_dls.dll
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

How do I remove Sid Meiers Civilization 4?

You can uninstall Sid Meiers Civilization 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 Sid Meiers Civilization 4, 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 Sid Meiers Civilization 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.27%
Windows 10 30.91%
Windows XP 1.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.55%
Windows 8.1 12.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.27%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 5.45%
Windows 10 Home 3.64%
Windows 7 Professional 3.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.83%
  Canada 2.47%
  China 1.23%
  United Kingdom 1.23%
  Netherlands 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.23%
Dell 11.54%
Lenovo 11.54%
Acer 9.62%
ASUS 7.69%
American Megatrends 5.77%
Toshiba 1.92%
Medion 1.92%
Intel 1.92%
Alienware 1.92%
Common models
LENOVO 20266 7.84%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.84%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.92%
HP G72 Notebook PC 3.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 1.96%

About 2K Games

2K is a developer, distributor and publisher of interactive entertainment software games and is a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive, which also owns Rockstar Games.
Publisher URL: www.2kgames.com


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