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Sid Meier's Civilization 4 Gold

What is Sid Meier's Civilization 4 Gold?  (from Firaxis Games)

The ultimate strategy game, offering players the chance to lead their chosen nation from the dawn of man through the space age Sid Meier?s Civilization IV is the ultimate strategy game offering players the chance to lead their chosen nation from the dawn of man through the space age on a quest to build the most powerfu...  Read more


Sid Meier's Civilization 4 Gold is a software program developed by Firaxis Games. 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 primary executable is named civilization4.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 82.97 MB (87,002,939 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 89% of users of Sid Meier's Civilization 4 Gold come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.2kgames.com/civ4
Help link: www.2kgames.com/civ4/support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\2K Games\Firaxis Games\Sid Meier's Civilization 4 Gold
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{55502C49-F061-428C-BF26-06ECDFB3AC29}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 82.97 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Sid Meier's Civilization 4 Gold

Program executable:civilization4.exe
Name:Sid Meier's Civilization 4
Path:C:\Program Files\2k games\firaxis games\sid meier's civilization 4 gold\civilization4.exe
Additional files:
  • PitBoss.exe - Sid Meier's Civilization 4
  • 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
  • PSAPI.DLL - Process Status Helper
  • python24.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • vort_dls.dll
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Civilization4.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F51A8F4A-914C-4860-9532-38A0A2F45F6E}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Civilization4.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Juegos\Firaxis Games\Sid Meier's Civilization 4\Civilization4.exe'.

How do I remove Sid Meier's Civilization 4 Gold?

You can uninstall Sid Meier's Civilization 4 Gold 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 Meier's Civilization 4 Gold, 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 Meier's Civilization 4 Gold.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.76%
Windows Vista 18.63%
Windows 10 18.01%
Windows XP 5.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.15%
Windows 10 Home 6.83%
Windows 7 Professional 6.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.21%
Windows 8.1 6.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.47%
  Canada 7.89%
  United Kingdom 0.75%
  Australia 0.38%
  Germany 0.38%
  Hong Kong 0.38%
  Qatar 0.38%
  South Africa 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.00%
Dell 28.00%
Acer 17.00%
Lenovo 6.00%
ASUS 5.00%
Toshiba 2.00%
American Megatrends 2.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.48%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.61%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.61%
ASUSTeK M51AC 1.74%
Dell Studio 1558 1.74%
Dell Inspiron 5520 1.74%

About Firaxis Games

Firaxis Games is a video game developer that focuses on strategy games whose titles are frequently prefixed with Sid Meier's name, due to his design and programming contributions and original games.
Publisher URL: www.firaxis.com


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