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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #1,710
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 296.70 days

Sid Meier's Civilization V

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

Sid Meier's Civilization® V is the fifth offering in the multi-award winning Civilization strategy game series featuring the famous "just one more turn" addictive gameplay that has made it one of the greatest game series of all time. In Civilization, players strive to become Ruler of the World by establishing and leadi...  Read more


Sid Meier's Civilization V is a 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 main program executable is CivilizationV.exe. The software installer includes 30 files and is usually about 39.31 MB (41,218,934 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of Sid Meier's Civilization come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.civilization5.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Sid Meier's Civilization V
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/8930
Estimated size: 39.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sid Meier's Civilization V

Program executable:CivilizationV.exe
Name:Sid Meier's Civilization V
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\sid meier's civilization v\CivilizationV.exe
Additional files:
  • CivilizationV.exe - Sid Meier's Civilization V
  • CivilizationV_DX11.exe
  • CivilizationV_Tablet.exe
  • CvGameCoreDLLFinal Release.dll - Game core DLL for Sid Meier's Civilization V
  • Launcher.exe - Civilization V Launcher
  • Civ5GDF.dll
  • CvGameDatabaseWin32Final Release.dll
  • CvLocalizationWin32Final Release.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F0032136-8172-4E6E-912F-8FA92CC3DBCF}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Sid Meier's Civilization V\Launcher.exe'.
  • CivilizationV.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\sid meier's civilization v\CivilizationV.exe'.

How do I remove Sid Meier's Civilization?

You can uninstall Sid Meier's Civilization 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 V, 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.

Win 10 61%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 60.66%
Windows 7 37.79%
Windows Vista 1.28%
Windows XP 0.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 27.08%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.71%
Windows 8.1 11.20%
Windows 10 Pro 9.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.59%
Windows 7 Professional 6.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.60%
  United Kingdom 6.34%
  Germany 4.03%
  Canada 3.90%
  France 3.46%
  Australia 1.71%
  Netherlands 1.65%
  DK 1.11%
  Italy 1.10%
  Finland 0.98%
  Norway 0.86%
  Sweden 0.77%
  Poland 0.63%
  Spain 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.80%
ASUS 17.95%
Dell 15.68%
Acer 12.90%
Lenovo 9.01%
MSI 4.39%
Alienware 3.89%
Toshiba 3.35%
Samsung 1.81%
Intel 0.92%
Apple 0.62%
Common models
ASUS All Series 16.10%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.99%
MSI MS-7693 2.91%
LENOVO 20217 2.59%
MSI MS-7821 2.44%
MSI MS-7850 2.04%

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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