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Should I remove Sid Meier's Civilization III: Complete?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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Average installed length: 281.74 days

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Sid Meier's Civilization III: Complete

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

Build the ultimate empire in an epic quest to rule the world! This all-in-one collection of the original Civilization III and its two expansion packs is the perfect opportunity for Civilization newcomers to experience the greatest strategy game ever! Addictive Sid Meier gameplay gives you many paths to victory as you n...  Read more


Sid Meier's Civilization III: Complete is a program developed by Firaxis Games. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 Civilization3.exe. The software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 1.75 MB (1,835,311 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 68% of users of Sid Meier's Civilization III: Complete come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.firaxis.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Sid Meier's Civilization III Complete
Uninstaller: "C:\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/3910
Estimated size: 1.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sid Meier's Civilization III: Complete

Program executable:Civilization3.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Sid Meier's Civilization III Complete\Civilization3.exe
Additional files:
  • Mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • jgl.dll
  • sound.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • msvbvm60.dll - Visual Basic (Visual Basic Virtual Machine)
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ABA2DD56-F00B-4D40-AC0A-2B182C57677E}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{694711D6-27A0-4D68-8836-D5F25B163A59}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam 2.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
  • SteamTmp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programas\Steam\Steam.exe'.

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  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 Civilization III: Complete, 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 Civilization III: Complete.

Win 10 56%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.50%
Windows 7 42.51%
Windows Vista 1.29%
Windows XP 0.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.29%
Windows 8.1 20.07%
Windows 10 Home 14.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.98%
Windows 7 Professional 7.28%
Windows 10 Pro 6.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.46%
  United Kingdom 7.63%
  Canada 4.51%
  Germany 2.60%
  France 2.51%
  Australia 1.91%
  Netherlands 1.39%
  Finland 1.13%
  Norway 0.95%
  Sweden 0.78%
  Brazil 0.69%
  Ireland 0.69%
  New Zealand 0.61%
  Italy 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.42%
Dell 14.99%
Acer 14.40%
ASUS 12.82%
Lenovo 9.66%
Toshiba 7.30%
Samsung 2.96%
Alienware 2.76%
MSI 0.79%
Intel 0.59%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.93%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.11%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.65%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.55%
MSI MS-7693 2.55%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 2.19%

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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