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Sid Meier's Civilization IV

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

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Sid Meier's Civilization IV is a program developed by Firaxis Games. 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 TestApp3900.exe. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 8.33 MB (8,739,620 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 67% of users of Sid Meier's Civilization IV 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:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\sid meier's civilization iv
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/34440
Estimated size: 8.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sid Meier's Civilization IV

Program executable:TestApp3900.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\sid meier's civilization iv\TestApp3900.exe
Additional files:
  • Civilization4.exe - Sid Meier's Civilization 4
  • PitBoss.exe
  • dsound.dll (by Creative Technology Ltd) - Creative ALchemy
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • boost_python-vc71-mt-1_32.dll
  • d3dx9_26.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • d3dx9_31.dll (by Microsoft)
  • d3dx9_32.dll
  • d3dx9_33.dll
  • dbghelp.dll - Windows Image Helper
  • hapdbg.dll
  • Mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • python24.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API
  • steamclient.dll (by Valve) - Steam
  • steamclient64.dll
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • vort_dls.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Civilization4.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Sid Meier's Civilization IV\Civilization4.exe'.

How do I remove Sid Meier's Civilization IV?

You can uninstall Sid Meier's Civilization IV 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 IV, 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 IV.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.19%
Windows 10 9.59%
Windows Vista 6.51%
Windows XP 1.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 62.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.59%
Windows 7 Professional 8.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.16%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.32%
  United Kingdom 8.85%
  Canada 4.91%
  France 3.44%
  Australia 3.19%
  Ireland 1.47%
  Germany 1.23%
  DK 1.23%
  Austria 0.98%
  Belgium 0.98%
  Spain 0.98%
  Netherlands 0.98%
  Finland 0.49%
  Italy 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.11%
Dell 24.70%
Acer 11.45%
ASUS 9.04%
Toshiba 3.61%
Lenovo 3.01%
Alienware 3.01%
Samsung 1.81%
Intel 1.20%
MSI 1.20%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.82%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.03%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.27%
Dell Dell System XPS 15... 2.27%
Alienware Alienware X51 2.27%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.27%

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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