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Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization


Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization 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 software installer includes 26 files and is usually about 824.72 KB (844,509 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.2kgames.com/civ4/colonization
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\Steam\steamapps\common\Civilization IV Colonization
Uninstaller: "C:\Games\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/16810
Estimated size: 824.72 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization

  • Colonization.exe - Sid Meier's Colonization
  • Colonization_PitBoss.exe
  • tier0_s.dll (by Valve) - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll (by Valve)
  • Mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API
  • python24.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • steamclient.dll - Steam
  • steamclient64.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • boost_python-vc71-mt-1_32.dll
  • boost_python-vc71-mt-gd-1_32.dll
  • hapdbg.dll
  • vort_dls.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
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msxml3.dll - Microsoft(R) MSXML 3.0 SP 5 (MSXML 3.0 SP 5)
  • PSAPI.DLL - Process Status Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization?

Quickly and completely remove Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization, 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 IV: Colonization.

Win 8 53%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 52.63%
Windows 7 46.05%
Windows XP 0.88%
Windows Vista 0.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 28.07%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.75%
Windows 7 Professional 10.53%
Windows 10 Home 9.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.02%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.43%
  Canada 7.12%
  United Kingdom 6.47%
  Germany 3.88%
  Australia 2.27%
  France 2.27%
  Spain 1.62%
  Norway 1.29%
  Poland 1.29%
  Sweden 1.29%
  Brazil 0.97%
  Czech Republic 0.97%
  DK 0.97%
  Netherlands 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.84%
Acer 19.05%
Dell 12.70%
ASUS 11.90%
Lenovo 11.11%
Toshiba 6.35%
Alienware 3.97%
Medion 1.59%
Samsung 1.59%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.72%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.52%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.52%
Alienware M14xR1 1.68%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 1.68%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2 1.68%

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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