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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,999
United States Rank #5,578
Reach 0.0423%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 39.26 days
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Average installed length: 186.60 days

Sid Meier's Civilization VI


Sid Meier's Civilization VI is a software program developed by Firaxis. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 Sid Meiers Civilization VI v1.0 Plus 22 Trainer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 112 files and is usually about 7.47 MB (7,831,373 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 74% of users of Sid Meier's Civilization VI come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.civilization.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Sid Meier's Civilization VI
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/289070
Estimated size: 7.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sid Meier's Civilization VI

Program executable:Sid Meiers Civilization VI v1.0 Plus 22 Trainer.exe
Name:Sid Meiers Civilization VI v1.0 Plus 22 Trainer
FLiNG@3DMGAME Presents - Sid Meiers Civilization VI v1.0 Plus 22 Trainer
Path:C:\Steam\steamapps\common\Sid Meier's Civilization VI\Sid Meiers Civilization VI v1.0 Plus 22 Trainer.exe
Additional files:
  • Civ6TunerPlugin.dll - Civilization 6 Live Tuner Plugin (Civ6TunerPlugin)
  • CivilizationVI.exe - Sid Meier's Civilization VI (Sid Meier's Civilization VI (DX11))
  • FiraxisBugReporter.exe - Firaxis Bug Helper (Background process to monitor game and tool crashes)
  • Civ6ToolHost_Win64_DX11_FinalRelease.dll
  • CivilizationVI_DX12.exe - Sid Meier's Civilization VI (DX12)
  • Database_Win64_FinalRelease.dll
  • GameCore_Base_FinalRelease.dll
  • HavokScript2013.2.0_Win64_FinalRelease.dll
  • Localization_FinalRelease.dll
  • opencl-
  • bink2w64.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • crashhandler.dll (by Valve) - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll (by Valve)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • GameCore_XP1_FinalRelease.dll
  • GameCore_XP1_Release.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer.dll
  • SteamOverlayVulkanLayer64.dll
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • vc_redist.x64.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable (x64) - 14.0.24210
  • vc_redist.x86.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable (x86) - 14.0.24210
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • civ6-jws_tex.exe
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll
  • d3dcompiler_47.dll - Direct3D HLSL Compiler for Redistribution
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DSETUP.dll - Direct driver preloader
  • dsetup32.dll - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • InputSettings.json
  • LaunchPad.exe
  • libav_h264-56.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavcodec-57.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavformat-57.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavresample-3.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libavutil-55.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library (Win64))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5ED47F96-28F8-4042-BBBA-D463F16205D5}' (runs on registration).
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-1376238410-2669572290-3327323966-1001.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Steam Games\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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programfiler\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Sid Meier's Civilization VI?

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

Win 10 90%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 89.92%
Windows 7 10.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 56.90%
Windows 10 Pro 26.41%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.64%
Windows 7 Professional 2.28%
Windows 8.1 2.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.37%
  Germany 5.86%
  United Kingdom 4.07%
  France 3.42%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Norway 1.46%
  Italy 1.38%
  Canada 0.98%
  Australia 0.90%
  DK 0.81%
  Finland 0.65%
  Hong Kong 0.57%
  Austria 0.49%
  Sweden 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 17.57%
Hewlett-Packard 17.03%
Dell 16.22%
Acer 13.51%
Lenovo 11.89%
Alienware 8.38%
MSI 6.76%
Toshiba 2.16%
Medion 1.35%
Common models
ASUS All Series 19.17%
Gigabyte Z87X-D3H 1.92%
MSI MS-7817 1.92%
MSI MS-7971 1.92%
ASUSTeK GL552VW 1.60%
Alienware Alienware Area-... 1.60%


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