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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 #9,914
United States Rank #15,254
Reach 0.0366%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.38 days
660.33 days >
Average installed length: 346.95 days


1.2.0 63.52%
1.0.1 15.53%
1.0.0000.1 0.14%
1.0.0 18.03%

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Silent Hunter 5

What is Silent Hunter 5?  (from Ubisoft)

Hunt, hide and kill as you take command of U.S. submarines and crews and navigate the treacherous waters of the Pacific during WWII. Silent Hunter, the industry-leading naval warfare simulation franchise for over a decade, returns to its roots with next-generation graphical realism, immersive gameplay, innovative crew ...  Read more


Silent Hunter 5 is a program developed by Ubisoft. The most used version is 1.2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 sh5.exe. The software installer includes 114 files and is usually about 89.58 MB (93,935,294 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 25% of users of Silent Hunter 5 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Ubisoft.com
Help link: support.ubi.com
Installation folder: C:\Ubisoft\Silent Hunter 5
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{AC61C594-5F86-4BE9-ABAF-763C6A8E2302}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 89.58 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Silent Hunter 5

Program executable:sh5.exe
Name:Silent Hunter V
Path:C:\Ubisoft\Silent Hunter 5\sh5.exe
Additional files:
  • Autorun.exe - Silent Hunter 5 Launcher
  • sh3.exe - Silent Hunter III
  • MissionEditor2.exe - MissionEditor2
  • UpgradeLauncher.exe - UpgradeLauncher
  • ScriptManagerWrappers.dll - ScriptManagerWrappers Dynamic Link Library
  • TDWDestroyedMarks.dll (by TheDarkWraith) - TDWDestroyedMarks
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • TDWRadioMessages.dll (by TheDarkWraith) - TDWRadioMessages
  • TDWFileUtils.dll - TDWFileUtils
  • granny2.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Granny
  • MagicLocalLibrary.dll (by Crownwood Consulting Ltd) - Magic
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • AIFramework.dll
  • DrawLib.dll
  • FileManager.dll
  • gdfdata.dll
  • GDSScene.dll
  • GDSViewerCtrl.dll
  • GoblinEditorApp.exe
  • grannyloader.dll
  • kernel.dll
  • LowLevelUtils.dll
  • MessageNet.dll
  • MissionEngine.dll
  • MissionTerrain.dll
  • MisTerrViewCtrl.dll
  • Plug_Behavior.dll
  • Plug_Commons.dll
  • Plug_Zones.dll
  • property.dll
  • PropertyUserInterface.dll
  • ScriptManagerNative.dll
  • SH_NClient.dll
  • SH_NProtocol.dll
  • SimData.dll
  • SKIDROW.exe
  • StateMachine.dll
  • TuningTool.dll
  • Utils.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • sh3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E6E7AEA4-2D73-49E7-A0F6-D9F0E3BB76FD}' (runs on registration).
  • sh5.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CC6272EE-F75A-4378-87CD-7359F9AF03D4}' (runs on registration).
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • sh3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\SilentHunterIII\sh3.exe'.
  • sh5.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Spiele\Ubisoft\Silent Hunter 5\sh5.exe'.
  • GoblinEditorApp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Ubisoft\Silent Hunter 5\GoblinEditorApp.exe'.

How do I remove Silent Hunter 5?

You can uninstall Silent Hunter 5 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 Silent Hunter 5, 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 Silent Hunter 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.82%
Windows 10 30.19%
Windows Vista 2.63%
Windows XP 2.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.92%
Windows 7 Professional 9.75%
Windows 8.1 8.91%
Windows 10 Pro 5.57%
Windows 10 Home 5.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.39% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 25.39%
  United States 22.27%
  France 9.64%
  United Kingdom 7.68%
  Italy 3.91%
  Spain 3.13%
  Belgium 2.47%
  Australia 1.95%
  Sweden 1.69%
  Poland 1.43%
  Austria 1.30%
  Netherlands 1.30%
  Canada 1.30%
  Finland 1.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 17.13%
Acer 16.29%
Dell 16.01%
ASUS 12.36%
Medion 7.87%
Alienware 2.53%
Samsung 2.25%
Lenovo 1.69%
Intel 1.69%
Toshiba 0.84%
Apple 0.84%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.68%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.65%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.74%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.28%
Dell XPS 8500 2.28%
Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 1.83%

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a video game publisher and developer whos knonw brands include Assassin's Creed, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, Beyond Good & Evil,Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, Far Cry and Rayman.
Publisher URL: www.ubi.com


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