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Should I remove Silent Hunter III?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,960
United States Rank #12,601
Reach 0.0273%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.25 days
508.80 days >
Average installed length: 267.34 days


1.4.0000 51.39%
1.1.0000 0.37%
1.00.0000 19.67%
1.0 0.19%

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Silent Hunter III

What is Silent Hunter III?  (from Ubisoft)

The king of submarine simulations returns with an all-new 3D engine, new crew command features, and more realistic WWII naval action than ever before. The movie-like graphics and simple, tension-filled gameplay make this the perfect game for the realism fanatic and the casual gamer.


Silent Hunter III is a software program developed by Ubisoft. The most common release is 1.4.0000, 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 primary executable is named sh3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 89 files and is usually about 2.44 MB (2,556,966 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 39% of users of Silent Hunter III come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ubi.com/US/Games/Info.aspx?pId=1106
Help link: support.ubi.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\SilentHunterIII\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\8\Intel 32\IDriver.exe /M{9720C029-0C2C-4D1E-9DE0-E89971C4C8C7} /l1033
Estimated size: 2.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Silent Hunter III

Program executable:sh3.exe
Name:Silent Hunter III
Path:C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\SilentHunterIII\sh3.exe
Additional files:
  • JSGME.exe (by JoneSoft) - Generic Mod Enabler
  • MissionEngine.dll
  • SimData.dll
  • Utils.dll
  • DrawLib.dll
  • FileManager.dll
  • MessageNet.dll
  • Sh3MissionEditor.exe - Silent Hunter III MissionEditor (Silent Hunter III Editor Module)
  • StateMachine.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • sh3.dll - SILENT HUNTER 3 PC DVD (Protection Library)
  • d3d9.dll
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Image Helper
  • Deinstallieren Seewölfe.exe
  • EaxMan.dll (by Creative Labs Custom Engineering) - Creative Labs EAX Manager (EAXMan)
  • Intro.dll
  • Kernel.dll
  • msvcp71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • property.dll
  • TripartiteTraduction1.4b_Uninstal.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • sh3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E6E7AEA4-2D73-49E7-A0F6-D9F0E3BB76FD}' (runs on registration).
  • Sh3MissionEditor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D6D1B021-DC35-4FE5-9453-E41F9D373303}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • sh3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\SilentHunterIII\sh3.exe'.

How do I remove Silent Hunter III?

You can uninstall Silent Hunter III 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 III, 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 III.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.03%
Windows 10 28.57%
Windows XP 10.02%
Windows Vista 5.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.70%
Windows 7 Professional 9.14%
Windows 8.1 9.14%
Windows 10 Home 8.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.12%
  Germany 22.24%
  United Kingdom 7.79%
  France 6.17%
  Australia 2.76%
  Austria 2.27%
  Czech Republic 2.11%
  Canada 1.95%
  Italy 1.95%
  Finland 1.79%
  Belgium 1.62%
  Norway 0.81%
  Sweden 0.81%
  Japan 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 16.13%
Dell 15.77%
Hewlett-Packard 15.77%
ASUS 10.75%
Medion 6.09%
Intel 5.38%
Toshiba 3.94%
Lenovo 2.87%
American Megatrends 2.51%
Samsung 2.51%
Alienware 1.43%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.47%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.78%
MSI MS-7681 2.78%
ASUSTeK CM6870 2.08%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 2.08%

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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