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2% remove it98% keep it
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Global Rank #30,151
United States Rank #47,097
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1.1 4.26%
1.0.4 93.62%
1.00.000 2.13%

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Soldier of Fortune Payback

What is Soldier of Fortune Payback?

Soldier of Fortune Payback is a PC video game published by Activision.

About  (from Activision)

Built to harness the power of next generation- Featuring an incredibly realistic modeling system allowing for accurate hit detection and detailed damage modeling. Enemies will not only react to the specific area they've been hit but also to the power of the weapon they've been hit with.


Soldier of Fortune Payback is a program developed by Activision. The most used version is 1.0.4, 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 sof3.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 3.13 MB (3,280,301 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 16% of users of Soldier of Fortune Payback come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.activision.com/atvihub/home.do
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Activision Value\Soldier of Fortune Payback\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{11BFB898-71E5-488A-A8FF-0E462667FB72}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.13 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Soldier of Fortune Payback

Program executable:sof3.exe
Path:C:\Játékok\Soldier of Fortune Payback\sof3.exe
Additional files:
  • CloakNTEngine.dll
  • havok.dll
  • sc.dll
  • WLTCodecLib.dll
  • d3dx9_32.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr80.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • sof3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3DC7F40A-80D6-4E8C-B3E2-1B7DDDA4CDF6}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • sof3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Activision Value\Soldier of Fortune Payback\sof3.exe'.

How do I remove Soldier of Fortune Payback?

You can uninstall Soldier of Fortune Payback 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 Soldier of Fortune Payback, 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 Soldier of Fortune Payback.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.40%
Windows 10 11.70%
Windows XP 8.51%
Windows Vista 6.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 38.30%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.51%
Windows 7 Professional 6.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.26%
Windows 8 2.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 16.33%
  Germany 9.18%
  United Kingdom 8.16%
  Belgium 5.10%
  Australia 4.08%
  Thailand 3.06%
  France 3.06%
  RS 3.06%
  DZ 3.06%
  Israel 3.06%
  Iran 3.06%
  Poland 3.06%
  Hungary 3.06%
  MK 2.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 35.94%
Dell 21.88%
Hewlett-Packard 9.38%
ASUS 7.81%
American Megatrends 6.25%
Samsung 3.13%
Alienware 1.56%
Common models
MSI MS-7695 3.45%
MSI MS-7788 3.45%
MSI MS-7758 1.72%
Samsung 300V3A/300V4A/300... 1.72%
Samsung 300E5EV/300E4EV/2... 1.72%
MSI MS-7693 1.72%

About Activision

Activision is a video game publisher, majority owned by French conglomerate Vivendi SA.
Publisher URL: www.activision.com/corp/index.html


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