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Should I remove Square Enix Secure Launcher?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,476
United States Rank #10,535
Reach 0.0465%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.92 days
528.69 days >
Average installed length: 277.78 days


VersionDistribution 83.41% 12.77% 0.11% 3.71%

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Square Enix Secure Launcher

What is Square Enix Secure Launcher?  (from Square Enix)

SESL is a secure browser plug-in developed by Square Enix® specifically to run Core®Online games, offering full native game performance in all mainstream web browsers. (SESL is currently only available on Windows.)


Square Enix Secure Launcher is a software program developed by Square Enix. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named nprun3d.dll. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.49 MB (1,557,912 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 33% of users of Square Enix Secure Launcher come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: square-enix.launcher.coreonline.com
Help link: www.square-enix.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Square Enix
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Square Enix\install3d.exe -uninstall
Estimated size: 1.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Square Enix Secure Launcher

Program module:nprun3d.dll
Name:Square Enix Secure Launcher
Signed by:Square Enix LTD
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Square Enix\nprun3d.dll
  • install3d.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • nprun3d.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'nprun3d.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • nprun3d.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Square Enix Secure Launcher' with a plugin key of '@coreonline.com/run3d,version=1.0'.

How do I remove Square Enix Secure Launcher?

You can uninstall Square Enix Secure Launcher 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 Square Enix Secure Launcher, 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 Square Enix Secure Launcher.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Square Enix Secure Launcher you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win XP 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.39%
Windows 10 15.43%
Windows XP 3.80%
Windows Vista 3.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.39%
Windows 7 Professional 10.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.84%
Windows 8.1 3.62%
Windows 8 3.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.71%
  United Kingdom 8.40%
  Germany 7.71%
  France 6.42%
  Brazil 4.35%
  Canada 2.37%
  Italy 1.98%
  Poland 1.88%
  Australia 1.68%
  DK 1.58%
  Belgium 1.28%
  Sweden 1.28%
  Spain 1.28%
  Hungary 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 19.69%
Hewlett-Packard 18.99%
Dell 17.07%
ASUS 15.51%
Samsung 4.53%
Lenovo 4.01%
Toshiba 3.48%
Alienware 1.92%
Intel 1.92%
Medion 1.39%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.68%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.79%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.65%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.27%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 1.89%
ASUSTeK G75VW 1.89%

About (from Square Enix)

Square Enix, Inc.
Publisher URL: www.square-enix.com


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