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Should I remove THE SETTLERS - Heritage of Kings?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,018
Reach 0.0064%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.21 days
802.83 days >
Average installed length: 421.83 days


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THE SETTLERS - Heritage of Kings

What is THE SETTLERS - Heritage of Kings?  (from Blue Byte)

Heritage of Kings The Settlers is a world-building strategy game with fully rendered 3D visuals and unavoidably addictive gameplay. Players can dive into a detailed medieval world offering a unique mix of RTS and simulation gameplay. A fully functioning community can be created, new advancements can be discovered, and ...  Read more


THE SETTLERS - Heritage of Kings is a software program developed by Blue Byte. 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 primary executable is named white.exe. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 1.18 GB (1,270,047,236 bytes). The installed file SHoKAutoUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 35% of users of THE SETTLERS - Heritage of Kings come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\Blue Byte\THE SETTLERS - Heritage of Kings
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8
Estimated size: 1.18 GB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by THE SETTLERS - Heritage of Kings

Program executable:white.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\white.exe
Additional files:
  • SHoKAutoUpdate.exe - THE SETTLERS - Heritage of Kings Auto Update
  • S5Lua5.dll - Lua 5 Dynamic Link Library for Settlers 5
  • S5ZLib.dll - zlib Dynamic Link Library for Settlers 5
  • RegistrationReminder.exe - Registration Reminder Application (Register Reminder Application)
  • settlershok.exe - THE SETTLERS - Heritage of Kings
  • detectionapi.dll - Detection Tool
  • directx9tests.dll
  • s5detection.exe
  • s5detectionlocal.dll
  • tincat2.dll (by instance four) - TinCat 2 Network System (TinCat 2 Library)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Image Helper
  • MFC71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • s5detection.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BE16E03A-5479-4340-92DD-D4B42C84B8E1}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove THE SETTLERS - Heritage of Kings?

You can uninstall THE SETTLERS - Heritage of Kings 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 THE SETTLERS - Heritage of Kings, 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 THE SETTLERS - Heritage of Kings.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.54%
Windows 10 25.20%
Windows Vista 15.75%
Windows XP 5.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.37%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.81%
Windows 8.1 10.24%
Windows 7 Professional 7.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.07% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 35.07%
  United States 17.16%
  Netherlands 10.45%
  South Africa 5.22%
  Australia 3.73%
  Finland 2.24%
  Poland 2.24%
  Slovenia 2.24%
  DK 1.49%
  Spain 1.49%
  Hungary 1.49%
  Ireland 1.49%
  Israel 1.49%
  Norway 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.92%
Hewlett-Packard 20.55%
Dell 16.44%
ASUS 10.96%
Toshiba 5.48%
American Megatrends 5.48%
Intel 2.74%
Samsung 2.74%
Alienware 1.37%
Common models
ASUS All Series 2.00%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.00%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq CQ... 2.00%
HP ProBook 4540s 2.00%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.00%


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