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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 #10,169
United States Rank #9,599
Reach 0.0359%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 50.33 days
415.52 days >
Average installed length: 218.32 days


VersionDistribution 24.89%
1.4.2104 1.58% 1.29%
1.04 0.58%
1.01 0.72%
1.00.0000 0.14%
1.00 0.29%
1.0.0 0.58%

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The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim

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The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim is a software program developed by Bethesda Softworks. The most common release is, with over 35% 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 primary executable is named skyrimlauncher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 87 files and is usually about 8.8 MB (9,230,076 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 47% of users of The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Bethesda.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim\
Uninstaller: "C:\Games\The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.8 MB
Language: Polish

Program filesFiles installed by The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim

Program executable:skyrimlauncher.exe
Name:Skyrim Launcher
Path:C:\games\the elder scrolls v skyrim\skyrimlauncher.exe
Additional files:
  • TESV.exe - TESV: Skyrim (Skyrim)
  • d3d9.dll (by ENB) - ENBSeries
  • skse_loader.exe - SKSE (A component of the Skyrim Script Extender)
  • skse_steam_loader.dll
  • steam_api.dll
  • atimgpud.dll
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • CreationKit.exe - Bethesda Softworks: Creation Kit (Creation Kit)
  • dxgi.dll
  • skse_1_9_32.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • TESV.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3CC57BB9-51FD-4312-AC5B-C5F9A3E2DD64}' (runs on registration).
  • SkyrimLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F417F9A5-55CC-43D5-8371-967045101EAD}' (runs on registration).
  • skse_loader.exe is scheduled as a task named 'elevated_skse_loader_mirykSnommoc1~AMAETSmaetSD'.

How do I remove The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim?

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Or, you can uninstall The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Elder Scrolls V Skyrim.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.37%
Windows 10 45.48%
Windows XP 0.57%
Windows Vista 0.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.88%
Windows 8.1 20.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.99%
Windows 7 Professional 7.77%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.34%
Windows 10 Home 4.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.92%
  Canada 5.19%
  United Kingdom 3.98%
  Australia 3.02%
  Brazil 2.90%
  Poland 2.90%
  Sweden 2.65%
  Netherlands 2.29%
  Czech Republic 1.69%
  France 1.45%
  Finland 1.21%
  Portugal 1.21%
  Malaysia 1.21%
  Philippines 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.68%
ASUS 19.55%
Acer 16.36%
Dell 12.95%
Lenovo 7.05%
Toshiba 6.59%
Samsung 3.86%
MSI 2.73%
Alienware 1.82%
Intel 0.68%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.75%
MSI MS-7721 2.50%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.50%
MSI MS-7821 2.08%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.08%

About Bethesda Softworks

Bethesda Softworksis a video game publisher that produces of a broad portfolio of games in simulation, , role-playing, racing, and sports and its franchises are distributed worldwide.
Publisher URL: bethsoft.com


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