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Should I remove The Settlers IV GOLD?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,333
United States Rank #40,648
Reach 0.0041%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.63 days
345.43 days >
Average installed length: 181.50 days


VersionDistribution 8.75% 91.25%

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The Settlers IV GOLD

What is The Settlers IV GOLD?

The Settlers IV GOLD is a digital video game distributed through the GOG service and can be run from the optional download manager.


The Settlers IV GOLD is a program developed by GOG.com. The most used version is, 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 installer includes 8 files and is usually about 723.38 KB (740,745 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 26% of users of The Settlers IV GOLD come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gog.com
Installation folder: C:\GOG Games\The Settlers IV GOLD\
Uninstaller: "C:\GOG Games\The Settlers IV GOLD\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 723.38 KB

Program filesFiles installed by The Settlers IV GOLD

  • bbinst.dll (by Blue Byte Software) - Settlers IV (SIV InstallShield(r) Extension)
  • goggame.dll
  • S4.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • S4.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FE0A8EAD-ADE2-4D41-94FF-52EB96D2BCE2}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove The Settlers IV GOLD?

You can uninstall The Settlers IV GOLD 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 IV GOLD, 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 IV GOLD.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.25%
Windows 10 41.25%
Windows XP 2.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 8.1 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.75%
Windows 10 Home 8.75%
Windows 10 Pro 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.44%
  Germany 11.49%
  United Kingdom 11.49%
  Austria 5.75%
  Poland 5.75%
  Norway 4.60%
  Czech Republic 3.45%
  France 2.30%
  Finland 2.30%
  Sweden 2.30%
  Spain 2.30%
  Netherlands 2.30%
  DK 2.30%
  Slovenia 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.45%
ASUS 11.76%
Dell 11.76%
Hewlett-Packard 9.80%
Medion 9.80%
Lenovo 5.88%
MSI 3.92%
Alienware 3.92%
Intel 1.96%
Apple 1.96%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.36%
Acer Aspire V3-772G 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.57%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 3.57%
XMG C504 1.79%

About GOG.com

GOG Limited (GOG.com) is a video game distribution service that delivers "classic" video games through its DRM-free digital platform for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.gog.com


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