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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #6,978
Reach 0.0336%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.38 days
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Average installed length: 258.67 days

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Thief Gold


Thief Gold is a program developed by Looking Glass Studios. 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 THIEF.EXE. The software installer includes 79 files and is usually about 1.03 GB (1,107,364,788 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 71% of users of Thief Gold come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: na.square-enix.com/us/home
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\thief_gold
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/211600
Estimated size: 1.03 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Thief Gold

Program executable:THIEF.EXE
Name:Thief:The Dark Project
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\thief_gold\THIEF.EXE
Additional files:
  • thief.exe - Thief:The Dark Project
  • THIEF_no_ddfix.EXE
  • Thief2.exe - Thief 2: The Metal Age
  • ddfix.dll (by Timeslip) - ddfix Dynamic Link Library (Graphics patch for running Thief 2 on modern systems)
  • dromed.exe
  • fmsel.dll
  • lgvid.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • THIEF.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\thief_gold\THIEF.EXE'.

How do I remove Thief Gold?

You can uninstall Thief 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 Thief 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 Thief Gold.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.68%
Windows 10 48.57%
Windows XP 0.45%
Windows Vista 0.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.24%
Windows 8.1 18.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.08%
Windows 10 Home 9.95%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.13%
  United Kingdom 5.16%
  Canada 4.72%
  Germany 2.74%
  Australia 2.52%
  France 1.65%
  Ireland 0.88%
  Finland 0.77%
  Netherlands 0.77%
  Italy 0.66%
  Norway 0.66%
  DK 0.55%
  Russia 0.55%
  Sweden 0.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.17%
Hewlett-Packard 20.17%
Dell 15.69%
Acer 12.89%
Lenovo 7.28%
Toshiba 5.88%
MSI 3.92%
Alienware 3.92%
Samsung 1.96%
Intel 0.84%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.46%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.50%
LENOVO 20217 2.70%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.25%
MSI MS-7693 2.25%
Acer Predator G3-605 1.80%


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