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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?
Global Rank #10,204
United States Rank #6,441
Reach 0.0425%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.38 days
266.40 days >
Average installed length: 139.97 days

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Thief Gold


Thief Gold is a program developed by Looking Glass Studios. 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 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 31 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 8. While about 70% of users of Thief Gold come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

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
  • 3DS2E.EXE
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • D3dHook.dll
  • D3DWindower-English.exe
  • D3DX9_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D 9 Extensions)
  • ddfixGUI.dll
  • ddfixGUI.exe (by Timeslip) - ddfixGUI
  • ffmpeg.dll
  • ir41_32.dll (by Intel) - Intel Indeo(R) Video Interactive 32-bit Driver
  • ir50_32.dll (by Intel) - Intel Indeo® video 5.10
  • MSVCRT40.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual C++ (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • OpenAL32.dll (by Portions (C) Creative Labs and NVIDIA) - Standard OpenAL(TM) Library (Standard OpenAL(TM) Implementation)
  • TFix_1.19j.exe
  • ThiefGoldHDMod0.9.3.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • uninstall.exe
  • wrap_oal.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative Labs OpenAL32 (OpenAL32)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ddfixGUI.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{79BF7FBA-0C8F-4F38-9B07-FAD5C3839FEC}' (runs on registration).
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?

Quickly and completely remove Thief Gold from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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) 57%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.78%
Windows 8 40.43%
Windows XP 0.39%
Windows Vista 0.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.57%
Windows 8.1 20.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.07%
Windows 7 Professional 8.88%
Windows 8 4.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.94%
  United Kingdom 5.28%
  Canada 5.13%
  Australia 2.93%
  Germany 2.49%
  France 1.47%
  Ireland 1.03%
  Finland 0.73%
  Brazil 0.59%
  DK 0.59%
  Spain 0.59%
  Netherlands 0.59%
  Norway 0.59%
  New Zealand 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.13%
ASUS 17.61%
Dell 15.49%
Acer 12.68%
Lenovo 8.10%
Toshiba 4.23%
Alienware 3.87%
MSI 3.52%
Samsung 2.11%
Intel 1.76%
Medion 0.70%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.56%
LENOVO 20217 3.33%
Acer Predator G3-605 2.22%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.22%
MSI MS-7641 2.22%


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