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Should I remove Trainz Simulator 12?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #19,819
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 99.42 days

Trainz Simulator 12

What is Trainz Simulator 12?  (from Auran)

Trainz Simulator 12 includes the most exciting new feature in the history of Trainz. You guys asked for it, and now we have delivered! Players from all over the world can build, play and operate railroads together in this new and exciting experience! Share your enthusiasm with other rail fans as your combine your effor...  Read more


Trainz Simulator 12 is a software program developed by Auran. 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 Trainz.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 29 MB (30,409,698 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 52% of users of Trainz Simulator 12 come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.auran.com
Help link: www.trainzportal.com/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\N3V Games\TS12\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\N3V Games\TS12\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Trainz Simulator 12

Program executable:Trainz.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\N3V Games\TS12\Trainz.exe
Additional files:
  • unins001.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • Trainz.exe
  • unins000.exe
  • BlueComet_Installer.exe
  • CopyRegValues.exe (by Stardock) - CopyRegValues
  • PIEHid.dll (by PI Engineering) - PIEHid DLL (PI HID Device Communication)
  • RDCabMaker.exe (by P. I. Engineering) - RailDriver Cab Maker
  • RDcalibration.exe (by P. I. Engineering) - RailDriver Calibration Setup
  • unins002.exe
  • unins003.exe
  • Uninstall.exe (by P.I. Engineering) - RailDriver for Trainz (RailDriver for Trainz installer)
  • UninstHelper.exe (by GameStop) - Impulse (Add/Remove Programs Helper)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Trainz.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E0AB19FD-2C2C-42D7-A766-71CC3E6713A5}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Trainz Simulator 12?

You can uninstall Trainz Simulator 12 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 Trainz Simulator 12, 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 Trainz Simulator 12.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.53%
Windows 10 30.23%
Windows Vista 2.91%
Windows XP 2.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.94%
Windows 7 Professional 11.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.59%
Windows 8.1 10.59%
Windows 10 Pro 4.71%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.96%
  Australia 7.84%
  France 6.86%
  Germany 5.39%
  United Kingdom 5.39%
  Netherlands 2.45%
  Belgium 1.96%
  Sweden 1.96%
  New Zealand 1.96%
  Spain 1.96%
  Canada 1.96%
  Russia 1.47%
  Czech Republic 1.47%
  DK 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.53%
Dell 15.79%
ASUS 14.47%
Acer 6.58%
Lenovo 3.95%
Alienware 2.63%
Toshiba 2.63%
American Megatrends 1.32%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.75%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.75%
Dell XPS 8300 2.75%
Gigabyte H55M-UD2H 2.75%
ASUS All Series 2.75%
Compaq-Presario FQ582AA-A... 1.83%


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