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Tropico 3: Absolute Power


Tropico 3: Absolute Power is a software program developed by Kalypso Media. 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 tropico3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files. 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 46% of users of Tropico 3: Absolute Power come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tropico3.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\kalypso\tropico 3
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Kalypso\Tropico 3\uninst.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Tropico 3: Absolute Power

Program executable:tropico3.exe
Name:Tropico 3
Path:C:\Program Files\kalypso\tropico 3\tropico3.exe
Additional files:
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex (FMOD Ex SoundSystem)
  • granny2.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Granny
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • tropico3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7458A248-76B2-452B-BCAD-05D4F5ABBC85}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Tropico 3: Absolute Power?

You can uninstall Tropico 3: Absolute Power 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 Tropico 3: Absolute Power, 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 Tropico 3: Absolute Power.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.79%
Windows 10 25.35%
Windows Vista 5.63%
Windows XP 4.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.52%
Windows 8.1 14.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.23%
Windows 10 Home 4.23%
Windows 7 Professional 4.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.98%
  Germany 19.54%
  United Kingdom 16.09%
  Australia 3.45%
  France 3.45%
  Canada 2.30%
  DK 2.30%
  South Africa 2.30%
  Austria 1.15%
  Brazil 1.15%
  Ireland 1.15%
  New Zealand 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.19%
Dell 15.09%
Acer 11.32%
Medion 9.43%
Toshiba 5.66%
ASUS 5.66%
American Megatrends 3.77%
Intel 1.89%
Alienware 1.89%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 3.45%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.45%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P 3.45%
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TOSHIBA Satellite P870 1.72%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 1.72%


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