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What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #479
United States Rank #1,093
Reach 1.3427%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.57 days
577.19 days >
Average installed length: 303.27 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Ubisoft Game Launcher

What is Ubisoft Game Launcher?

The Ubisoft Game Launcher used to run UBISOFT games.


Ubisoft Game Launcher is a program developed by Ubisoft. 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 UbisoftGameLauncher.exe. The software installer includes 50 files and is usually about 74.07 MB (77,663,633 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 27% of users of Ubisoft Game Launcher come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ubi.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\Ubisoft Game Launcher\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{888F1505-C2B3-4FDE-835D-36353EBD4754}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 74.07 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Ubisoft Game Launcher

Program executable:UbisoftGameLauncher.exe
Name:launcher Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\Ubisoft Game Launcher\UbisoftGameLauncher.exe
Additional files:
  • ubiorbitapi_r2.dll - Ubisoft Game Launcher DLL (orbitdll Dynamic Link Library)
  • UbisoftGameLauncher.exe - launcher Application
  • npuplaypchub.dll - Uplay PC Hub Plugin (0.3)
  • Uninstall.exe - Uplay 4.2 installer (Ubisoft Uplay Installer)
  • AssassinsCreedRevelations.exe - Autopatch (Autopatch system)
  • npuplaypc.dll - Uplay PC (Uplay PC Plugin)
  • Uplay.exe - Uplay (Uplay launcher)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • overlay.dll
  • overlay64.dll
  • ubiorbitapi_r2_loader.dll
  • ubiorbitapi_r264.dll
  • UbisoftGameLauncher64.exe
  • uplay_r1.dll
  • uplay_r164.dll
  • UplayService.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npuplaypc.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npuplaypc.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npuplaypc.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'ubisoft.com/uplaypc' with a plugin key of 'ubisoft.com/uplaypc'.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Uplay.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DAAAE80A-1228-49A2-A186-02CA49C33222}' (runs on registration).
  • AssassinsCreedRevelations.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{79655C70-AFAE-4371-A1A6-D1A3E9A196B2}' (runs on registration).
  • UbisoftGameLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2D9047BE-6B39-4362-9D0E-5582E2323DB6}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • UbisoftGameLauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\Ubisoft Game Launcher\UbisoftGameLauncher.exe'.
  • AssassinsCreedRevelations.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Ubisoft\Assassin's Creed Revelations\AssassinsCreedRevelations.exe'.
Network connections
  • Uplay.exe connects to https-95-140-224-199.frf.llnw.net ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:108.37 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0044854538%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00392921%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00055624%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:10,880,758
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:211.27 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:8.9 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Ubisoft Game Launcher?

You can uninstall Ubisoft Game Launcher 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 Ubisoft Game Launcher, 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 Ubisoft Game Launcher.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Ubisoft Game Launcher you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.20%
Windows 10 24.92%
Windows Vista 2.56%
Windows XP 2.31%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.03%
Windows 7 Professional 9.87%
Windows 8.1 6.78%
Windows 10 Home 4.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.75%
  Germany 13.14%
  France 6.16%
  United Kingdom 4.45%
  Italy 3.03%
  Canada 2.70%
  Poland 2.46%
  Netherlands 2.41%
  Australia 2.26%
  Brazil 2.20%
  Sweden 1.69%
  Belgium 1.57%
  Spain 1.53%
  Czech Republic 1.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.01%
Acer 18.39%
ASUS 16.80%
Dell 14.41%
Lenovo 4.36%
Toshiba 3.58%
Samsung 3.05%
Alienware 2.18%
Intel 2.02%
MSI 1.68%
Medion 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.82%
ASUS All Series 5.92%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.53%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.92%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.61%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.80%

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a video game publisher and developer whos knonw brands include Assassin's Creed, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, Beyond Good & Evil,Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, Far Cry and Rayman.
Publisher URL: www.ubi.com


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