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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #28,498
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VersionDistribution 1.82% 54.55%

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What is Uplink?

Uplink is a video game distributed through the GOG.com service, a digital rights management (DRM) free cloud service. The game along with its included extras can be downloaded directly through the website or using the optional GOG Download Manager.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is uplink.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 37.38 MB (39,192,809 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gog.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GOG.com\Uplink\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GOG.com\Uplink\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 37.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Uplink

Program executable:uplink.exe
Name:Introversion Software Uplink
Path:C:\Program Files\GOG.com\Uplink\uplink.exe
Additional files:
  • UplinkSupport.exe (by Introversion Software) - Introversion Software Uplink Support (UplinkSupport)
  • SDL_mixer.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL_mixer)
  • glut32.dll
  • goggame.dll
  • SDL.dll
  • tcp4w32.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • FBI_UPLINK.exe
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll (by Microsoft) - Game Explorer Install Helper DLL
  • GLU32.DLL - Microsoft(R) Windows NT(TM) Operating System (OpenGL Utility Library DLL)
  • OnlinkUpdate-1.0.1.exe
  • Onlink-x86.exe
  • Onlink-x86_64.exe
  • opengl32.dll - OpenGL Client DLL
  • SimplyUplink.exe
  • uninst.exe
  • Uplaunch.exe - Uplink Launcher

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uplink.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{90F372E3-6C57-4A24-B3CD-518BA56CE165}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Uplink?

Quickly and completely remove Uplink from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Uplink 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 Uplink, 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 Uplink.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.55%
Windows 8 23.64%
Windows XP 1.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.82%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 8.1 9.09%
Windows 8 Pro 5.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.61%
  Germany 8.06%
  France 6.45%
  United Kingdom 6.45%
  Finland 4.84%
  Australia 4.84%
  South Africa 3.23%
  Vietnam 1.61%
  Belgium 1.61%
  Sweden 1.61%
  Greece 1.61%
  Israel 1.61%
  Croatia 1.61%
  DK 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Dell 13.89%
Acer 13.89%
Lenovo 11.11%
Samsung 8.33%
Toshiba 5.56%
Sony 2.78%
Intel 2.78%
Alienware 2.78%
Common models
LENOVO Lenovo IdeaPad Y58... 6.25%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 6.25%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 3.13%
ASUSTeK CG8350 3.13%
Acer Aspire E1-571 3.13%
Acer Aspire 5810T 3.13%

About GOG.com

GOG Limited (GOG.com) is a video game distribution service that delivers "classic" video games through its DRM-free digital platform for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.gog.com


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