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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #1,660
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 251.44 days

War Thunder

What is War Thunder?  (from Gaijin Entertainment Inc)

War Thunder is the Next Generation MMO combat game dedicated to World War II military aviation, armored vehicles, and fleets. You will take part in all of the major combat battles, fighting with real players all over the world. Become a lone hero or lead your team to victory — the choice is yours! War Thunder offers a...  Read more


War Thunder is a software program developed by Gaijin Entertainment Inc. 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 primary executable is named launcher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 73 files and is usually about 36.86 MB (38,647,869 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 53% of users of War Thunder come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: warthunder.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\War Thunder
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/236390
Estimated size: 36.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by War Thunder

Program executable:launcher.exe
Name:War Thunder
War Thunder Launcher
Path:C:\Steam\steamapps\common\War Thunder\launcher.exe
Additional files:
  • aces.dll - War Thunder (Host Library)
  • pcnsl.exe - User Interface Application
  • vivoxsdk.dll (by Vivox) - Vivox SDK 4.6 (Vivox Communications API)
  • fmod_event_net.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD (FMOD Net Event System)
  • fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex Sound System
  • aces.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\War Thunder\launcher.exe'.
  • aces.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\War Thunder\aces.exe'.

How do I remove War Thunder?

You can uninstall War Thunder 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 War Thunder, 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 War Thunder.

Win 10 52%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 51.77%
Windows 7 47.24%
Windows Vista 0.61%
Windows XP 0.36%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.53%
Windows 8.1 18.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.19%
Windows 10 Home 12.91%
Windows 7 Professional 7.29%
Windows 10 Pro 6.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.08%
  United Kingdom 6.69%
  Germany 4.10%
  France 4.05%
  Canada 3.91%
  Australia 2.64%
  Netherlands 2.21%
  Sweden 1.63%
  Italy 1.51%
  DK 1.47%
  Brazil 1.40%
  Norway 1.28%
  Finland 1.17%
  Belgium 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.55%
ASUS 17.90%
Acer 14.97%
Dell 12.89%
Lenovo 7.36%
Alienware 4.84%
Toshiba 4.24%
MSI 3.15%
Samsung 2.00%
Medion 1.09%
Intel 0.85%
Common models
ASUS All Series 16.43%
MSI MS-7693 3.33%
MSI MS-7821 2.70%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.44%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.39%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.13%

About (from Gaijin Entertainment Inc)

Gaijin Entertainment is the largest independent video game developer in Russia.
Publisher URL: gaijin.ru/en

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Johnny.over a year ago
Easy to follow and very quickly succesfull.