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Should I remove War Thunder Launcher?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,431
United States Rank #13,610
Reach 0.0178%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.17 days
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Average installed length: 321.40 days

War Thunder Launcher

What is War Thunder Launcher?

War Thunder Launcher is installed with the War Thunder game and provides the ability to start the game as well as select the language and setup various sound and graphic settings by clicking the advanced settings button in the launcher. Options include enabling Vsync which manages the games refresh rate as well as sound options such as stereo or mono. Additionally video options such as textures and graphic rendering qualities can be modified.


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 setup package generally installs about 26 files and is usually about 8.01 MB (8,397,777 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gaijinent.com
Help link: www.warthunder.com
Installation folder: C:\War Thunder\War Thunder\
Uninstaller: "C:\????\War Thunder\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by War Thunder Launcher

  • aces.exe
  • aces.dll (by Gaijin Ent) - War Thunder (Host Library)
  • pcnsl.exe (by Gaijin Ent) - User Interface Application
  • launcher.exe (by Gaijin Entertainment) - War Thunder Launcher
  • twitchsdk_32_release.dll
  • fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD (FMOD Ex Sound System)
  • vivoxoal.dll
  • vivoxsdk.dll
  • avutil-ttv-51.dll
  • fmod_event.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Event System
  • fmod_event_net.dll - FMOD Net Event System
  • libcurl-ttv.dll
  • avutil-52.dll
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • hc_pacific_video_setup.exe
  • htmlayout.dll (by Terra Informatica Software,, British Columbia, Canada) - HTMLayout (HTMLayout - embeddable HTML rendering and layout component)
  • libmp3lame-ttv.dll
  • libsndfile-1.dll (by Vivox) - Soundfile
  • libx264-128.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • ortp.dll
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))
  • swresample-0.dll
  • swresample-ttv-0.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • War Thunder.exe (by Gaijin Entertainment)
  • War_Thunder_Ultra_Advanced_Pack.exe (by Gaijin Enertainment) - YUPLAY downloader

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove War Thunder Launcher?

You can uninstall War Thunder 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 War Thunder 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 War Thunder Launcher.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.29%
Windows 10 23.14%
Windows Vista 1.71%
Windows XP 0.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.38%
Windows 7 Professional 12.64%
Windows 8.1 9.77%
Windows 8 5.17%
Windows 8 Pro 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.84%
  United Kingdom 7.23%
  Canada 5.78%
  Germany 5.30%
  Australia 4.34%
  France 3.86%
  Poland 2.65%
  Netherlands 2.41%
  Russia 1.93%
  Czech Republic 1.93%
  Belgium 1.45%
  Finland 1.45%
  Sweden 1.45%
  DK 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.52%
Acer 11.98%
Dell 10.94%
ASUS 10.94%
Lenovo 5.73%
Alienware 5.21%
Samsung 5.21%
Toshiba 4.69%
Intel 2.60%
Medion 1.04%
MSI 1.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.80%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.20%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.20%
Alienware Aurora-R4 2.40%
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 2.40%
Acer Aspire E1-531 1.60%


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