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Should I remove World of Warships?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,805
United States Rank #6,665
Reach 0.0961%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.31 days
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Average installed length: 82.31 days

World of Warships


World of Warships is a software program developed by Wargaming.net. 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 primary executable is named wowslauncher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 38.41 MB (40,272,881 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 34% of users of World of Warships come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: wargaming.net
Help link: support.worldofwarships.com
Installation folder: C:\Games\World_of_Warships\
Uninstaller: "C:\Games\World_of_Warships\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 38.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by World of Warships

Program executable:wowslauncher.exe
Name:World of Warships
World of Warships Launcher
Additional files:
  • WorldOfWarships.exe - World of WarShips Alpha
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • gettext_r.dll
  • gettext_x86r.dll
  • librsync.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe
  • voip_r.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • WoWSLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{56F7DC64-3831-4C24-A45A-1765887FF9DB}' (runs on registration).
  • WorldOfWarships.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5D28B51E-2363-459A-B38E-EC2D251A71E9}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WoWSLauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Games\World_of_Warships\WoWSLauncher.exe'.

How do I remove World of Warships?

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

Win 8 62%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 62.10%
Windows 7 36.94%
Windows Vista 0.59%
Windows XP 0.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 22.59%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.70%
Windows 10 Pro 13.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.19%
Windows 8.1 12.52%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.49%
  Germany 7.76%
  Russia 6.35%
  United Kingdom 5.06%
  Canada 4.87%
  France 4.55%
  UA 2.95%
  Austria 2.37%
  Netherlands 2.18%
  Poland 2.12%
  DK 1.92%
  Czech Republic 1.86%
  Sweden 1.67%
  Belgium 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.77%
ASUS 18.66%
Acer 14.62%
Dell 11.51%
Lenovo 7.15%
MSI 4.20%
Alienware 3.89%
Toshiba 3.58%
Samsung 2.64%
Medion 2.18%
Intel 0.78%
Common models
ASUS All Series 18.10%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.33%
MSI MS-7693 3.33%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.14%
MSI MS-7917 2.14%

About (from Wargaming.net)

Wargaming.net becomes your personal portal to explore World of Tanks, World of Warplanes and World of Warships, all united under a single gaming service.
Publisher URL: na.wargaming.net


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