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Should I remove gamelauncher-wiz-live?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
United States Rank #35,342
Reach 0.0013%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 290.09 days
1168.03 days >
Average installed length: 613.71 days

Typically installed together

Other programs by Sony Online Entertainment



gamelauncher-wiz-live is a software program developed by Sony Online Entertainment. 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 setup package generally installs about 8 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 79% of users of gamelauncher-wiz-live come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: soe.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\wizardry
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Wizardry\Uninstaller.exe

Program filesFiles installed by gamelauncher-wiz-live

  • !CheckMinSpec.dll
  • LaunchPad.exe - LaunchPad (Sony Online Entertainment LaunchPad)
  • libogg_vc80.dll
  • libvorbis_vc80.dll
  • libvorbisfile_vc80.dll
  • steam_api.dll (by Valve) - Steam Client API (Steam Client API (buildbot_winslave0[email protected]) ([email protected]))
  • Uninstaller.exe
  • WizardryOnline.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LaunchPad.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6E0D219C-BAF3-4F83-BCB8-A50082594BD5}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • LaunchPad.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Dragon's Prophet\LaunchPad.exe'.

How do I remove gamelauncher-wiz-live?

You can uninstall gamelauncher-wiz-live 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 gamelauncher-wiz-live, 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 gamelauncher-wiz-live.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win 7 4%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.46%
Windows 10 7.69%
Windows Vista 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 64.00%
Windows 7 Professional 12.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.00%
Windows 8 Pro 4.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.49%
  United Kingdom 5.13%
  Netherlands 5.13%
  France 2.56%
  Italy 2.56%
  Malta 2.56%
  Sweden 2.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.73%
ASUS 18.18%
Acer 13.64%
Toshiba 4.55%
Medion 4.55%
Intel 4.55%
Gateway 4.55%
Dell 4.55%
Alienware 4.55%
Common models
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 10.53%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855D 5.26%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.26%
HP-Pavilion GN553AA-ABA m... 5.26%
Hewlett-Packard p6717c 5.26%
HPE-510y 5.26%

About (from Sony Online Entertainment)

At SOE, we take pride in the fact that we are all gamers.
Publisher URL: www.soe.com


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