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A way to uninstall Age of Empires III from your system

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall Age of Empires III for Windows. It is written by Microsoft Game Studios. Additional info about Microsoft Game Studios can be seen here. Detailed information about Age of Empires III can be found at . The program is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Age of Empires III folder (same installation drive as Windows). The complete uninstall command line for Age of Empires III is C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{993908C2-50E1-4CCB-9846-D663D340896C} . The application's main executable file occupies 9.26 MB (9710464 bytes) on disk and is named age3.exe.

Age of Empires III installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 28.70 MB (30090560 bytes) on disk.

  • age3.exe (9.26 MB)
  • age3x.exe (11.97 MB)
  • Age3xLauncher.exe (54.81 KB)
  • age3y.exe (4.82 MB)
  • autopatcher.exe (816.00 KB)
  • autopatcher2.exe (198.80 KB)
  • autopatcherx.exe (202.81 KB)
  • autopatchery.exe (205.05 KB)
  • chktrust.exe (17.77 KB)
  • dw15.exe (178.32 KB)
  • filecrc.exe (44.00 KB)
  • instapup.exe (544.00 KB)
  • instapupx.exe (182.81 KB)
  • instapupy.exe (185.05 KB)
  • splash.exe (80.00 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to Age of Empires III version 1.00.0000 only. Age of Empires III has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall Age of Empires III:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\GameExplorer\{2182DEE3-DB94-4EB1-8B95-0655D62150B0}\PlayTasks\1\Age of Empires III - The WarChiefs (no video).lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\GameExplorer\{2182DEE3-DB94-4EB1-8B95-0655D62150B0}\PlayTasks\2\Age of Empires III - The WarChiefs (no sound).lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\GameExplorer\{2182DEE3-DB94-4EB1-8B95-0655D62150B0}\SupportTasks\1\Microsoft Games Studios - Age of Empires III - The WarChiefs on the Web..lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\GameExplorer\{7A52927C-C15A-4066-8754-4AE968738284}\PlayTasks\0\Age of Empires III.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\GameExplorer\{7A52927C-C15A-4066-8754-4AE968738284}\PlayTasks\1\Age of Empires III (no video).lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\GameExplorer\{7A52927C-C15A-4066-8754-4AE968738284}\PlayTasks\2\Age of Empires III (no sound).lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\GameExplorer\{7A52927C-C15A-4066-8754-4AE968738284}\SupportTasks\0\Microsoft Games Studios - Age of Empires III on the Web..lnk

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5141C34CCFD39804A923B0CE2FA80664
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\C42A80C1861BE7048A6286AF5F2F7001

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5141C34CCFD39804A923B0CE2FA80664\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\C42A80C1861BE7048A6286AF5F2F7001\ProductName

A way to uninstall Age of Empires III from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Age of Empires III is a program by the software company Microsoft Game Studios. Frequently, computer users try to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because performing this manually takes some skill related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY manner to uninstall Age of Empires III is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Age of Empires III or simply click the Search feature and type in "Age of Empires III". If it exists on your system the Age of Empires III app will be found automatically. After you select Age of Empires III in the list of programs, some information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Age of Empires III, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Age of Empires III:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{993908C2-50E1-4CCB-9846-D663D340896C}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Age of Empires III.
Uninstall Age of Empires III

8. After removing Age of Empires III, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Age of Empires III that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Age of Empires III with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove Age of Empires III by Microsoft Game Studios from your PC, nor are we saying that Age of Empires III by Microsoft Game Studios is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Age of Empires III in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 22:29:45.223