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Act of War: Direct Action


Act of War: Direct Action is a software program developed by Eugen Systems. 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 setup package generally installs about 14 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 84% of users of Act of War: Direct Action come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Chile.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.atari.com/actofwar
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Act of War Direct Action
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/2710

Program filesFiles installed by Act of War: Direct Action

  • RCT3.exe (by Frontier Developments Ltd) - RollerCoaster Tycoon® 3
  • cg.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA Cg Runtime (Cg Core Runtime Library)
  • cgD3D9.dll (by NVIDIA) - Cg D3D9 Runtime Library
  • cgD3D9d.dll
  • DXErr9ab.dll (by Generated for JEDI. www.delphi-jedi.org) - DirectX (DirectX 9.0 DXerr9 DLL for JEDI projects)
  • python23.dll (by PythonLabs at Zope) - Python (Python Core)
  • D3DX9ab.dll (by Generated for JEDI. www.delphi-jedi.org) - D3DX9 (DirectX 9.0 D3DX9 DLL for JEDI projects)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • d3d9.dll
  • freetype.dll
  • GameSpyDLL.dll
  • lzo.dll
  • TriangleDLL.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ACTOFWAR.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{D8EC9E42-3B51-4F5A-B354-CBAEACC244B3}' (runs on registration).

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Or, you can uninstall Act of War: Direct Action 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 Act of War: Direct Action, 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 Act of War: Direct Action.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 8 38%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 8 37.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.50%
Windows 8.1 25.00%
Windows 10 Home 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.21%
  Australia 10.53%
  Chile 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
ASUS 33.33%
Common models
MSI MS-7641 25.00%
Micro-Star MS-7596 25.00%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 25.00%
Dell Latitude E6500 25.00%


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