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Should I remove Arma: Cold War Assault?

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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,376
United States Rank #6,627
Reach 0.0549%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.30 days
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Average installed length: 190.72 days

Arma: Cold War Assault

What is Arma: Cold War Assault?  (from Bohemia Interactive)

Arma: Cold War Assault, Bohemia Interactive's debut game published by Codemasters as Operation Flashpoint in 2001, became genre-defining combat military simulation and the No. 1 bestselling PC game around the world and has won many international awards, including “Game of The Year” and “Best Action Game.” Over 2 millio...  Read more

Overview

Arma: Cold War Assault is a program developed by Bohemia Interactive. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 766.82 MB (804,070,844 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 54% of users of Arma: Cold War Assault come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bistudio.com/english/games/arma-cwa
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\ARMA Cold War Assault
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/65790
Estimated size: 766.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Arma: Cold War Assault

  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • video.dll
  • ColdWarAssault.exe - Cold War Assault
  • ColdWarAssault_Server.exe - Operation Flashpoint
  • ColdWarAssaultPreferences.exe - Operation Flashpoint preferences
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3d8.dll
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dev-ofp.exe (by DEViANCE) - Trainer
  • ifc22.dll (by Immersion) - Immersion Foundation Classes
  • is3Dfx.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • uninstall.exe
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • steamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C595049B-AAB0-4C64-8971-CFB8A1A5FDD3}' (runs on registration).
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0A7CD642-755B-4352-BD9E-064734827C0D}' (runs on registration).
  • GameOverlayUI.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{98D22EE8-FBCE-4B0A-A638-4A27C81582F5}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam Startup.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\steam\steam.exe.
  • steamTmp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
5 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • ColdWarAssaultPreferences.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\ARMA Cold War Assault\ColdWarAssaultPreferences.exe'.
  • ColdWarAssault.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\ARMA Cold War Assault\ColdWarAssault.exe'.
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • ColdWarAssault_Server.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GOG.com\Arma Cold War Assault\ColdWarAssault_Server.exe'.
  • steamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • Steam.exe connects to a96-7-41-160.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com (96.7.41.160 port 80).
  • Steam.exe connects to 208.78.164.14 (port 27018).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

GameOverlayUI.exe
Memory:21.35 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004747990%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00032078%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00015402%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:16,959,400
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:35.45 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:3.3 KB
105.02 KB average
Steam.exe
Memory:151.98 MB
Total CPU:0.0003899617%
Kernel CPU:0.00015490%
User CPU:0.00023506%
CPU cycles/sec:41,366,072
Switches/sec:374
I/O reads/min:3.07 MB
I/O writes/min:1.78 MB

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Or, you can uninstall Arma: Cold War Assault 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 Arma: Cold War Assault, 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 Arma: Cold War Assault.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.71%
Windows 8 42.34%
Windows Vista 1.04%
Windows XP 0.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.90%
Windows 8.1 19.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.80%
Windows 7 Professional 9.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.07%
Windows 8 4.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.33%
  United Kingdom 7.63%
  Canada 6.08%
  Germany 5.57%
  France 3.30%
  Australia 2.89%
  Netherlands 2.06%
  Brazil 1.55%
  Finland 1.55%
  Norway 1.34%
  Belgium 1.03%
  Ireland 0.82%
  Sweden 0.82%
  Poland 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.13%
Acer 17.60%
ASUS 16.27%
Dell 15.73%
GIGABYTE 9.87%
Alienware 4.80%
Lenovo 4.53%
Toshiba 2.93%
MSI 2.13%
Samsung 2.13%
Medion 1.33%
Intel 0.53%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.97%
MSI MS-7721 3.47%
MSI MS-7758 3.09%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.70%
MSI MS-7693 2.70%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.32%

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