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7% remove it93% keep it
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Desura: OpenRA

What is Desura: OpenRA?

The Desura distribution of the game is a DRM version that is downloaded and installed through the Desura PC client application.

About  (from OpenRA developers)

Open-Source reimplementation of Westwood’s Command & Conquer: Red Alert game engine, updated to use the hardware acceleration of modern video cards using OpenGL and OpenAL for sound playback. It runs natively on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. The game was designed with modifiability in mind, but is not identical to the...  Read more


Desura: OpenRA is a software program developed by OpenRA developers. The most common release is release, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 40 files. 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 75% of users of Desura: OpenRA come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.desura.com/games/openra
Help link: www.desura.com/groups/desura/forum
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Desura\Common\OpenRA
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Desura\desura.exe" desurC://uninstall/games/14718

Program filesFiles installed by Desura: OpenRA

  • OpenRA.Renderer.Null.dll - OpenRA.Renderer.Null
  • OpenRA.FileFormats.dll - OpenRA.FileFormats
  • SharpFont.dll (by Robmaister) - SharpFont
  • OpenRA.Game.exe - OpenRA
  • OpenRA.Utility.exe - OpenRA.Utility
  • OpenRA.Editor.exe
  • OpenRA.Renderer.Cg.dll
  • OpenRA.Renderer.Gl.dll - OpenRA.Renderer.Gl
  • OpenRA.Renderer.SdlCommon.dll
  • uninstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • OpenRA.Game.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\OpenRA\OpenRA.Game.exe'.

How do I remove Desura: OpenRA?

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

Win 8 57%
Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 57.14%
Windows 7 42.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 42.86%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 10 Pro Insider Pr... 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  France 8.33%
  Austria 8.33%
  Canada 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 16.67%
Lenovo 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 16.67%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z580 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard G5325uk 16.67%
ASUSTeK G75VW 16.67%
ASUS All Series 16.67%
Acer Aspire M3300 16.67%


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