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Desura: Project Reality: Battlefield 2

What is Desura: Project Reality: Battlefield 2?

This game is distributed through the Desura digital platform.

About  (from Project Reality Team)

Welcome to Project Reality: Battlefield 2 (aka PR:BF2), a free to download game modification for the Battlefield 2 (aka BF2) retail Windows PC game. The focus of this mod is to rework the original game engine developed by Digital Illusions of Sweden (Dice) within legal and feasible constraints to create a more realisti...  Read more

Overview

Desura: Project Reality: Battlefield 2 is a program developed by Project Reality Team. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is PRBF2.exe. The software installer includes 57 files and is usually about 5.88 MB (6,167,597 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 74% of users of Desura: Project Reality: Battlefield 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.desura.com/mods/project-reality
Help link: www.desura.com/groups/desura/forum
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\desura
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Desura\\desura.exe" desurC://uninstall/mods/4338
Estimated size: 5.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Desura: Project Reality: Battlefield 2

Program executable:PRBF2.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\Battlefield 2\mods\pr\PRBF2.exe
MD5:8e6f8126838314a50a073b2ab0858c9f
Additional files:
  • PRBF2.exe
  • AIDLL.dll
  • AIDLL_w32ded.dll
  • BF2.exe
  • bf2_w32ded.exe
  • BF2Audio.dll (by Digital Illusions CE Stockholm AB) - BF2 SoundEngine
  • BF2OpenAL.dll (by Creative Labs) - Creative Labs OpenAL32 (OpenAL32)
  • BF2ServerLauncher.exe
  • BF2VoiceSetup.exe
  • BF2VoipServer.dll
  • BF2VoipServer.exe
  • BF2VoipServer_w32ded.dll
  • BF2VoipServer_w32ded.exe
  • BFMFC.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • CoreDLL.dll
  • d3dx9_24.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • d3dx9_25.dll
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • desura.exe (by Desura) - Desura
  • desura_browserhost.exe (by Desura) - Desura Browser Host
  • desura_service.exe
  • Desura_Uninstaller.exe
  • DIAG.EXE (by Macrovision, Macrovision Europe Limited, and Macrovision Japan and Asia K.K) - SafeDisc SRV Tool APP
  • dice_py.dll
  • dumpgen.exe
  • FireWallDLL.dll
  • ForgottenHope2.exe
  • GDFBinary.en-us.dll
  • ihdl.dll
  • Memory.dll
  • Memory_w32ded.dll
  • mfc70.dll
  • MFC71.dll
  • msvci70.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcp70.dll
  • msvcp71.dll
  • msvcp71d.dll
  • msvcr70.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll
  • msvcr71d.dll
  • NovintHFX.dll
  • PCRegExp.dll
  • RendDX9.dll
  • RendDX9x2.dll
  • SD0404.dll
  • SD0405.dll
  • SD0406.dll
  • SD0407.dll
  • SD0409.dll
  • SD040b.dll
  • SwiffPlayer.dll
  • TextureAtlasBuilder.dll
  • toolhelper.exe
  • utility.exe
  • vtuneapi.dll (by Intel) - VTune(TM) Performance Analyzer
  • zlib122.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • BF2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{21F64367-6C63-4355-B1F9-823CC0FAEEE9}' (runs on registration).
  • desura.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{38CFCDB1-37EF-4F46-9304-EA9DE6894C24}' (runs on registration).
  • BF2VoiceSetup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B682B189-3FE1-4E58-9E38-01356A869C7B}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • desura_service.exe runs as a service named 'Desura Install Service' (Desura Install Service).
Startup File (User Run)
  • desura.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Desura' and executes as C:\Program Files\Desura\desura.exe -autostart.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • BF2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Origin Games\Battlefield 2 Complete Collection\BF2.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

desura.exe
Memory:91.34 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004890914%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00030867%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00018042%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:49,093,064
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:191
70 average
I/O reads/min:499.9 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:67.97 KB
105.02 KB average
desura_service.exe
Memory:5.25 MB
Total CPU:0.0002058825%
Kernel CPU:0.00012637%
User CPU:0.00007951%
CPU cycles/sec:550,174
Switches/sec:17
I/O reads/min:62 Bytes
I/O writes/min:7 Bytes

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  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.
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    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista (SP2) 7%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows 8 21.43%
Windows Vista 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.14%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.14%
Windows 8 7.14%
Windows 8.1 7.14%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.07%
  Netherlands 7.41%
  Australia 3.70%
  France 3.70%
  United Kingdom 3.70%
  PR 3.70%
  Sweden 3.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
ASUS 16.67%
GIGABYTE 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
Lenovo 8.33%
Acer 8.33%
Alienware 8.33%
Common models
LENOVO 9541 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard p6624y 8.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.33%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 8.33%
Gigabyte GA-A75M-D2H 8.33%

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