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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #41,088
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VersionDistribution 15.38% 38.46% 46.15%

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EA downloader

What is EA downloader?  (from Electronic Arts)

EA Downloader is a digital distribution, digital rights management system from Electronic Arts that allows users to purchase computer games on the Internet and download them directly to their PC.


EA downloader is a program developed by Electronic Arts. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is Core.exe. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 3.36 MB (3,526,740 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 82% of users of EA downloader come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\EA Downloader\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{1D171963-9063-4423-898B-8EC4F1F190B7} /l1033
Estimated size: 3.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by EA downloader

Program executable:Core.exe
Name:EA Desktop Client
Path:C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\EA Downloader\Core.exe
  • Core.exe - EA Desktop Client

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Core.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'EA Core' and executes as C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\EA Downloader\Core.exe -silent.

How do I remove EA downloader?

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

Win XP 46%
Win 8 23%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 46.15%
Windows 7 30.77%
Windows 8 23.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 46.15%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.08%
Windows 8 Pro 7.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.69%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%
Windows 8.1 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.14%
  Germany 10.71%
  Australia 3.57%
  Canada 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Samsung 10.00%
MSI 10.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard 10.00%
American Megatrends 10.00%
Common models
Gigabyte EP35C-DS3R 8.33%
MSI MS-7522 8.33%
Dell Inspiron 518 8.33%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GE60... 8.33%
HP-Pavilion KQ489AA-ABA s... 8.33%
Fujitsu Siemens MS-6585 8.33%

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (EA) is developer & publisher of video games who develops & publishes games under several labels including EA Sports titles, Irritate NFL, FIFA Soccer & NBA Jam.
Publisher URL: www.ea.com


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