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Should I remove Origin?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #82
United States Rank #112
Reach 6.3972%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.82 days
378.27 days >
Average installed length: 198.75 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
9.4.11.2806 0.01%
9.4.10.297 0.14%
9.4.7.2799 3.83%
9.4.6.2792 3.49%
9.4.5.195 2.38%
9.4.1.116 1.86%
9.3.12.1 0.00%
9.3.11.2762 6.76%
9.3.10.4710 4.14%
9.3.7.2735 2.61%
9.3.6.4643 1.29%
9.3.6.4639 1.02%
9.3.2.2730 2.41%
9.3.2.2728 0.00%
9.3.1.4482 7.90%
9.2.1.4399 6.84%
9.1.15.109 6.89%
9.1.14.94 0.00%
9.1.13.85 5.68%
9.1.12.73 2.89%
9.1.11.2678 1.50%
9.1.10.2728 3.89%
9.1.10.2716 0.19%
9.1.10.2707 0.00%
9.1.3.2637 3.34%
9.1.3.2636 0.22%
9.0.15.65 2.90%
9.0.15.60 1.45%
9.0.14.2148 1.83%
9.0.13.2142 1.79%
9.0.13.2141 0.64%
9.0.13.2135 0.56%
9.0.11.77 0.58%
9.0.10.69 0.49%
9.0.2.2065 0.93%
9.0.2.2064 0.50%
9.0.0.1980 0.10%
8.6.3.49 1.99%
8.6.1.39 0.08%
8.6.0.357 3.89%
8.5.2.23 1.84%
8.5.1.15 0.03%
8.5.0.4554 3.16%
8.5.0.4550 2.66%
8.5.0.4549 0.00%
8.5.0.4518 0.63%
8.5.0.4515 0.01%
8.4.2.212 0.01%
8.4.1.210 2.36%
8.3.7.3619 0.61%
8.3.3.35 0.06%
64 versions

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Origin

What is Origin?

Origin (EA Store) is a digital distribution, digital rights management system from Electronic Arts that allows users to purchase games on the internet for PC and mobile platforms, and download them with the Origin client (formerly EA Download Manager). Origin features social features like profile management, networking with friends with chat and direct game joining along with an in-game overlay, sharing of game library and community integration with networking sites like Facebook, Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, and Nintendo Network. The Origin store allows users to browse and purchase games for full price from Electronic Arts' catalogs. Instead of receiving a box, disc, or even CD key, purchased software is immediately attached to the user's Origin account and is to be downloaded with the corresponding Origin client. The Origin client is self-updating software that allows users to download games, expansion packs, content booster packs and patches from Electronic Arts. It shows the status of components available.

About  (from Electronic Arts)

Origin is a cross-platform gaming service that helps you connect with friends, purchase and manage your games, and stay up to date on the latest video game news and releases. Becoming a part of the Origin community also gives you access to exclusive events and offers. Origin lets you connect to games and accounts on Xb...  Read more
Overview
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Connects to a server over the Internet

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ea.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Origin
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Origin\OriginUninstall.exe
Estimated size: 121.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Origin

Program executable:Origin.exe
Name:Origin
Path:C:\GAME\Origin\Origin.exe
MD5:5dab115fe7e8ee52a9415aa19f9e2d43
Additional files:
  • InstallerDLL.dll - Origin installer extension
  • OriginClientService.exe - OriginClientService
  • OriginUninstall.exe - Origin Uninstaller
  • EACore.dll - EA Access Server
  • EAProxyInstaller.exe - EAProxyInstaller
  • OriginLegacyCLI.exe - OriginLegacyCLI
  • OriginER.exe - OriginER
  • IGO32.dll - Origin (Origin IGO)
  • igo64.dll
  • Origin.exe
  • OriginClient.dll
  • OriginTMP.exe
  • twitch32.dll - Origin IGO Twitch
  • icudt51.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin51.dll (by The ICU Project) - ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc51.dll - ICU Common DLL
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libmfxsw32.dll (by Intel) - Intel® Media SDK (Intel® Media SDK library)
  • QtWebKit4.dll - QtWebKit
  • phonon4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • Qt5Core.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt5
  • Qt5Gui.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • Qt5Multimedia.dll
  • Qt5MultimediaWidgets.dll
  • Qt5Network.dll
  • Qt5OpenGL.dll
  • Qt5PrintSupport.dll
  • Qt5Qml.dll
  • Qt5Quick.dll
  • Qt5Sensors.dll
  • Qt5Sql.dll
  • Qt5V8.dll
  • Qt5WebKit.dll
  • Qt5WebKitWidgets.dll
  • Qt5Widgets.dll
  • Qt5Xml.dll
  • Qt5XmlPatterns.dll
  • QtCore4.dll
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtOpenGL4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • QtXmlPatterns4.dll
  • avutil-ttv-51.dll
  • igoproxy64.exe
  • libmp3lame-0.dll
  • OriginCrashReporter.exe
  • swresample-ttv-0.dll
  • tufao.dll
  • twitchsdk_32_release.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Origin.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{70620B09-DB36-4F59-A9B4-26B9B499393F}' (runs on registration).
  • OriginUninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B086E2C7-C2F8-42A1-8087-F6A0F288E75D}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Origin.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'EADM' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Origin\Origin.exe" -AutoStart.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Origin.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'EADM' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Origin\Origin.exe" -AutoStart.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • OriginER.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Origin\OriginER.exe'.
  • Origin.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Origin\Origin.exe'.
Network connections
  • Origin.exe connects to ec2-174-129-34-130.compute-1.amazonaws.com (174.129.34.130 port 80).
  • Origin.exe connects to ec2-184-73-161-106.compute-1.amazonaws.com (184.73.161.106 port 80).
  • Origin.exe connects to ec2-54-225-150-90.compute-1.amazonaws.com (54.225.150.90 port 80).
  • Origin.exe connects to ec2-54-243-255-221.compute-1.amazonaws.com (54.243.255.221 port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Origin.exe
Memory:242.05 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001479154%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004166%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00010626%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:438
70 average
OriginClientService.exe
Memory:4.73 MB
Total CPU:0.0042108259%
Kernel CPU:0.00240619%
User CPU:0.00180464%

How do I remove Origin?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 61%
0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.63%
Windows 8 30.87%
Windows Vista 2.18%
Windows XP 1.32%
Windows Server 2003 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.14%
Windows 7 Professional 10.07%
Windows 8.1 8.77%
Windows 8 7.23%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.61%
  Germany 7.10%
  France 5.92%
  United Kingdom 5.27%
  Canada 3.54%
  Brazil 3.19%
  Australia 2.46%
  Netherlands 1.94%
  Italy 1.92%
  Poland 1.78%
  Sweden 1.78%
  Finland 1.41%
  Belgium 1.26%
  DK 1.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.01%
ASUS 14.98%
Acer 14.81%
Dell 13.47%
Toshiba 13.33%
GIGABYTE 12.67%
Samsung 3.64%
Lenovo 3.19%
Alienware 2.79%
MSI 1.97%
Intel 1.14%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.12%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.39%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 3.52%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.29%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 2.76%

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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