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26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #29,622
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.48 days
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Average installed length: 317.46 days


What is Praetorians?  (from Pyro Studios)

Praetorians is set amidst the political machinations of an emerging Roman Empire. You will be transported back to the dusty battlefields of Egypt, the combat theaters of Gaul and finally to the heart of the Empire itself, Italy in the crusade to become Emperor. Your quest will not be easy, as the Empire is heavily defe...  Read more


Praetorians is a program developed by Pyro Studios. 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 Praetorians.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 481.81 MB (505,209,653 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 16% of users of Praetorians come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pyrostudios.com
Help link: www.eidosinteractive.co.uk/support/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Eidos Interactive\Pyro Studios\Praetorians\
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{AAC8AF92-DAEC-
Estimated size: 481.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Praetorians

Program executable:Praetorians.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Eidos Interactive\Pyro Studios\Praetorians\Praetorians.exe
Additional files:
  • DLLDShow.dll
  • DLLSonido.dll
  • praetorians.exe
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • Ogg.dll
  • Praetorians Trainer 1.02.exe
  • Praetorians-iMSDOX.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • Vorbis.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Praetorians.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F09CE49C-88C8-4A3B-8ABA-DCBF11592769}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Praetorians.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Eidos Interactive\Pyro Studios\Praetorians\Praetorians.exe'.

How do I remove Praetorians?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.01%
Windows 8 24.31%
Windows XP 9.39%
Windows Vista 8.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.36%
Windows 8.1 10.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.08%
Windows 7 Professional 4.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.32% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 16.32%
  United States 15.26%
  France 10.53%
  Italy 8.42%
  Germany 6.84%
  Spain 5.79%
  Canada 4.21%
  Belgium 2.63%
  Australia 2.11%
  Indonesia 2.11%
  Mexico 2.11%
  Netherlands 2.11%
  Peru 1.58%
  Switzerland 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 24.07%
Dell 20.37%
ASUS 10.19%
Medion 3.70%
Intel 2.78%
Toshiba 2.78%
American Megatrends 2.78%
Lenovo 1.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.88%
ASUS All Series 2.88%
Gigabyte GA-VM900M 1.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.92%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.92%
Acer Aspire E1-531 1.92%

About Pyro Studios

Pyro is a Spanish game design studio best known for their Commandos Franchise.
Publisher URL: www.pyrostudios.com


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