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7% remove it93% keep it
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VersionDistribution
1.10006.10001 100.00%

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Red Alert 2 Retail

Overview

Red Alert 2 Retail is a software program developed by Via Mala 2008. 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 setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 1.77 MB (1,859,787 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 31% of users of Red Alert 2 Retail come from the United States, it is also popular in Malaysia and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acresso.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Red Alert 2 Retail\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{EC576D43-4498-47AE-AC6E-C4D36912693E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.77 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Red Alert 2 Retail

  • gamemd.exe (by Westwood Studios) - Command & Conquer : Yuri's Revenge (Main executable for Yuri's Revenge)
  • ORIGINAL.gamemd.exe (by Westwood Studios)
  • game.exe - Command & Conquer : Red Alert 2 (Main executable for Red Alert 2)
  • BINKW32.DLL (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink (Bink Video)
  • Blowfish.dll
  • drvmgt.dll
  • mph.exe
  • mphmd.exe
  • ORIGINAL.RA2MD.exe
  • Ra2.exe
  • RA2MD.exe
  • Register.exe
  • YURI.exe
  • wsock32.dll (by Understorm) - Understorm TS/RA2 UDP Patch

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Scheduled Tasks
  • ORIGINAL.RA2MD.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7C6E7F83-83E4-461C-B3C5-B27935E10BB4}' (runs on registration).
  • game.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DD8458F0-09A4-42F4-96FF-C28725E004F7}' (runs on registration).
  • YURI.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{537D5027-ACD3-4BD3-9CA2-856B414B4B4D}' (runs on registration).
  • ORIGINAL.gamemd.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FC0197BB-DDDE-4383-9527-6E9B26280058}' (runs on registration).
  • RA2MD.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4CB04A92-4A9B-4721-BF4D-B32B302E261A}'.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • ORIGINAL.gamemd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\EA Games\Command & Conquer The First Decade\Command & Conquer Red Alert(tm) II\RA2\gamemd.exe'.
  • gamemd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\jocuri\red alert-decade\Command & Conquer Red Alert(tm) II\RA2\gamemd.exe'.
  • game.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\jocuri\red alert-decade\Command & Conquer Red Alert(tm) II\RA2\game.exe'.

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Or, you can uninstall Red Alert 2 Retail 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 Red Alert 2 Retail, 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 Red Alert 2 Retail.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 8 18%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
30.77%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.82%
Windows 8 18.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 54.55%
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Windows 10 Pro 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.77%
  Malaysia 15.38%
  France 7.69%
  Australia 7.69%
  Sweden 7.69%
  India 7.69%
  Estonia 7.69%
  Croatia 7.69%
  Egypt 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
ASUS 22.22%
Samsung 11.11%
Lenovo 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
American Megatrends 11.11%
Common models
Samsung RV420/RV520/RV720... 14.29%
NEC MS-7168 14.29%
LENOVO 0769BAG 14.29%
Dell Vostro 230 14.29%
BIOSTAR Group A780L3C 14.29%
Acer Aspire XC-605 14.29%

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